Organizing Life {Gift Wrapping Station}

Organized wrapping supplies in an Armoire

I finally did it...I organized my gift wrap into one place. I pulled everything together in my office armoire. ~ I have used this armoire in my office for many years. I do graphic design and used to have a business designing wedding invitations {you can see my old office here} so I have paper, … [Read more...]

Causes Close to Our Hearts, Galactosemia Foundation

Galactosemia Foundation, a cause near and dear to my heart!

I guess it is my turn to share my story and the cause so close to my heart.   I want to thank Amy for leading the charge and Christy for sharing her amazing story and cause.   I wish I could say that the words are freely flowing right now, but this is really difficult for me.  I think any time you … [Read more...]

Causes Close to Our Hearts–myHeart, yourHands

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  Hi, everyone, it's Christy writing.  Amy started our series of posts earlier today, and I'm second in line to tell you about the cause that's closest to my heart, because it's not all about entertaining and decorating, now is it? The organization I want to showcase was started by … [Read more...]

Our “Causes” Close to Our Hearts…

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Today we are breaking from our regular topics like decorating, DIY'ing and entertaining to talk more seriously about a new feature we have added to our sidebar here at Magnolia Lane. At some point, We plan to write out a post about how our blog began, but for now I can just say 11 Magnolia Lane … [Read more...]

JuJu Monkey Giveaway Winner & $5000 Room Makeover Contest

Just popping in tonight to announce the winner of the JuJu Monkey back-to-school notecard giveaway. Congratuations to Kelly V, comment #16! Thank you for entering and of course, thank you to JuJu Monkey for sharing her gorgeous homemade cards. AND...moving right on to the next BIG thing! We were … [Read more...]

Dressing Up my Front Table with Fall Decor

Natural front hall table decor from 11 Magnolia Lane

I do love Fall, and Saturday was the first day of autumn so it's officially here!  I love when it's cold enough that I can sleep with the windows open at night, although my husband and I are still working through some temperature control issues that remain the most serious threat to our continued … [Read more...]

Creating a Crafty DIY Silhouette–Easy Tutorial

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    I have wanted to get professional silhouettes done of both my boys for years, but I have simply not had the time or money.  I know that they are not difficult to do, yet I wasn't sure that I would do my sweet boys justice.  I also wanted to have something that would last … [Read more...]

Organize Your Closet with Chalkboard Shoe Labels

Chalkboard shoe box labels at 11 Magnolia Lane

      Did you see my closet makeover?  Read about it {here} if not; it's one of my favorite rooms EVER!  When I started out, though,I hated my closet because I thought it was too small.  Seriously?  It's a walk-in closet, and it's about 5' x 8'.  So I sound kind of … [Read more...]

Fall Giveaway–Handmade Back-to-School Teacher Note Cards from JuJu Monkee!

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We haven't done a giveaway in awhile, and it's not because we don't love you, it was just a busy summer!  But look what we have for you this week: This is a set of 12 darling back-to-school note cards from our friend Julie, the creative mind behind JuJu Monkee.  If you're a teacher (or if you … [Read more...]

My Pink & Silver Closet Reveal–Organized Bliss!

Black, white, and pink closet at 11 Magnolia Lane

  Last weekend was our 17th wedding anniversary.  I got married as an infant, I promise you!  We went out to a trendy restaurant in East Nashville to celebrate (so you know we were out of place with all the young hipsters :) ), and then on Sunday, I decided to celebrate by painting my … [Read more...]

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