Adding Details to Drawer Fronts with Paint

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Feature Friday, Furniture Makeovers, Master Bedroom, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, My House35 Comments

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you by Frog Tape. In the craziness of getting ready for Lucketts, I did manage to take some pictures, so I could go back and share how I did some things.  Now it’s time to start pulling some of those pictures out to put tutorials together. So, here are the details of the design … 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

New Vanity & More Finds

Marian ParsonsAntiques, buying & selling antiques, Favorite Finds, Master Bedroom, My House, Running a Business41 Comments

I have been buying some furniture lately to sell at the Lucketts Spring Market, but I’ve found a couple of pieces that are keepers.  Now, when I keep something, especially a piece of furniture, then something else has to leave.  This keeps my inventory up and allows me to “trade up” for my home without becoming a hoarder.  Here’s the … Read More

First Painted Nightstand Reveal

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture, Master Bedroom, My House96 Comments

 Those who have missed my furniture makeovers lately are going to enjoy this post!  There’s a lot more furniture painting around with corner with the Lucketts Antique Market fast approaching, but one of my freelance articles was to show a specialty paint technique on a pair of nightstands.  Right up my alley!  And it just so happened I wanted to … Read More

Ruched Shams & Crown Molding

Marian ParsonsMaster Bedroom, My House82 Comments

Two more projects are checked off the list.  The first one I finished yesterday was a set of pillow shams.  My editor asked for something Pottery-Barn-ish.  I checked out their site for some ideas and kept coming back to these… source So, I did a little figuring and came up with these…   The PB version is $39/sham.  My version costs … Read More