Updates & Wrapping Station in the Craft Room

workroom makeover marked

So last summer, with help from Terry, I made over a room in my parents' basement as a birthday gift for my mother. This is her new craft/sewing/project/wrapping room. {Read the full "after" post HERE}  Up until a few weeks ago, the 'wrapping' part wasn't working so well for her since I never … [Read more...]

Butler’s Pantry Makeover

butlers pantry makeover marked

I have always dreamed of having a Butler's Pantry, so much so that it was probably the biggest factor in selecting the floorplan for our new home last year.  While this space is useful as it spans the hallway between my kitchen and dining room and stores quite a bit, with just the white cabinets it … [Read more...]

Pantry Makeover {Organizing Life}

full view pantry MARKED

I don't know if this happens to you all, but sometimes I start a project get to a point with it, and then it stalls for awhile. Then, suddenly something falls into place and suddenly, I get crazy motivated and just can knock it out. Such is the case with my pantry. Since we moved last year, our … [Read more...]

Organizing Life {Gift Wrapping Station}

Organized wrapping supplies in an Armoire

I finally did it...I organized my gift wrap into one place. I pulled everything together in my office armoire. ~ I have used this armoire in my office for many years. I do graphic design and used to have a business designing wedding invitations {you can see my old office here} so I have paper, … [Read more...]

Organize Your Closet with Chalkboard Shoe Labels

Chalkboard shoe box labels at 11 Magnolia Lane

      Did you see my closet makeover?  Read about it {here} if not; it's one of my favorite rooms EVER!  When I started out, though,I hated my closet because I thought it was too small.  Seriously?  It's a walk-in closet, and it's about 5' x 8'.  So I sound kind of … [Read more...]

My Pink & Silver Closet Reveal–Organized Bliss!

Black, white, and pink closet at 11 Magnolia Lane

  Last weekend was our 17th wedding anniversary.  I got married as an infant, I promise you!  We went out to a trendy restaurant in East Nashville to celebrate (so you know we were out of place with all the young hipsters :) ), and then on Sunday, I decided to celebrate by painting my … [Read more...]

An Organization Epiphany {Homework Boxes}

homework bins

So, this last weekend we celebrated my husband's birthday, and even though it was his big day, I am the one who learned something. On Saturday I was enjoying a rare child-free trip Target to finish up some back-to-school items {and yes, buy him a birthday card}, when I suddenly got anxious about … [Read more...]

Organizing and Projects Recap

nc pantry

Hello, and welcome to everyone who has jumped over from I {Heart} Organizing today. We couldn't be more honored to be featured there today! We are three friends who started blogging together almost two years ago, just for fun, and since then it has grown into a great way to stay motivated, … [Read more...]

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 it's come a long way. I will … [Read more...]

A Craft/Workroom in Progress

basement workroom before

I was beyond touched when my Mom asked me if I would makeover her craft/sewing/ironing/wrapping/decor storage {from here on out I will just call it her "workroom", as she does!} room for a birthday present this year. Here is the before... The room, which is in their basement, was finished by the … [Read more...]

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