evolving workspaces

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Home Studio, My House48 Comments

I find that my workspaces are the trickiest when it comes to arranging and decorating, simply because they have to evolve as my work evolves.  I’ve been using my studio and home office for a year and a half now and I’m learning what works and what doesn’t.  I’ve made a few changes and additions that have really helped, but there … Read More

Christmas Porch 2018

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Exterior, Holiday, My House27 Comments

After a 3:00 am wake-up call and 9 hours of hopping onto three different planes, I arrived safely home from my excursion to Montana.  It was a great trip and I’ll be sharing all about it and the HGTV Dream Home soon. But today, I’m going to share the Christmas decorations I added to my porch this year.  It’s very similar … Read More

Montauk Blue Slate Tile in the Foyer

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, My House68 Comments

The tile in the foyer is finished and we are one step closer to having the foyer and powder room makeovers complete!  So, there is still more to do before a reveal, but I thought I would share how this space is looking currently and also the details on the tile and grout choices. I wanted to use a material … Read More

hand painted bread sign

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Kitchen, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, My House, Painted Signs50 Comments

Let me start off by saying this was supposed to be a tutorial, but it won’t be.  The reason is that I mindlessly deleted all of the process photos!!  Ah!  I try to keep my camera card “uncluttered”, so I delete all files once they are uploaded.  Well, I got a little overenthusiastic in my decluttering and deleted these files … Read More