Author Archive | Rachel


This post is full of photos of the weekend without telling any major story. My birthday was on Saturday and I turned a whopping thirty-four years old. Several weeks back I told Simon that I wanted to spend my birthday at the lake, and he was on board with it. Except that sounds so darn
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Pencil Shavings Studio's favorite podcasts…

Do you listen to podcasts?

Two weeks ago, I got a new car(!) and now I am able to stream all of my music and stuff via Bluetooth to the sound system. This sounds like a “welcome to the 90s, Mr. Banks” kind of moment, I know. But it’s seriously changed my life! (Don’t I sound like I’m 90 years
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It was at Stationery Academy in 2012 that I first met Sara Moore, a fellow creative and paper designer. We hit it off, and in the past year her family moved to Oklahoma from Houston. We have semi-regular lunches, especially in those last few months before both of our babies were born (her third, my
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Creating an entryway landing zone, nautical decor, lake house decor

Creating an entryway landing zone

    Slim End Table by Room & Board; Emery Drapes by Pottery Barn (on sale!); Bags by Baggu; Hello Sunshine print by Rifle Paper Co., Hang 10 Hooks ℅ Ocean & Sea (super fun shop, btw) There’s just something about an entryway, isn’t there? One of my most popular pins is this shot of our entryway
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