Thursday, October 13, 2011

THANKSgiving mantle...

I had a vision in mind when I took these random, old frames and painted them a maroon red. I was thinking Thanksgiving mantle...and I'm super stoked about how it turned out!

I chose some papers from a local crafts store, choosing patterns I thought would complement one another. Then, after ordering these great vinyl letters from {very cool shop and the owner was super nice and incredibly fast} I made sure to adhere them well to the paper.

And WOW - I love how it all turned out! I love the combination of papers and the red fits perfectly. I actually took my Halloween decor DOWN simply to take the photos. Yes, I'm a bit insane like that. But it was worth it. :) Typically, {actually, ever since we moved into this house} there has been a large mirror on this mantle shelf, but I really like it without the mirror. 

Change is always good. 

My personal favorite is the H. :)
I hope you like. Another super easy, relatively inexpensive project done!


Leeser said...

Great job! Pinterest worthy!

Alison @ Oopsey Daisy said...

Wow, this is gorgeous!! I can see why you're excited to take down the Halloween stuff to put this up! :) Thanks for sharing!!

Sarah said...

I love this. I might even do something like this for my Christmas decorating.

Amy Carrillo said...

love it Tracey!

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