joss & main #holidayhostess event!

Marian ParsonsDining Room, Guest Room, Holiday26 Comments

I know it’s not even Halloween, yet, but it’s about time to start thinking about the holidays and the parties, guests and decorating that comes along with it!  I’ve partnered with Joss & Main to kick off their Holiday Hostess events that will be running over the next few weeks.  It’s a great lineup of bloggers including the ladies from … Read More

More of the guest room…

Marian ParsonsGuest Room, My House64 Comments

Before I show you more pictures of the guest room makeover, I have to share some exciting news.  A few weeks ago, we took our house off the market and decided to stay in our current home for a few more years.  We were still left with the fact that our business needed space beyond our basement (and every part … Read More

le bon lait, a bed frame & peppers

Marian ParsonsFavorite Finds, Guest Room, My House26 Comments

I have to admit that this purchase was a total impulse buy.  A few weeks ago, I was looking through Furniture Feature Friday links to pick out my favorites.  As I was scanning through the thumbnails, I clicked on this table makeover inspired by Country Living by Kathy of South of Main… My eyes were immediately drawn to the Normandie milk bottle.  Oh, … Read More

finding an "antique" queen guest bed

Marian ParsonsFavorite Finds, Guest Room, My House47 Comments

I’m still sorting through all of the inquiries about the bed that I received in response to yesterday’s post, but I think it’s safe to assume I’m going to be able to find a buyer for it!  I also received a lot of interesting comments about the price of the bed, so I’m going to speak to that in another … Read More

Guest Bedroom Progress…

Marian ParsonsGuest Room, My House58 Comments

I spent some time in the guest room today, getting the space cleaned up, hanging up the lights and curtain rods, moving the furniture and hanging a few things on the wall.  Here’s how it’s coming along… I’m going to make a cover for the bolster pillow, but just wrapped it in fabric for the visual. I found a pair … Read More

Guest Room & Ironstone

Marian ParsonsFavorite Finds, Guest Room, Ironstone, My House38 Comments

Last night I asked Jeff if I could leave early for handbell practice, so I could pick up some paint on the way.  He gave me a look.  “What do you need paint for?”  I answered casually, “The guest room.”  Usually me buying paint isn’t a questionable event, but I have a lot on my plate right now and painting … Read More