Monday, June 27, 2011

~ Summer Mantel ~


Hi friends
I wanted to share with you a few photos of how I've decorated my summer mantel


I love bringing out my shells and coral that I've collected over the years





I like to write the different seasons on the chalkboard I made..
Occasionally I put scriptures or special occasions on it too


I hope you are all enjoying your summer so far
My boys and I have been busy going to the pool and iceskating (yes I said iceskating, lol )
Have a wonderful week!!
Hugs,
Rachel

23 comments:

CarliAlice @ GG2Life said...

If you could only come over and decorate my house! Sigh....

Sweet Young Journey said...

Ice skating sounds like a lot of fun....
Your mantel looks beautiful. I worked on mine over the weekend too!
Keep enjoying those precious times with your boys!
xo
Cheryl

stefanie said...

I love it!!!

Olive Cooper said...

Love the shells and the galvanized pieces. Have a great summer. I could use an iced floor right now myself...wink. hugs♥O

Sares said...

It looks so light and airy! Why do we always pull out the seashells in the Summer? People who live at the beach much think we're crazy!

Deborah said...

So lovely and summery!
One can never have too many shells!
:)

Deborah xo

Blondie's Journal said...

I love it. Very beachy!!

XO,
Jane

d. reyné said...

What a pretty mantle display!
I love seashells year round but they just seem to say "Hello Summer"
Hope you have a great one!

Mona Kay at Home said...

Soooo pretty!! I love the...ahh...um...white wrought-iron thingy with scrolls! What is that?? It's gorgeous!!

Sarah atRosePetals said...

So pretty! I just redid mine but I think I need some zinc pots! :)

My neighbor just returned from the beach and brought me a huge bag of seashells...I'm going beachy in Nebraska!

d e l i g h t said...

Just lovely! You have an eye for detail and decorating that I love!

Ivy and Elephants said...

Your mantel is wonderful. Enjoy your summer!

Paula

Ashley said...

What a lovely mantel! Summer has been a whirlwind of fun for us and I just want it to last forever (or until it gets too hot) hahaha! Have a delightful week! Xoxoxo

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

Love it! I always do love what you do. So simple and summery.

~Shanon

P.S. Did you ever find out anything about the "Simply Me" blog?

A Rosy Note said...

Looks beautiful! Very summery :)

Melissa said...

oh my gosh- we are a match made in heaven!

peonies...chippy french chairs...mirrors...

so happy to have found you...
we're currently living in england from australia- so my visits to french brocantes- kids & hubby in tow are pretty regular!

loving your mantel- you've inspired me to get to mine today whilst the sun is out & gorgeous here in the english countryside!

iceskating in summer- too funny!

melissa x

Pattie said...

Your summer mantel is very pretty, I need so bad to do mine...

Pattie

polkadotpeticoat said...

So beautiful....I love your mix of metals and the mirrors...simply summer perfect!

Millie said...

I am absolutely smitten with the juxtaposition of the galvanized steel against the shells. A beautiful way to celebrate summer!

Kristin @ My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia said...

I am in love with your mantel, will you come makeover mine :)
So glad I can leave a comment!
XO
Kristin
ps....were you friends with Michelle from Shells Shabby Shack? I can't find her blog and am worried???

Donna said...

Gorgeous!! I love all of your galvanized goodies and white treasures. And the galvanized pots are so cute! you have created a truly magical mantle!!!

Holly said...

I love your mantle. It's very clean with a rustic feel.
Holly @hmbeadcompany

Squirrelhaus said...

I love the pots you found at Ikea!!!! I keep praying that they build one in Anchorage! Loved the table!
Chris :o)