Visions of Sugarplums—Or My Daughter’s Bedroom, Decked Out for Christmas

pink green girls room

  Probably the saddest thing about this photo medley is that it might be the last one done in shades of pink and green, as my daughter tells me that next year she wants her room done in robin’s egg blue and green with ELEPHANTS on the walls.  OK…no problem, honey!  Actually, I’m not sure how … [Read more...]

Holiday Signs (tutorial and printable)

Holiday Signs (tutorial & printable!)

  As a graphic designer, I love type and the simple messages words can convey. I began making these simple little signs as gifts and decorations and they are so easy. All you need is: Scrapbook paper in light color (s) with a simple pattern. I chose a light green with a white paisley so … [Read more...]

Drab Desk turns into a Fab Find

painted desk for boy's room

I must confess, I am a bargain hunter. I hate to pay full price for anything, especially costly furniture. Since buying our home three years ago, I have slowly begun collecting pieces of furniture and decorating it inch by inch to turn my house into my dream home. I find inspiration everywhere and … [Read more...]

Holiday Organization Printables

Here at Magnolia Lane, we believe you can be cute and organized at the same time. As the Holiday Season kicks off, here are some free printables for you to use to organize this hectic time of year. Enjoy! Things To Do Holiday Printable:     Gifts to Buy Holiday … [Read more...]

Week-At-A-Glance Chalkboard Wall Calendar

Wall Calendar

I am an organization addict.  Combine a Type A personality with only-child syndrome and throw in a touch of OCD, and this is what you get!  I have owned every Day-Timer and Filofax ever made, and for awhile there I was really good about keeping my schedule in my Blackberry, but now I am back to a … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Table

thanksgiving table 2010

It's Thanksgiving (already!?!)!  The day before Thanksgiving is always my decorating/table setting day (with some cleaning and last minute grocery shopping thrown in!). I actually cherish the time when I can dig out my silver and even though it's always in desperate need of a polish, I feel proud I … [Read more...]

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