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A new season of gratitude

A fresh school year, a season of gratitude We’ve been back to school now for a couple of weeks and this year is already a momentous one. Jude began fifth grade and Archer began 3 year old preschool. So you can imagine all the feelings swirling about as I dropped off Jude first (who requested…

Fall Decor Refresh with Bassett Furniture

Simplifying our personal style down to what’s truly essential; plus a few practical tips on how to refresh your decor for fall. With school back in session and the lake house project nearly complete, I’ve been working on freshening up a few things around our house in Oklahoma City. The thing I love so much…

4 things I’ve devoured lately

1. ELDER MILLENNIAL Last week Simon and I laid in bed and cried laughing after stumbling on the Netflix show Elder Millennial. Comedienne Iliza is sharp, savvy and uproariously funny. DO NOT miss this one. And we’re all adults, so expect adult language — not one for the kiddos. 2. DITCH THE OLD METAL BEDFRAME…

Colorful midcentury modern-inspired living room with a twist - Annie Selke Marco Jute Soumak rug - Rowe Furniture - Crypton fabric - kidfriendly living room - decorating with kids - colorful kitchen - interior design - #pencilshavingsstudio #familyroom #livingroom #colormefabulous www.pencilshavingsstudio.com

A colorful open floor plan: before & after tour

Ahhh the ubiquitous open floor plan. It’s what everyone wants, but figuring out a cohesive design can sometimes be a challenge.   The past few months I’ve been working closely on this fun project (which I’ve dubbed #SoonerFarmhouse on Instagram – remember the fabby modern screened-in porch?!) with my clients and the reveal today is their…