Wednesday, September 28, 2011

~ French Farmhouse Mantel ~


Hi friends ~ I hope your week is off to a great start
I just wanted to share with you some photos of some changes I've made to my mantel now that the season is changing





I love mixing textures and fabrics
First I layered two chippy white antique mirrors
 I displayed an antique french alarm clock with old french fabric boxes
zinc pots from Belgium with coffee berries and my new mercury glass candlesticks from Target I purchased last week (only $12.99-16.99 each).
Soon I will be adding some pumpkins..


Well that's my french farmhouse inspired mantel for now
I hope you all have a wonderful week
xo,
Rachel








33 comments:

Fresh Vanilla For C said...

Hi Rachel-
LOve the "new" mantle! I especially love the blue and cream floral box:)
Have a fantastic day.
~Cheryl

Rachel Pallas said...

Thanks Cheryl ~ xo

Susan said...

I always love your mantel displays, Rachel. Gorgeous! I'm rushing to Target soon for some of your recent finds. They look perfect in your amazing home.
- Susan

Rachel Pallas said...

Thanks so much Susan~ I would get to Target soon..the tumblers and the merury glass stock were getting low at my store~ Have a wonderful week :)

Deborah said...

Love that mantel Rachel!!
Its always so pretty at your place :)

Deborah xxoo

Nancy's Notes said...

What an awesome mantel, I love how you mixed the fabrics and textures, great job, Rachel!

Nancy

Rachel Pallas said...

THanks so much Deborah and Nancy :)

NanaDiana said...

Rachel- That looks lovely-soft and beautiful! xo Diana

Heaven's Walk said...

Ok....while I was reading your post and drooling over your photos, I found myself looking at my mantel and thinking...."blech!" Guess what I'll be doing this week...?? lol! You have such a special touch with your decor, Rachel. I still want you to wave your magic wand over my house as I keep attempting to make it look as JDA as possible. :)

xoxo laurie

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

The print boxes are wonderful! Well....it all is! The berries are so sweet. What a nice touch with all your beauties on the mantel!

Allison said...

Your mantle looks lovely, Rachel. Very soft and romantic. You have a nice way with your decorating. I love the chippy clock.

Rachel Pallas said...

Thanks sooo much Diana,Laurie, Jacqueline and Allison~ You are all so sweet! :) Cant wait to see how all of you ladies decorate your mantels! xo

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Rachel,

Your mantle is gorgeous. Love how everything is put together. :) Have a great day!

XO's,
Jessie

Donna said...

Just gorgeous, Rachel! I didn't know that Target sold mercury glass! I need to run over and get some of those gorgeous candlesticks for myself:) Love your mantle, it is perfection!!

Rachel Pallas said...

Thanks Jessie and Donna~ And btw Donna the mercury glass candlesticks are in the candle section,there are the goldish ones and the pure silver. Three different sizes. Let me know if you get some ;)

Jeanine Burkhardt said...

Just LoVeLy as always... LoVe Visiting your site...
Jeanine, ChiPPy!-SHaBBy!

Tricia @ A Rosy Note said...

Oh, how pretty, Rachel! I always love when you use those coffee berries. I'm going to have to see if they have those at my florist :)

Simply Me said...

Beautiful boxes !!! Looks really great ! Take care

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I love it. Your mantel is stunning! The candlesticks from Target look like they are vintage. They are so nice. I need to make a target run because I have seen a couple of other pretties on other blogs from Target! Apparently they have a farmhouse baking collection that is supposed to be *neat*

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

I love it! I'm with all of the other ladies, thinking I might need to run to Target! Thank you for sharing where you got them! Your mantle looks perfect, as always!

~Shanon

SueBee said...

Hi Rachel, I love your French Farmhouse Mantel. I don't have a fireplace but I'm thinking about just putting up a mantel. You are encouraging me with yours. Hope you are enjoy your week~SueBee

Rachel Pallas said...

Thanks so much Tausha,Tricia,Ricki Jill,Jeanine,Shanon,Sue ~ You are all so kind~ And yes Ricki Jill they do have a farmhouse baking section too~I have purchased a few of the items~Definetely worth taking a trip to Target!! xo

Olde Tyme Marketplace said...

The mirrors look wonderful and I love the little old clock. Precious!
xo,
Beth

Jennelise said...

Beautiful! I love the little clock and the glass candlesticks.
Jennelise

Kirsty said...

I love that little clock!

Rozmeen said...

Your mantel is sooo beautiful with all those stunning treasures!

xoxo Rozmeen

Kate said...

Rachel

Always so beautiful here at your French Farmhouse. Much inspiration of the elegance you can do in one's home. Have a terrific week

xoxo
Kate

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

BEAUTIFUL Rachel!! I Love it :)

Kellie Collis said...

Gorgeous! Love that old world charm to it. Have a delightful day, Kellie xx

Renee @ where the grass is greener said...

Love your blog and your mantle!

Kathy said...

Hello! Your mantle looks dreamy - love the chippy white and the mercury glass candlesticks along with the florals - simply lovely,
Kathy

Fishtail Cottage said...

Your love everything about this! post is making me giggle - you will too when you see what i recieved in the mail today. We truly are kindred spirits!

Debra Hall said...

Hi Rachel! Thank you for coming over to visit and leaving me a sweet message! I've been admiring your blog for a while...you have a beautiful style! Welcome and nice to become FB and blog friends....Debra :)