Update Your Floors Before the Holidays!


This post is sponsored by Mohawk Flooring. Deal alert--consider this a shopping PSA for anyone you know who needs new flooring, and please pass it along! As you all know if you've been reading for any amount of time, we are contributing bloggers for Mohawk Flooring's Creative Home blog.  In … [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...]

IKEA Kitchens at the Milan World Expo

IKEA Metod Kitchen

This post is sponsored by IKEA and Syndicate Ads.  All opinions are 100% my own. •••••••• How do you think we'll be cooking in 20 years? What kind of kitchens will we do it in? How often do you eat with your family? And how will we eat the food we make? •••••••• These are the kinds of … [Read more...]

Spring Updates in the Laundry Room

Laundry room with method laundry detergent | 11 Magnolia Lane

Spring has sprung everywhere, and that includes in my laundry room, probably the most-used room in my house! Whenever we move to a new house, I always try to make my laundry room pretty, because they're often neglected, yet we use them so frequently.  You can read all about how I decorated this … [Read more...]

Easy Cool-Down Soccer Sprayer {and a New Giveaway!}

Easy cool-down soccer sprayer | 11 Magnolia Lane

This post was sponsored by HomeRight.  All opinions are 100% my own. Be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of the post! If you have kids who play soccer, then this is a busy time of year!  I've spent a few years driving to and from games and practices, serving up snacks, and washing stinky … [Read more...]

DIY Lampshade Kit from I-Like-That-Lamp


  I recently made a much-needed update to the lamps our hallway console. These buffet lamps provide nice light in our hallway but the shades had definitely seen better days. When I had the fortunate opportunity to try out a lampshade kit from I Like That Lamp {actually, the creator of these … [Read more...]

Six-Step Spring Cleaning {With Pets}


This post is sponsored by HomeRight.  All opinions are 100% my own.   You guys know that we're HomeRight Ambassadors, and that we're HUGE fans of their SteamMachine Plus Steam Mop.  We gave one away in January, and Amy showed us how you can use it to disinfect your house and kill flu … [Read more...]

My daughter’s favorite present–The Amazon Kids Fire HD Edition


  It isn't just pre-Christmas hype going on at our house right now, we've also just celebrated my daughter's sixth birthday.  This has been a big year, from starting kindergarten and making new friends she is rapidly moving into a new stage of life and learning. It was perfect timing when I … [Read more...]

Painting Furniture so it has a Smooth & Glossy Finish {& A Giveaway!}

How to paint furniture to get a "gloss" finish

    There is nothing like a fresh coat of paint to brighten up a dated piece of furniture.  While it looks easy to just slap some paint on, in theory, if you have tried that route you know things don't always go so "smoothly". The first problem with using regular furniture paint … [Read more...]

DIY Ribbon-Embellished Kids’ Towels and a Bath Time Gift

DIY Ribbon-Embellished Towels | 11 Magnolia Lane

If you read my earlier post about a Back to School Teacher Survival Kit {here}, then you know that I'm a fan of Target's up & up line as an affordable substitute for similar name brand items.   Today I'm back with a fun way to use their colorful and yummy-smelling 3-in-1 Body Wash line as … [Read more...]

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