Cluttered or Clustered? or The Minor Adjustment That Made Me Stop Hating My Winter Mantel

Cluttered or Clustered? or The Minor Adjustment That Made Me Stop Hating My Winter Mantel

Earlier this month I posted a peek of some clearance goodies I picked up to help with my winter decorating.  I finally got around to it...BUT, I wondered why I was getting an unsettling feeling every time I walked by my mantel.  I had mostly shopped the house and used items I love and use often...but something was just off.  After a few days I realized what it was.  It just looked too cluttered!  Continue reading

Spring Mantel On a Cloudy Day

Spring Mantel On a Cloudy Day

  It seems no matter when I want to take home decor pictures I get a cloudy and/or rainy day…but I won’t complain because I love the rain, and we had an unseasonably warm and dry fall and winter! “Mostly Neutral” would be the way I would describe this year’s mantel.  I love the soothing, natural colors. I mostly “shopped the house” of course…except for the 3 pots above (Dollar Continue reading

31 Days of Progress Day 8 :: Fall Mantel for {Almost} Nothing

31 Days of Progress Day 8 :: Fall Mantel for {Almost} Nothing

Category: Decorating & DIY Goal: Decorate for Fall {Finally} for $0 Baby Step: Mantel – Done! - - - This mantel was kind of a surprise to me.  My trend lately has been “less” with the accessorizing {it’s all relative, of course, my “less” will surely be someone else’s “too much”}.  For some reason, maybe because I am appreciating and working with what I already have, I am okay with Continue reading