My Christmas Mantel 2011

How to Decorate a Christmas Mantel

Well, the sun never came out (hello, Washington in December!) but in spite of the rather dreary day, I got a few pics of my Christmas mantel. While in our dining room I added pops of red this year, in this room I decided to go with a more simple … ** Read more **

My Christmas Mantel in Cottages & Bungalows Magazine!

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A few months ago I was just minding my own business when I was contacted by Cottages & Bungalows magazine. I KNOW! I can't believe it either! They really liked my Christmas mantel, MY super easy Christmas mantel! (from a previous year -- and no, … ** Read more **

Inspired Holidays {Day 10}:: Tips for Mantels & Display Shelves

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Uncommon Ground Do you study mantels and display shelves like I do? Here is a round up of ideas for Fall mantels and display shelves from my inspiration files. I shared a few mantel tips last year as well with my own Christmas mantel. I like … ** Read more **

Fall Nesting Party 2011!

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  It is Time For Fall Decorating! My quick and easy fall mantel Girls, it is TIME! Time for letting go of summer and saying HELLO to fall. Yes, I know some of you are still in parts of the country where the sun is still hot and you can't … ** Read more **

Summer Decorating {a.k.a. I’m Easily Distracted by Pretty File Boxes and Shiny Things}

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Sometimes, the most unexpected things will inspire my desire to decorate. This time, it was my yellow file box. I'll explain that in a moment. I don't know about where you live, but summer doesn't really feel like it starts around here until say, … ** Read more **

Easter Bunnies

Easter Bunnies

Time to bring out the bunnies! My husband bought me these years ago -- I adore them! I don't think I've ever showed them to you.   I keep them out all year, but they move around from room to room in different seasons. I like … ** Read more **

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