Yesterday I shared one of the early versions of this year’s fall mantel
and today I thought I would share the entire evolution of the mantel process.
Before anything else, my apologies for the quality of the photos. As mentioned
in my previous post, I often take a quick photo when staging a vignette or mantel
to provide perspective. As such, many of the these photos were taken quickly
and without regard for lighting with some of them even being a little blurry…eek.
Nevertheless, here is the evolution of the fall mantel….
neutral colours. I like the way the hydrangeas look hanging on the old
window frame, but felt it was too small for the scale of the wall.
any real ones. But I think it looks okay sitting on the old books, no?
the idea of using the old mirror frame I had used for my late summer mantel (here).
The hydrangeas just seemed to be positioned too symmetrically
and if you’ve been following me for a while, you will know symmetry
and I do not get along as I find it constricts my creativity.
2. I really like the idea of displaying summer’s fallen beauty in the frame.
I hope this inspires you to try different things and allow your creativity to guide you.
I hope to see you again tonight at
linking to Thrifty Decor Chick Fall mantel party.