Dining Chair Slipcover Tutorial

Marian ParsonsDining Room, My House, Popular, Sewing, Tutorials47 Comments

I wrote a tutorial on making dining room chair slipcovers years (and several dining sets) ago when I was a contributor to Cottages & Bungalows magazine.    It’s so neat to see how far I’ve come in my sewing, photography, writing, styling.  I’ve really grown a lot.  Anyway, since I’ve improved in a few departments, I thought it was time … Read More

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Marian ParsonsDining Room, Popular, Sewing, Tutorials32 Comments

I wrote a tutorial on making dining room chair slipcovers years (and several dining sets) ago when I was a contributor to Cottages & Bungalows magazine.    It’s so neat to see how far I’ve come in my sewing, photography, writing, styling.  I’ve really grown a lot.  Anyway, since I’ve improved in a few departments, I thought it was time … Read More

Master Bathroom Details & Reveal

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Master Bedroom, My House, Popular87 Comments

Yesterday, someone asked me about my master bathroom in a comment and I realized I have never shared the details on that makeover!  I finished the bathroom and immediately went on three trips in a row and then hopped right back into the school year routine.  Also, we haven’t finished it totally.  We did a lot of projects over the … Read More

Milk Paint vs. Chalk-type Paints (again)

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MMS Milk Paint Boxwood dresser before and after - www.mms2.wpengine.com

The number one question people ask me when I tell them about my milk paint line is, “What’s the difference between milk paint and chalk-type paints?” That’s a fair question!  It seems like boutique paint lines are flooding the market and it’s causing a lot of confusion.  Which one is best for your project?  Why would you choose one over … Read More