Room Refresh & Renew with Birch Lane

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Master Bedroom, My House

I have shared in the past that rugs are my nemesis when it comes to decorating.  It’s just so hard to find a rug that works with everything happening in a room.  I threw in the towel and had pretty much all jute and seagrass rugs in the house.  I love the look of them and I have found certain styles … Read More

Christmas Master Bedroom 2016

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Holiday, Master Bedroom, My House

Friday was a productive day working at home.  I had a lot of little things I needed to catch up on and check off the to-do list and I wanted to get some more Christmas decorating done.  So, I bounced between doing things I needed to do and things I wanted to do and was able to make some nice … Read More

Master Bedroom Additions

Marian ParsonsMaster Bedroom, My House

 Over the past few days, I’ve been trying to get my house cleaned and back together post Lucketts.  While cleaning is sometimes a total pain for me and I am a part of the laundry-loathing club, most of the time cleaning is therapeutic in a strange way and gets my creative juices flowing.  I put on some good music, pick … Read More

Adding Details to Drawer Fronts with Paint

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Feature Friday, Furniture Makeovers, Master Bedroom, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, My House

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you by Frog Tape. In the craziness of getting ready for Lucketts, I did manage to take some pictures, so I could go back and share how I did some things.  Now it’s time to start pulling some of those pictures out to put tutorials together. So, here are the details of the design … Read More

Master Bathroom & About My Upholstery Skills

Marian ParsonsFurniture Makeovers, Master Bedroom, Miscellaneus, My House, upholstery

Now that Lucketts has past, I’m turning some attention to my next round of freelance projects, which includes giving my master bathroom a makeover.  (Insert girly squeal that occurs when makeovers are on the horizon.) So, this is the direction I’m heading…   It’s right off of the bedroom, so I want it to flow with what I have going on in … Read More

New Vanity & More Finds

Marian ParsonsAntiques, buying & selling antiques, Favorite Finds, Master Bedroom, My House, Running a Business

I have been buying some furniture lately to sell at the Lucketts Spring Market, but I’ve found a couple of pieces that are keepers.  Now, when I keep something, especially a piece of furniture, then something else has to leave.  This keeps my inventory up and allows me to “trade up” for my home without becoming a hoarder.  Here’s the … Read More