Frugal Friday ~ Spring Decorating

About a month or so ago I took down my snowmen and put up the Spring decorations. I wasn’t really too happy with the way the mantle turned out, but needed to look at it for awhile to see if I was going to like it. Well, I decided it needed to be changed, so yesterday, I decided to change the Living Room furniture around, Spring clean and change the decorations.

This is what I started with

mantle-before-re-doIt was okay, but I just wasn’t crazy about it, so I took everything off, and came up with this

spring-mantle-rejectIt was still just okay, I needed something taller on the right side to balance the forsythia (my husband cut these from the farm he works at) that I have on the left side. I added a tall container and was going to wait to find some pussy willows, but decided to head to the yard and find what I could. And this is what I came up with…

spring-mantleI was very excited with the way it turned out.

So for $-0- I re-decorated the mantle, and am now happy with it.



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  1. Sherry says:

    How cute is that?! :D

  2. niki says:

    Thanks for sharing—I just adore checking out everyone’s seasonal decor online!


  3. Amanda says:

    I love this kind of decorating! I just recently painted and redecorated our boys room and needed something simple for one wall. I went out side and cut s few twigs, spray painted them white, assembled a swag, wrapped w/ wire to hold, added a ornament in the middle and voila! It turned out gorgeous!!! I’ll be posting on it as soon as I get my camera :)

  4. Brenda says:

    I like it! I think I will go out back and cut a piece of our crab apple tree for the dining room table this weekend!
    Hope you and your family have a happy Easter!

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