kim’s coastal bedroom | part 1 | the concept

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Room Makeovers63 Comments

When I mentioned that I had taken on my first design client, Megan, my mom quickly jumped in, “Well, you have to do my master bedroom!” There are two things you might be thinking right now… 1.) Your mom is the reason your business is here and she has been with you every step of the way.  This is an amazing opportunity … Read More

Megan’s office makeover | the reveal

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Room Makeovers39 Comments

It’s finally time to reveal Megan’s office makeover! Kriste and I met Megan, of the blog Mercy in the Middle, through one of our milk paint workshops.  She then volunteered her time to help as we were getting ready for the Lucketts Spring Market earlier this year.  She mentioned wanting some help with her home, so when I decided to start … Read More

Megan’s office makeover | the chalkboard wall

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Painting & Refinishing, Room Makeovers, Tips and Tricks, Tutorials19 Comments

We are so, so close to finishing Megan’s office!  Megan and her husband, JT, came to pick up the furniture from my studio over the weekend.  Moving that wardrobe was quite a job and it was even a little nail-biting seeing if they could get it in the space, but they were able to and it will provide loads of closed-door … Read More

Megan’s office makeover | slipcovered armchair

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers, Room Makeovers24 Comments

If you saw the Craig’s List wardrobe makeover yesterday, you caught a peek at the slipcovered armchair… As I’ve shared before, sewing is not my very favorite thing ever in the world to do.  I do it out of necessity, thriftiness, and the desire to customize. Such is the case with slipcovers.  Unless I wanted to eat up our entire … Read More

Megan’s office makeover | Craig’s List Wardrobe Reveal

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Furniture Feature Friday, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Room Makeovers35 Comments

After lots and lots of painting, the Craig’s List wardrobe we found for Megan’s office makeover is finished! And, here she is.  The beast herself… Megan came to the studio yesterday to help us with the final coat of green on the outside (a custom mix of MMS Milk Paint in Boxwood, Lucketts Green and Mustard Seed Yellow) and the … Read More

Megan’s office makeover | part 6 | the craig’s list wardrobe

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Room Makeovers19 Comments

When I met with Megan initially about her space, she was really leaning towards built-ins for storage.  Something similar to the ones in our home office, with a desk, lower cabinets and upper cabinets.  As I thought through the space and how she uses it, I felt like a large cabinet would be more functional for her.  We talked about … Read More