Summer Dinner: Steak Salad Recipe

Summer grilled steak salad recipe | 11 Magnolia Lane

I mentioned this recipe a few days ago; I served it to Amy when she came to stay overnight on our way to the Haven Conference.  It was yummy, and easy, and gluten-free, so I wanted to share. My husband thinks it's important that I tell you that this is a waste of a perfectly good steak, which … [Read more...]

Outdoor Room Decor

Pottery Barn striped outdoor curtains

TGIF, everybody!  I am (mostly) taking the day off from blogging because I am painting a few rooms in our new house--my downstairs office (right off the kitchen) and the hallway that leads into the kitchen from the garage. I have big plans for this hallway; I want to put built-ins in the pantry, … [Read more...]

Favorite Features from the July Pretty Preppy Party


There was lots of great inspiration from around the web at this month's Pretty Preppy Party.  Thanks to all of you who linked up! •••••• Tara at Lehman Lane painted her daughter's four poster bed a beautiful green blue, and I'm so inspired by the color.  Isn't it beautiful?  Read all about it … [Read more...]

Haven 2015 Recap

Christy & Amy | 11 Magnolia Lane

So, if you've been following us on Facebook or Instagram, you know that Amy and I just spent three days in Hotlanta at the Haven Conference for DIY/home bloggers.  It was our third year there, and just like last year, I wanted to show you a few photos of our weekend. Haven is always a fun … [Read more...]

My Daughter’s New Bedroom

Aqua girls room | 11 Magnolia Lane

I am proud to be a HomeRight Brand Ambassador.  While I am given products to try and am compensated for my time, all of my opinions are 100% my own. I'm back to show you my daughter's new room, now that it's (mostly) finished and decorated, and tell you how painting it was a snap--cathedral … [Read more...]

July Pretty Preppy Party–Link Up Your Projects!

PPP Invite

Hi friends! It's time for our favorite party- the Pretty Preppy Party! This is where once a month we invite you to virtually join us to link up and celebrate all things Pretty & Preppy. Today's party is extra special because Team Pretty Preppy Party is going to see each other at the Haven … [Read more...]

Our New Kitchen

White French country kitchen | 11 Magnolia Lane

Last week I showed you the open shelving we installed in the bar area of the kitchen (you can see it on the right below): And here's a better shot: I had to do very little to this kitchen; it was already pretty fabulous.  The cabinets are all custom and a creamy white with brown … [Read more...]

Rental Decor: Gallery Wall in My Teenage Son’s Room

Teen boy gallery wall | 11 Magnolia Lane

I am proud to be a 3M-sponsored blogger, and as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate 3M products. Opinions are my own and additional products used in the project were selected by me. We've been in our new house for almost three weeks, and while at times I think we'll … [Read more...]

A Super Sale and Staycations


  How's that for alliteration in the title?! We're stopping in today with a couple of quick announcements. First, if you've been reading for awhile you know that both Amy and I have Amazon Prime, absolutely love it, and highly recommend it. I have no doubt that I make the $99 annual fee … [Read more...]

Open Shelving in Our New Kitchen

White French country kitchen | 11 Magnolia Lane

As you guys know, things have been moving slower than I would like in our new home because of all the time it's taking to deal with the claim from our move damage.  The good news is that our dining room table has been repaired, and they are hopefully picking up the piano to take it in for repairs in … [Read more...]

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