Workroom/Craft Room Reveal!

chair with table

After another quick two day trip to my Mom's, her birthday present workroom makeover (click to view the back story) is complete! Well, almost complete--the wrapping station was finished up after I headed home, as well as the installation of the ironing area, but its come a long way. I will … [Read more...]

Best of 2011 at Magnolia Lane

11 Magnolia Lane

We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! Didn't it go fast? This is a great week across "Blogland", as "Best Of" parties start popping up all over the place. As I read through some other favorite blogs, I started thinking of what I (we) might post here as the "Best of 2011" from Magnolia Lane.  I … [Read more...]

French Inspired Basket

French Numbered DIY Basket

  I try not to jump on any one decor bandwagon too much, but my decorating these days seems to be inspired by many similar French country themes...like burlap, white distressed furniture, galvanized metal, linen and lots of light. With that in mind, I am trying to eliminate some of the … [Read more...]

Outside Entertaining Rack

Spray painted bakers rack to hold outdoor entertaining essentials

This baker's rack has been sitting in my garage covered with junk for many years. I have even tried to give it away, but there weren't any takers (no surprise). It came to us from a "discount" store, we had purchased it for some extra kitchen storage in a rental home we lived in very briefly. After … [Read more...]

Organized Jewelry

Jewelry organization board

  OK, so this is what the top of my dresser used to look like...my jewelry was always overflowing my jewelry box. I admit I like 'clunky' jewelry so it takes up a lot of space!   Inspired by my dear friend Lydia, of BLESS THIS MESS Professional Organizing, I made this jewelry … [Read more...]

Sometimes it works…and then sometimes…

after dining chair

As I have mentioned I am working hard to get my home ready to go on the real estate market.  So, recently I have been updating certain problem areas to help my home "show" in the best possible light. As I don't live close to many retail establishments, this has involved spending LOTS of money with … [Read more...]

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