Our Favorite Black Friday Deals!

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I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving!! I’m up at my parents’ house with my family, enjoying the cooler weather and stuffing our faces. We all just woke up from our Thanksgiving naps and now we’re all talking about Black Friday sales!

There are a couple of general sales to be aware of – like Overstock’s 15% off (my mom’s bar stools are from Overstock! Love them) and West Elm’s Buy More Save More sale (you can snag my favorite office chair in the world for 30% off!). In an effort to help you save time, we rounded up  some of our favorite and most asked about items from that we used throughout the year – that also happen to be a part of some awesome Black Friday sales!

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Indigo Lamp Base – $34!

We used this dark indigo lamp in our One Room Challenge master bedroom and it is so, so beautiful! It is the absolute perfect shade of blue!!

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Brass Wall Sconce – Only $44!

These weren’t the original sconces we intended to use in this space, but this last minute change ended up being one of our absolute favorite elements of the room!! These sconces are so beautiful and look SO much more rich than the $44 price tag!

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Carlisle Bench Cushion Sofa  //  Moroccan Rug – 6×9 only $141!!

My favorite roll arm bench cushion sofa is 20% off today only! And check out the price on one of our absolute favorite rugs!

And World Market is taking 40% off furniture! I still love this coffee table and it’s console table sister!

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We still get SO many questions about this blue overdyed rug. This color and pattern are also perfect for families with kids and pets – it hides everything!!!

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Overdyed Blue Rug – 6×9 only $115!!

And these black and white lumbars are still a favorite! They’re on major clearance this weekend for only $17!

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Black & White Pillows – $17

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One of our favorite pillow makers, Danielle Oakey, is offering 15% off from the 24th-27th! Here are a few of our favorite styles!

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Everything in The Vintage Rug Shop is 30% off! If you are in the market for some gorgeous vintage rugs, now is the time to grab one! Use code YAYBLACKFRIDAY!

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Framebridge’s Black Friday sale is awesome – 20% off all of their black frames using the code BLACK20. Such a great deal! Also – we got so many questions about the two new prints we used in the One Room Challenge bedroom! MERCER and COTTONWOOD will be available in the Print Shop at midnight on Sunday night. We are doing a HUGE Cyber Monday sale that will launch at the same time, so be sure to sign up for the newsletter and to follow us on Instagram for the announcement this weekend!

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COTTONWOOD print

Happy shopping, friends! xo

Love Notes: Thanksgiving Edition!

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Thanksgiving is somehow upon us already. I was pretty sure it was still August and then I blinked and here we are! Between the Gentry project wrapping up, the One Room Challenge, getting new prints and products lined up for the shop and holiday sales, and the beginning of a couple new house renovation projects, we have been slammed around here. I’m so grateful for an amazing team of go-getters and can-doers! Now I just need things to slow down a tiiiiiiny bit so I can soak it all up and enjoy it a little more. :)

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Earlier this week week we put together 5 table settings for your holiday table. There is a lot of inspiration here! We used a good mix of affordable and vintage items to create some really special looks.  Click here to see the full post!

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And for a throw-back, remember this Fall dinner party I threw a few years ago? I still love that skinny wreath!

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Last year I shared some of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes and I’ve got them on repeat again this year because if it’s not broke, don’t fix it!! I’ll be wearing my best pair of stretchy pants and will be getting seconds (and probably thirds if we’re being honest)!

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–SWEET POTATO PECAN CRUMBLE–

Cut three or four large sweet potatoes in half the long way and place them face down on a baking sheet. Bake them at 400 degree for 40-60 minutes until soft. Let them completely cool on the baking sheet and then simply pull the skins off! Mash the sweet potatoes in a bowl and add 1/2 c melted butter, 1/3 c milk, 1 c sugar, 1 tsp vanilla and two beaten eggs. Spread this mixture into the bottom of a 9×13 pan and then mix the crumble topping. Toss together 1 cup brown sugar, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 c flour, 1 c pecans and cut in 1/3 c melted butter until the mixture is crumbly. Spread the mixture over the top of your sweet potatoes and bake it in the oven for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Sometimes I like to sprinkle a handful or two of mini marshmallows over the top for the last few minutes until those get toasty. YUM!

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–MAPLE GLAZED CARROTS–

These carrots are super tasty! If you can find smaller carrots in different colors with the stems on, it makes for a prettier presentation! Just peel and trim about a pound of carrots, sauté the carrots in a tablespoon or so of olive oil until they start to brown up. Then add a tablespoon of maple sugar and salt and pepper. Then finish the carrots in a 400 degree oven for about 15/20 minutes, until they are cooked though and caramelized!

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–PROSCIUTTO-WRAPPED ASPARAGUS–

If you wrap your veggies in bacon, does it still count as healthy? Probably not, but worth it. Simply wrap one thick or two thin asparagus spears in a slice of good prosciutto and sear in a skillet on medium high heat until crispy. Serve warm!

