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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Fall Mantel 2013


It's finally fall ya'll! That means it's time to decorate and that is what I love to do! I could not decide what I wanted to do this year. It finally came to me when I found the mirror at Hobby Lobby.  I decided to make the arrangement in front of it and add the lanterns from Pier 1 Imports from last year. Last year I left them plain, but this year I decided to dress them up with swags. I also added the lanterns on the ends and filled them with pumpkins. Do you see the owl in the arrangement? I found him at Pier 1 too and had to add him to the mantel.
 The fall colored pillow came from Kohl's.






Thanks for stopping by! I will be sharing more of my fall decorating soon.
 

30 comments:

Mary said...

WOW Kristen, this is stunning and you have out done yourself again!

I love it all, and already pinned it!

You are super talented!

Mary
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Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

It is wonderful....Love all the color and with your drapes...gorgeous!

Lisa @ Texas Decor said...

I always look forward to your mantel decorations for the holidays. :) It looks wonderful! I love the cute owl and the lanterns are perfect!

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, your mantel is fall perfection! You have done an outstanding job; and everything is absolutely gorgeous...as always!

priscilla said...

Beautiful ! Love all your floral designs !

Dining Delight said...

Your mantel looks terrific and its so nice that you put some of your "famous" swags on the lanterns! Just adds the perfect touch! The new mirror is a nice change and the arrangement you've created in front of it compliments your mantel décor wonderfully. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the pumpkins in the smaller cute lanterns - somehow give s hint of Halloween to me.

DD

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Beautiful, Kristen! I just love the way you did that center arrangement. Great mirror. I saw a gorgeous one the other day in Hobby Lobby. It was super big {way too big for my home} so it stayed right there in the store. They do have nice ones though.

NanaDiana said...

That looks really beautiful, Kristen. I love all the snippets of Fall that you have combined there. Those lanterns look really sweet with those mini-pumpkins nestled inside them. xo Diana

LISA C. PARSONS said...

Beautiful!!

Cynthia said...

Kristen your mantel is gorgeous. LOVE those lanterns and the ones filled with the pumpkins, just stunning. Beautiful fall color!

Cynthia

Shana Franks said...

So lovely Kristen! Everything looks just perfect :)

tim watson said...

Simply amazing. The colors are too good.

Rhondi said...

Beautiful!

Becca said...

Gorgeous Fall mantel, Kristen ... love your floral arrangement and the swags are the perfect complement to it! Happy Fall!

jennastatham560 said...

wow!it looks very awesome and the design is very stunning..you've got a bright idea and i am glad that you have shared it..

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debbies said...

So beautiful Kristen!!! I have the same owl and picked up those pillows last year after you told me where you found them. Love the oval lanterns you used too - so unique!!!!

Stacey said...

Beautiful, of course. You are so talented.

Lisa said...

Love your mantel. Where did you get your curtains?

**** April **** said...

absolutely stunning!!!

Autumn May Dale said...

Cool! this is a cool way to celebrate the Halloween too. I love those colors.




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Addison said...

Great!!! Nice decoration.Look Beautiful.It's great idea for me for decoration.Thanks for sharing.

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