Spring Mantels and Ideas For Everyone!

Know the feeling you get when you come home after you've been away for a while?
 We were gone for three weeks (it's all on Instagram :)
 And yes, there is unpacking, mail, laundry, work, etc.
 But it's good to be home.

We had spotty internet access while in Berlin during the last
Project Design:  Spring Mantel Two Ways.
So, I just went through everyone's fun posts and here are some highlights...

It was fun to see how participants completely switched up 
their mantels mostly using what they already owned!

Be sure to check her versions out as Katie was sick for the scheduled post and did it later.

Right now, here is how mine ended up...
(version three--simplified--and with flowers that Howard
 brought back from the grocery store).  
Easter is around the corner and this
Victorian home in our neighborhood reminds me of it!

If you are planning a trip to Paris...check out my shopping guide.

Have a wonderful week!


  1. There are so many creative color combinations on the homes in the city. Love that one! Glad you are back friend LOVED your Paris guide!!

  2. Beautiful springtime mantels! What an inspiration!

  3. i love it! this was such a fun thing to participate in! keep me in mind for other design blog posts!

  4. What a fun summary of the spring mantles. I'm excited for spring to have arrived and the weather promises to be warm over Easter weekend, what could be better?!

    1. Yes! I will be in San Diego with family for Easter, Karen. Thanks again.

  5. Fun, Fun, you have inspired me, this week is going to be Let's Spring up the new house for Easter! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  6. Thanks for the round up....I have been making my way through them all! Looks like you had a fabulous trip!

  7. Definitely springing into the season with these beautiful mantles! Some really great ideas to change mine up. Happy Easter, Happy Spring!
    xoxo Gail

  8. Great photos. Welcome home!! Love following you on Instagram.

  9. The mantels are awesome, but I have to admit, my brain froze after hearing you spent three weeks in Paris! What a heavenly trip! I'd love to hear details!

  10. I definitely agree: no matter how wonderful a trip has been, there is no place like home!

  11. All of these mantels are beautiful! :) And three weeks in Paris?! I'm jealous... :)


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