Sunday, March 25, 2012

Spring Fireplace Mantel

Hello Everyone!  Today, I wanted to share with you my son and daughter-in-law’s Spring fireplace mantel that I did a few weeks ago.    


Below was the fireplace mantel Winter look. 

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I switched out the twigs in the white jug and placed faux forsythia branches and made a faux forsythia wreath.


Inside each mason jars, I added mini faux pears in yellow and green. 


For the winter, I had placed prickly gum balls inside each mason jar.    

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  With the weather here lately, I probably should have skipped the Spring look and went right for the Summer look.


As always, thanks for your visit and leaving such sweet comments.  They are always appreciated. 

Hope you all have a wonderful weekend! 


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  1. Gail you did a a beautiful job transforming their mantel from winter to spring! I love the forsythia and love the pears in the mason jars! Enjoy your weekend!

  2. What a lovely mantle. Your son and daughter in law are very lucky to
    have you.

  3. My daughter asks me for deco help at her new home. I'm just gonna tell her tune into and skip me as the middleman!


  4. Subtle little changes makes all the freshness in the world.
    I don't think our forsythia is going to bloom or bud this year. I think we lost it to drought.
    I'll enjoy yours on the mantel... ~Pat

  5. Happy weekend, Gail!

    I love popping over to see your mantel and all of the changes you make to it! It's one of the things I haven't done - and it needs it!

    Thank you for sharing and have a lovely weekend ~

  6. I always love your decorating Gail. The forsythia branches and the wreath add a nice spring touch. Love it.

  7. Love the forsythia. It's such a pretty spring yellow.

  8. Hi Gail,
    I love this! You are so good at pulling things together to create such a lovely look. The little jars with the candles and the jute twine are the cutest ever.


  9. The jars with numbers and pinecones... ooohhh - LOVE! Beautiful mantel!!!!

  10. HI Gail! Oh, the mantel looks wonderful! I'm sure your kids are thankful you're so creative and helpful.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  11. How cute the babies are, Gail! The forsythia adds just the right Spring touch, but I think you are right. We will all be decorating for Summer in a matter of weeks with the weather some of us have been getting!

  12. Spring, or Summer, it's a great look, Gail.

  13. Beautiful Gail! How lucky they are to have you to help them. You spread your sunshine all over!

  14. It is very pretty, Gail. The yellow of the faux forsythia really evokes a feeling of Spring.

  15. That is the best Spring mantle I have come across yet. I would love it if you came over today to my Sunday Round UP Party @ and shared with us.
    Thanks Rose

  16. Love the mantle decor! I have been a follower, but now linky follower too! Don't know what is up with Google Friends, still there? Hope to see you stop by and Linky follow along. I have a blooming forsythia out front and love this shrub!

  17. HI Gail, love what you have done. So beautiful. YOu have such a gift for organizing shelves and making them jaw-droppingly beautiful. I always love to see what you are decorating and how you did it! Very encouraging for the rest of us!

  18. Hello dear Gail,
    The Spring mantel is lovely! The yellow of the faux forsythia is so nice and fresh looking. I need to get some of that for the flower arrangement that I do for our church, it would be the perfect touch of Spring. Just like yours.
    You think of everything, the color of the pears are perfect.
    Have a good day!
    Hugs, Cindy

  19. Another lovely project! I like to change out my mantle with the seasons too. You always share such great ideas.

  20. The forsythia just says spring to me, too, Gail! I'd really like to plant one in our yard! Thanks for stopping by and for the get well wishes, too!

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  22. How fun to get to decorate for hous son and daughter-in-law. We've skipped Sumer and gone right to summer, expecting 90 degrees this weekend which is unheard of.Thank you for linking up at Sunday Blog Love, wishing you a wonderful weekend!

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  24. Love the mantle and I really like the glass jars with the number cards. I am away on vacation and getting some great mantle ideas. I can't wait to get in and change up my mantle.


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