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–PUMPKIN PIE–

My mom is the queen of Thanksgiving pies. She makes five or six different kinds every year and they are all amazing. Her crust is my favorite and it’s super simple: 1/2c shortening pulsed in the food processor with 2 1/2 c flour, 2 T sugar, and 1 tsp salt. Once that mixture looks like sand, pulse in 1 1/2 c of cubed and chilled unsalted butter until the mixture looks like crumbs. In a mixing bowl, cut in three tablespoons of ice cold water and add additional tablespoons as needed until the dough starts to stick together. Be careful not to over mix though! Form a ball and cut into two halves. Flatten in a disc and wrap in seran wrap to refrigerate for at least an hour.

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This recipe makes a double crust – just roll out and fill however you like! Chicken pot pie, sour cherry pie and pistachio nutella are my favorites, but this recipe for pumpkin pie filling is pretty amazing! The maple syrup and fresh ginger really make it special. It tastes best after a day or so, so make two and keep enjoying it for the rest of the weekend!

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Speaking of pie, our friend Krista of Her Name is Mud made these super adorable and hilarious pie toppers for the holidays! We can’t get enough of these!

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“You Want a Piece of Me” Topper

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“Feast on This” Topper

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There is still time to get some of those last minute essentials!! Here we rounded up a few must-haves!

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Giving Thanks book  //  ceramic pumpkin casserole dish  //  gravy boat and butter dish

pie stand  //  carving utensils  // gold measuring cups  //  napkin set  //  marble and wood cutting board

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And now that it’s finally cooling down here in the desert, I’ve been only wanting to wear the coziest, warmest pieces. Here are some of my favorite recent finds, just in time for Thanksgiving!

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plaid shirt  //  tassel earrings  //  pink sweater

mules  //  yellow sweaters  //  gold earrings  //  flats

Happy weekend, friends! As always, THANK YOU for being here! Couldn’t love or appreciate you all more. xo jenny

One Room Challenge: Week 7 – Gentry Project Master Bedroom Reveal!

Today is an exciting day!! We installed the Gentry Project master bedroom for the One Room Challenge this week and I couldn’t be happier with how this space turned out! It’s all of my favorite things a room can be – colorful with neutral foundations, textural, layered and eclectic.

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Here’s a look at how the room started when we got our hands on this old, dated house a few months ago. We’re wrapping up the entire house this month with our partners at the Treehouse Group Contracting. They’ve been awesome to work with and everything is looking so great! Get ready for LOTS more pretty spaces from this fun project. :)

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We pulled out the carpet in here, installed new squared off windows, pulled down yellowed wallpaper and painted the faux beams a soft gray color. Since the ceilings are only about 8.5 ft tall, softening the color of the beams really helped the ceiling to feel higher.

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If you remember from this post, we planned on hanging a soft leaf pattern wallpaper in here, but decided against it in the end. Wallpaper is SO pretty, but I know it’s not a look for everyone. We decided to stick with just white walls in here and let the curtains and the rug be the pattern stars of the room.

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vase  //  sconces

Speaking of the rug, Dash and Albert’s Kota rug was really our starting point for the design. The color variation and the pattern here are complete perfection. It really is a gorgeous rug, just like everything from Dash & Albert!

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rug  //  pom pom blanket

And I LOVE how the DIY grid pattern curtains turned out!  Check out this post for the full tutorial. I used navy and black fabric paint in a brush pen to freehand a grid pattern. It only took a few hours to do all six panels and I’m so happy with how these look hung on our pretty black iron curtain hardware! (Pro tip: skip the clip option in favor of curtain rings and use drapery hooks for a more custom look!)

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Those Yucca plants are faux and we got them from Hayneedle. They are seriously convincing and $53 is a great price for a really good faux plant (we bought two of them for more fullness).

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HYACINTH print  //  POPPIES print  //  gold chain frames

Can you even handle this caramel leather bench?! It’s from Article and it is absolute perfection, right down to the tufting and the brass x-base!

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leather ottoman  //  serape

This gorgeous chair is also from Article. It is the prettiest shade of warm blue gray and I love the wooden frame! Like all of the Article pieces I’ve ever used over the years, these two pieces are completely gorgeous and really well-made.

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side table  //  arm chair

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This cute white side table and those GORGEOUS nightstands are from The Mine. I love, love, love the nightstands! They’re the perfect size and the slightly cerused finish is so pretty in person!

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bed  //  sconces  //  nightstands

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brass insect art  //  rug

The striped blanket at the foot of the bed is also from The Mine and I’m obsessed with the oversized tassels!

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Guys, this gorgeous oatmeal linen platform bed is only $350 for a Queen! We got it at Hayneedle and I could not have been more impressed with it when it arrived, especially considering the crazy-affordable price!

