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Porch Makeover Reveal!

Last week I showed you the style inspiration for my front porch makeover with Dash & Albert (part of the Annie Selke brands). And today I’m excited to pull back the curtain for the big reveal. The porch swing has been built and installed and we pretty much haven’t stopped talking about it since. I’m counting
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4th of July & other Carlton Landing shenanigans

Super late in getting this up about the 4th but didn’t want to let it pass me by. We dashed down on Saturday morning for a long weekend of fireworks, banana cream pie (OMG – I have PERFECTED it) and lazing around on the front porch. Oh, and plenty of swimming. Overall the weekend was more low-key
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Mood board for outdoor porch project with @psstudio and the Annie Selke Co. - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Southern Porch Makeover: Or How I convinced Simon to let me have a daybed swing

Internet, if I knew one thing to be true once upon a time, it was this: I was not an outdoorsy person. Nor was I a lake person. Except… then we bought a house with a big porch. At the lake. In a community designed to be walkable and all about hanging out on your front porch. OUTDOORS.
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Lake House Updates at Carlton Landing

We’ve been at Carlton Landing for several days now, doing what is probably best described as “puttering.”  I’ve had a handful of projects going on in the background at the lake house as we headed towards summer and so I’m all aflutter, zhushing things here and there. NEW DAYBED The biggest thing I wanted done for summer was probably this
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