Master Bathroom Ideas

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Bathrooms, My House49 Comments

It’s looking like we’ll start working on our master bathroom in late fall.  We’re just in the early stages of getting quotes and figuring out what we’ll do ourselves and what we’ll hire out.  Similar to the master bathroom makeover in our previous house, it will be a hybrid of DIY to keep costs down and hiring professionals for the … Read More

Bathroom Shutters

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Bathrooms, My House18 Comments

I’ll warn you upfront…  This is not a post filled with pretty pictures of a finished space.  This is a post about making a small change that improved the looks and function of the window coverings in our bathroom. Here is how it looked when we first moved in… We have this awesome soaking tub, which I use almost every … Read More

adding storage to a tiny bathroom

Marian ParsonsBathrooms, Decorating, My House, Organizing56 Comments

Remember the upstairs bathroom that I worked on last year?  It is just the sweetest bathroom and I smile every time I walk past it…even with toothpaste globbed in the sink and splattered on the mirror. The only downside is that it is really tiny and doesn’t have any storage.  None at all.  Not a cabinet or shelf or hooks … Read More

evolution of my home | part 7 | the three bathrooms

Marian ParsonsBathrooms, Before and Afters, Master Bedroom, My House22 Comments

And now it’s time for part seven of the history-of-my-home tour when we look at all three bathrooms in my house. Let’s start with the upstairs bathroom… This is the bathroom that’s next to the boys’ room and guest room and it’s in the original 1940’s part of our home.  It is teeny-tiny by todays standards.  I think there’s no … Read More

latest HGTV.com tutorials…

Marian ParsonsBathrooms, Decorating, Holiday9 Comments

I’ve been cramming a lot of work into just a few weeks and I’ve only shared a part of it here on the blog.  It’s just the way deadlines, events, trips and things in my schedule stacked up, but I have one more big thing to get through and then my schedule opens up a bit.  Of course, I’m already … Read More

a quilt, a step stool & a trip

Marian ParsonsBathrooms, Guest Room30 Comments

We had a beautiful sunny weekend that was warm with a cool breeze and it put me in the mood to freshen up a few things around the house.  (I would’ve loved to go on a hike or have a picnic at a playground, but the Parsons’ boys were all sick, so my “playtime” had to be around the house.) … Read More