OK, so being in a rented home, my hands are somewhat tied. I can’t hang too many pictures, paint, or unpack too much stuff. And what I can do, I seem to have a mental block. Or a mantle block for that matter. One of the very easy things I can decorate is the fireplace mantle. But I’m having trouble. It looked like this:
But then I purchased some beautiful mercury glass pumpkins from Pottery Barn and a mercury glass pheasant from a local shop called The Brass Exchange. (I love you, Brass Exchange!) Now it looks like this:
Still boring!! I want it to look like this:
(courtesy of BHG)
(Courtesy of A Soft Place To Land)
So I’ve rustled up some leaves and a couple more pine cones. This is what I have now:
Much more festive!