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...]

Simple, Personalized Party/Shower Favors

favor marked

Last week I hosted a tea in honor of my Mother's birthday at my favorite Tea Room {the same place we held Terry's baby shower last winter} for a few of her closest friends. Since many of my mom's friends were traveling to attend the party, I wanted to give them each a little favor to take home and … [Read more...]

My Daughter’s Room–Updated {Yes, Again!} in Aqua Blue, Brown, and Pink

Tween Girl Bedroom at 11 Magnolia Lane

This post feels a bit like Groundhog Day, because this isn't the first time I've written a post on my daughter's room redo!  My daughter's style is constantly changing, and her room has changed along with it. In our historic house in North Carolina, her room was pinks and greens with tons of vintage … [Read more...]

Lalaloopsy 4th Birthday Party

lalaloopsy party marked

 Since it's been the holiday season, I didn't want to jump back in with a post about all that was pink, girly and Lalaloopsy until now. But, a few weeks ago we celebrated my daughter's fourth birthday in grand style. To give you a little background, this was her first 'party'.  I said to someone … [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...]

Hot Pink, Aqua Blue, & Light Green (Oh, My!) –My Daughter’s Room Reveal

Aqua and pink girls bedroom

  I've done three previous posts on my nine-year-old daughter's bedroom, as we updated her decor to reflect her ever-changing style (I'll link them below).  Today--finally--is the room reveal.  We didn't change that much, but it took weeks to get her room clean enough to photograph!  I know … [Read more...]

Turquoise, Pink, and Purple Bulletin Board

Big Girl Bedroom with New Custom Made Cork Board

My son's very best girl friend recently turned 7.  Hannah the Banana is a sweet girl near and dear to all of our hearts, especially my oldest son's.  They grew up together, born a couple months apart, and have been connected ever since.  It is such a sweet relationship, one that I hope never … [Read more...]

Iron Headboard Gets a Coat of {HOT} Pink Spray Paint

Hot pink wrought iron headboard

It took me awhile to work up the courage to do this project.  For some reason, I have absolutely no problem spray painting a piece of furniture that I buy on Craigslist, or at the thrift shop, or from a yard sale, but I freeze up when it's time to redo a piece that's been in my family for years.  I … [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 its come a long way. I will … [Read more...]

~Thrift Store Tray Gets a Bright Makeover~

Watermelon pink monogrammed breakfast in bed tray (thrift store up cycle)

A few months ago, I was making my usual weekly stop into Goodwill, when I came across the cutest breakfast in bed tray.  It was dark red and $5, which seemed expensive to me (for a thrift store, at least!) but I saw potential.  I debated painting it white or black, my usual colors, and using it in … [Read more...]

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