makeover in a month | home office makeover reveal

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House, Office, Room Makeovers48 Comments

The makeover in a month is finished and it’s time for me to share the full home office makeover reveal! A few weeks ago, when I was planning out the projects to work on with my parents, my office wasn’t officially on the list.  I had written “home office – stripes?”  I was considering something like painting tone-on-tone stripes on … Read More

makeover in a month | blue and white wallpaper in the home office

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House, Office, Room Makeovers85 Comments

Welcome to part three of the Makeover in a Month series with Leslie of My 100-Year-Old Home,   Melissa of The Inspired Room,  and KariAnne of Thistlewood Farms.  Just as it sounds, we’re each giving one room a makeover in a month!  I’ve been working on adding more layers and detail to my home office.  It hasn’t been a total overhaul, but building on what … Read More

makeover in a month | slipcovered desk chair

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers, My House, Office, Room Makeovers, upholstery makeovers27 Comments

If you missed part one of the Makeover in a Month series, where we installed and painted paneling, you can catch up HERE.  In this post, I’m continuing my office makeover by sharing my slipcovered desk chair. If you’re observant, you may have noticed that a few desk chairs have come and gone from my workspaces over the years.  I … Read More

makeover in a month | installing paneling in the office

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House, Office, Room Makeovers26 Comments

If you follow me on Instagram, you know we were installing paneling in my office last week!  In case you haven’t caught on, we’re making a big push on home projects this summer.  There are a few things that have led to this project push – my shoulder is finally project-ready (it’s been doing so well), we’ve saved up for … Read More

reworking the office shelves

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House, Office13 Comments

Buying used books on Amazon and regular visits to Barnes & Noble means that the bookshelves in my office and studio are always in flux.  I’m constantly having to arrange and rearrange to accommodate new acquisitions.  So, a couple of weeks ago, I took some time to get the shelves in both my office and studio tidied up. Yes, I … Read More

studio desk chair & the computer ban

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Home Studio, My House, Office26 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