dining room wood floors

Marian ParsonsDining Room, My House, Room Makeovers29 Comments

Before we even moved into this house, before we even saw the house in person, I let Jeff know I had my eye on the carpeting in the dining room.  For a room that is the “most formal” in the house, carpeting just didn’t work for me.  I also do a lot of photo shoots in my dining room for … Read More

dining room christmas tree

Marian ParsonsDining Room, Holiday, My House39 Comments

I wasn’t sure if I was going to get a second tree this year.  It’s been a little hard to really dig into the holiday decorating with it being our first year in this house, but as Christmas crept closer, I just couldn’t resist.  I mean, I had acquired an antique goat cart this summer with the idea that it … Read More

new house tour | the dining room

Marian ParsonsDining Room, My House55 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

the best view in the house

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Dining Room, My House42 Comments

As we’re getting ready to say a proper goodbye to the house we’ve lived in for 11 years, I want to take some time to reminisce.  A few readers shared they felt sad to see the house empty.  An empty house to me meant that packing was done, so sadness was not an emotion I was experiencing! But then again, our … Read More

White & Wood Winter Table | $100 HomeGoods Giveaway

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Dining Room, Holiday, My House945 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