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Spring Mantel

Decorating my mantel is always a challenge for me. spelling it is another challenge... haha I don't decorate it for any of the holidays other than Christmas because it takes me too long to get it to where I like it. By the time I like it, the holiday is over. Decorating it for the seasons gives me 3 months! I've had all of February and March to get it ready for Spring.

Here is how my mantel currently looks. It's close, but still not satisfied!
The heart shaped rock my husband found and presented to me as a token of his love for me.

I found this at the thrift store Thursday for $1.99! I wiped it off with a damp cloth and that's all.

The cloche I made myself, total cost $2.99.

So what do you think? Too much?

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  1. Those whites really pop against the dark top of the mantel. Very well done Lisa. Hope you'll come by Atticmag for our really useful giveaway. -- Jane F.

  2. I am new to your blog via Soft Place to Land. I love whites. Your mantel looks great. Especially like the bird nest under the cloche. Great finds!


  3. Fabulous! I love how it is all different but all ties together. That window is great and I love your cloche too.

  4. Jane thank you for stopping by and inviting me to your giveaway.

    Deborah thank you! I thought your mantel was beautiful.

  5. Hi Lisa, I just popped over from Cottage Instincts. I think your mantel is lovely, but wonder how it would look if you turned the frame perpendicular and maybe added another plate or two on the wall??? I was thinking that would add some more height--but I'm no expert! And it really DOES look nice the way you have it! I especially love your cloche. I think it's unique with the nest being on the twig. The really important thing is if YOU are satisfied with your mantel. Have fun!

  6. I love an all-white, creamish mantle. Lovely. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  7. Holly thanks for stopping by! I'm still not sure about the window.

    Marilyn I had tried the window frame turned but didnt try hanging anything along side it. I'll try that and see how it looks. Thanks for the input, it's much appreciated.

    Carmie White screams spring to me. Don't know why since all winter it has been white with snow here. lol Thanks for stopping by.

  8. Thanks for coming by and I think your mantel looks great. The heart shaped rock is so tender. (Oh and we looked up mantel and it's correct mantle or mantel - so spell in confidence.)

  9. Your mantle is lovely with all the white...so spring-y.

  10. This is really beautiful!! I love the shabby chic look you're doing with your mantle. It's gawgeous! =-D