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Merry Christmas from the Shingletons - 2013

A Christmas of Joy

photo by Shannon Ho WHEW! We made it through Christmas, everyone! Was it full of light, color, and joy for you? I’m happy to say that it was all of these things for us this year. I’ve been percolating on this season since last Christmas because I was totally down after it was all said
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Whirlwind of a December

We MADE IT! We have survived the crazy Christmas shipping season here at Pencil Shavings! I’m happy to have passed a third Christmas shipping season here. I owe my mailman an awesome gift, am I right? When you run a shop of any kind, December is the ultimate sprint at the end of a yearlong
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That time I picked up a Ferris Wheel on the side of the road

It’s only appropriate that on the heels of having our lovely home featured in BHG that I should go ahead and share my ghetto Christmas decoration on the front lawn. HA. Here in our city, we have Big Junk Cleanup once a month. For those of you not familiar with the great joy of the
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Pencil Shavings Studio home tour at Better Homes & Gardens

Pencil Shavings Studio House Tour at Better Homes & Gardens

A few months ago you might remember that I was invited to come to New York City to participate in Better Homes & Gardens’ Stylemaker event. BHG is really dedicated to partnering with bloggers as new media content creators and so I was honored/amazed/thrilled when they invited me to have our house featured on their
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