switching to linen towels

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Organizing, Uncategorized52 Comments

I have quite a hoard of linen towels, both new and antique.  There is just something irresistible to me about linen.  For the most part, though, those beautiful towels have sat in stacks.  I approached them with the mindset that they were somehow too precious to actually use.  I am pretty regularly preaching that you should use the things you … Read More

the organizing itch…

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Organizing17 Comments

Before I get into today’s post, congrats to Olivia J., the winner of the DIY/Home book giveaway! I did something big this weekend!  I was back to oil painting again!  At first, I just couldn’t physically paint.  Well, it wasn’t so much the painting, but it was setting up the palette, opening the solvent container, washing the brushes after, etc.  … Read More

the other side of the studio

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Decorating, Home Studio, My House, Organizing, Room Makeovers41 Comments

I showed the right side of the studio in yesterday’s post and today, as promised, I’m sharing the left side.  This side is tricky, because of all of the windows, the mini-split (heating & cooling unit), and the fact that it’s the part of the room that’s most visible from the kitchen. From the moment we first moved in, I … Read More