EasterMantel

My Easter Mantel

With Easter only a couple of weeks away, I figured it was time for me to get decorating!  I don’t know why, but I haven’t been too keen on holiday decorating this year.  I think part of it is that my style is changing, and I’m not sure where to start anymore.

I have these visions on what I’d really like to do in my home, but they all require that I go out and spend a whole bunch of money on new stuff, which just isn’t practical.  So this year I just decided to revamp and work with what I had already, which is kind of fun in itself.  I love finding ways to reuse things I already have around!

Then end result is simple, soft and just the right amount of festive!

 

A couple of years ago I made an Easter Yarn Ball Garland, that this year I turned into a wreath!
I love the soft pastel colours in it…they’re so cheery!

Then I added pretty pink tulips which I just can’t go without this time of year!
Fresh flowers changes the feel of any room in an instant!  I need to have them around in the winter!

Then I finished things off by adding my pottery rabbits that I scooped up a few years ago from Pier 1, and added 3 soft pink candle tumblers from Glass.Ful, and now my mantel done.

  Just simple and pretty!

Do you decorate for all of the holidays?

Happy decorating!

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21 Comments

  • Reply Sarah March 12, 2013 at 9:17 AM

    You may have just inspired me to make an easter wreath! Except it’s coming up fast… hmm…

  • Reply Cheryl @ The Creative Me and My McG March 12, 2013 at 11:33 AM

    very nice display…I don’t have a mantel in our main living area – only one in the basement and we don’t spend too much time down there…I do have a ledge between my kitchen and dining room…might just have to get it decorated for spring – thanks for the inspiration!

  • Reply katie March 12, 2013 at 12:18 PM

    i love this Easter Wreath. I need to jump on it and make one fast!

  • Reply Cindy March 12, 2013 at 2:26 PM

    Very pretty as always.

  • Reply Rachel March 12, 2013 at 3:09 PM

    Oh I think everything is so pretty!! I love to decorate for the holidays, but I’m still getting enough stuff together to decorate everywhere! Ha – it’s a work in progress.

  • Reply Jen A @ Love, the Arthur's March 12, 2013 at 11:14 PM

    What a sweet mantel! I really only decorate for Christmas…I wish I decorated for every holiday, but I feel like I’d have to go spend so much money so instead I never buy anything. So sad! I love your yarn wreath – such a cute idea. The whole thing looks great! 🙂

  • Reply Wendy March 13, 2013 at 5:52 AM

    Beautiful. Your decorating style is unique and creative. I admire your fireplace stonework and mantle. Beautiful.

  • Reply Stephanie @ henry happened March 13, 2013 at 8:22 AM

    What a smart idea to repurpose the yarn garland! Love your spring colors – those tulips are beautiful!

  • Reply Brenda @ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com March 14, 2013 at 4:57 AM

    What a fabulous mantel!! Looks so cheery and beautiful! Nicely done 😉

  • Reply Lucy March 14, 2013 at 6:31 PM

    that wreath is just so sweet with those tiny little bird houses…and love the tulips…xo

  • Reply Nici March 14, 2013 at 8:17 PM

    I love your sweet and simple mantel. It is so pretty! Have a wonderful Easter!
    Blessings,
    Nici

  • Reply Jody @ Mommy Moment March 15, 2013 at 6:25 PM

    Those pink tulips are the perfect touch! LOVE 🙂

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  • Reply Luci@BungalowAtHome March 18, 2013 at 11:40 AM

    I think this is so pretty Jo-Anna! I finally decorated a little today since Easter is right around the corner… and we’re expecting snow tonight so it still feels so cold!

  • Reply Kathy March 18, 2013 at 12:43 PM

    Your mantel looks gorgeous! Love all of the items and the way you have them displayed.

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    joanna- your mantle is so festive and pretty. I just love wreath!

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