home office plans

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

I’ve already shared the plans for two spaces we’ll be working on this winter and spring (the guest room and studio) and today, I’m sharing the plans for my home office. This is a space made up of a mix of pieces, most of which were brought from our last house and my former studio.  I bought the shelf second-hand off … Read More

half-finished stairs

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House, Room Makeovers69 Comments

I always have to fight the urge to wait to post something until it’s completely finished.  As I shared in yesterday’s post, I went to a concert over the weekend where Jason Gray performed a half-written song.  This also brings to mind that some of my favorite pieces in the Musée d’Orsay and the Louvré were those that were simple … Read More

antique german wardrobe

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds, Guest Room, My House, Room Makeovers53 Comments

Before I share the wardrobe, I have to confess that I have been completely distracted by my obsession with my upcoming trip to France and Italy.  I very rarely use the word obsessed about anything, but it’s true.  I have been engrossed, consumed, and beset with all things having to do with this trip.  It’s where my daydreams drift and … Read More

foyer & staircase plans

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

If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been focusing my home improvement efforts on the main floor of our home over our first year here.  I’ve done a little bit of painting in the basement and worked on the master bedroom (mostly because of our collaboration with Sleep Number), but aside from that, our money, time, and elbow grease have been focused … Read More