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One Room Challenge: Living Room // Week 2

Week 2 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.)  I’m sure a lot of you are already familiar with the One Room Challenge™, but here’s a quick explanation
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Patio Progress

On Friday, the demo of our existing patio and yard began. And wow, am I glad for those strong guys pulling out those slabs of concrete. It was a tough job, without a doubt, and worth every penny to hire out for it. They showed up around 9 and I was still in my nightgown
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Backyard Patio Project: Before

We’ve been planning on upgrading our outdoor patio since last summer, but then life got in the way and then it was winter and suddenly here we are and it’s about that time to be living outdoors again. We’ve been working with Leigh Love, a local landscape designer and I’ve loved all the ideas she’s
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www.pencilshavingsstudio.com Navy blue master bedroom with HBC stripe point blanket and brass articulating sconces. Highland Hardware acrylic frames and brass standouts. Benjamin Moore Van Deusen blue.  Lake house at Carlton Landing - modern farmhouse design - shiplap walls

A few lake house updates

A few housekeeping things happened last weekend at Carlton Landing, like hanging some new drapes in the living room and continuing my slow-zhush (yes, this is a term I just made up) of the master bedroom. I’ve had an ever-increasing pile of things on my dining room table to take to CL now for weeks
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