Spring Mantel

Thursday / 15 comments
Ready for spring?  I am!  Come on sunshine!  Ready for a little spring mantel tour?  If you recall my husband made the mantel and the mirror.  Love having a little spot to decorate.

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One of my favorites is the pink felt wreath!  Love the ruffles and the pink.  I've been seeing these all over blog land for months and really wanted one.  It was way easy and cheap too.  I got one of those green styrofoam floral wreaths at Michaels for $6 and used my 40% off coupon.  Then about 2 yards of pink felt that I got on sale a few months ago for $3.  You cut about 200 3 inch circles (I just used a juice glass as a template) then fold them in 4's and pin into the foam.  Repeat 200 times while you watch a few hours of TV and you get a super cute wreath (and really sore thumb from pinning).

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So cute!!

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It did take forever and had lots of cutting.  I think I watched three episodes of that new coupon show, 1 Hoarders and a Nate show!

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Love these little hand painted eggs.  I bought them from this super cool gift shop in Japan that had the cutest stuff from all over Asia.  I think these were made in Thailand.

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Some wheatgrass from the grocery store.

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The easter bunny.  She even has wings.

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My cute little metal bunny also from the same Japanese gift shop.  I had a set of six of these cute guys and I found five of them smushed in the easter box.  I guess they didn't survive the boat ride from Japan to Seattle too well.  Poor bunnies.

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My daughter's first easter back when she could fit in her basket!

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Some grocery store daisies.

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I didn't spend a ton either.  Just $7 for the wreath, $2 for the daisies and $2 for the wheatgrass!

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Love how cheerful it turned out!

15 comments:

  1. What a nice spring mantel! Love the bunny with the wings :) A coupon show??!! How could I miss that?!

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  2. Your mantel is GORGEOUS!! I love Love LOVE that wreath! You did GREAT!! It's funny, I make paper rosettes and made some Easter eggs out of them and I TOO posted about watching TV, movie or I ever stated that I got up on the Jersey Shore while maken some! I'm your newest follower! :)

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  3. Brook love your wheat grass in the ball jars, you've reminded me to get mine planted if I want it for Easter.

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  4. Love the colors! Makes it seem like spring inside.

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  5. Love the mantel decor! The pink wreath is just adorable! I want to try it someday! I'm a new follower! :)
    Mallory
    http://mallicious.blogspot.com/

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  6. Very cute mantel!! I love the wreath and I think I have to make one!!

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  7. I love your wreath! It must of took you forever, but it looks great!

    Emily

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  8. Adorable mantle! I LOVE your pretty pink wreath! Great idea putting the wheat grass in the Ball jar!

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  9. I love the wreath! Super job!!! Thanks for stopping by my blog!!!

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  10. So pretty! love the pink felt ruffle wreath:)

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  11. Beautiful mantle. Love your Easter decorations and that wreath is wonderful. Very cute Easter bunny/fairy (coz of the wings!)

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  12. So cute and Springy! Love your wreath! Thanks for linking up!

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  13. I love this wreath!! I had no idea it was felt!!

    Audrey
    @adaywithadomesticengineer.blogspot.com

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