Autumn mantel 2019

Here is our autumn mantel for 2019. ‘A bit late getting this done, but finally. Do you have a mantel that you decorate? If we did not have a fireplace, we would probably just use a long shelf. Some people call those a “fantel”, or a fake mantel. The blue and purple flowers are a…

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Spring/Summer mantelscape

Here is our Spring/Summer mantelscape. Actually, it was decorated back in March. Simple and minimal is the idea. Soft pastels with the eggshell white are welcoming and calming. Mother’s children and grandchildren are in the white photo frames. A mixture of antique crystal and modern decor makes this mantel a beautiful feature of our living…

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Our front door

Good morning friends. Pictured above is our front door, original to the house that was built in 1947. The rounded architecture is reminiscent of the Roman era. This door received a new coat of paint, as well as a new brass security lock and door knob. The arched lintel area is definitely a design feature…

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