I wanted to show you what I came up with for a little Valentine’s Day display for my nemesis, the mantel. I have the worst time with the proportions of this room, but I’m fairly happy with this fun and simple Valentine’s Day Mantel. I don’t have anything against Valentine’s Day in particular, but I don’t […]
Quick changes for the Thanksgiving mantel. (Decor that does double duty)
I love to change up my mantel for the seasons. A way to do this quickly is to decorate using items that are easily interchangeable or are reversible. Double sided artwork and a little spray paint can make it happen in just a few minutes.
The Halloween Mantel. For now.
My mantel is soooo hard to decorate. It’s an asymmetrical wooden nightmare. I am still not happy with this, but it’ll do. I will probably continue to tweak it. I do like the sparkle of the mercury glass and silver, and I like the little ravens. I’m still very enamored of the Raven artwork I did last […]
Silly shutters… more robin’s egg blue.
I haven’t felt too spring-y, but I’m slowly adding a bit of color around here. I have frequently complained about how much I dislike my asymmetrical mantel, and I’m not really ready to tackle it, but I did want to at least do something. I sprayed these smaller with Valspar’s Aqua and leaned them up […]
If Edgar Allan Poe had been given some contact paper & a Cricut… (DIY Halloween Artwork)
…he probably wouldn’t have done anything with it. But here’s what I did: I made Halloween artwork based on Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven” I used a 1/4 inch plywood board, primed it, then painted it with Kylon’s Metallic paint in Nickel. I used my Cricut and contact paper to cut out the first few […]