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Red Koolaid on Dash & Albert rug - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com
Red Koolaid on Dash & Albert rug - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

This is real life

Real life looks like this currently: red koolaid spilled on (thankfully) an indoor/outdoor rug. I mean, don’t get me wrong – it still sent me into tears because it’s just been that kind of week. I took a much-needed nap with the baby and when I woke up, Jude and the neighbor kid thought it would
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Carlton Landing, lake house, front porch, outdoor living rooms, @psstudio for Better Homes & Gardens, www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Better Homes & Gardens Style Spotters: Outdoor Living Rooms

New post is up at Better Homes & Gardens! This week I’m getting inspired by outdoor living rooms. We’ve had several dining table sets on our patio for awhile, but frankly, they just never get used. I’d much rather have a comfy living room setup instead. Check out my top inspiration pics, plus the most
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A Pencil Shavings Studio pop up shop at Carlton Landing on Lake Eufaula Oklahoma, 4th of July, Nautical www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Some 4th of July Inspiration, plus a pop up shop

Can you believe we’re halfway through summer already? At least, that’s how I’ve always thought about the 4th of July – it’s the last big celebration of summer before Labor Day finishes it up. And what better way to celebrate than with some red,white, and blue, fireworks, and outdoor fun? I’m excited to be participating in
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Archer: 5 Months Old

We’re deep in the trenches of summer and Mr. Smushy Yummy is now five months old (WHAT?). So far our summer has consisted of trips to the pool and trips to Carlton Landing, interspersed with Vacation Bible School and camps for Jude. Last week we went to Carlton Landing and had some friends down for
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