Monday, April 25, 2011

Spring Mantel

This is my friend & neighbor Chandra's dining room fireplace mantel that I "spring-ified" recently. Here is a "before"shot of it:

It's very large and dark, so we lightened it up quite a bit using thrift-store white ceramics and some greens and baskets.

I like to keep mantels simple. Because of the brick background, it looks best to keep patterns and colors to a minimal and add texture with baskets and greenery.

It is ready for Spring - just like me! :)


  1. So cute! Now I wish we had a mantel so I could do something simple and springy like this! :)

  2. when are you coming to my home?
    : )
    i have a few rooms that could use the "aimee touch"

  3. Aimee, I love your blog and wanted to share you with my readers. Here's the link
    Have a great week!

  4. ARGH!! Aimee, here is the CORRECT link! Beth alerted me this morning :) Sorry!

  5. Always love your stuff!!!! Great work girlie!


I love hearing from you! Thanks for your comments! ~Aimee


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