Hi All! I hope your week is going smoothly. The Hubby and I did some yard work this weekend. Even though we live in a condo I always like to straighten up and decorate my front yard. I am not an avid gardener so my body is still recuperating. In a later post I will show you how the front yard turned out.
Today's post is about how I love to decorate my mantle according to the season. Tho, when you work full-time it can be hard to find the time. With not having much storage in a condo, it is hard to keep lots of season specific items on hand. I have come to realize you don't have to go crazy redecorating to add a touch of fall to your mantle. Keep it simple, with just a few touches you can have a spectacular fall mantle display.
Here is what I did.
I basically left everything I had on my mantle except for a wooden sign (center) and the flowers in my bucket (left).
The small sign in the center of the mantle was replaced with a metal pumpkin that I have had for a few years.
The white flowers in the bucket were swap with mums and wheat grass. (Bucket was a score from the Dollar Tree in the spring which I use a lot in decorating)
The lantern, a purchase from Pier 1, and the 2 red candles I had on hand. The ball and pillar I made by wrapping twine around a Styrofoam ball and a Styrofoam cylinder.
Next, I added a garland of fall leaves that was weaved through the items on my mantle. Last but not least I added a wreath to my mirror.
See, simple touches for a high impact fall mantle.
What touches do you add to your home when decorating for fall?