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Fall home tour: front porch

Pumpkins! Topiaries! Let the season begin. Internet, we flew in to Oklahoma City from NYC late last night and it was such a glorious weekend in Manhattan. I have so many cool things to show you! But I’ll be spending the day cuddling Sir Archer and catching up on loads and loads of laundry. I
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14 things to do with pumpkins this fall

It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with all things pumpkin and over the past 9 years (!) here at Pencil Shavings, there’s been quite a few pumpkin inspired posts. So I thought I’d do a little round-up of all the pumpkin fun to give you a little shot of inspiration as we delve into fall.
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Carlton Landing front porch swing with HBC Point Blanket

Pumpkin Patchin’ at Carlton Landing

With Fall Break finally here, we ditched the city and ran straight for Carlton Landing. Fall is our favorite season here, and I’ve decided that it’s not just because the weather is chilly and marvelous. It’s the sharp contrast to our everyday life in the city — schedules filled, frenetic, always something to distract or entice
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Colorful abstract painted pumpkins by Rita Ortloff paired with PlushPumpkin velvet pumpkins

Colorful Pumpkins – An Abstract DIY

Pumpkin of the week time! Are we tired of fall decorating ideas yet? I hope not ? because there’s so much more good stuff to come. It’s go big or go home around here. For this week’s version, I asked bestie Rita Ortloff if she’d paint up a couple pretties for me to photograph and she
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