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...]

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...]

Favorite Links from the June Pretty Preppy Party

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Thanks to everyone who linked up at our June Pretty Preppy Party, there were some great summer-inspired projects that were shared this month Here are a few favorites that caught my eye... I am completely enamored with Krista from The Happy Housie's kitchen {especially her range hood!}. This … [Read more...]

Enter to Win $4000-Pick your Dream Floor with Mohawk ArmorMax Flooring!

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I have a very fun contest and a great new flooring product to share with you all today. As our readers know, Christy and I are proud to work with Mohawk Flooring and regularly contribute to their Creative Home blog which is a great resource for home-related ideas, not just regarding … [Read more...]

DIY Painted Wood Frames for Sports Pictures

Easy DIY painted frames to display sports pictures in kids' rooms

  This is my middle son's room, and despite many unfinished projects in our house, this room is nearing completion as far as its decor.  I have had this frame project in the works for quite a while, and finally this week finished up these DIY painted frames to display some of his soccer … [Read more...]

DIY Stained Open Shelving {and a Giveaway}

Tutorial for easy DIY open shelving | 11 Magnolia Lane

Christy came to visit me a few weeks ago and in true weekend warrior fashion, we knocked out a fun DIY project together--these DIY Stained Shelves! Aren't they great? The whole "How-We-Did-It" is in our first combined video featuring both of us, check that out below! By now everyone knows that … [Read more...]

DIY Built-In Wall Shelves Using Billy Bookcases {Ikea Hack}

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    Today I am sharing a project that I am SO excited about, it's by far my favorite DIY project to date. These bookshelves! I know we aren't the first to take IKEA bookcases and build them into custom-esque bookcases but I look at these and can't believe they are in my … [Read more...]

Amy’s New Home Tour

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After almost a year of updating to make this home feel like ours I have finally pulled everything together into the requisite "Home Tour".  You can see all the befores and the list of our plans in this post Our New Home: The Befores and our previous coastal lakefront home near the Virginia coast … [Read more...]

How to Make a No-Sew DIY Window Valance From Canvas Dropcloths

How to Make a No-Sew DIY Window Valance From Canvas Dropcloths | 11 Magnolia Lane

This is one of those tutorials that I almost didn't think needed to be explained because it's so easy (that's a good thing, right?!), but I have gotten dozens and dozens of requests for it, so here goes! When we redid our Nashville kitchen, I used canvas painters' dropcloths to make the window … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Tutorial: Adding Trim Around a Giant Mirror (For Renters!)

Easy DIY for Renters: Trim a Giant Mirror | 11 Magnolia Lane

This post is sponsored by HomeRight.  All opinions are 100% mine. I wanted to show you what I did yesterday afternoon--which means this is a FAST project!  Also, since this is a post that is sponsored by HomeRight, that means you need to read through to the end, because there's a giveaway waiting … [Read more...]

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