summer sandals + our new favorites category!

We are SO happy that warm weather has FINALLY hit Nashville. If you caught our Instagram stories over the weekend you noticed we were doing a bit of a "closet clean-up!" That also meant we were officially unboxing all of our favorite summer sandals. We've also being eyeing a few new pairs to add to the warm weather rotation, and have rounded them up below! P.S. – Can you believe what a STEAL these are?!

While we were browsing for sandals, we came across the perfect happy surprise! A forever favorite, Tory Burch, is having her Spring Event sale with 20%-30% off EVERYTHING! We've just added a few pieces to our cart – this, this, and this all will come home with us! If you're feeling like a major splurge, this dress is so swoon-worthy. 

More exciting news? After receiving so many questions about our favorite shoes, we've given them a dedicated category on our "shop" page – see all of our picks here!


p+p picks: premiere day!

We've stumbled on an AMAZING 1 day SALE from Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, West Elm, and Rejuvenation having their MAJOR Premier Day sale today! With only 24 hours to shop, we've made it easy for you by rounding up a selection of our favorite finds below. Are you in need of a little kitchen refresh? This Nespresso machine is over $200 off at Williams-Sonoma right now! We're also stocking up on their trusted dish towels and pretty soaps. For furniture picks? There are pieces for everyone – we're crushing on this, this, and this

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friday favorites


1. Shopbop is having their MAJOR Spring Sale Event! Everything is up to 25% (even sale items!) and we're snagging some of the pieces that have been on our wishlist. This and this are the prettiest patterned pieces that we just added to our cart. This dress is what our dreams are made of! We're also adding cuties like this, this, and this! See more of our "fashion favorites" here – we update these daily!

2. Serena & Lily continues to nail it! We especially love their incredible assortment of outdoor furniture. They are perfect pieces for warm weather entertaining. And, we've purchased this, this, this, and this recently for clients!

3. Spring on your mind? We've rounded up a few of our "must have" woven bags for the warmer weather – this, this, and this are all handbags we'll be adding to our cart! Psst – this is marked down from $150 to UNDER $50!

4. One of our favorite online sources for amazing finds is One Kings Lane! Right now they're offering 20% of ALL art! We just scored this, this, this, and this for clients. We might've also picked up this beauty for ourselves! See all of our art favorites here

5. We received so many questions yesterday about our classic white blouse (that's sadly not available anymore!) so we've rounded up a few similar styles that we think we'll be adding to our staples. This, this, and this are such finds!  

6. Our signature accessory for spring is, of course, a fun pair of statement earrings! It's such a great way to add whimsy and interest to even the simplest of looks – these (20% off full-price jewelry at Anthropologie!), these, and these are all pairs we can't wait to wear around! Take a glance at other earring favorites here

7. With warm weather FINALLY here in Nashville, we've decided it's the perfect time to rummage through our handbags to get rid of a few old and make way for some new! This, this, and this are "splurge-worthy" finds we're dreaming about! 

8. We're adding so many of Tory Burch's fabulous Spring arrivals to our closet! Top of our mind? This, this, this, and this! We are so obsessed with these fabulous statement earrings – we know what we'll be wearing to our event at Texas Design Week in 2 weeks! P.S. – We're talking with the super stylish Bailey McCarthy of Biscuit Home; score your tickets here.

9. Did y'all see our post yesterday about our cheerful "Wednesday Project"? We took one of our favorite vintage blue + white planters and potted orchids we snagged at Whole Foods! It made for such a "picture perfect" moment. We're already eyeing this, this, and this for our next planter project – plus, you can shop more of our blue + white favorites here!

10. Looking for eyeglasses? Our everyday pair is from Warby Parker! From their product to branding and everything in between – we're in love! Our picks? This, this, and this are all ones we have our eyes on!

trends we love: white + pattern!

With 2018 already in full swing, we're tackling a record number of bathroom and kitchen renovations this year! It's been so fun to see all of these different spaces come together.

We've recently partnered with Kohler to share some of the top trends we're currently loving. We're sure it's no surprise that our favorites are white (always a classic!), and pattern – a Pencil & Paper Co. staple. Helping our clients to create both beautiful and functional spaces that stand the test of time is always our top priority! Follow along below as we share trend inspiration and tips for how to pull it off!  


Let's talk about why we're drawn to white spaces.  A white space is both modern and timeless. It lets the eye rest, calms the mind and provides the perfect canvas to add color and texture.


This white kitchen is dressed up with oversized brass pendants and hardware. Another perk of a white kitchen? Fresh blooms truly make a statement! 


Take a peek above at how we used white throughout a whole home to create a calm and timeless space.


We can't wait to serve breakfast each morning in our bright happy kitchen!


In a white space, we love adding warmth. The Purist faucet in brushed gold makes the perfect modern statement! 

If you love a bright and classic white space as much as we do – then check out below where we've rounded up product from decor to fixtures and faucets to help you "get the look" in your own bathroom!

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It should come as no surprise that we love a healthy dose of pattern-play!  We enjoy incorporating pattern into our designs for so many reasons – it adds a graphic punch, can help tie together your overall color palette and adds personality to your space! We're also big fans of mixing patterns - whether it be florals and geometrics or a variety of scales, in our minds, you just can't go wrong with unexpected combos!


We love statement making fabric! It adds the perfect amount of graphic interest and personality.


From wallpaper to rugs – pattern can be incorporated in a variety of ways!


Still not ready to commit to color? Pattern can be found in statement-making neutrals, too!

Take a peek below to "get the look" for a colorful kitchen in your own home!


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For more fabulous inspiration, visit!

All images above via Leslee Mitchell Photography. Thank you to Kohler Co. for sponsoring this post.

feminine details

Pretty feminine details are on our minds this week, so we've rounded up a few of our favorites (psst, don't tell Benjamin – we couldn't resist this darling blush handbag for ourselves). 

Also, did you follow our stories yesterday on Instagram? We received so many questions about our jeans (similar here!), shoes (here!), and blouse (this!) that we just had to share (featured on Instagram stories).

One of our favorite sales of the entire year? Shopbop is having their Spring Sale Event – with up to 25% off EVERYTHING for 4 DAYS ONLY! Don't miss this opportunity to stock up on our favorite brands (Clare V., Ulla Johnson, Rhode Resort, Rebecca Taylor, and Mar Y Sol – so many amazing finds).

Have a happy Wednesday, y'all!