“Light Up the Night” Summer Housewalk

As much as I love our backyard and deck, we have hit that time of year when I can only stand to sit out there early in the morning and after dark.  It's just too hot otherwise! We have an absolutely enormous deck, with two balconies on the second level, and there's always something to see as … [Read more...]

Outdoor Updates for Spring

  |  Pillows & Candle: HomeGoods  |  Chairs:  Thrifted  |  Wrought Iron Wall Decor:  Hobby Lobby  | Now that we've survived the pollen onslaught and the days are mostly warm, we've been working on getting the outside of the house and the yard ready for spring. I want to share a … [Read more...]

Light and Bright Front Door Decor With At Home

This post brought to you by At Home. The content and opinions expressed below are that of 11 Magnolia Lane. I have always hung lighted garland around my front door at Christmas.  Some years I've accented it with red, some years I've used burlap, but the garland is a staple in my decor.  This … [Read more...]

A Few Photos of Our New Front Porch

Thanks to all of you for your sympathetic comments about our moving nightmare--I appreciate every one of them!  And I'm so sorry to hear that so many of you have had horrible moving experiences, too.  It just doesn't seem right, does it? We're spending the the July 4th weekend--you guessed … [Read more...]

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