my favorite home projects of 2020

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, My House26 Comments

We were home a lot last year.  I’m a homebody, so it suited me to some extent even though it wasn’t under ideal circumstances.  As many of you did, we made the best of it and used the time to get some projects done around the house that have been hanging out on the to-do list for a while.  I … Read More

antique pine chest in the foyer

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House49 Comments

I hope you’re all having a wonderful week!  We are having some warm, sunny days this week, so that’s giving me lots of energy to be productive and creative.  I’m also looking forward to traveling east to visit our families (it’s been way too long since we’ve been to PA and NC) and the entire holiday season.  I have some … Read More

farmhouse white chair makeover

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Before and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Guest Room, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, My House21 Comments

A couple of months ago, I picked up this sweet vintage chair from a local antique shop for $25.  It was just the kind of chair I had been looking for to use at my sewing desk.  I don’t typically sit and sew for hours on end, so it didn’t have to be super comfortable.  My sewing desk is also … Read More