new house tour | the dining room

Marian ParsonsDining Room, My House54 Comments

I still have more of the studio transformation to share, but let’s take a break from that and continue the tour of my new house. If you missed it, here are tours of the kitchen, living room, front porch, and my work spaces.   Today, I’m going to show you the dining room.  This is how it looked when we … Read More

White & Wood Winter Table | $100 HomeGoods Giveaway

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Dining Room, Holiday, My House943 Comments

The Farmhouse Holiday Decor Series is back and today I’m sharing a winter tablescape.  I’m not quite ready to break out the Christmas decorations, especially since I use a lot of fresh greenery, but I like the idea of a festive winter table to fill in that decorating gap. This week’s “theme”, a holiday/Christmas tablescape, was sponsored by HomeGoods, so I drove … Read More

farmhouse holiday series | fall dining room

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Dining Room, Holiday, My House35 Comments

It’s time for another installment of the Farmhouse Holiday Series with some of my blog buddies.  And this week, we partnered with All Modern to show you our dining rooms decorated for fall. I remember when I felt like “holiday” colors were locked in.  Christmas had to be green and red and fall had to be yellows, oranges, and browns.  That … Read More

Farmhouse White Dining Room Table

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Dining Room, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint60 Comments

I have been thinking about painting my dining room table top for ages.  I never actually went through with it, though.  Partly because of time, but mostly because I was a little nervous about painting it.  Yes, I was actually nervous about it!  I have never had an all-white dining room table and I honestly wasn’t sure if I would like it. … Read More

idea overload & glass glitter banner kits

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Dining Room, german glass glitter, Holiday, My House, Tips and Tricks32 Comments

This weekend, I’m presenting at the Holiday Expo at McLean Bible Church, just outside of DC.  (I shared the details HERE, if you’re interested in attending.)  With a sick kid, I was a little behind with getting my presentation together, but I’m going to the set up and rehearsal tomorrow, so I needed to get myself in gear today! As … Read More