Decorating the Front Porch for Fall and Thanksgiving

Fall front porch at 11 Magnolia Lane

Good morning!  Let me start by giving a shout-out (and a HUGE thank you) to Kelly at Eclectically Vintage for featuring my old North Carolina house in her Exceptionally Eclectic series today.  Looking at her gorgeous home, and the others she's featured in the past, I am officially in tall cotton!!  … [Read more...]

Fall Decor

Fall centerpiece from 11 Magnolia Lane

It took me awhile this year {or did everyone just start decorating earlier?} to get into the swing of fall...maybe because its in the 80's here on the coast of Virginia and has been so humid it feels like we live, as we kindly say, in the "tropics", Ugh! Last year at this time we had just moved … [Read more...]

Dressing Up my Front Table with Fall Decor

Natural front hall table decor from 11 Magnolia Lane

I do love Fall, and Saturday was the first day of autumn so it's officially here!  I love when it's cold enough that I can sleep with the windows open at night, although my husband and I are still working through some temperature control issues that remain the most serious threat to our continued … [Read more...]

Dressing Up the Screened Porch for Fall

Natural elements on a Fall decorated screened porch

I posted the other day with photos of my front porch, so of course I couldn't leave the screened porch out.  I grew up with a screened porch, and we ate dinner out there almost every night when the weather permitted.  I also spent many an hour curled up out there with a good book.  Small wonder that … [Read more...]

Fall’ing for my {new} Porch

flower pots with decals {11 magnolia lane}

While I can't yet show any pictures inside my home {edit: you can now view the Home Tour here} as we are still in unpacking mode, and waiting on some final details to be installed --like our fireplace mantel-- I can reveal my new porch! {These quick and easy pots line my stairs, scroll to the … [Read more...]

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