Operation: Organization Back to School Edition Series

Operation Organization Back to School Edition Series at 11 Magnolia Lane

If you're like me, then January and August/September are the two times of year when you feel a NEED to get organized.  Even during those years between grad school and when I had schoolage children of my own, I still was on the same internal calendar, even though I wasn't putting any littles onto the … [Read more...]

Creative Computer Station Ideas

computer-clipboard

Back in January, as part of our Operation: Organization series, I completely overhauled our computer armoire (aka the center of my universe) and made it look like this: and this: … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization 2014 ~ Organizing Dress Up Costumes

organized dress up clothes marked

I can't believe we are already at the last day of our Operation Organization Series. I hope everyone has enjoyed it as much as we have! Today is my day to share an organizing project, and when trying to decide what to write about, at first this project didn't even cross my mind. But, as the … [Read more...]

Operation Organization 2014 ~ My Fabuless Life’s Cabinet Makeover

cabinets operation organization

Hello! Has Operation Organization inspired you all to start a new project this year? These girls have such great ideas, we're so honored to have them here sharing with us. Today's guest is Jennifer from My Fabuless Life, just check out how her roadkill cabinets helped organized her garage entry … [Read more...]

How to Decorate Your Front Entryway to Make it Organized and Inviting

Front hall entryway decor

We've been in our house in Savannah for almost three weeks, so I'm going to show you small areas instead of entire rooms, since the whole thing is still a work in progress.  I decided to work on the entryway first, because every time we open the door we're showing it off (for good or for bad) to the … [Read more...]

A Cute and Functional Craft Room

craft room makeover marked

Earlier this summer my friend Karla asked me to help out with ideas for organizing and decorating her home office turned craft room. Craft Rooms are among my favorite types of projects, so I was happy to help. When I arrived, she admitted that they were mostly using the space for storage but she … [Read more...]

Girl’s Room Makeover

vintage pink and white girls room

Last weekend I suddenly was inspired to begin transforming my daughter's room. I started by thinking I would just quickly paint over the part above the chair rail, but once I started things just kept moving along. How does that happen? :) Here {below} is how the room looked when we moved into the … [Read more...]

One-Day Reorganization Project–My Hubby’s Closet

Men's closet at 11 Magnolia Lane

A few months ago, when we put the house on the market, I embarked on a weekend mission to tidy every. single. closet in the house.  I had already done mine, well before the move, in pink with a cute chandelier {read about that HERE}, but everyone else's needed help, too. My husband and I have … [Read more...]

From the Archives–My Very First Post Ever–Week-at-a-Glance Wall Chalkboard

Wall Calendar

I thought it might be a little fun this Friday to repost my very first blog post, ever, from November 27, 2010.  My, how things have changed since then!  Bear with me on the formatting and pictures, but it's still fun to see how much 11 Magnolia Lane has changed along the way.  My Type A/OCD … [Read more...]

Moving Tips & Tricks and How to Stay Sane!

Moving tips and tricks from military spouses | 11 Magnolia Lane

Well, OK, the staying sane part while moving might be a stretch, but I am going to try my best this time.  I am getting ready to move, and Christy is also getting ready to move so I thought it would be a good time for us to try to come up with a post of tips and tricks.  Also, if you're moving into … [Read more...]

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