Have You Discovered Antique Farmhouse?

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I'm just stopping in with a short post because I wanted to share the shopping love about Antique Farmhouse.  If you're not familiar with them, it's a company started by two sisters--how fun is that?!  If you want to see more information about any of these items, click on the photo. This is one of … [Read more...]

Our New Home–Small Laundry Room with Vintage Touches

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I've been showing you bits and pieces of our new house in Savannah, and today you'll get to see what I did in our laundry room {here are the links to the front porch, back porch, and front hall/entryway}.  I usually take the time to make the laundry room look nice, since I spend so much time in that … [Read more...]

Spring Lucketts Recap

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This post was written yesterday before news of Oklahoma came in, our thoughts, hearts and prayers go out to all who were impacted by the storms yesterday. I know it's not really that much fun to read about a place you probably won't ever visit, so for those of you who live far from the Virginia, I … [Read more...]

Getting Ready for Baby- Nursery Sneak Peek

Vintage Map Suitcase filled with a beautiful plaid blanket (thank you Amy) , toy money (Thank You Grammy) and his sonogram photo.

As most of you know, Baby Boy K is going to be here very soon. Over the past few months I decided to take a bit of a blogging break to prepare for his arrival. The time off has been bittersweet, but it was really good for my soul and my growing baby boy.  I have just over a month before this little … [Read more...]

Reader Feature: Deborah’s Black & White Laundry Room Redo

Black and white laundry room at 11 Magnolia Lane

Today I thought I'd do something a little bit different and show you some photos that one of our readers sent me through Facebook.  Deborah G. and her family just moved into their home in July, so she has been doing a great job of getting settled and decorated.  She sent me pictures of several of … [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...]

Dog Gate from Vintage Plantation Shutters

Vintage plantation shutters repurposed as doggie gate at 11 Magnolia Lane

You know that I cannot tell a lie...these might be "vintage" mini plantation shutters, but they're also "salvaged," which in my world means that I snagged them from the side of the road on trash day!  Hey, cheap is good, but free is better! I picked two sets of shutters up curbside about four … [Read more...]

Be Fearless Feature–Eclectically Vintage

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  We just knew we'd have a ball with Kelly from Eclectically Vintage when we started swapping martini recipes at a Twitter party a few weeks back.  Her style is fresh, unique and fun fun FUN! We love how she mixes old with new, vintage with modern, and quirky with high-end-- and it works … [Read more...]

My Latest “Thrift Shop Chic” Outfits

Pink jacket from thrift store

When I was growing up, I would have died rather than shop at a thrift store.  I was lucky enough to have the option not to, growing up in an affluent suburb of Washington, DC, but a lot of people don't have the luxury of being so snooty.  Both of my parents came from more humble beginnings, and I … [Read more...]

Carnival-Striped Side Table for My Big (Little) Girl’s Room

Pink, green, and aqua awning striped table

  My 8-almost-9-year-old's room is getting another facelift--not a huge redo, just a little tweaking.  When we moved to Nashville last summer, she told me she was done with the pink and green bedroom she had in our old house (below): Sigh.  I loved that room!  But, I understood that she … [Read more...]

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