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Rattan Pendants are having a moment

Are you noticing the rattan trend happening everywhere lately? I’m particularly keen on rattan pendant lights – there’s something so beachy and fresh about them, and the bell shape feels crisply contemporary with a nod to natural fibers. I’ve seen them in pairs over kitchen islands, or solo over dining tables. But they’re equally at
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Roman shades are installed & Jude babysits

All of a sudden, we’re well into summer as June is slipping through our fingers.  Memorial Day came and went – we were stuffed to the gills with kids, friends, and one pesky Chihuahua and it’s always fun. Every year at this time, I think back to that first Memorial Day weekend at Carlton Landing, in 2014,
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Minted Personal Styling

Editor’s note: This post is sponsored by Minted. Thanks for supporting the brands that keep Pencil Shavings going. As a designer, I consistently hear from people that they are struggling to figure out what to put on their empty walls. I completely get it – art can feel overwhelming and sometimes cost prohibitive, or like
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24 of the best natural woven baskets

You can’t beat the style & storage that you get with woven storage baskets. I’m a huge fan for the natural texture and visual interest they bring to a room, not to mention the practical aspects (I’m looking at you, endless amount of toys). In our house, everything from socks & shoes to toys and
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