decorating dilemma | joy’s family room

Marian ParsonsDecorating, decorating dilemmas27 Comments

I got a text a few nights ago. “Hey there! OK, decorating question…we have a big two-story family room with plenty of natural light. Everything is brown now and I want to lighten it up with some greige paint. But I have oak trim that my husband won’t let me paint. Do you have a favorite greige color that would … Read More

decorating dilemma update | sarah’s fireside room

Marian Parsonsdecorating dilemmas34 Comments

Do you remember Sarah’s fireplace room?  We talked about it originally back in August and then I gave you an update on her progress in December.  Last week, she checked in with me again to share their progress. Like most real, non-TV makeovers, Sarah is working on the makeover project-by-project, slowly over time, as life and budget allows.  In her e-mail to … Read More

Sarah’s Fireside Room

Marian ParsonsDecorating, decorating dilemmas, Room Makeovers25 Comments

Do you remember Sarah’s wood stove decorating dilemma that I posted about this summer?  Well, I received an update from Sarah on her progress and her plan, so I thought I would share it with you. Here is the inspiration board Sarah sent me… Here’s how the room looked when I shared it back in August… And here is how … Read More

decorating dilemma | which comes first?

Marian ParsonsDecorating, decorating dilemmas17 Comments

A few weeks ago, I received a question from Jan and figured I would answer it in a post.  Especially since I’ve learned a lot about this over the past few years. “I have a question….picture me waving my hand in the air…..oh oh Miss Marian!!!! Do you pick your wall color or fabric first?  My walls need to be a … Read More