My friend, Shannon of Fox Hollow Cottage, is hosting the Mantel Party today and it's always a blast when she's around!
And we're off...............
I had an epiphany. The wall above my mantel is just so big and the mantel is just so big, I had had enough of always trying to find something to fill the wall for each season. Enter the
This is what the mirror looked like when I bought it at Hobby Lobby.
Nothing some white paint couldn't cure!
I bought these pink mercury glass hurricanes from Michaels, a year or two ago.
Another Michael's purchase, this year. I just love the soft pink color of this watering can.
A "foil" wrapped bunny that I bought last year. I think he's fun because he reminds me of the foil wrapped chocolate bunnies from when I was a kid. I don't think they make them like that any more, do they?
This glittery church came from Home Goods last year. I love these glittery type houses/churches. Add a bottle brush tree or two and I'm sold!
This lattice box was a purchase some 3 years ago at a local florist shop. I fell in love with it, bought it, and haven't been able to do anything with it for the past 3 years. No matter what I tried, I couldn't make it look good, so its been sitting in the basement waiting for the light bulb to go on in my head. Here, I just turned it upside down as a base for my bunny. Not the most creative idea, but at least its out of the basement! LOL
Here's a close up of the book covered bunny. Another Home Goods purchase, this year.
I love how simple, light and airy my mantel feels this year.
If you've got a mantel you'd like to share, please head on over to Fox Hollow Cottage and link up with me right here. If not, come take a look at all the inspiring mantels other bloggers have linked up. It may start a spark for you!
Also linking to:
Thursdays are Your Days at 52 Mantels
Your Cozy Home Party at Cozy Home Scenes
Spring Mantel Party at The Lettered Cottage