Megan’s office makeover | desk chair slipcover

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers, Room Makeovers33 Comments

Remember the “Franken-chair” I made out of two broken desk chairs for Megan’s office makeover?  Well, it has a new dress. Here’s what it looked like before…   The base is from the chair on the left and the seat is from the chair on right. And the slipcover is made out of Megan’s old cream cotton curtains! We’re replacing them … Read More

vintage-style deck makeover

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Exterior, gardening, My House, Room Makeovers23 Comments

I’ve always been what you call an “indoor girl” when it comes to home decor.  When we put our house on the market (and ended up not selling it) last spring, our realtor put an “I’m Beautiful Inside” sign above the “For Sale” sign.  That’s realtor code for “It looks better once you walk through the front door.” It’s not … Read More

megan’s office | part 1 | the before

Marian ParsonsRoom Makeovers61 Comments

My brother called the other day and asked how I was doing after “the post.”  I knew exactly which post he was referring to and you probably do, too.  “I’m really fine!  99% of the comments were constructive and they helped me think through what’s next.” My brother pointed out that it’s time for the next.  “You have been telling a … Read More