Thursday, April 1, 2010

Spring Mantle

I have filled the mantle with some of my favorite things…giant chalkboard…old hymnals…apothecary jars…antique doorknob…shells and a nest. The large apothecary jar is filled with found treasures including shells, starfish, paw print of the best dog in the world. I change the chalkboard often, usually hymn verses that I find meaningful.

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I like to tell the Rev that the chalkboard is an evangelism tool…when hosting ladies from my volunteer organization I always have someone comment on it and ask me about church! I am not sure he is as excited my home decor as I am!


  1. Love the old hymn books and the chlakboard. So pretty together!

  2. It's nice to see a spring mantel done in such warm tones! Very different than the usual pastels!!!

  3. First visit to your lovely blog via Kimba's Soft Place to Land but I will be returning! I adore your mantel; especially the left side and use of the chalk board. The jewel tones are very elegant. Also love how you incorporated natural elements into the design. Beautiful.