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Simple Autumn Mantel Decorating Ideas

Simple Autumn Mantel Decorating Ideas   It's still 90 degrees here but I am ready for Fall. I thought maybe if I decorated for cooler weather, it would come?   LOL. Seriously though, with everything that has happened over the past couple of years I really discovered that I want to simplify my life and focus on my kids and spending time with them. Of course I still … [Read more...]

I Love You Valentine’s Banner Printable!

Banners are an easy way to decorate a mantel or a party for any season or holiday. Here's a free printable I Love You Valentine's Day banner. You can use it to celebrate Valentine's Day or it would also make a fun banner for a birthday or anniversary too!! Just print it off and use it to make your home a little happier! The simple black and white colors work with almost any decor. And … [Read more...]

DIY String Art Star

Hello Tatertots and Jello Readers! My name is Shannon and I am a Canadian writer, graphic designer, interior designer, wife and homeschooling momma of three. I am the writer and one half of the creative duo (my hubby Dean being the other half) behind the DIY and lifestyle blog, AKA Design. I am also the author of Bloggers & Brands, the blogger's guide to pitching and working with … [Read more...]

Spring Wood Shim Flower and Bunting Mantel!

I love updating my mantels for different holidays and seasons. The one in our living room is a little more formal -- this year I went with a blue and green theme with succulents. Spring Succulent Mantel For my family room, I love to go with a more casual, bright mantel. And since I just updated my kitchen open nook in yellow and navy, I thought it would be fun to make my mantel kind of … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 30 Spring-Inspired Wreaths & 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!!

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...]