Update on My “DIY Screened Porch” Sheer Curtains–18 months later


If you've been following us for any amount of time, you know that I love the look of sheer white curtains on my back porch.  I first added them to our screened porch at our Tennessee house: And then I created a "DIY screened porch" on our back porch in our Savannah home: We actually … [Read more...]

Outdoor Fall Decor Ideas

Outdoor Fall Decor Ideas | 11 Magnolia Lane

Last week, I posted on all of my indoor Fall decor {you can see that post here}, but I soon realized that I had so many pictures that I'd better save the outdoor decor for a separate post! I actually don't do too much for Fall; just add a few pumpkins (like the rest of the world) and make sure … [Read more...]

My Fourth of July Front Porch

Fourth of July front porch with red, white, and blue bunting

July 4th is right around the corner, and I've had my front porch decorated since Memorial Day! I don't think that makes me a slacker; after all, we had Memorial Day, then Flag Day, and now Independence Day.  I'll take it all down next week and go back to my lime green or pink color scheme {see … [Read more...]

Spring Open House Tour–Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss

Home Tour | Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss

We're back today with another fabulous Home Tour feature. Julie's house is one that I constantly turn to for inspiration. Her kitchen is my "go-to" for my remodeling plans, and I wish I had her chalk art talent!  We are so glad she is here today to give you a tour of her home. ******* Hi, friends! … [Read more...]

Our New Home: Back Porch Decorated for Fall

patio conversation seating area

 Last week, I showed off my back porch over at Savvy Southern Style for Kim's readers.  She does a great weekly feature called "My Favorite Room," and right now, this is my favorite room (OK, outdoor room!) since it's finally cool enough in Savannah to be able to stand being outside!  In fact, the … [Read more...]

Our New Home–Front Porch with Pink & Polka Dots

Covered front porch decorated with black, white, and pink

I promised last week, when I showed you the back porch of our new house, that I'd show you the front porch soon.  Well, today's the day!  We are so fortunate to have another covered front porch--it definitely makes me more inclined to sit outside and watch the kids as they ride their bikes.  I will … [Read more...]

Our New Home–Back Porch

Sheer panels on covered porch

I guess this is "porch week" at 11 Magnolia Lane.  Amy showed you her screened porch on Wednesday, and I'm showing you our back porch today. Many of you know that we moved from Nashville, TN, to Savannah, GA this summer.  In fact, our household goods were delivered exactly sixteen days ago.  I … [Read more...]

Porch Makeover

screen porch makeover marked

I am so pleased to be able to finally be able show off our newly decorated screened porch today. If you've been following along, you may remember I mentioned I had plans for the porch space in the post about our new home last spring. I admit its taken awhile to get it pulled together, but I … [Read more...]

A new baby and a new house!

new baby

Here is a bit of what's been going on with the other two of us while Christy's been covering 11 Magnolia Lane over the last two weeks! She did a great job, of course :) She is now in the midst of preparing to move, and winding up the school year, so I told her I would jump back in and give everyone … [Read more...]

Spring Front Porch in Greens and Burlap

Spring front porch at 11 Magnolia Lane

At some point, I should publish a list of all my front porch posts, because there are quite a few.  I LOVE to change things up on the porch for different holidays and seasons.  After taking down my Valentine's wreath after that holiday, it was time to decorate a porch in a way that would take me … [Read more...]

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