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The pink tassel pillow was a test run for some ideas I’m throwing around for a Juniper Studio pillow line. Tell me, guys. would you buy a pillow this size? I love the blush color and those cute little tassels! I’m having a lot of fun with this new pillow line and I can’t wait to show you guys what we’ve been up to. :)

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The beautiful hemstitch white cotton sheets, the rust pillow shams and the SHOCKINGLY SOFT ivory coverlet are all from Pine Cone Hill, a favorite source of mine for gorgeous bedding.

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The art in the room is all from Jenny’s Print Shop. The tree print is called COTTONWOOD and the city scene here below is called MERCER. They’ll be in the shop very soon along with ten other new prints that you’re going to love! :)

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The HUGE brass mirror is from The Mine. The glass is slightly antiqued and I love how it adds a little bit of moodiness to this light, bright space!

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brass mirror  //  white vase  // BOUGIE print // Her Name is Mud cactus planter

I think it’s perfect hanging over the DIY dresser we made with the extra long drawer pulls. Isn’t this color so pretty in here? Especially with that gorgeous navy lamp!

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floor lamp  //  brass mirror

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I hope you guys have loved following along with this makeover as much as we’ve loved doing the projects! I’m so proud of this space and I can’t wait to show you the rest of the Gentry Project!

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Now! Don’t forget to check in on all the reveals today! There’s a wholllllllle lot of gorgeous happening on the internet today! :)

Boxwood Avenue | Coco & Jack | Design Manifest | IBB for DWD | The House That Lars Built | Little Green Notebook | The Makerista | Making it Lovely | Old Brand New | Old Home Love | The Painted House | Megan Pflug Designs | Pink Pagoda | Erica Reitman | Sacramento Street | Simply Grove | Jill Sorensen | Sugar & Cloth | Vintage Rug Shop | Waiting on Martha *

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And here are all the links and sources in one place!

Wall color: Benjamin Moore Chantilly Lace

Beam color: Benjamin Moore Balboa Mist

Wood floors: Delaware Driftwood from Lumber Liquidators

DIY Curtain panels

Curtain Rods and Rings

Dash & Albert Kota Rug

Hayneedle Oatmeal Linen Queen Bed

Hayneedle Faux Yucca Plants

Article Charme Leather Ottoman

Serape on Ottoman (vintage) – similar

Article Nord Galaxy Gray Chair

Brass floor lamp

The Mine Nightstands

The Mine White Side Table

The Mine Brass Antiqued Round Mirror

The Mine Moroccan Pom Pom Blanket

Black and Brass wall sconces ($44!)

Navy table lamp and linen lamp shade

Indigo striped throw (in basket)

Pine Cone Hill White Sheets

Pine Cone Hill Ivory Coverlet

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Gold Chain frames

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Jenny’s Print Shop MERCER and COTTONWOOD coming soon!

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5 Table Settings for the Holidays

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Thanksgiving is a BIG DEAL in my family. We go up to my parents house every year and stuff our faces for like three days straight. :) It’s amazing.

I love making our Thansgiving table look extra special, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune on new flatware or expensive china! Here are some table settings we made with clearance items, Amazon finds or easy to source pieces! I think these are all so pretty – it’s hard for me to pick a favorite! :)

I always have a bunch of my favorite white ceramic plates and gold flatware ready to go. These are the perfect base for almost any style of table setting!

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This first setting idea is a little more on the traditional side. We put an updated spin on your classic Thanksgiving patterned dish (on clearance!) by pairing it with solids in deep, rich colors. Also, can we talk about how amazing this flatware is?! IT’S FROM AMAZON. Find of the century. We have the white and gold set here, but we also used the black and gold in a different setting. I love both so much.

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glass  //  placemat  //  napkin  //  green bowl

dinner plate  //  salad plate  //  gold and white flatware

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Our next look is a little more modern and textural! I love the blush plate with the eucalyptus leaves!

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placemat  //  napkin  //  white and gold flatware

handmade green bowl  //  vintage pink plates  //  spotted salad plate  //  vintage goblet

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Next up is this bright, bohemian setting. We used this super fun placemat as our base an then layered on some neutral plates (the salad plate is from Joanna Gaines’ new Target line! Love!). This look pairs really well with succulents and cacti instead of flowers, which last a hundred times longer than fresh flowers (bonus!).

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Bohemian

glass  //  placemat  //  napkin  //  napkin ring

salad plate  //  dinner plate  //  fork  //  knife  //  spoon

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Next up is a modern, masculine look. We kept everything fairly monochromatic here, with just a small pop of color in the glass and flowers.

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glass  //  placemat  //  napkin  //  black mini bowl

gold and black flatware  //  salad plate  //  dinner place

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Last is the minimal farmhouse setting. This is a super casual look that pairs really well with simple greenery!

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glass mug  //  placemat  //  black flatware

napkin  //  vintage pink napkin ring  //  bowl  //  dinner plate

We had a lot of fun putting together these table settings! I hope they gave you some ideas for your own holiday tables this year! Did we miss any of your favorite pieces? Those Crate and Barrel plates are my all-time, forever favorite! :)