Tuesday, January 13, 2015

LOVE and my Mantle


I wanted to change my Mantle up after Christmas came down from around the house and get ready for the "LOVE" holiday in February: Valentine's Day.    I had asked my dad when I saw him at Christmas if he could cut me some rounds from the logs he was cutting up for firewood and he obliged me.  I painted them white and then wrote LOVE on them-I will be doing another post/tutorial on this project later. 





Love Hydrangeas! 

Picture from Instagram (dds_cottage_and_design)

New Year Mantle 

Lemon Cypress Topiary-needs a bigger urn, but these will do for now

I love Candles and have them going every evening-they are on some more firewood rounds from my Dad


Since I live by the ocean I like to always include a beach element 

I wanted some pinks and reds for Valentine's Day




28 comments:

  1. How cute the LOVE banner is! I L.O.V.E it :-)

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    1. Thank you Janet-I LOVE it too! EASY to make too

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  2. Adorable wood rounds banner!! Cute idea!

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    1. Thank you Julie-so many possibilities! I am teaching a class and doing this project at a local shop in a few weeks.

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  3. Your "LOVE" made from the logs is super cute...love your blue chippy chest too!

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    1. Thank you Martina-it was an easy project too!

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  4. Your firewood rounds are so fun to use in your decor...especially the Love sign. Your mantel and display are so pretty with your vibrant colors!
    Mary Alice

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    1. Thank you Mary Alice-I was wanting some color in my house after Xmas came down so I went for pink!

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  5. I love the rustic look it gives your things! Great idea. Wish I lived close to the beach and had flowers growing.
    Brenda

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    1. Thank you Brenda-I am lucky to live by the beach and have flowers growing year round! I have lived near the beach my entire life and I am not sure I could ever move away.

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  6. The Cyclamen is so lovely on your mantle. It reminds me that I should get some myself to add a little green to my frozen world.

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    1. Thank you Quqndie-I needed some color after Christmas and they were so pretty!

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  7. Both mantel designs are just beautiful!!

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    1. Thank you-I had fun decorating the mantle and my buffet!

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  8. Cute idea for a Valentine's box (or for any occasion really). Your mantle vignettes are great - love the pops of color. I'm jealous that you live near the beach while I sit here in the landlocked frozen tundra of the Canadian Prairies.

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    1. Thank you Marie-I have always loved near the beach in CA and seeing the ocean gives me peace and fills my soul. I know I am lucky to live here and I love it!

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  9. I LOVE this idea! Your mantel is gorgeous and every detail so creative. Thanks for bringing your creativity to the Vintage Inspiration Party.

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    1. Thank you Betsy- it was easy and fun-what could be better!

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  10. Super Cute! Love all the details to your mantel. Really beautiful.
    Kris

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    1. Thank you Kris-I needed a POP of color!

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  11. I am gaining such great inspiration from your beautiful mantel....love the pop of the color from the flowers...and the wood love letters are so very cute!....

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    1. Thank you Shirley-I love the pop too and the LOVE wood was a fun and easy project-my friend was over and we talked and she made one too!

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  12. I love your L.O.V.E rounds!!

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    1. Thank you Pamela-I LOVE it too! ha ha ha

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  14. I love those painted wood slices. So pretty. Pinning!
    -Leia @ Eat It & Say Yum

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    1. Thank you Leia-it was an easy project and I love how it turned out!

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