Category Archives: mantle

Simple Spring (& Summer) Mantle

We recently had company coming over and an empty mantle so I looked around the house for some materials to make something. I had recently ordered several $5, 8 x 10 canvases for our house from an online company. The … Continue reading

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Halloween Entrance

I love decorating for Halloween. May thru September? Not so much. But when we roll into October I’m ready with the Halloween decor. When I was over looking at Yellow Bliss Road I saw her free Halloween Countdown printable and … Continue reading

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Felt Garland

For my sister’s baby shower I created 2 felt garlands to help spread the colors around the room. It was my first time to create these but it certainly won’t be my last. Since turquoise and hot pink were the … Continue reading

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Halloween Mantle Part 2

This is the second part of our mantle how-tos. If you would like to see part one, go here. FYI – I don’t feel too well and my daughter didn’t nap this afternoon so this will be short and sweet. … Continue reading

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Halloween Mantle with a Halloween Printable

After much pleading by our six year old, we made the trek upstairs to dig our Halloween decorations out of the storage closet. The kids spent many happy hours playing with plastic spiders and assembling a mini skeleton. I was … Continue reading

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One of the best parts about linking up to craft parties is perusing through other blogger projects. This week I have been inspired by many creations. Here are a few of my favorites: Freshly Completed made this amazing Birthday Seat … Continue reading

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Christmas Pics: A Little Late

I realize this is late but I figure better late than never.We managed to decorate our house a bit for Christmas so I thought I’d show you some of the pictures and a few of the activities we did. Here’s … Continue reading

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Mantle Scavenger Hunt

I wanted to decorate for Thanksgiving but didn’t want to spend any money. I had bought some things for Halloween (which I justified since we started decorating for Halloween in August). Since the Thanksgiving season is only for a few … Continue reading

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