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Monday, September 29, 2014

Fall Mantel 2014

Well Hello!
 
I'm still here, but it has been a while!
 
Most of you know where to find me these days...Facebook! I will still post my seasonal décor here, but I'm so busy with my online business and Facebook that I don't have time to do as many blog posts as I used to do. I will be posting the rest of my fall and Christmas décor here soon so be sure and check back!
 
I just finished my fall mantel over the weekend. I hot glued a black wooden B to a burlap covered piece of cardboard and framed it. It was an easy project. I made the arrangements on each side along with the piece in the middle. I used sunflowers, pumpkins, natural sticks and moss balls. I especially love the little moss balls coming out of the arrangements.
 
 
Some of you might notice the new curtains. I know a lot of you loved the red and gold silk checked ones and I did too, but they had to go! I had them for 10 years and they were faded and had holes in them. I found these on ATGstores.com and love them! They are called Mirage stripe if you are interested. They are very well made. Also, the wooden lanterns are from Kirkland's.
 

 I added some fall décor to my coffee table along with fall pillows from Kohl's and an owl pillow from Pier 1 Imports I purchased last year.
 
Happy Fall Ya'll!

28 comments:

Lisa said...

Hi Kristen! Your mantel looks stunning!! I love everything! Love the new curtains!! They look very classy! HAPPY FALL!!!

Anonymous said...

Kristen, your mantel is stunning! Love everything you've done and am looking forward to seeing more of your creativity in the following months! Blessings! Ana

meme76 said...

Simply Gorgeous! Love your creativity and thanks for the inspiration!

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, I was so happy to see your post! Your mantel is beautiful, as always. Love the new curtains, as well! Your decor is beautiful!

Stacey said...

Hi Kristen. It's always so nice to see a post from you. Your mantel looks amazing. I love the huge B and the lanterns. The new curtains are beautiful too. I did love the old ones but a girl has to have a change every now and then. Great choice. :)

Anonymous said...

Kristen your mantel is beautiful and you do amazing work. Look forward to seeing more posts. Your drapes are beautiful as well. How tall is the letter by chance?

Kristens Creations said...

Thanks everyone! The letter is 19 inches tall

Anonymous said...

Your home is beautiful, as usual! Can you please share where you purchased the "B" at? Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Please, where did you find your letter???? Thanks

Anonymous said...

Yes...where did you get the letter?

Kristens Creations said...

The letter came from Sass and Frills. She is on Facebook and Etsy.

Candy S said...

I love the Fall mantel. The mostly natural colors with just a bit of orange looks great.

The Tuscan Home said...

Kristen,
Your mantle displays NEVER disappoint, it's absolutely gorgeous! XO, Liz

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen your new drapes are gorgeous! I really like the B frame as well. You should sell those. I would buy one from you for sure. Beautiful mantel and room. It has an elegance that I have always loved to see.

Renae said...

Your mantel looks great-can't wait to see your other Hoilday decor coming up.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Great to see your post, Kristen! : ) Your mantel looks wonderful. I love how simple your monogram project was. The arrangements look wonderful ~ as they always do! Love your new curtains. You are right about loving the old ones, but it's always nice to have a change. I had no idea you had them for 10 years. I'll bet you are loving the new look.

Anonymous said...

Hi there it's been awhile lol I do mostly IG love your new curtains Kristen they look great .... Hope all is well, your son is how old now???
Best,
Kathy :)

Anonymous said...

Beautiful LR!! May I ask your paint color/Brand on your walls with the mantel in your photos? Thank you.

living-room-design said...

so nice and thanks for share

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Love all your decorations they are just as beautiful as always... Great you are busy with your online store, but miss seeing all your creativity and post!

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Anonymous said...

where did you find those moss balls? love them

kelli said...

I LOVE this!!! I have a few spare frames laying around and was pinning inspiration! Thank you~

Tracey Taylor said...

Hi where can i get a fire guard similar to the one in your photo ,Tracey st helens England

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Anonymous said...

I love the curtains and since you have a wonderful style of decorating, I wondered if you would give me your opinion on something I'm thinking for my living room windows. The trim around my windows are 3" wide and they are a warm classic oak color. I love the curtains you have and will probably order me some too. I was thinking of using a dark rod with dark rings like in the picture at the ATCstore.com site. I see you have white blinds and was considering using white blinds also. I see you are using a gold looking ring with a white ish rod. Do you think the white blinds will still look alright if I'm using the darker rod and rings? love, love, love that I found your blog. Miriam

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