Love Mantel

Since Valentine’s Day is fast approaching I thought it was about time I shared my mantel. I used soft colors this year, mostly yellow, pink, and light blue.

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I started by writing something sweet on the chalkboard for my family, to remind them how much they are loved.

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I’ve had this rusty heart for years and love the pretty scroll design. You can see how I used it last year here.

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The mantel was based around this Bee Mine chalkboard art printable. You can see how I made it here and get a free printable for yourself.

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To add color and texture to the candle I wrapped some bakers twine around it and added a sweet little heart charm. You could stamp an initial or word on the heart to make it even more special.

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The framed 14 is a printable from a few years ago. You could do the same thing using your printer or cutting machine.

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I added a large glass vase and some white flowers to the hearth. Can you guess the best part of the mantel? That’s right, I didn’t spend a penny. I just used things I already had around the house. I love decorating for the holidays but I also like saving money.

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Have a Beautiful Weekend!

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{ 3 comments… add one }
  • Nova Aida February 9, 2013, 3:58 am

    I’m your avid fan from the world down under. I love everything about your blog. I’m so honored too that you are sharing one of my boards in Pinterest, “Inspiration/Style for the Home. You really inspire me, thank you

  • carol jane February 10, 2013, 3:13 am

    I think your valentine mantel is adorable. Im going to try it. Thanks for your beautiful inspiration! I also noticed your white slipcover on your couch. Did you make it or purchase it? I am in need of a slip for my couch too, but the store that I bought my couch wants around $1000 for it. Yikes!

  • R. Joyce February 10, 2013, 12:34 pm

    I love the candle. Target has some red and white twine ribbon for $1. Super cute.
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