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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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One Room Challenge: Lake House!

It’s officially One Room Challenge kickoff time!   For all you newbies, the ORC is a semi-annual event where 20 bloggers transform a room from start to finish hosted by Linda of Calling it Home. (Last October I did our happy stripe family room) And on Thursdays is when all the other participating designers and bloggers chime in
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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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One Room Challenge Week 2 update - beautiful rug by Annie Selke's Dash & Albert in a bold preppy stripe with a Serena & Lily indoor/outdoor pouf and vintage red telephone www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

One Room Challenge: Week 2 (accessories!)

It’s week 2 of the One Room Challenge (see week 1).  This week I worked on lining up some accessories for the room and getting the new Dash & Albert Regatta rug* laid which has already made alllll the difference in the feel of the room. For one thing, I got it in a 10×14
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