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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Lower Level Mantel


Today I decorated the mantel in the lower level Family Room. Since our house is up for sale through the end of December, I wanted to keep it simple.

My youngest daughter always has a party with her friends on New Years Eve . I really wanted to decorate the hearth, but that seems to be the first place people are drawn to when they come downstairs and I wanted to keep it clear for potential homebuyers.


I really love the fireplace screen I found online last year.


There are shelves on either side of the stone fireplace. This is the shelf to the right.


Thanks for stopping by!
I am linking up with The Lettered Cottage for their mantel party!
Head on over to seem some FABULOUS mantels!
Tomorrow I will show you how the vinyl artwork I made over the weekend looks on my daughter's wall.

Pam

12 comments:

  1. Beautiful job! This look could go through winter! BUT hope your home sells before then, if that's what you're praying for. Have a great week :)

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  2. Beautiful and I love the lanterns. They are perfect with your stone fireplace.
    Hugs,
    Sherry

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  3. It looks great. I love your basement,it sure does not look like a basement FP!

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  4. Beautiful...love the lanters! Sometimes simple is better and in this case it totally works!!! Sending lots of luck your way that your home sells soon :o)
    ~Des

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  5. Nice and simple. I'm sure you will have no problems selling your home, it is beautiful. So are you staying in NC or moving elsewhere? Just curious because I live in Raleigh.

    Brittany
    http://www.prettyhandygirl.com

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  6. Pam, your mantel looks so nice with the row of lanterns. I love the use of lanterns in Christmas decor.

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  7. I love the lanterns! Everything looks so warm and cozy!

    XO,
    Jane

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  8. Your mantle looks lovely. I think it is perfect whether your house is up for sale or not. Ours is up for sale as well and I'm struggling with just how to decorate this year. I love your lanterns.

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  9. very pretty.. had to click on your link because i have similar lanterns. Would love for you to follow me..I'm a "newbie." Good luck with listing. laura @ imnotatrophywife.blogspot.com

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  10. Sometimes, more is just more. I love the simplicity of the lanterns!

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  11. Your mantel looks great and the lanterns make it super elegant. But the fireplace screen steals the show. What a beauty. Care to give us a source? Jane

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  12. I think it turned out really pretty.

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