How to create a Bright and Simple Summer Mantel. Use what you have to create a fresh summer makeover for your mantel or shelf.
Bright and Simple Summer Mantel Makeover Using What You Have
I have been so busy with our remodel and projects related to that I didn’t have time to get new things for my summer mantel. And that’s ok! I love using things I already have in new ways!
20 Simple Summer Mantel Ideas
I am joining some friends who are all sharing simple summer mantel and shelf ideas. Scroll down to the bottom and hop over to get the awesome ideas!
New Shiplapped Fireplace Mantel!
You guys — we just finished this new fireplace! I think it really centers our room and I can’t wait to sit around the fireplace this winter. I will write up a post all about how we made it (big thanks to my friend Frank Smith Renovations. He took my ideas and made them magically appear.
Bring Outside Flowers Inside
One of the things I did was bring in some of the beautiful pink flowers from our pots outside. I love having fresh flowers in the house.
Display Mantel Flowers in Small Vases
These little vases are perfect for displaying small flowers. I picked two different kinds of flowers from our pots and put them in these little bottles to display their glory.
Elevate Mantel Flowers
I used white candle holders and cake plates to display the flowers. The different heights of the vases and cake plates make everything more interesting.
Pot Succulents in Small Copper Mugs
I couldn’t resist these tiny Moscow Mule mugs a few years ago. I love the copper color and their diminutive size made them irresistible. My daughter found the mini succulents at Trader Joe’s and grabbed a few. I love the way the small succulents look in the copper vessels. They really shine and add sparkle to our summer mantel.
Bring Outside Plants Inside
I had this giant fern outside by our hanging swing. I thought a tropical-looking fern might be the perfect accessory for a summer mantel. I brought the fern and the stand inside next to the fireplace.
Add Colorful Pillows
I am a pillow addict. So of course I already had some colorful pillows. I love hot pink in general, and it’s the perfect color for a bright summer accent. I also brought in one of my favorite handmade items – this Hello Globe from ….
20 Simple Summer Mantel and Shelf Ideas
Today I'm joined by some of my blogging friends who are also sharing their summer mantel and summer vignette ideas. Just click the links below the images to be taken to their post...
Simple Thrifty Summer Mantel Decor at The Happy Housie Easy Summer Mantel with Peonies at Modern Glam Effortless Summer Mantel Ideas at Grace in My Space Summer Entry Way Decor Ideas at Lolly Jane Summer Shelf Styling Tips at Finding Silver Pennies Outdoor Garden Bench Vignette at Craftberry Bush
Simple Summer Living Room at House by Hoff The Summer Edition of our Coffee Bar at My Sweet Savannah Eclectic Summer Mantel at JoAnna Anastasia Simple Summer Style Kitchen Shelving at Cassie Bustamante How to Create a Summer Mantel with Character at Sincerely, Marie Designs
Summer Mantel Decor at Rambling Renovators DIY Bedroom Plant Shelf at She Gave it a Go Summer Mantel Decor at Amidst the Chaos How to Create a Fresh Summer Mantel for Free at This is Our Bliss Summer Hutch Styling at Clean & Scentsible
Bright Simple Summer Mantel at Tatertots and Jello Easy Summer Mantel Styling Ideas at Cherished Bliss Boho Summer Mantel Decor at Life is a Party Easy Breezy Modern Minimalist Shelf Styling at This is Simplicite Summer Mantel at Rooms for Rent
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Pin Simple Summer Mantel for Later!
Pin this idea to try later so you can remember. I see things and then can’t find them later. Pin it now and it will be easier to find when you need it.
Have a beautiful day!
So, so gorgeous!! Love the simplicity and the pops of color against the white.
This is SO beautiful, Jen! I love your new mantel – it’s gorgeous! And simple and pretty summer mantel decor is perfect, in my book:)
i love all the pinks and oranges here- so pretty!!! pinned!