The house needed a lot of work, and it's been a work in progress ever since we moved in five years ago," says Parsons. By mixing in antique and current pieces, she's been able to work with the older style of the house. In the guest room she stenciled a border on an inexpensive jute rug. The dresser was also transformed
by her handiwork.
Jute rug: Hobby Lobby, clearance sale