tyne kitchen

Posted on Aug 11, 2015
tyne kitchen

When we begin a house renovation…… the kitchen is usually the first room that we concept.  For me, this space guides the look and feel of the entire home. Last year, when we first began to brainstorm “Project Tyne Blvd”, we immediately knew that we wanted to create a kitchen that felt super laid back….but […]

nashville lifestyles: pop goes the color

Posted on Aug 5, 2015
nashville lifestyles: pop goes the color

One of our favorite rooms to design is a kid’s space.  Today we’re sharing sources for Oden’s room that is featured in the August issue of Nashville Lifestyles.  Make sure to scroll on down below to view sources…oh and hey, if your child’s bedroom is in need of some love…let us help you create an […]

1765 tyne blvd

Posted on Jul 31, 2015
1765 tyne blvd

design to go promo!

Posted on Jul 27, 2015
design to go promo!

sweet nursery

Posted on Jul 24, 2015
sweet nursery

Thought we’d share the inspiration around a sweet little nursery concept we just completed……for the most darling twin baby girls. We wanted to create a space that is both feminine, but of course in signature P&P style…..still playful and clean. The walls were already painted a soft gray and since the homeowners are planning to […]

tyne exterior + landscaping

Posted on Jul 3, 2015
tyne exterior + landscaping

We’re coming to the end of our project on Tyne Blvd…….and now it’s time for the fun exterior details to come together!   Currently we’re in the process of finalizing the landscape plans. We have been super inspired by repletion of simple ideas. We are currently loving rows of planters filled with boxwoods, simple grassy […]

Black + White Bathrooms

Posted on Jun 25, 2015
Black + White Bathrooms

We are loving the simple drama of  black + white….especially in bathrooms!   We’ve rounded up our favorites below and even included some of the black and white products we’re currently coveting.  So scroll on down and check them out!   (all images found via Pinterest)

P+P Artist Collaboration – Charlotte Hughes

Posted on Jun 3, 2015
P+P Artist Collaboration – Charlotte Hughes

P + P is excited to be collaborating with our super talented friend Charlotte Hughes to bring you our favorite customizable art! We have had so many sourcing requests  for our “Color Study” series and “Concentric Squares” featured in Matchbook Magazine.  For a limited time only they will be available for purchase! Meet Charlotte Charlotte […]

Oversized Photos as Art

Posted on Jun 1, 2015
Oversized Photos as Art

We love the idea of blowing up family photos into large scale pieces of art!  This is one of our absolute favorites from a  recent Pencil + Paper Co. client project.  Photographed by the incredibly talented Leslee Mitchell.

a very happy mother’s day

Posted on Apr 28, 2015
a very happy mother’s day

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 Mother’s Day is right around the corner! To make sure your ready…… we’ve put together some of our favorite Mother’s Day […]

Weekly Color Crush – Orange + Camel

Posted on Apr 14, 2015
Weekly Color Crush – Orange + Camel

We are crushing on Orange + Camel.  We love this “70’s California Vibe” in both interior spaces and warm weather dressing! Perfect way to jumpstart Spring.  Oh and let’s not fail to mention how obsessed we are with that Sharon Montrose print. Check out below to see a few of our favorite “California Cool” picks…. […]

tips for creating a beautifully styled bookshelf

Posted on Apr 8, 2015
tips for creating a beautifully styled bookshelf

We are smitten…. for beautifully styled bookshelves! Bookshelves are the perfect way to add both personality and  functionality to your home.  We think the key to creating a perfectly styled shelf is to “keep it simple”.  Today we’re sharing a couple of tips on how you can clear the clutter and create an effortlessly chic and amazingly styled […]

domino magazine: before + after SOURCES!

Posted on Mar 25, 2015
domino magazine: before + after SOURCES!

Today is the day friends, we’re sharing sources for our before + after kitchen found on Domino Mag.  We thought this would be the perfect opportunity to chat with you about our Design To Go program.  For those of you who are unaware, it’s an online affordable alternative to traditional interior design.  We design your […]

domino magazine: before + after kitchen

Posted on Mar 24, 2015
domino magazine: before + after kitchen

We love a good before + after and our latest post of a recent kitchen renovation we completed just went live online at Domino Magazine!  There wasn’t much construction for this project, the shell of the room remained the same, we basically went in and did a little revamping to help the space truly come […]

Easter Inspiration

Posted on Mar 16, 2015
Easter Inspiration

Can you believe it…Easter is just right around the corner!  My oh my how time flies!  Gen is a PRO at putting a great Easter basket together, so today, we thought we’d share some inspiration of past Easter baskets she’s made- plus some of our favorite treats to help you make an amazing Easter basket […]

