Our Spring Mantel

Hello friends and reinventors!

I never should have mentioned that whole “spring weather” thing…we got a dusting of snow last night.  Ugh, when will I learn?

Thank goodness it warmed up to 50 degrees today, so it melted pretty quickly.

During those few days of spring weather, I did get my spring mantel styled, so when I get discouraged, I can just gaze at faux spring.

 

spring mantel on Reinvented

I made a few changes to my “base” mantel decor, i.e. window, books, plant, candle holders for texture…

The striped “plaque” was once a thrift store “art” piece that I covered with chalkboard paint.

The thing is…I suck at drawing on chalkboards, so it was either blank, or ugly most of the time.

So I painted over the chalkboard with my beloved Cracked Pepper and then taped off stripes and filled them in with the wall color, Linen White. I think it will serve as a great backdrop for seasonal touches, like this green wreath.  I really love layering on a mantel, so the window with the stripes and wreath is a fave look.

 

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The B is has been many colors, but today it’s Graphite from Amy Howard.

The printable is from Brepurposed.  She offers a new freebie each Friday, and they are amazing.  I like the sweet spring colors on the rustic clipboard, and I had fun repeating those shades in the books.

 

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On that note, I would like to officially thank The Nester for using just a touch of pink on her book cover.  That really helped me out.

I swear this plant is unkillable.  It thrives here, with little to no sunlight, and watering whenever I remember.

Here’s a shot from the kitchen.

 

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What do you think?  Do you change up your mantel decor with the seasons?

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