An Organization Epiphany {Homework Boxes}

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So, this last weekend we celebrated my husband's birthday, and even though it was his big day, I am the one who learned something. On Saturday I was enjoying a rare child-free trip Target to finish up some back-to-school items {and yes, buy him a birthday card}, when I suddenly got anxious about … [Read more...]

An AMAZING Ice Cream Birthday Party!!

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!! What little girl or boy wouldn't want an ice cream birthday party?  I just had to share this amazing event that my dear friend Courtney put together for her daughter's 9th birthday. Courtney is an amazing woman, friend, and mother!  She … [Read more...]

Easy Screened Porch Update: Sheer Outdoor Curtains Add Privacy (and Pizazz!)

Screened porch with sheer panels at 11 Magnolia Lane

It's the end of August, and while I try to use our screened porch from March to November (seriously!), it's just starting to cool off enough that I can enjoy being out there during the daytime.  In the heat of the summer, I tend to utilize it in the morning, with a cup of coffee and my Bible, and in … [Read more...]

Fabulous DIY First Birthday Hat

Step # 9: Decorate.... I simply added a matching bow to the top of this hat.  I plan to give this away as a gift and would love to add a diamond broach and maybe some feathers.

  A couple weeks ago I posted a fabulous 1st birthday party that my dear friend Trinity hosted for her daughter.  It was bright, colorful, creative and over the top fun!  If you missed it, check it out here! Trinity did all the work for her daughter's birthday bash but she did ask for … [Read more...]

Hot Pink, Aqua Blue, & Light Green (Oh, My!) –My Daughter’s Room Reveal

Aqua and pink girls bedroom

  I've done three previous posts on my nine-year-old daughter's bedroom, as we updated her decor to reflect her ever-changing style (I'll link them below).  Today--finally--is the room reveal.  We didn't change that much, but it took weeks to get her room clean enough to photograph!  I know … [Read more...]

DIY Wall/Project Stencil

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There are tons of fabulous stenciled wall ideas out there right now, and an abundance of wall stencils available for purchase. I searched everywhere for a stencil to match a vision in my head for this nook in my Mom's workroom {see the whole room HERE}, but just couldn't see paying $40+ (with … [Read more...]

Turquoise, Pink, and Purple Bulletin Board

Big Girl Bedroom with New Custom Made Cork Board

My son's very best girl friend recently turned 7.  Hannah the Banana is a sweet girl near and dear to all of our hearts, especially my oldest son's.  They grew up together, born a couple months apart, and have been connected ever since.  It is such a sweet relationship, one that I hope never … [Read more...]

Organizing and Projects Recap

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Hello, and welcome to everyone who has jumped over from I {Heart} Organizing today. We couldn't be more honored to be featured there today! We are three friends who started blogging together almost two years ago, just for fun, and since then it has grown into a great way to stay motivated, … [Read more...]

Iron Headboard Gets a Coat of {HOT} Pink Spray Paint

Hot pink wrought iron headboard

It took me awhile to work up the courage to do this project.  For some reason, I have absolutely no problem spray painting a piece of furniture that I buy on Craigslist, or at the thrift shop, or from a yard sale, but I freeze up when it's time to redo a piece that's been in my family for years.  I … [Read more...]

Workroom/Craft Room Reveal!

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After another quick two day trip to my Mom's, her birthday present workroom makeover (click to view the back story) is complete! Well, almost complete--the wrapping station was finished up after I headed home, as well as the installation of the ironing area, but its come a long way. I will … [Read more...]

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