Winter White Mantel + Living Room

I just love my winter mantel + living room this year so I thought I would share it before I took it all down and decorated for spring I had it pretty much decorated at the beginning of January but needed to paint the shiplap backdrop and spray paint the lanterns and with staying busy […]

Neutral and Simple Fall Mantel

I have so been enjoying the month of November – the mornings/days have finally been chilly, the leaves have been changing here in the south, the house feels cozy with touches of fall decor, and it just has finally felt like fall!  I really enjoyed putting together my fall mantel and living room this year […]

Spring mantel (plus how to stage your mantel to sell your house)

Hello, hello!  Yes I am still alive.  A bit buried in a cloud of yellow pollen, stacks of boxes, and a to-do list that has actually become a to-do notebook at this point.   I hopefully will have a house/moving update post for you very soon but want to make sure things are truly officially […]

Red and festive Christmas mantel with DIY lit canvas

One of my favorite places to decorate (and share with you!) is my mantel!  And I just love my Christmas mantel this year. I usually sort of already have a mapped out plan in my head of what I want to do way ahead of time but this year I really had no clue except […]

20+ Fall Decor Ideas

Hey all!  I am glad to be back after taking a bit of a break after the 31 days series in October.  I always give myself a little grace and just allow myself to take some downtime/take time off/catch up on regular life after the month of October.  I actually unexpectedly took on a pretty […]

Rustic Fall Mantel with DIY Wood Pumpkins & DIY Barn Wood Shutters

My fall mantel is usually my favorite mantel of the entire year and this one is NO exception!  I LOVE how it turned out and I had some much fun adding some DIY wood building projects to it this year to give it lots of character. I built the rustic wood pumpkins too (tutorial here) […]

"Do You Want to Build a Snowman" Winter Mantel

It hasn’t felt much like winter this week in GA with 60 degree afternoons, but I am sure we still have some winter days to come here in the south and my mantel is sure decked out for winter!   I am excited to be sharing a winter themed decorating project with you as part of […]

Seasonal mantels of 2014

Decorating my mantel seasonally is one of my favorite things to do.  It challenges me to come up with a new “theme” each season and brings warmth and beauty into our home.  So here’s all the seasonal mantels I decorated in 2014. Winter mantel – dressed in green and candlelight Spring mantel – blooms and […]

Red, white, and green Christmas mantel (gift bag turned into Christmas art!)

It’s a cold, dreary day outside… but inside our home it is merry and bright and oh so cozy!  I am so in love with this view from the kitchen as I am busy baking up Christmas treats today.  I had a little bit different plan for this year’s Christmas mantel but time and materials […]

Fall mantel

I know I may be a bit late to the game since it seems Christmas is popping up everywhere but I figured before I get the urge to take all this down and replace it with garland and twinkling lights (shhh… probably next week!) I better show you my fall mantel! This was my fall […]