Spring Mantel and DIY Egg Garland

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  Spring has sprung - 5 creative bloggers and Pottery Barn sharing 30 projects all week long! I'm not putting my eggs in one basket. In fact, I'm taking them out of the basket and stringing them from my mantel. Peter Cottontail makes an appearance. You know those bunnies multiply like, well, bunnies. DIY Egg … [Read more...]

                 

Winter White Christmas Mantel

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  In the house upon the hill Hanging on the window sill Was a little Christmas stocking with a hole in the toe And when Santa came to call At the house upon the hill He saw the Christmas stocking hanging in the candle glow. Santa chuckled to himself As he walked across the floor To the little Christmas stocking with a hole … [Read more...]

                 

Under Glass Halloween Mantel

Eclectically Vintage Halloween

Spiders, rats and snakes are trapped under glass. These critters love the warmth of the blazing fire. A few have managed to escape their traps ... Anyone have anti-venom serum? Remember my Fall Mantel?  Both mantels share a few things that make it simple to go from Halloween back to fall in a snap. Want to make your own Mummy … [Read more...]

                 

In Her Shoes – Valentine Mantel

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What better way to decorate for Valentine's Day than by remembering our kids when they were sweet (aka, never talked back and listened to whatever we said)! My still sweet twins are 12 now but I saved some of their cutest shoes - from booties to ballet shoes. They look adorable on the mantel! An old window and scrapbook paper hearts could … [Read more...]

                 

Four Little Owls All in a Row Mantel

Owl Mantel

Whew - the Christmas decorations are back in their bins but my mantel was bare as a baby's bottom! I didn't feel like digging in my basement for my Italian glass decanters so I had to think of something. Around the house I went on a little shopping expedition to find the perfect things to dress up a naked mantel. The huge old slate chalkboard … [Read more...]

                 

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