hiding ugly office stuff & hanging sconces

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, decorating dilemmas, My House, Office, Room Makeovers38 Comments

Before I go into today’s post, I have some exiting news!  Free Spirit Fabrics has been acquired and that means my fabric lines will still be produced! That means I need to hunker down and start working on colorways for the second collection again.  I’m so excited that Bunnies Birds & Blooms will be available, but I’m even more excited … Read More

Which comes first | how to avoid decorating regret

Marian ParsonsDecorating, decorating dilemmas, Secret Weapons22 Comments

One of the projects I’ve been working on lately has me thinking a lot about the design process, specifically as it relates to putting a room together.  I’ve been pondering the order in which choices and purchases should be made and I’ve realized that most people, including myself at times, go about putting a room together entirely backwards. Think about it … Read More

dear reader | to the one who keeps making the same decorating mistakes

Marian ParsonsDecorating, decorating dilemmas, Secret Weapons47 Comments

Dear Reader (to the one who keeps making the same decorating mistakes), We should start a club.  We’ll call it the “I have not learned my lesson” club or the “Oops, I did it again” club.  (Hey!  We have a theme song if we call it that.) We can have meetings and everything. “Hello.  My name is Marian.” Psst.  This … Read More