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Gift guide time! A pale blush and chambray-inspired gift guide for Christmas 2016 for your best friend who always has the  best outfits www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Gift guide: your unconventional friend who’s going to write the most interesting autobiography someday

Today’s gift guide is one of my favorites (see vol 1 and vol 2). I envision the girl who would love any of these items is that kooky personality who always puts together the most outlandish things but always looks chic. She tells the craziest stories and you know it’s going to make the most
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A Hedgehouse velvet throwbed on the hearth is the perfect place to curl up in front of the fire and wait for Santa to come down the chimney on Christmas Eve. Giveaway at www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Colorful Christmas: Giveaway #1

In all the hurry scurry of the holiday season, and the scrambling to get everyone else a gift, I thought I’d pull together a few of my favorite things to give away!  First up are these gorgeous velvet throwbeds from Hedgehouse – I’m giving away a sumptuous green velvet one as well as a inky blue/black
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Colorful Christmas tree; white Christmas tree with colorful ornaments www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Holiday Home Tour Pt 3: Candy Color Tree

It’s the final part of my Holiday Home Tour (see part 1 and part 2).  Earlier in the fall I heard someone say that all anybody really wants at the holidays is sameness. That made me pause – it’s the truth, isn’t it? We want it to feel just like it did when we were
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Christmas home tour with Pencil Shavings Studio; Boxwood wreaths, simple Scandinavian inspired garlands, red stripe ribbons, and the soft glow of lanterns. www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Holiday Home Tour Part 2: Boxwood & Bows

Part 2 of my holiday home tour is up (see part 1 here)! With our living room newly refreshed from the One Room Challenge, I wanted to keep our holiday decor simple and uncomplicated this year. I loved the idea of having a smaller tree potted in one of the baskets I typically use for
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