Plans for An Organized Entryway

Garage entryway plans | 11 Magnolia Lane

  So, the kids are back in school--this is day 3 and so far, so good with the new school--and I'm turning my thoughts to the long list of projects I want to accomplish around the new house.  I've actually already repainted our kitchen, since I think I mentioned that I wasn't loving the color … [Read more...]

First Day of School!

Lunchbox items organized in refrigerator | 11 Magnolia Lane

I grew up in Maryland, and we always started school the Tuesday after Labor Day, so I've had a hard time adjusting to how early they go back to school in the south! This is the earliest yet; my kids went back today (what?!).  They're on a modified year-round schedule, which I think we'll love, … [Read more...]

How To Turn a Closet into a Mudroom

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  I am back today with a little more information about how we converted our hallway coat closet into a mudroom. Full disclosure: we hired this project out to our favorite handyman two weeks before Christmas when I couldn't take the disorganization in the closet another day. Great timing huh? … [Read more...]

Our New Mudroom (That Used to Be a Closet)

Turn a closet into a mudroom

This is our new mudroom.  It used to be a closet, but we had to make the best use of the space we had. Our new home doesn't have a traditional room coming in our back door, but it does have a hallway leading from the garage into the kitchen, and there was a large coat closet just inside the back … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization 2015 – Abby from Just a Girl And Her Blog’s Organized Office

Organized home office from Just a Girl and Her Blog for 11 Magnolia Lane | Operation: Organization 2015

We're so happy to have Abby from Just a Girl and Her Blog guest posting today as part of Operation: Organization 2015.  She has a fabulous sense of style and we know that you'll find her project inspiring. As a reminder, please pin from Abby's blog, and don't forget to scroll down to the bottom to … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization 2015–Charming in Charlotte’s Organized Jewelry

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  Yay! Today we kick off our annual (actually bi-annual since we do this series for Back to School too) Operation: Organization series. We are thrilled that Mallory from Charming in Charlotte is here to share her beautifully organized jewelry collection today. Mallory is a darling … [Read more...]

DIY Chalkboard Vinyl Wall Calendar

Easy DIY Vinyl Chalkboard Wall Calendar | 11 Magnolia Lane

This is a repeat of a project that I first did two houses ago, and it worked so well for our family that I thought I'd do it again! I used peel and stick chalkboard wall decals in our North Carolina kitchen to track our week at a glance, and posted about it {here} and {here}.   In my ongoing … [Read more...]

Operation Organization–Art Cart from Rachel at Useful Beautiful Home

Operation Organization: Back to School Art Cart for Kids

  Today we are welcoming a new contributor to our Operation:Organization Series--Rachel from Useful Beautiful Home. We met Rachel at the Haven Conference last month and loved hanging out with her, and since she has mad organizational skills we quickly invited her to join us in our back to … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization–Organized Wall Calendar by Honey We’re Home

Honey We're Home Back to School Organization Wall Calendar

  Hi, everyone!  Welcome to the fifth day of Operation: Organization {Back to School Edition}.  Today, we're thrilled to welcome Megan of Honey We're Home and Honey We're Healthy.  That's right, not only does she share her beautiful home with us on her first blog, she also runs a second blog on … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization–Kids’ Artwork Display Wall by Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss

Kids Gallery Wall

Hi, everyone!  Welcome to the fourth day of Operation: Organization {Back to School Edition}.  Today, we're happy to welcome Julie of Less-Than-Perfect-Life-of-Bliss, who has joined us several times before as a guest blogger.  Her {organized closet storage} is inexpensive and chic (love the gold!), … [Read more...]

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