wallpaper paste comparison

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Guest Room, home improvement, My House, Tips and Tricks, Tutorials38 Comments

I know you’re just dying to know which type of wallpaper paste won out in my head-to-head challenge.  Was it Roman 880?  Was it Dynamite 780?  Oh, the suspense.  Oh, the drama.  This is the post you’ve been waiting for all your life. Okay, not really.  Wallpaper paste isn’t exciting, but I will tell you that you will appreciate this … Read More

wallpapering the guest room | pasted vs. unpasted

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Guest Room, home improvement, My House, Room Makeovers, Tutorials26 Comments

I have been looking at wallpaper patterns for a couple of rooms in our house for months, but I haven’t pulled the trigger on any of them for one main reason – almost all of the papers I liked came unpasted.  To me, “unpasted” might as well have read “you cannot install this on your own and will have to … Read More

wallpapering the guest room | part 1

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Guest Room, My House, Room Makeovers37 Comments

Thanks so much for all of your encouraging comments on yesterday’s post!  I am really looking forward to reworking some of those designs (even just making the scale larger) and getting them available for you (and me) to purchase.  Your supportive words have made me even more excited about it. So, if you’ve been following my Instagram stories, you know … Read More

how’s your view?

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House49 Comments

A door frame is not just a door frame.  It’s a frame. Whether it’s intended or not, it frames out the view of the room that is beyond the opening. A couple of years into blogging, which involved taking lots of pictures of my home, I started to take notice of this idea.  How does a room look through a door … Read More

office details

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House, Office, Room Makeovers30 Comments

Welp, yesterday was yet another snow day in Minnesota!  We didn’t have much snow through December and even into January, but we have been having one of the snowiest Februarys on record and another storm is expected this weekend.  I actually love getting snow, but I am getting weary of having everyone home during the day while I’m trying to … Read More