Also, we decided to add wood between the mantel and the fireplace opening to cover up the exposed brick underneath. An awesome follower sent me an email suggesting we cut the mantel down from the bottom. It wasn’t the opening I was worried about, it would be the height of the mantel shelf itself in another home. Right now the antique mantel sits on a stone shelf, so to speak, about a foot and a half off the ground, but if we cut the mantel down, when we go to set it in a new house, I didn’t want the mantel to be too short. Am I e
As promised, every post this week will have something to do with the Fall season, right down to “Transformation Tuesday” tomorrow, which will also include a FALL LINK PARTY. You’ll be able to show off any Fall decorating, or crafts, you’ve done so far this season! I know you have some fabulous autumn fun up your sleeves, and tomorrow will be your chance to show it all off!
Remember our wonderful garage sale find? The beautiful antique mantel that we scored for $100? Well, I finally had the chance to dress it up for the season! I had a great time preparing it for Fall and I’m really pleased with how it turned out. I love this autumn mantel display for its simplicity. It’s straight to the point. I hope you like it, too.
Welcome Autumn . . . good to have you back!