One Room Challenge Week 2–The Console Makeover

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  If you missed my first post on the One Room Challenge, it is HERE. This week went fast, I think this series is going to be a whirlwind!  Essentially, I am attempting a complete room makeover in 6 weeks along with all the other participants in the "challenge"-- this is excellent … [Read more...]

One Room Challenge–Office Makeover Week 1

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I am running a day behind {no surprise} but I am just quickly popping in to share my participation in the "One Room Challenge" going on at Calling it Home. I LOVE this series--it's where you makeover a whole room in 6 weeks and provide weekly updates, so this year I decided to get up the nerve to … [Read more...]

My feature in Working Mother Magazine

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    I have posted on our social media pages {Facebook | Instagram} about something kind of exciting that happened to me this year. I have been waiting for the magazine to hit the newsstand just in case something fell through before I said anything, but last week I finally got my … [Read more...]

Adding Work Space~Assembling A Burlap-Skirted Desk

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As part of my new "Office" I revealed last week {see that entire post HERE}, I showed off the burlap-skirted desk I built to provide us some additional work space. This space has already become homework and art project central in our home. My kids have adopted it as their space while I work next … [Read more...]

Office Space

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  A few months ago one of those exciting emails popped into our email shortly after I shared this post on my chair makeover(s). An editor from a magazine was asking for more pictures of my office and could she maybe submit it for possible inclusion in a specialty shelter publication? I was … [Read more...]

Tracey’s Home Tour {part two}

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We are back, as promised, with more of our friend Tracey's pretty home. If you missed part one, click HERE to see her recent kitchen renovation. She has such great style we took some pictures in some of her other rooms while we were there photographing the kitchen. We thought we needed to share a … [Read more...]

Home Office and Learning Center Progress

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A few months ago, the ladies here at 11 Magnolia Lane shared our home goals for 2012.  One of my goals was to turn a portion of our basement into an office for me and an educational center for my children.    I am thrilled to say, our office has been designed and installed so now it is time to … [Read more...]

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