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What I’ve learned about outdoor furniture (& a Craigslist patio update)

In our nearly 11 years of marriage, we’ve had a little experience with outdoor furniture, primarily in the form of miscellaneous umbrellas, dining tables and chairs.  And sadly, it almost always sits neglected, baking out in the hot Oklahoma summer. I’ve decided that this is primarily due to the fact that we are much more prone to be lounging outdoors
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Home Tour Wrapup

We survived the neighborhood home tour this past weekend, and it was a fantastic weekend for us. Naively I hadn’t really thought about how much work it was going to be to participate both on the committee as well as have our home ready for the tour. But it was worth all the blood, sweat,
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@psstudio master bedroom makeover - Stray Dog Designs striped Esme lamp - Benjamin Moore China White walls - www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

Nightstand Styling w/ Stray Dog Designs (+ A Lamp Giveaway!)

Today I’m pairing up with the stylish color-loving folks at Stray Dog Designs to talk about how to style your nightstand. With our master bedroom makeover,  I knew that we’d need some bold and colorful lamps to pop against all that serene white and there’s no better way to make a style statement than a fantastic
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The Front Door is Painted!

Getting the front door painted has been on the to do list for a few months now. We’ve been enjoying the new front door but with the mayhem of the holidays, all of a sudden it was March before we could get it painted. So on a beautiful morning at Crack Of Dawn O’Clock, the painter
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