An easy way to update your home through the year is with a mini mantel makeover. Focusing your efforts on a mantel or a large shelf allows you to decorate for the seasons without the somewhat overwhelming task of adding seasonal decor everywhere in your home. Scroll down as I take you through a year in my own home.
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This is what my mantel looks like in the summer - simple and light.
As we move into fall, I switch out the decor for a few autumn touches.
At Halloween I change everything, adding some bats I cut out of shelf paper.
In November I put back the fall pieces, with a few Thanksgiving ones mixed in.
I transition into winter by using fall decor in a white, gold and green palette.
Another time I added a few winter themed pieces.
At Christmastime, it's a complete switch. The holidays tend to call for it.
For the winter, I add a few starry snowflakes
to the usual boxwoods & candlesticks above.
Just a couple of spring touches makes for
a simple but effective display come March.
And then it's back to the summer mantel for a few months.
Since our fireplace is in our dining room, I create mini mantel makeovers on a large shelf in our living room. I keep the color palette consistent throughout the year so that it fits with the rest of the room's decor. You can see in this gallery that changing one or two pieces every couple of months is enough to keep up with the seasons. Easy!
From Autumn to Halloween, Thanksgiving to Winter, a mini mantel makeover is an affordable way to perk up your décor and good way to find out if hiring Inner Nature Design for a bigger project is right for you. Click [here] for information about my services.