Friday, March 25, 2011

Dreamy Springy Mantel re-do

I have been doing some spring cleaning this week and wanted to update our Fireplace mantle.  Keeping in mind to use what is in my hand, I moved a few things around and brought out spring items.  The backdrop for the mantel is an old window which I have painted in pinks of course.  The wood trim is a pretty spring green color.  Old windows are a great source to use in decorating with a vintage look.  One can even find them discarded at times.

During a recent trip to one of my favorite thrift stores, I found the sweet-pea flowers in a shabby creamy white container for next to nothing!  It makes a great focal point for the center of the window.  Next was added spring flowers on both ends.  A strand of silicone lights was added and then a strand of Ivy.  My sweet bunny found a place on top of an old make-do cabinet.

I also found this sweet little quilt for the grand childrens red rocker.  Spring is coming, at least to the inside of our home.

Hope your are enjoying renewing your home for Spring and using what is in your hand! 

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Tammy@Beatrice Banks said...

Sweet! I like the little lights. Perfect touches for spring!
Happy PS!

pinkkandy said...

My post last week was my mantle sring redo....
your looks so pretty
Happy Pink fun to join in all the Pinkness...I pray for God to bless each one of you peace and strength...enjoy the day!

Unknown said...

So pretty...I've been trying to come up with some new mantle ideas!

HaPpY pInK sAtUrDaY!

★Carol★ said...

Absolutely gorgeous, and you can never go wrong with some twinkle lights! They make a home cozy and sparkly!
Happy Pink Saturday,

mypinkprettiesaboutme said...

Beautiful job. I love your screen. Thx for the inspirations. Have a happy pink week.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Good morning Lynn,
Your mantel looks lovely dressed up with all those florals! I love fairy lights and I like to use them all year round too. Thanks for stopping by for a visit. It's always lovely to hear from you!