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www.pencilshavingsstudio.com Week 4 of the One Room Challenge is here - click through to see the DIY camp stools I made, plus the brand new sconces installed. w

DIY Camp Stools: One Room Challenge Week 4

Week 4 is here, and I’m sweating it a bit. After a delay with the fabric, the Huntington House furniture is finally shipping out tomorrow and should take about a week to arrive. It’ll get in right under the wire, a few days before the reveal. This particular ORC is tricky since it’s at the lake
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Leila Jeffreys photography of colorful birds - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

15 Colorful Birds to Inspire Your Next Project

  Funny how inspiration can strike from unexpected places — lately I’ve been particularly inspired by colorful birds.  (If you have major bird anxiety, then skip this post.) I know absolutely NOTHING about birds generally, but I am immensely intrigued by their stunning and sometimes unexpected color combinations. A few weeks ago my sister in law
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Studio Sketchpad: Vol 2

This week’s sketchpad is a mishmash of pretty things as we head into spring. So many great creatives out there making their mark on the world. I’ve long been a fan of The Mrs. Box – there’s just something about the tiny velvet boxes in a dizzying array of candy colors, not to mention the pretty baubles
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Week 3 One Room Challenge – Ikea hacks!

Week 3 of the spring One Room Challenge is here! (Welcome to any new readers. I’m Rachel & I’ve never met a color I didn’t love. I’m a graphic designer with a serious love for interiors. See week 1 and week 2) Over the long Easter weekend I made some major progress at the lake house
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