10 Minute Decorating, A Pre-Autumn Mantel

A simple pre-autumn mantel was on the agenda

when I returned from my Florida trip to visit my mom and sister.

I knew I wanted something simple that I can later tweak to add autumn decor.

I guess you can say this is my late summer, pre-autumn mantelscape.

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Rustic and Elegance, A Great Combination

I cannot say that my house is either rustic or elegant.

However, I would like to feel that I have a bit of both.

Marrying the two elements to make an interesting vignette or feel of a room.

I removed the winter items from the mantel and added a few of my favorite pieces to create a rustic feel

with a bit of elegance.

Great Room Mantel-Housepitality Designs

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