Organized Pantry With Built-In Shelving

DIY walk-in pantry | 11 Magnolia Lane

As I promised last week, today I'm going to show you the walk-in pantry that we created in our garage entryway.  There's a video at the end so you can see the flow of the entire area, and I will also list some of the sources at the bottom of each photo, too. The space we started with was an empty … [Read more...]

Entryway Update: Built In Bookshelves

DIY Built In Bookshelves | 11 Magnolia Lane

This is the next installment of the progress I've made in our garage entryway.  Phew--it's getting there, but all the things slow me down.  At least I'll beat my Christmas goal that I set in a moment of pessimism.  Oh, and am I the only one whose entire house goes to pot while working on a project? … [Read more...]

{Amy’s} Fall Home Tour


  Apparently it's the last day of summer so I thought I would share a few fall shots from around our house to kick off the season.  I have had several projects going on that required some "Fall" images so I pulled them together into a quick, seasonal decor post.  Our temperatures really … [Read more...]

How to DIY a Mudroom/Drop Zone (For Renters)

DIY closet turned mudroom for renters | 11 Magnolia Lane

**While you're here, don't forget to enter our giveaway for a HomeRight FinishMax sprayer {here}** Obviously Amy and I have similar taste, and often we copy each other's best ideas.  Her closet-turned-mudroom is definitely one of those ideas that I had to steal, but since she owns her home and … [Read more...]

Friday Free For All

Walk in pantry: before | 11 Magnolia Lane

We've made it through another week--phew!  Hopefully everyone has fun plans for the long weekend; I have a combination of fun and work on the docket for our family.  Here's a quick update on things: We're moving along with the plans for our garage entry (see the full plan here); this weekend … [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...]

Plans for An Organized Entryway

Garage entryway plans | 11 Magnolia Lane

  So, the kids are back in school--this is day 3 and so far, so good with the new school--and I'm turning my thoughts to the long list of projects I want to accomplish around the new house.  I've actually already repainted our kitchen, since I think I mentioned that I wasn't loving the color … [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...]

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...]

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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