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

aging terra cotta pots

Marian Parsonscrafts, gardening, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Painting & Refinishing, Tutorials16 Comments

There are some people who like things shiny and new.  They want to be the first person to own something.  They like the smell of a car with 32 miles on it.  They want their furniture to be delivered, tags still attached. I am just not one of those people. Unless we’re talking about electronics, mattresses or toilets, I want things … Read More

step-by-step dresser makeover

Marian ParsonsBefore and Afters, Furniture Makeovers, Hand Painted Furniture, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Painting & Refinishing, Tutorials21 Comments

Thank you so much for all of the wonderful feedback on my very first MMS Milk Paint “commercial”.  It was so fun to put together and I was proud of it, but your comments were a confirmation, so thanks! The bar has been set for the second one! Today, I thought I would share more about the dresser makeover and … Read More

one brush. change things.

Marian ParsonsPainting & Refinishing, Secret Weapons441 Comments

I’ve been sharing little sneak peeks on my Instagram feed and now it’s time for the official announcement… If you didn’t/can’t watch the video, the big announcement is that Shaunna West of Perfectly Imperfect and I have teamed up to create a brand – Parsons West AND our first product is a brush we developed just for paint-loving ladies like … Read More