One more thing that I can check off of my list is the fireplace in my family room. This past Sunday I tackled the mantel and the front porch. Here is how the mantel turned out.
I was going with a green and white theme and then I decided to throw in a little bit of pink with the tulips.
I made the topiaries this weekend also. I got these urns at Hobby Lobby and at first I thought they were ceramic but they are actually metal (which is what I prefer).
I had some greenery balls of different sizes that I used and I hot glued them to a floral stem. I then added some more greenery to cover up the stem since it was pretty thin. I thought they turned out nice but the hubby says it looks like a green snowman.
Last minute touch after I had already taken pictures. I like to use my candle holder on the fireplace hearth to try and fill in the big gap from the actual fireplace and the hearth. It sits on a cardboard box that I like to cover with greenery and flowers. The candles are battery operated so they come on at night for a nice glow as do the candles in the scones above.
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