make-do custom mattress for an antique daybed

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Before and Afters, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers, Room Makeovers, upholstery makeovers37 Comments

Remember the antique Jenny Lind daybed I bought off of Facebook Marketplace a few weeks ago?  Well, I finally received the foam and batting I ordered to make a custom mattress for it. antique jenny lind daybed My plan is to make a french-style tufted mattress, but I starting wrapping the foam in the cotton batting I ordered and I … Read More

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

painted granite fireplace surround reveal

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Living Room, My House, Room Makeovers39 Comments

If you missed the full tutorial on the painted granite fireplace surround, you can find it HERE.  I almost didn’t take pictures along the way, because I wasn’t sure if it was going to work!  I’m so glad I took the time to document it, though, because it turned out great. Here is how the fireplace surround looked before… …and … Read More