Casual Christmas Decor

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It really feels like Christmas has snuck up on us this year. I probably say that every year…but with moving and a very busy beginning of school year it just seems that it's hard to believe that we are midway into December. I share these pictures with you to inspire you….not to stress you out. Please know that when you see all the fabulous blog home … [Read more...]

Book Page Repurposed Mantle and Shopping the House

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  Hey all!! I feel like I haven't shared a fun project in awhile...sorry about that! I have been busy with other boring house chores...none of which are cool enough to share:( But..today I wanted to show you an easy winter mantle idea...perfect to pull off in a weekend (especially if you are stuck inside!!) If you are a book … [Read more...]

Nature Inspired Christmas Mantle (Simple Holiday Mantle)

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  A few other options for the title of this post: One Mantle, Two Ways to decorate Fresh greens….not so fresh…. Girl goes bat-**** crazy about her Christmas Mantle Oh hey, there’s a tree limb…. I could go on…and on…..Point is this….I had my mantle all decorated and looking fab. Like this…..(I even wrote a post up about it … [Read more...]

Mini Fall Luminaries (Fall Mantle Décor)

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Hey it’s Friday!! Whoohooo! Ready to get your Fall on this weekend?? Here is a fun Saturday project…that will have your mantle ready…and last all the way through to Thanksgiving. Enjoy! My mantle was already looking pretty “fall like”….but of course I had to fuss with it a bit after I thought of these fun little mini luminaries. I am not much on … [Read more...]

Easy tricks for Styling a Mantle

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Hey all! Hope you had a fabulous weekend. I will be taking the rest of the week off because I am headed to the BigApple ;) Miele asked me to participate in a campaign called #pureairblog. I am excited to visit their headquarters in Princeton and learn more about their vacuums and appliances! I will be spending time in Princeton, NJ and then NYC for … [Read more...]

Christmas Mantle 2012 (decorating a Holiday mantle)

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 Oh happy Friday friends!! I hope you have a great one. If you are looking for an easy, fresh and simple idea for your mantle this year....here is one that doesn't take much time to pull off... This year I wanted to stick to tradition. I wanted to use as much fresh greens as I could. I also wanted to keep things very simple and light. I found … [Read more...]

Decorating a Mantle for Fall (fall mantel decor)

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It is my very favorite season…as yall know….I have changed out a few things on the mantle to celebrate fall!!   I really wanted to use things that I found around the house…or outside…so I went searching. I clipped some branches off a tree and spray painted them with a light coat of bronze and orange paint…just so they had a bit more … [Read more...]

Summer Mantle (mantel decorating) 2012

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I was inspired to throw together my summer mantle this weekend….it was looking a little bit boring. Here is what I pulled from around the house to create a summery feel in the family room. I love my roll of kraft paper!! You can find a large roll of it in your local hardware store’s paint isle. Most use it for covering surfaces to protect them … [Read more...]

Ideas for a Summer Mantle

This post is from last year....thought it was an "oldie but goodie..." In case you missed it the first time around....Also, be sure to sign up for the $50 Shabby Apple giveaway!!!   If you have been following me for awhile....you know I love to change out my mantle to reflect the season. I tweeted a preview pic last weekend....here are a … [Read more...]

Spring Greens Mantle

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  Oh my has our weather been fabulous! It is like we just passed right by winter this year. Wondering what that means for our summer?!?! I am hoping it doesn’t get too hot too soon…I love springtime. I wanted a cheap and easy spring update for the mantle. This is something we can all do. Seriously easy. No excuses people!! I did have … [Read more...]