Wednesday, March 12, 2014

~~~My Spring Mantle~~~

The winds are HOWLING outside and the temps are dropping like a stone but we had 2 beautiful days in the 60's so I decided to put away ALL the winter decor and get the house ready for Spring. I just hope it gets here one of these days!!! I started with my mantle so will share that first. Forsythia just says Spring to me so I used Forsythia, yellow with green tulips, a tiny white flower, some long creamy branches and some sticks for the arrangements in the vases.

 I ran a white berry gartland through the mantle for some added texture and interest and PIZAZZ!!!

 In the center I placed an arrangement I made several years ago. It is in a TINY urn and it is all done on a styrofoam ball. I cut all the pieces off the stems of hydrangeas, picked them all and placed them into the ball. Then I added some pieces of a berry bush I had. I love this piece.

 2 new birds have flown over to the mantle this year.

 This shows you how tiny the urn is!
 On the hearth I put this wire cloche with some moss at the bottom and resting on that is my green bird and a found nest is snuggled in there too. Do you see the bird at the top of the cloche?

 My tulips are about done so I cut them back and put them in my bee juice glasses for s few days.

I also replaced the pillar candles with these yellow ones to bring that color down to the hearth.

 Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope it is getting nice where you live and I hope it will be Spring when we get back from Fl. We are leaving this Friday but I am going to try to keep blogging while I am gone. XO, Pinky
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Ivy @ Ivy and Elephants for What's It Wednesday
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  1. That is one gorgeous looking mantel!!

  2. Pinky,
    Gorgeous Spring Mantle, dear friend!!!
    I adore your floral arrangements!!! The yellow, creamy ivory and green are such a striking, yet subtle statement against the stone of the fireplace!
    EnJOY your time in Florida!!! See you when you get back!!!

  3. I do love your spring mantle, Pinky! We didn't have a winter here this year so I'm not sure what spring will be like, but today was amazingly gorgeous and I spent most of it outside with my 3 K's! Love the smell of the citrus blooms around the house! Hope springs come soon for you! Blessings, Cindy

  4. I love your mantle with its soft yellow and green colors. They look so pretty against your stone fireplace.

  5. Pinky you truly have the touch! I adore all the flora, fauna and fine feathered friends.

    Happy St. Patrick's Day weekend!

  6. So very beautiful create the most gorgeous arrangements...have fun in the sun!!!

  7. Oh Pinky...this is gorgeous! ox


Thanks you for leaving your lovely comments. xo, Pinky

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