Stonington Gray

Marian ParsonsMaster Bedroom, My House, Room Makeovers49 Comments

Happy New Year, everyone!  I have been hibernating and taking time off from posting on the blog (as you may have noticed.)  I spent time with my family, did some general loafing around, and lots of painting, which I’ll get to in a moment. After not writing for over a week, I feel like there is so much to write … Read More

bed crown take two?

Marian ParsonsMaster Bedroom, My House60 Comments

Years ago, back when my blog was just a wee little thing, I made a bed crown for our master bedroom.  I wanted to make our cheap mattress on a metal frame look more important and high-end.  And, it doubled as camouflage for a doorway that made arranging furniture in the room awkward. And here it was… This is sort … Read More

master bedroom | fabric, color & furniture

Marian ParsonsMaster Bedroom, My House68 Comments

We knew, even before we moved, that we might be switching some things around when it came to the bed/sleeping situation in our house.  We wanted to get through the move and some projects that were a priority before we made any decisions on it, though. Now that we have some of those priorities behind us, like paint and climate … Read More

master bedroom tour

Marian ParsonsMaster Bedroom, My House53 Comments

It occurred me to, as I was angst-ing over spending my entire Thanksgiving trying to get this room holiday-blog-ready, that I haven’t even shown our master bedroom in this new house.  I started doing a room-by-room home tour when we moved in and I got busy with other things and never finished. It also occurred to me, as I was … Read More

but first, toilets

Marian ParsonsMaster Bedroom, Tips and Tricks214 Comments

Warning: This post contains pictures of toilets that some readers may find disturbing.  Reader discretion is advised.   If you know me at all, you know I am bursting to break out some paint in this new house!  But I’ve learned from a few moves that a place feels more like home once the toilets are cleaned to my satisfaction. … Read More

master bedroom nightstands

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Master Bedroom, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, My House33 Comments

I don’t show a ton of the goings-on in my house these days largely because there’s not a lot happening as far as home improvements or decorating changes are concerned.  We are transitioning the guest room to Calvin’s room, but other than that, things have pretty much stayed the same. We are changing a few things up, though, and I … Read More