Thursday, May 4, 2017

Finding Inspriation




Sitting in my chair, this was my view of our mantel.
You're probably thinking, "Hey, I can't see the mantel!"

Well, it was a wreck so I don't want you to see our mantel. I want you to see the lovely mantel over at Common Ground...

I was really stuck with what to do with our mantel. Seeing hers gave me all the inspiration I needed! 

Here's another photo of hers, in case you're in need of inspiration too...
I have a large brown mirror. I have an old toolbox. I have a boxwood wreath. I'm on it! 

Check back soon for my copycat version. And please be sure to stop in at Common Ground's blog for a closer look at her mantel and a spring tour of her lovely home HERE.


Thanks for dropping by!





8 comments:

  1. I love the simple white look of it. About all I have are the white lanterns, but then neither of our fireplaces has a mantel. We keep saying we're going to put one up, but then I worry about the cat getting up there and knocking things down, she does that when she's bored.

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  2. Don't you just love it when you see an inspiration photo and it gets things in gear! It's going to look great

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  3. Looking forward to seeing your version. xo Laura

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  4. Inspirational indeed, looking forward to seeing what you do with yours.

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  5. How fun, Sugar! Can't wait to see your copycat version!

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  6. OK, I'll be watching. I have two of those exact lanterns that are on Debra's mantle. I'll be copying that ribbon idea. :)

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  7. Funny! I will check back later. xoxo Su

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  8. I just love it when we get inspiration from someone else and then you think, why didn't I think of that. Debra has a beautiful home and everything looks amazing.

    Have a wonderful weekend.

    Mary

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