wallpapering the guest room | pasted vs. unpasted

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Guest Room, home improvement, My House, Room Makeovers, Tutorials26 Comments

I have been looking at wallpaper patterns for a couple of rooms in our house for months, but I haven’t pulled the trigger on any of them for one main reason – almost all of the papers I liked came unpasted.  To me, “unpasted” might as well have read “you cannot install this on your own and will have to … Read More

wallpapering the guest room | part 1

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Guest Room, My House, Room Makeovers37 Comments

Thanks so much for all of your encouraging comments on yesterday’s post!  I am really looking forward to reworking some of those designs (even just making the scale larger) and getting them available for you (and me) to purchase.  Your supportive words have made me even more excited about it. So, if you’ve been following my Instagram stories, you know … Read More

office details

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House, Office, Room Makeovers30 Comments

Welp, yesterday was yet another snow day in Minnesota!  We didn’t have much snow through December and even into January, but we have been having one of the snowiest Februarys on record and another storm is expected this weekend.  I actually love getting snow, but I am getting weary of having everyone home during the day while I’m trying to … Read More

the other side of the studio

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Decorating, Home Studio, My House, Organizing, Room Makeovers41 Comments

I showed the right side of the studio in yesterday’s post and today, as promised, I’m sharing the left side.  This side is tricky, because of all of the windows, the mini-split (heating & cooling unit), and the fact that it’s the part of the room that’s most visible from the kitchen. From the moment we first moved in, I … Read More

the bookcase & the hardware cabinet

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Before and Afters, Decorating, Favorite Finds, Furniture Makeovers, Home Studio, My House, Room Makeovers50 Comments

Today, I wanted to show you how the marriage between the hardware cabinet and craigslist bookshelf look in the studio now that the piece had been organized and styled. When I first sketched out the idea, I thought it might work and it was at least worth trying.  There was some doubt, though! When the bookshelf was set in place … Read More