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Halloween Foam Marquee Letters!

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  Each month, FloraCraft has sent me a lovely box of foam and craft goodies (and thanks to them for sponsoring the post!).  Inspired by last year's NOEL letters, I decided to make a Halloween marquee -- but do it in an even easier way! You can do this, too -- in less than two hours!       You won't need very many supplies: here's what you need to do! … [Read more...]

Metallic Christmas Stockings & Mantel (Plus $100 Online Fabric Store Fabric Giveaway!)

metallic stockings and mantel at tatertots and jello tutorial

This post sponsored by OnlineFabricStore.net. [Today, Monday (2 December) only: $15 off $75! Check below for the special coupon code!]  I LOVE pretty fabric!!  So when Online Fabric Store contacted me to see if they could send me some fabric for a Christmas project, I thought it would be really fun! It took me quite awhile to decide on what fabric I wanted - there were so many to … [Read more...]

My Scandinavian-ish Red and White Mantel

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I love decorating my mantel for the holidays. Last year, my colors were red and turquoise and I went for a whimsical party theme. This year I thought it would be fun to go with a simpler Scandinavian-ish Red and White theme. I love the Scandinavian aesthetic - clean, simple and pretty. My husband spent two years in Finland and his love of the culture really inspired me. The first thing I … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 30 Fall & Halloween Mantel Vignettes!!

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Every week I am BLOWN away by the amazing projects that are linked up. I love seeing YOUR ideas. Even if you don't have a "Mantel", you can find a place in your home to celebrate the seasons! Here are 30 Ideas to get you inspired for Fall!! Teal & Yellow Fall Mantel @ Love of Family & Home Fall Mantel @ Chase the Star Fall Mantel with Pumpkins @ Just So Lovely Old Wooden … [Read more...]

Fall Project — Make a Back To School Mantel

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Hi TT&J friends! My name is Rachelle and I blog over at a little place called Fingerprints on the Fridge. It's a little mix of the life and times of my family of four and some fun house projects we've been trying to tackle in our Michigan fixer-upper. I'm so excited to be here! I was super pumped when Jen asked me to share some of our back to school ideas. :) We're definitely getting in … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 30 Spring-Inspired Wreaths & Mantels

30 spring wreath and mantels

We officially had our first day of spring, and the weather was well, snowy. These beautifully inspired spring wreaths & mantels are sure to make the sun shine! Be sure to check out all of the SUNNY inspiration!  Bubblegum Wreath @ Fit, Crafty, Stylish, and Happy DIY Spring Tutorial @ My Blessed Life  Spring Wreath @ Positively Splendid … [Read more...]

Easy and Inexpensive Holiday Party Mantel Decor!!

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Happy Holidays everyone!! I love changing up my Holiday mantel each year - but it can be expensive. I would love to share with you an inexpensive way to brighten up your mantel. And if you don't have a mantel, you can use this idea on a shelf or even use it for a dessert table for a party!! Holiday Party Mantel The main part of this project are paper tissue fans -- you can get them at … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Festive Fall Mantels!!

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It is officially October 1, 2011, and do you know where your Halloween Decorations are?  These 22 bloggers know where their decorations are...   on their Great Mantels!  If yours are still hidden it is time to dust the pumpkins off and get busy making a fabulous mantel. And if you don't have a mantel, make a spooktacular Halloween vignette on a cabinet or shelf!! Fall Mantle @ Crafty Scrappy … [Read more...]

Summer Mantel:Take Two {adding reclaimed shutters}

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  There was something missing from my "Beachy" mantel. I couldn't put my finger on it yesterday. Then last night as I was getting ready for bed I remembered some free shutters that I picked up by the side of the road on trash day a few months ago. Perfect!! You know how a flashbulb goes off in your mind? A fast, easy and free solution to my decorating dilemma!  Before So this morning I … [Read more...]

Summer Wreath and Mantel {tutorial}

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Do you go through periods where you are super inspired to do projects and then other periods where you feel burned out and don't want to do anything?? I do. Yesterday I felt super inspired. And I am an impatient crafter. When the feeling strikes, I dig around and find whatever is in my cupboards to make a project. I was looking at my mantel and I really wanted to make it look  "Beachy" and … [Read more...]