but first, toilets

Marian ParsonsMaster Bedroom, Tips and Tricks214 Comments

Warning: This post contains pictures of toilets that some readers may find disturbing.  Reader discretion is advised.   If you know me at all, you know I am bursting to break out some paint in this new house!  But I’ve learned from a few moves that a place feels more like home once the toilets are cleaned to my satisfaction. … Read More

Leigha’s Bedroom Update

Marian ParsonsDecorating, decorating dilemmas, Tips and Tricks39 Comments

Do you remember Leigha’s decorating delimma?  She was the one with the room that looked heavy and dark.  I put a plan together with some ideas for her space, based on what she told me she liked… Here’s how the room looked before… Here is how it looked after a reset and she painted the walls in a creamy white (she’s still … Read More

white on white on white

Marian ParsonsAntiques, Decorating, Favorite Finds, Tips and Tricks25 Comments

Soooo…I am really starting to love white.  I’ve been moving in that direction for a while, but lately, it’s what I’m drawn to the most. The key to whites being successful is texture and tone.  The shades of white you use in a space can either look warm and intentional or stark and bland.  It’s a fine line. I love … Read More