eating area updates

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Kitchen, My House35 Comments

Once we were unpacked and settled form back-to-back trips, I was ready to start working on the house again.  I am waiting to get into the summer rhythm before I tackle larger projects, like the butler’s pantry and painting the kitchen island, but I want to get smaller things done when time allows.  Organization of cabinets and closets is definitely … Read More

Braided Jute Kitchen Rug

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Kitchen, My House, Room Makeovers15 Comments

One of the questions I’m asked most when I share my kitchen on social media is, “Where did you get the rug?” The answer is, it’s a braided jute I purchased from Joss & Main a few years ago.  It has worn really well and has even been hosed down a couple of times to remove stains and an unfortunate … Read More

new kitchen wall color

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Kitchen, Room Makeovers74 Comments

Well, we were home for less than two days and I already started painting the kitchen walls.  I had the paint (purchased for the hall and foyer), so it was easy to impulsively start painting.  It began as an oh-I’ll-just-paint-a-test-swatch and turned into painting half of the kitchen and eating area. The color really needed to be changed.  It was … Read More

installation of the new kitchen counters

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Kitchen, My House45 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by HanStone.  All opinions and words are honest and my own. Monday was the day and it was like counting down the days to Christmas.  I think HanStone needs to make an advent calendar to countdown to counter install day.  Filled with dark chocolates and bite-sized samples of coordinating backsplash tile. Anyway, before the install … Read More