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

Ikea Lill 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...]

Trash to Treasure: Christmas Front Porch Decor

Christmas front porch at 11 Magnolia Lane

  I sincerely hope you guys aren't tired of seeing my front porch.  As you know, I change it out every season, and I was really looking forward to decorating for Christmas this year. My daughter and I don't shop on "Black Friday."  Instead, we put our decorations up.  We follow a strict … [Read more...]

Decorating the Front Porch for Fall and Thanksgiving

Fall front porch at 11 Magnolia Lane

Good morning!  Let me start by giving a shout-out (and a HUGE thank you) to Kelly at Eclectically Vintage for featuring my old North Carolina house in her Exceptionally Eclectic series today.  Looking at her gorgeous home, and the others she's featured in the past, I am officially in tall cotton!!  … [Read more...]

Fall Decor

Fall centerpiece from 11 Magnolia Lane

It took me awhile this year {or did everyone just start decorating earlier?} to get into the swing of fall...maybe because its in the 80's here on the coast of Virginia and has been so humid it feels like we live, as we kindly say, in the "tropics", Ugh! Last year at this time we had just moved … [Read more...]

Easy Screened Porch Update: Sheer Outdoor Curtains Add Privacy (and Pizazz!)

Screened porch with sheer panels at 11 Magnolia Lane

It's the end of August, and while I try to use our screened porch from March to November (seriously!), it's just starting to cool off enough that I can enjoy being out there during the daytime.  In the heat of the summer, I tend to utilize it in the morning, with a cup of coffee and my Bible, and in … [Read more...]

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