You Can Monogram Anything

Round Monogram Giveaway | 11 Magnolia Lane

I am decadently dashing off mid-day to eat lunch with my husband--it's our 20th wedding anniversary today, if you can believe it, and he can't get away from work for even a long weekend right now, so we're going to head somewhere romantic like Roly Poly instead of the Bahamas!  It's nothing but … [Read more...]

Progress in My Garage Entryway: Paint and a Striped Wall

DIY chalkboard wall calendar | 11 Magnolia Lane

I wrote a few weeks ago about the big plans I have for the area between our kitchen and our garage; it's a great space and has such potential.  You can see my step by step to-do list {here}. The space that I'm working on looks like this: Our kids have been back in school for a month now … [Read more...]

Favorite Features From the August Pretty Preppy Party

Mini Kitchen Makeover by This is Happiness

What a fun month for projects at the Pretty Preppy Party--so much talent linking up!  Thanks to everyone who shared their gifts with our readers, and a special thanks to Marty at A Stroll Thru Life, who was our guest hostess with the mostess. Each of us share our three favorite entries every … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization–School Paperwork Organization by This is Happiness


Hi, everyone!  Monday is here, whether we're ready for it or not, and I know that quite a few of us have kids heading back to school TODAY.  In fact, Becky from This is Happiness, today's talented guest blogger, is sending her kids on the big yellow bus this very morning.  You're going to love her … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization– Printable Daily Planner with Abby at Just a Girl


Hello, again, organizing junkies!  We've got a special Sunday edition of Operation: Organization teed up for you, with one of our favorite bloggers; Abby from Just a Girl and Her Blog.  She joined us back in January and showed off her beautiful office/craft room (see it here), and she has a … [Read more...]

August Pretty Preppy Party–Link Up Your Projects!

PPP Invite

We're taking a break from Operation: Organization for our monthly Pretty Preppy Party, where we gather each month to be inspired by each other's amazing preppy projects.  As a fun surprise this month, Marty from A Stroll Thru Life is joining us as a guest hostess! Marty recently did a fabulous … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization–Organized Pantry from Lauren at Bless’er House

Blesser House pantry

{Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to enter our current giveaway for a HomeRight FinishMax Pro paint sprayer here} Welcome to Operation: Organization {Back to School Edition}.  Today, we're thrilled to welcome Lauren from Bless'er House--she is so talented!  Be sure to follow her so you can keep … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization–Printable Kids’ Chore Cards

Printable customizable chore charts/ checklists for kids

{Thanks for stopping by!  Be sure to enter our current giveaway for a HomeRight FinishMax Pro paint sprayer here} Hey, everyone, and welcome to another year of Operation: Organization {Back to School Edition}!  Whether you have school aged children or not, you probably still feel the urge to … [Read more...]

Laundry Room Inspiration

laundry room redo

Thanks for the lovely comments on Amy's post yesterday about our upcoming tweaks and changes to the blog.  I know that it was a leap of faith for her to leave her full-time job, but we've been having so much fun that hopefully she thinks it was worth it! As you all know, we've only got a few days … [Read more...]

How to Add Coastal Touches to Your Home

How to add touches of coastal and beach decor to your home | 11 Magnolia Lane

Hey, everyone!  I'm blogging over at Mohawk Flooring's Creative Home blog today with lots of original ideas on incorporating coastal touches into your home decor.  As summer wanes and we want to keep it around as long as possible, these are great (easy) ideas.  Visit me {here} today, and we'll be … [Read more...]

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