Beneath My Heart Guest Post

Marian ParsonsMiscellaneus21 Comments

At Blissdom in January, I met one of the coolest ladies I know…Traci from Beneath My Heart.  She comes from Kentucky, the state where I was born.  She sounds like it, though, and I don’t.  She became “home base” for me during the conference.  If ever I found myself alone, I would call Traci to find out where she was, … Read More

Color Inspiration

Marian ParsonsAntiques, Favorite Finds43 Comments

I have been a little stuck with a few rooms in my home.  A kitchen and family room makeover will be happening in a few months and I really want to get our master bedroom finished.  While I know the overall look I want, I’ve felt a little stuck on the details.  I just know I want things different.  These … Read More

Chartreuse Christmas Preview

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Holiday49 Comments

Chartreuse (and our space there) is getting all decked out for the holidays.  Lynette and I spent the afternoon primping our booth and donning it with holiday decor.  In addition to furniture and non-holiday accessories, the place is filling up with greenery, lights, ornaments, and trees. Sniff.  Yes, I even managed to bring my French settee to the booth.  And I … Read More

Furniture Feature Friday – A Favorite and Link Party

Marian ParsonsFurniture Feature Friday, Furniture Makeovers11 Comments

Hey girls.  Well, I’m pooped.  You saw how much I accomplished yesterday and today was busy as well.  I spent about five hours out hunting for new treasures to bring to Chartreuse and Wild Rose.  I came home with a van stuffed full of goodies.  Ironstone, a couple of cabinets, a drafting table, an industrial wooden rack on wheels, a huge … Read More

From Bad to Worse to Finally Finished

Marian ParsonsMiscellaneus50 Comments

I love it when I finally finish a piece that’s been taunting me every time I go into the workshop. I bought this piece for $3.00 at a yard sale.  It was originally part of a vanity that was split in two and then separated from it’s twin.  The piece was dirty, the side was damaged and that paint job did not do … Read More

My Favorites & A Winner

Marian ParsonsMiscellaneus16 Comments

You all know the drill…it’s so hard to pick my favorites and a winner! Even with a smaller group this week, it was hard. There are so many wonderful projects. My first favorite is the Buffet Turned Vanity by Roeshel from the DIY Show Off. I am really in love this. Not only is the buffet gorgeous, but I love … Read More

My Favorites & A Winner

Marian ParsonsMiscellaneus8 Comments

You all know the drill…it’s so hard to pick my favorites and a winner! Even with a smaller group this week, it was hard. There are so many wonderful projects. My first favorite is the Buffet Turned Vanity by Roeshel from the DIY Show Off. I am really in love this. Not only is the buffet gorgeous, but I love … Read More