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Midi skirt: a flattering shape for every body

A midi skirt is one of my favorite pieces for fall – or really, for any season – and is an absolute staple of my personal style. It’s a totally glamorous piece that can get a ton of wear — because who doesn’t love the idea of swishing about in Christian Dior-New Look-esque skirts? This look is
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What nobody tells you about having long hair

(unsure of image source– let me know if you know who shot this. graphics by me) For well over a year now I have been embarking on The Great Hair Grow Out, documented in a few different posts, most notably this one (the #1 most viewed post here!). And I’m still growing it, despite the fact
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How to create marbled paper

Jude has been attending art classes this fall (more on that next week!) and I think all the artistic fever is rubbing off on me as I’ve been inspired lately to tackle some hands-on art projects. A few weeks ago, this image of these strongly saturated marbled papers caught my eye. The monochromatic feel was
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How to Survive Growing Out Your Hair

Edited to add:  Because this post has been so crazy popular, I paired up with Mane Message to design the cutest hair ties and headbands ever!  Also – check out other hair-related posts here at Pencil Shavings Studio. And! Good news! I’ve survived growing out my hair — see what it looks like now. Can we
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