5 Spring Mantel Decorating Tips {Roundup}

faux mantle decorating

Nibs Today I thought I'd round up some of my favorite spring mantles. My own mantle is finally complete but you'll have to wait until next week to see it because I need to take pictures for you first! I've been trying to catch up on some projects … ** Read more **

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!

Cottages & Bungalows Magazine Christmas

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

traditional fall mantel

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!


  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}


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 **