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BEFORE. This is our first set of "before" pictures to share with you as we redo the bedrooms at the Parris House. This one is directly over the south parlor, front of the house and belonged to our son, James. The plan is to go lighter on the main walls and a light federal green on the trim. I may possibly paint the lower walls, below the chair rail, the same green but have not yet decided. The furniture now in the room is all we're keeping. All the rest went out on the curb and was gone to other homes in about a day. We're headed to Canada, so work won't begin on this room until we get back. It's extremely tempting to paper the walls above the chair rail but a) we're pressed for time and b) not sure how the paper would do on the wood stove wall. @ Parris House Wool Works ... See MoreSee Less

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While a lot of the foliage was stripped overnight, I'm surprised by how much is left on the trees. There are power outages and road closures this morning, but the lights are on at the Parris House. #fallinmaine #fallstorms #noreaster #maine #seasonsattheparrishouse @ Parris House Wool Works ... See MoreSee Less

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Today's project, hopefully going out the door tomorrow. #beekman1802 #rughooking #hookedpillows #hookeddecor #polkaspot ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events

Oct
26
Sat
10:00 am Pumpkin Patch Tea Towel Embroide... @ Parris House Wool Works
Pumpkin Patch Tea Towel Embroide... @ Parris House Wool Works
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pumpkin Patch Tea Towel Embroidery Class with Kim Hamlin! @ Parris House Wool Works
  Pumpkins, spice and everything nice! Learn how to stitch a decorative tea towel in this beginner friendly class with Kim Hamlin of Fiber & Vine. Use templates to draw your own pumpkin patch and learn how to transfer your design onto fabric. Kim will then share some of her favorite techniques and tips for ... Read more
Nov
2
Sat
9:00 am Seventh Annual Paris Hill Hook-In! @ First Baptist Church of Paris
Seventh Annual Paris Hill Hook-In! @ First Baptist Church of Paris
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Seventh Annual Paris Hill Hook-In! @ First Baptist Church of Paris
  Mark your calendars and register today for the Seventh Annual Paris Hill Hook-In! Sponsored by Parris House Wool Works    Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 9 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. First Baptist Church of Paris Center of the Village Green 500 Paris Hill Road, Paris, Maine   Registration Deadline:  October 26th, 2019 Ticket Price: $32.00 ... Read more
Nov
16
Sat
10:00 am Yes, You Are & Yes, You Can – Be... @ Parris House Wool Works
Yes, You Are & Yes, You Can – Be... @ Parris House Wool Works
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Yes, You Are & Yes, You Can - Beginner Rug Hooking Pattern Design @ Parris House Wool Works
  Yes, you are talented and yes, you can draw stick figures and a whole lot more.   Open up to your creativity (yes, you have it) as we talk about how to keep a rug journal, brainstorm pattern ideas, learn basic principles of pattern design, and go through the process of creating our own ... Read more
Dec
6
Fri
10:00 am Paris Hill Holiday House Tour @ Paris Hill Historic District
Paris Hill Holiday House Tour @ Paris Hill Historic District
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm
Paris Hill Holiday House Tour @ Paris Hill Historic District
  Join the residents of the historic Paris Hill village on December 6th or December 7th while they open their holiday decorated homes for tours! With many of the houses on Paris Hill dating back well into the 1800s or earlier, what better way to kick off the holidays and get in the spirit! All ... Read more