A loud “hello and bon jour” from France…
Today, I am sharing my 2012 Fall Mantel…
…..and hope that I can get started on this year’s mantel as soon as I return…
I do not think my hubby would like to get it started while I am away…:)
So here is the 2012 post for the Fall Mantelscape….
I did it….
…..I just completed the Fall Mantel.
Yesterday, I met my friend Frances who monogramed “We Gather Together” for me…
…..she monogramed it on burlap.
I took my $1.00 frame I purchased several months ago and framed the inscription.
I love that message of family and friends coming together for the holidays..
…..and every day for that matter.
I gathered fall florals and arranged them on the mantel using command hooks to keep them in place…
And could not forget the cute little squirrel that I received at our neighborhood “Tacky Gift Exchange”….
…..a party that we have after Christmas….to exchange tacky gifts that we had received.
Now, I do not consider “Sammy the Squirrel” tacky…was thrilled to get him!!
The plates are the Fresco Bird plates from Pottery Barn…a set of 4 different designs.
I added the pretty blue/green pumpkins and a faux pumpkin from Pottery Barn..
…..a giant iron acorn and mums from Trader Joe’s.
My hubby chuckles at the fact that I will take all this time to create the “mantelscape”….
…..only to take it down in two weeks to start my Christmas decorating….I start early…
……….it takes me that long!!
The pillow in the chair is Pottery Barn…love that it coordinates with the plates.
So, mantel completed…and moving on to decorate the front porch…
Hope you enjoyed my 2012 Fall Mantel and I thank you so much for visiting!!
And you can gather more Fall Inspiration from this upcoming Fall Party…
…..that I have to honor to participate in with 11 other wonderful bloggers!
Have a wonderful day!