Weekly Color Crush – Kelly Green

Posted on Mar 10, 2015
Weekly Color Crush – Kelly Green

photography by David Tsay and Leslee Mitchell If you follow our work, you know we’re HUGE fans of color!  We thought it would be fun to create a new series called Weekly Color Crush where we’ll share with you a color we’ve got a major crush on…… and show you how amazing it looks from outfit […]

“project pretty please” kitchen renovation – round one

Posted on Mar 5, 2015
“project pretty please” kitchen renovation – round one

Pendant Light | Gold Flatware | Abstract Art | Bar Stools | Wishbone Chair | Pedestal Table | Repose Gray Paint | Mauviel Pot | Marble & Brass Shelf | La Cornue Stove | Rug | Hardware | Dishes We’ve had lots of requests to share kitchen sources… so today we thought we’d share with […]

Weekly Color Crush – Yellow

Posted on Feb 27, 2015
Weekly Color Crush – Yellow

photography by David Tsay and JCrew If you follow our work, you know we’re HUGE fans of color!  We thought it would be fun to create a new series called Weekly Color Crush where we’ll share with you a color we’ve got a major crush on and show you how amazing it looks from outfit to […]

quick bathroom revamp!

Posted on Feb 26, 2015
quick bathroom revamp!

Today we’re sharing with you a quick little bathroom revamp we recently completed for the Johnson Family.  We’re in love with this family – and their kids are beyond precious!  Their two oldest currently share a bathroom, they’re super fun and have the best personalities and we felt like their bathroom should capture their playful spirit!   […]

domino magazine: before + after family room

Posted on Feb 24, 2015
domino magazine: before + after family room

We have exciting news friends!  We are monthly contributors for Domino Magazine!!!  Follow along each month to see the entire renovation of one of our most recent projects plus we’ll be sharing secret designer tips and tricks along the way!  Hop on over to Domino to see the before + after of the family room!  Love […]

project creative couple before + after dining & kitchen

Posted on Feb 11, 2015
project creative couple before + after dining & kitchen

Hey friends!  Today we’ll be sharing with you the dining room and kitchen makeover for our creative clients, the Lockwood’s.  This finishes up their bottom floor with the exception of the screened room, which we’ll be sure to show you once it’s completed! Round One: Dining Room Before – On our first meeting with the Lockwood’s, we […]

project creative couple before + after entry

Posted on Feb 3, 2015
project creative couple before + after entry

Hi again!  Welcome to round 2 of our most recent before + after project for the creative Lockwood family!   For this post, we’ll focus on the foyer and their hallway area and show you how a little bit of paint and editing can make a dramatic difference in a space. Round One: Foyer & Hallway […]

project creative couple before + after

Posted on Feb 1, 2015
project creative couple before + after

Hi friends!  This past weekend we had the pleasure of doing a quick install for our clients Alex & Genie Lockwood.  They’re a ridiculously creative couple with two of the most precious little boys.  They already have great style and amazing pieces but just needed a little help editing and pulling everything together.  We set out […]

matchbook magazine nashville nest

Posted on Jan 15, 2015
matchbook magazine nashville nest

We are beyond excited and thrilled to be featured on the cover of this month’s Matchbook Magazine.  You’ll get an inside look at one of our latest projects, Gen & Ben’s previous home plus learn about what inspires us.  Head on over and check it out!  A huge thank you to the crazy talented Leslee Mitchell […]

design to go

Posted on Jan 5, 2015
design to go

Hi friends, please forgive us for the silence!  Things have been incredibly crazy in the world of Pencil & Paper and we promise to share more soon.  One thing we are beyond excited to introduce you to is our newest program, Design To Go!  This idea has been in the works for the longest time, […]

Better Homes & Gardens

Posted on Aug 7, 2014
Better Homes & Gardens

photo by David Tsay I am thrilled to be featured in the September issue of Better Homes & Gardens Magazine.  Check out a sneak peek of the issue and my tips on choosing and using vintage pieces over at the BHG blog!  

southern living before + after

Posted on Jul 22, 2014
southern living before + after

After Breakfast Area – rug, chairs Before Breakfast Area Before Family Room After Family Room – pouf, coffee table, stool, pillows Before Kitchen After Kitchen – rug We are beyond excited to share our latest before + after project that was just recently published in Southern Living‘s most inspiring makeovers!  Say hello to our amazing […]

chair love

Posted on Mar 27, 2014
chair love

I have been a long time fan of this adorable chair…….now a total steal on Overstock. Such a great way to add color and whimsy to a family room! Think I need a pair of these too!!

spring essential

Posted on Mar 26, 2014
spring essential

I am loving little lace shirts for spring! Just splurged on this cutie from J Crew…..but sure it will be a new favorite!!

just purchased…..

