The Golden Sycamore
The Golden Sycamore
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  • Livonia, MI

Winter Mantel


Okay, it's not really a mantel, it's a shelf, but you get the idea! :) I searched my home for pieces I could use to give a winter feel to my dining room shelf without breaking the bank. I had all of these things in the house, so this project was totally free!
Use contrasts of light and dark and different textures to create visual interest.
Use contrasts of light and dark and different textures to create visual interest.
I love the vintage look, but sometimes you have to use what you can find.  I bought the vintage looking keys new a few years ago.  They still give a vintage look, which is what I like.  It's okay to mix new and old finds together!
I love the vintage look, but sometimes you have to use what you can find. I bought the vintage looking keys new a few years ago. They still give a vintage look, which is what I like. It's okay to mix new and old finds together!
Wrap books in kraft paper and tie up with twine to add a little character.
Wrap books in kraft paper and tie up with twine to add a little character.
I loved these snowflakes from my daughter's Christmas tree, so I reused them in this vignette. They give the shelf that extra snowy feel!
I loved these snowflakes from my daughter's Christmas tree, so I reused them in this vignette. They give the shelf that extra snowy feel!
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