chandeliers, margot & toledo

Marian ParsonsFavorite Finds, Mustard Seed Studio39 Comments

My dad showed up bright and early (which is around 9:00 in my book) to make sure all my chandeliers were ready to hang.  They all needed a little tweaking and some additional hardware. It took a couple trips to the hardware store, but my dad was able to get two of them hung and they look great.  I needed … Read More

hand painted empire buffet | take two

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Mustard Seed Studio, Photography12 Comments

I showed yesterday how I styled the hand painted empire buffet as a piece for a nursery or kid’s room.  In this post, I’m going to show the piece styled as a buffet… Kriste and I grabbed what we had around the studio…pieces in the studio “prop stash”, things waiting for tags for the Chapel Market and things that are listed … Read More

moving into the studio part 2

Marian ParsonsMustard Seed Studio67 Comments

I don’t mess around when it comes to moving into a new space.  I want to get unpacked and settled as soon as humanly possible.  I think it’s my military brat upbringing.  Moving was just a part of life and something I anticipated.  Maybe that’s why I like change so much? Anyway, I’m good at moving.  I didn’t have a … Read More