Friday Favorites!

how chic is this scene? / photo: frances valentine / you can scoop up this  tote  here!

how chic is this scene? / photo: frances valentine / you can scoop up this tote here!

we think that everyone’s wardrobe needs a wicker bag! snap this crossbody up  here !

we think that everyone’s wardrobe needs a wicker bag! snap this crossbody up here!

make a statement with this  leather purse  in the prettiest emerald color!

make a statement with this leather purse in the prettiest emerald color!

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1. Happy Friday, yall! We’re counting down the days until this Monday, May 13th when our Alphabet Series officially launches on One Kings Lane, but in the meantime here’s a SNEAK PEEK! In just 3 days, every single letter in the alphabet will be available in ALL of our favorite color combinations (so that you can create your very OWN custom messaging)! We’ve also included some of our FAVORITE phrases like HOWDY and HELLO! We love seeing how y’all style them in your home so be sure to always tag us on Instagram and use #pencilandpaperco when you feature them!

2. Sandal season is in full swing and we can’t get enough of these strappy patent leather sandals (available in six color options from Talbots!) Have you browsed Talbots recently? We ADORE all of their new arrivals perfect for a fun weekend or summer getaway! If you love linen like us, then you’ll want to take a peek at these wide leg linen pants, this lightweight linen blazer (it comes in five pretty colors) and these tailored linen pants. Looking for classic pieces? These darling open weave ballet flats, this wicker clutch and this caning drawstring tote are all timeless perfection!

3. One of our very favorite sources for home pieces, World Market is hosting a MAJOR SALE where you can save 30% OFF on nearly everything! Want to see our picks? You’re going to want to scoop up these geometric rattan barstools, this natural cane and mahogany bench and this outdoor chaise lounge! On the hunt for an outside umbrella? You’re in luck - World Market is one of our go-tos and they’re pieces are so reasonable! Take a look at this scalloped umbrella, this black and white striped umbrella, and this neutral tilting umbrella! Make sure to browse all the sale items here!

4. A graphic black and white stripe always makes us happy! So of course we’re completely smitten with this statement making striped inlay box from our wonderfully talented friend, Paloma Contreras! We’re also loving this brass hexagonal vase (bright colored peonies were made to fill this vase), this geometric black and white octagonal mirror and this gold airy lantern. You can shop her entire new collection available now on Williams Sonoma Home! And speaking of Williams Sonoma - make sure you take full advantage of their Premier Event that’s happening right now! We adore this classic blue and white tablecloth (now under $80) and great news for you - our very FAVORITE scalloped plates are now on SALE!

5. DEAL ALERT! Serena and Lily is currently offering up to 30% OFF lighting! If you’re needing to brighten up a space - there’s no better time than now to snap up some of our favorite pieces (at a fraction of their original cost). Are few of our go-to’s pendants include… this honeycomb chandelier, this woven round pendant, and this mid century option. Needing a table lamp? Snap up this linear table lamp, this vintage inspired lamp and this sculptural ceramic lamp while they are a deal! You can always shop all of our favorite lighting options here!

6. HELLO, yellow! We’re currently crushing on this HAPPY hue even more than usual! On the hunt to add some happiness to your closet? Our picks include this tropical print dress, this relaxed linen dress, this plaid tote and this polka dot print dress. This splurge worthy patterned skirt has stolen our hearts! Oh and by the way - you can snap up your FAVORITE letter of the alphabet in this bold color!

7. Headed anywhere fun soon? We’re daydreaming of a tropical getaway where we could wear this sunny kaftan - it’s so happy! Want to see what else is at the tippy top of our vacation dress wishlist? We adore this cotton midi dress with it’s plunging neckline, this striking mustard-yellow hue linen dress (swoon), and this floral embroidered midi dress! And while we’re on the topic of our wishlist… we’re also crushing hard on this zig zag neckline caftan, these leather slingback heels and this color blocked leather tote!

8. By now you know that one of our favorite ways to accessorize is with playful finds! Gingham can do no wrong in our opinion which is why we’re loving this ladylike frame clutch - it’s also on major sale right now! And check out these colorful statement earrings, these oversized shell earrings (they’re $42), these color blocked pumps, and this knotted headband ! Add a pop of color to any outfit with this bright macrame tote and this bold emerald leather saddle bag!

9. Pop on over to J.Crew to score an extra 40% OFF sale items! We’ll definitely be adding this refined trench dress (it reminds of the beauty Meghan Markle just wore), these silk jungle print pants (the pattern could not be prettier) and this multicolor tweed jacket to our closets! Have we mentioned our undying love of stripes?! This tie waist striped shirt dress is a deal not to be missed! A few of our go-tos are also on major markdown - snap up our army green quilted jacket (it’s currently under $105) and this strappy v-neck one piece!

10. You know we’re all always on the hunt for a great deal… which is why we’re so excited to share all of our new favorite picks from Walmart! From classic pants to chinoiserie lamps to breezy dresses - we’ve rounded up all our favorites! On the hunt for a rug? We love this tonal blue rug, or this natural seagrass rug! Looking to add a lamp to your space? We use this blue and white beauty in the studio and it’s one of our lighting favorites! Deal of the day alert - take a peek at this black flutter sleeve wrap dress (it’s currently on sale for $13.50!) You’ll also want to check out this belted midi shirt dress - it’s been a staple of our spring uniform!

Be sure to check out our Instagram Stories for more of our Friday Favorites! Happy weekend and shopping, y’all!