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Marian ParsonsDecorating, Dining Room, german glass glitter, Holiday, My House, Tips and Tricks

This weekend, I’m presenting at the Holiday Expo at McLean Bible Church, just outside of DC.  (I shared the details HERE, if you’re interested in attending.)  With a sick kid, I was a little behind with getting my presentation together, but I’m going to the set up and rehearsal tomorrow, so I needed to get myself in gear today! As … Read More

The Retreat | Dining Room, Study & Foyer

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Room Makeovers, Tips and Tricks

I’ve spent most of the last few days at home with a sick boy.  My youngest has strep throat, poor little guy.  He’s on antibiotics now, though, and is finally on the upswing. Several days at home, away from the studio, squeezing work in where it fits, doesn’t get me very good blog material.  Fortunately, I still have pictures of … Read More

Leigha’s Bedroom Update

Marian ParsonsDecorating, decorating dilemmas, Tips and Tricks

Do you remember Leigha’s decorating delimma?  She was the one with the room that looked heavy and dark.  I put a plan together with some ideas for her space, based on what she told me she liked… Here’s how the room looked before… Here is how it looked after a reset and she painted the walls in a creamy white (she’s still … Read More

white on white on white

Marian ParsonsAntiques, Decorating, Favorite Finds, Tips and Tricks

Soooo…I am really starting to love white.  I’ve been moving in that direction for a while, but lately, it’s what I’m drawn to the most. The key to whites being successful is texture and tone.  The shades of white you use in a space can either look warm and intentional or stark and bland.  It’s a fine line. I love … Read More