Posted on Feb 13, 2014
just purchased…..

j crew factory Just purchased for my little fashion plate!

finally…..

Posted on Feb 10, 2014
finally…..

Dayna Barstool  So happy that Ballard Design has finally introduced a bamboo barstool! Can’t wait to use these in a project! 

more valentine’s day cuties……

Posted on Feb 10, 2014
more valentine’s day cuties……

kayce hughes How excited would you be if this “cutie” arrived on February 14th?????

valentine’s treat

Posted on Feb 9, 2014
valentine’s treat

If you are looking for the perfect Valentine’s treat for your honey………here is my all time favorite!

i’m back

Posted on Feb 7, 2014
i’m back

Please forgive my long blog silence!!! We moved just after Thanksgiving and I have been completely overwhelmed with work and remodeling!!! It seems the “to do list” is NEVER complete!! We are finally in a “new/temporary” house (more on that later) and I am trying to get back to normal life!!! First thing on the […]

“the perfect pair”

Posted on Oct 18, 2013
“the perfect pair”

Two of my favorites are teaming up! Don’t miss the opportunity to have family photos taken just in time for holiday cards and gifts! The amazingly talented Leslee Mitchell will be hosting “mini-sessions” at all three Kayce Hughes locations (Chatanooga, Atlanta, and Nashville)! You will not be disappointed!!!!

pencil and paper co

Posted on Oct 9, 2013
pencil and paper co

A huge thank you to NFocus for recognizing our home in their annual “Homes of Distinctive Design” issue and for the lovely feature on Pencil and Paper Co. Check it out here!!

kitchen+family room renovation

Posted on Oct 6, 2013
kitchen+family room renovation

Thought I would share some quick cell phone photos of a large Pencil and Paper Co renovation project that is almost complete. The construction is finally wrapped up and the final details are in process …..adding glass to light fixtures and amazing wallpaper going in shortly! Quite a transformation from the original 60’s turquoise counters and faux […]

fall wish list

Posted on Sep 21, 2013
fall wish list

The days are beginning to get a bit cooler here in Nashville…so think it is officially time to start my “fall wish list”! This year I have decided to make a pinterest board of “Possible Fall Purchases” and things that I find “inspirational” for the season! Feel free to follow along as I  map out […]

schoolhouse electric

Posted on Sep 17, 2013
schoolhouse electric

Check out the great styling and fun new product at Schoolhouse Electric.  I adore this tree wallpaper!!!

before + after

Posted on Sep 16, 2013
before + after

Library Table Detail Pillow Pattern Play! Coffee Table Details Fireplace Mantel Update Library Table Details Color Palette Dining Room Overview Bar Set-Up Overview Layout Fabric Combo Before Living Room Before Detail Before Dining Room Before Dining Room Buffet Thought I would share a weekend styling project that I just completed for an adorable Pencil and […]

lamp love

Posted on Sep 14, 2013
lamp love

I totally adore this Jill Rosenwald ceramic lamp!!! Could design an entire room around this!!

travel poster love

Posted on Sep 8, 2013
travel poster love

Love these “travel posters” from the fabulous Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co…..Nashville next please !!!    

matchbook magazine

Posted on Sep 5, 2013
matchbook magazine

So excited to be included in the September issue of my favorite…….Matchbook Magazine!!! I had so much fun playing dress up with the always brilliant Leslee Mitchell- love her eye for composition and color…her photographs are always just perfection! And a huge thank you for making me “camera ready”- Kara Gaylor (an amazing resource for hair […]

happy labor day

Posted on Sep 2, 2013
happy labor day

Just ordered this great “letter pressed” American Flag from Urban Outfitters!!! Hope you all are having a great Labor Day!

wallpaper crush

Posted on Aug 30, 2013
wallpaper crush

“Yes”….I am obsessing about this wallpaper pattern from Serena and Lily’s new wallpaper line!!

coffee table book

Posted on Aug 28, 2013
coffee table book

I can’t wait to add this beauty to my coffee table….just released today!!

kayce hughes fall dresses

Posted on Aug 23, 2013
kayce hughes fall dresses

I need a little girl please…..so I can buy EVERY ONE of these adorable dresses from Kayce Hughes fall line. Seriously THE CUTEST!!!

before+after

Posted on Aug 20, 2013
before+after

love the happy mix of pattern+color!! adore this rug from rugsusa.com great mix of pattern  whimsical bookshelves “wishbone chair love” children’s artwork mixed in with a fun new art collection don’t be scared to mix patterns!! before living room before dining room Thought I would share a fun before+after project that I just completed! While […]

happy 8th birthday oden!!!

Posted on Aug 19, 2013
happy 8th birthday oden!!!

The many faces of Oden!!! Happy Birthday sweet boy!!!!! I love you more than the whole wide world!!!!xo, mom