studio desk chair & the computer ban

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Home Studio, My House, Office24 Comments

Since I did the office/studio furniture shuffle in February, I’ve been sitting on makeshift desk chairs.  At first, it was a Fench cane chair that worked pretty well, even if it wasn’t the best height or the most comfortable.  But, I could slowly feel the cane seat loosening and it finally punched through (which was awesome for my self-esteem.)  So, … Read More

more studio closet progress

Marian ParsonsHome Studio, My House, Room Makeovers26 Comments

Thanks so much for all of the lovely comments on my guest room and for the overwhelming response on my milk paint birthday post!  This group knows how to make a girl feel good.  Thank you!  I’ll announce the giveaway winner in tomorrow’s post. Well, we took advantage of a pretty day last week and finally finished building the studio … Read More

the toledo stool & equipto cart

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds, Home Studio, My House, Oil Painting26 Comments

There are two things that have been on my shopping list for a while – an antique adjustable drafting stool and a rolling cart, both for my studio.  I’ve been trolling craigslist and looking at local antique and consignment shops and haven’t found anything that was just right.  Well, I hit the jackpot at Junk Bonanza and found both! One … Read More

studio guest chair & art sale

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Home Studio25 Comments

Thanks so much for all of the love on the guest room bed!  You collectively surprised me.  While I was working on some organizing this week, I decided to try scooting around some more furniture.  This checked chair, which I reupholstered a few years ago, was up in the sewing room and I decided to move it down to my … Read More

the other side of the studio

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Decorating, Home Studio, My House, Organizing, Room Makeovers41 Comments

I showed the right side of the studio in yesterday’s post and today, as promised, I’m sharing the left side.  This side is tricky, because of all of the windows, the mini-split (heating & cooling unit), and the fact that it’s the part of the room that’s most visible from the kitchen. From the moment we first moved in, I … Read More