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Halloween Mantel Ideas

For a peek at my Halloween mantel this year, check out my latest post on Snap Click Supply Co!

Halloween-Mantel-Ideas

I embellished a burlap banner from Target with darling paper embellishments from the Hocus Pocus digital collection. Hop on over to this post for 6 Halloween mantel ideas to celebrate the season. The final result = a personalized, one-of-a-kind decoration that is sure to brighten any space!

 

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Valentine Decorations

Is it just me or does winter start to feel dreadfully long by the time Valentine’s Day rolls around?  Despite the snow still on the ground, these beautiful tulips make it feel more like Spring.

Tulips

Flower displays happen to be one of my favorite ways to decorate for Valentine’s Day.

Roses

Here’s a peak at an evening Valentine table setting I used for Pinks and Drinks one year:

Valentine Table Setting

Candle light, flowers (real and fake), and crystal… a tried and true recipe for easy, beautiful decor!

Remember our manzanita tree decked out with Halloween decor? Here it is transformed for Valentine’s Day:

Valentine Tree

One last decorating idea: create a display featuring treasured cards collected over the years.  This past year, my Dad helped me transform this antique frame leftover from my Great-Aunt’s painting stash into a fully functional display piece.  (He used piano wire to create a backing grid!)  I clipped my favorite Valentines to this frame using a variety of small, decorative clothespins.

Valentine Display Frame

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One Decoration that I’m Keeping Up…

It’s the end of January and I wanted to share one Christmas decoration that I couldn’t bare to take down right away: my 2013 Holiday Card Display. Christmas Card Display

I LOVE love love receiving these greetings in the mail.  Normally, I would have hung them on a decorative frame in the hallway leading to the kitchen.  With our entire first floor in disarray due to our kitchen renovation, I had to find a new spot.  Sick of leaving them in a pile, I randomly started pinning greetings to our bannister garland.

Christmas Cards 2013

Turns out, the entryway stairs are a great spot for showcasing notes from friends and family!  I will definitely be recreating this display next year!

These pins are also full of great ideas: HERE, HERE, & HERE.  I especially love the idea of hanging cards on a blank wall and arranging them in a fun shape.  How about you?

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Ready for Halloween: Decorations

Halloween at our house looks a little like this:

Halloween Seasonal Decorations

At night, the soft glow of all these candles, Halloween decorations, and twinkle lights is downright magical… I love this time of year!

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