Tutorial: How to Make a No-Sew DIY Burlap Window Valance

How to Make a No-sew DIY Burlap Window Valance

Last Thursday, I had had ENOUGH of my bare kitchen windows, and I decided to do my usual--figure out something fast, cheap, and easy using what I already had in the house.  I had a ton of burlap left over from some party decorations, and twine, but I only had one curtain rod.  There are two windows … [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...]

Model Home Inspiration

Back Camera

Yesterday Terry and I (along with our friend Trinity) stopped off at a Model Home in our area. It's been awhile since I had been in one, but this one was an amazing source of decorating ideas. We were "oohing" and "ahhing" and had our i-phone cameras snapping away throughout our visit. Terry is … [Read more...]

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