Lissy Parker blog

Travels with Mac and Row

Author Row Henson will be autographing her new book, Travels with Mac ’n’ Row, at Simply Home in Atlanta on Thursday, March 12—and she'll have her inspiration and co-author Mac there with her! The book is the story of a two-year-old black lab rescue … Read more

Make a special visit to see all of the treasues

New Shipment is in …

The new shipment from France has arrived at Boxwoods! These are very exciting words to hear for anyone within driving distance of Atlanta. This container was chock-full of wonderful treasures for your home. There are large wardrobes, iron and marble … Read more

These lovelies would look great in a family room or kitchen

Architectural Salvage—you ought to go to Otto

Otto, is my new destination for all things architectural, and it's located nearby in Otto, North Carolina!  When we arrived I couldn't believe my eyes! There were light fixtures hanging from every surface. Beautiful windows in every shape … Read more

Mountain Houses

Have yourself a Merry little Christmas

Twas the Night before Christmas …

And all through the house, the creatures were wrapping, cooking, singing, eating, filling …. Have a little peek at our Christmas spirit—Figgy Cottage style. Have a Very Merry … Read more

This is the perfect chair for the dinning room

Chairs, Chairs and more Chairs

I love chairs! You might even say I have a chair problem. I can always find a chair to love. It's finding a place to put them that sometimes causes problems. But there is no problem finding a place for my new chairs—plural—that will be arriving … Read more

Love these new windows—stone floors are under the drywall dust

Bathroom—sneak peek

The new master bathroom is almost ready for it's official closeup.  I have a few pictures of the progress. The Orangerie had to be totally ripped off of the house due to rotten timbers in the ceiling. Mr. P said that he just loved having the whole … Read more


House Crush!

Welcome to the English Cottage inspired home

House Crush!

The beautiful home featured in this 'House Crush' is currently on the market in … Read more

Welcome home—Mr. Blandings would love this

House Crush!

I have been crushing on this house for years. It was one of the first homes ever … Read more