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MDS Stripes is how I dress in my fantasy life

Uber-talented designer and all-around preppy tastemaker Mark Sikes designs the chicest line called MDS Stripes. It’s chock full of flowy peasant tops, billowy skirts, young Jackie Kennedy on Nantucket-appropriate frocks and everything else in between. In other words, it’s how I would dress if I too was vacationing and living my Ultimate Stripe Fantasy Life™.
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On newsstands October 4th, Stylemaker magazine is a new publication by Better Homes & Gardens with insightful interviews from various designers, creatives, and bloggers featuring their homes and offices. Pencil Shavings Studio author and designer Rachel Shingleton is featured in a 10 page spread full of her colorful home and inspiration for stylish living.

Stylemaker Issue on stands now!

Last week we took Jude to New York City as I attended my 4th Better Homes & Gardens Stylemaker event. It’s one of my favorite blogger things to attend, and it was extra special to go this year as we have an enormous spread in their newest magazine(!). More on this in a sec.  It’s
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Better Homes & Gardens StyleMaker Workshop – NYC

Ahhh! I’m so glad to be back here on the blog! I missed this space, but it was so nice to unplug from the blog for a few days while we were in NYC. A few months ago, I received an email from the digital team at Better Homes & Gardens about their September Stylemaker
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Alt Recap: New (to me) Bloggers You Should Follow

Ok, so I lied yesterday. I said I was going to talk about my favorite business card designs, but we had a slight issue w/ photos, so I’ll have to reshoot them today. Moving on. Today is all about new-to-me blogs that you should be checking out. This is by no means a definitive list
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