DIY Pet Retreat–Visit Us at Creative Home

DIY Pet Retreat | 11 Magnolia Lane

I wanted to stop in quickly before church this morning to let you know that we're guest posting today over at Mohawk Flooring's blog:  Creative Home.   They're featuring a round up of all things pet-related this month, and I'm sharing the closet that I turned into a DIY pet retreat for our ancient, … [Read more...]

My Favorite Fall Printables

Fall Printables Roundup | 11 Magnolia Lane

I went a little crazy pinning Thanksgiving and Fall printables today (you can see those boards if you're following me on Pinterest {here}).  I wanted to share just a couple of them with you in case you're ready to get your Fall on, too! Autumn printable from The Lilypad Cottage: Fall is … [Read more...]

Friday Giveaway: Oyster Shell Necklace

Pink & Gold Oyster Shell Necklace Giveaway | 11 Magnolia Lane

We're ready to kick the weekend off in style, and thought that a giveaway was the right way to get things started!  You all seemed to love this pink and gold oyster shell necklace when we showed it to you on Facebook and Instagram, so we're giving one away, courtesy of  Leah and Tori at 3 Little … [Read more...]

Pretty Preppy Party–Month One!

Pretty Preppy Party Button

The time has come! It's finally time to launch our Pretty Preppy Party and we are SO glad you are here!   Your PPP hostesses have been busy getting their prep on! To kick things off, we are sharing our our Prettiest & Preppiest projects from the past month.  Sarah added some drama to her … [Read more...]

Fall Cocktail Recipe: Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe | 11 Magnolia Lane

We normally post our cocktail recipes on Fridays, but we have a fun giveaway that we have planned for you this week, so instead this will be your "how to get through hump day" drink!  The Moscow Mule is one of those oldies but goodies, and lately it's been making a comeback.  Having tasted a few, … [Read more...]

Healthy School Party Snack or Take-Home Treat

Apple and caramel treats for school | 11 Magnolia Lane

I'm one of the room moms for my daughter's class this year.  In fact, if I think back, my kids nominate me almost every year to be room mom--the only years I've had "off" were the years that we were homeschooling, so not really "off," right?! I love the opportunity to be involved in their … [Read more...]

Announcing the Opening of Our New Etsy Shop!


  This is old news if you follow us on Facebook, since I "opened" our Etsy shop on Tuesday night, but  I wanted to let the rest of you know about it.  I've gotten SO many requests over the years for some of the vinyl projects that I use in my house that I decided to open a little Etsy shop … [Read more...]

Thoughts on 9/11


I was going to write about something else today, but I had a hard time sleeping last night and decided that what I really wanted to do was write about the anniversary of 9-11.  I appreciate the fact that, as a nation, we pause and reflect together.  For so many families, everything changed that … [Read more...]

DIY Upcycled Cane Bench

Black cane bench with dalmation print seat and gold nail head trim | 11 Magnolia Lane

The alternate title of this post could be, "How My FinishMax Pro Paint Sprayer Changed How I Paint."  I've painted cane before--with a brush--and it's no fun.  {These} pretty cane chairs are an example.  Stay tuned at the end of this post, since we're giving away a FinishMax Pro to one lucky reader … [Read more...]

September Essential: Teacher Back to School Survival Kit and a Target GiftCard® Giveaway

Back to School Teacher Survival Kit | 11 Magnolia Lane

While this is a post about the awesome back to school survival kit that I put together for my daughter's teacher, I'm going to begin with a guilty confession about Target, just so you know where things stand.   Full disclosure is that Target is probably my favorite store, ever, period.  We're … [Read more...]

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