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Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Tutorials, upholstery62 Comments

 Several people asked for a tutorial on the part upholstered/part slipcovered French chair I revealed yesterday, so this is it!  This isn’t a comprehensive upholstery post, but it will give you an idea of what’s involved in upholstering the back and arms of a chair in this style. To get you started, you can read THIS POST on stripping upholstery.  I didn’t … Read More

Upholstery Tutorial

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Tutorials, upholstery3 Comments

 Several people asked for a tutorial on the part upholstered/part slipcovered French chair I revealed yesterday, so this is it!  This isn’t a comprehensive upholstery post, but it will give you an idea of what’s involved in upholstering the back and arms of a chair in this style. To get you started, you can read THIS POST on stripping upholstery.  I didn’t … Read More

Better than Drop Cloths…

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Furniture Makeovers, Miscellaneus, My House, Secret Weapons, Sewing, Tutorials, upholstery95 Comments

My family room has been undergoing some changes over the past few months…years, really.  It’s been one of those slow makeovers that has happened (and is still happening) as the money and time are available.  It started a couple of years ago when I painted the walls and cabinetry and made new curtains.  In January of this year, we installed … Read More

Master Bathroom & About My Upholstery Skills

Marian ParsonsFurniture Makeovers, Master Bedroom, Miscellaneus, My House, upholstery97 Comments

Now that Lucketts has past, I’m turning some attention to my next round of freelance projects, which includes giving my master bathroom a makeover.  (Insert girly squeal that occurs when makeovers are on the horizon.) So, this is the direction I’m heading…   It’s right off of the bedroom, so I want it to flow with what I have going on in … Read More

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Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Miscellaneus, My House, upholstery44 Comments

After a whirlwind week of activities and festivities, we dropped my parents off at the airport this afternoon.   We got so much accomplished, it’s amazing.  I started getting a little teary-eyed today when I saw so many projects complete.  I know that’s silly, but some of them have been five years in the making and now they’re almost done. Before … Read More