Sunday, November 11, 2012

Thanksgiving Mantel

Are you kind of tired of the bold fall colors?  I am, so I changed the mantel to lighter colors.  I gathered some pretty paper from my sack-o-stuff, and used a leaf template to cut out a banner for the mantel.  

I free-handed the letters for "Give Thanks" on to the leaf shaped paper, and taped them to a piece of jute twine, and simply taped the banner to the mantel.  I tried taping it to the 'gate', but it didn't look like I wanted.  

Hubby has moved the "T" closer to the the "H" since the photo was taken. 

I changed the orange flowers to these white and burgundy hydrangeas, and inserted a single white rose.  

I like the more soothing colors.



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