Back to Top

Spring Inspired Mantle

A Spring inspired mantle layered with vintage elements and soft colors for beautiful texture! I'm sharing all the things that went into this easy project.

layered Spring mantle

Affiliate links may be included for your convenience; my full disclosure policy can be found here. If you click through and make a purchase I'll receive a small commission at no extra cost to you!

I am joining a wonderful group of talented bloggers for a week full of Spring inspiration! Thanks so much to Kendra of Joy In Our Home for coordinating this Spring Festival Blog Hop! I will share all the links at the end of my post...today's focus is on Spring mantles!

I love contrasts. Dark and light, soft and structured. There's just something about contrasts that makes me happy. My eye is drawn to all the various elements and it's a joy for the senses! I added lots of contrasts to my Spring decorated mantle.

I knew I wanted to include one of my Spring DIY wreaths with blush flowers on my mantle...that was the inspiration for this whole space. Blush seems to be the color of Spring this year! I found this gorgeous blush ombre throw that perfectly paired with my vintage floral pillow cover and soft velvet blush pillows. Some of these items are not new, and they're not available online anymore, but I tried to link to similar items if you want to incorporate this look into your own home!

blush pink for Spring

I began by layering an old window, and some small shutters in the center of my mantle. The wreath looked a little lost against my whitewashed brick fireplace, so I hung a chippy white ceiling tile from the window. That particular tile is currently sold out, but you can find some here. Adding that layer was not necessary, but now the wreath shows up much better!

layered mantle with wreath and succulents

I added clusters of rustic flower pots, filled with dollar store succulents and spongy moss.

greenery

Small stacked wood rounds mimic the ones in the wreath and add a bit of rustic to this cottage Spring mantle.

Our huge double-sided fireplace divides our living room from the sunroom. You can see a little peek at my cottage white dresser below. Last spring we ripped out the carpet and added these gorgeous farmhouse wood floors and it was the best decision! They are crazy affordable, you can find out more about them here.

living room fireplace and mantle

I filled a basket with more soft blush pillows, and added some greenery and a few more blush stems (all the flowers in this project came from Michaels). A collection of white candles on painted candlesticks adds a little something to the hearth on this side.

layers adds texture

My white corbel bookends from Decor Steals  are another layer that adds texture and interest. They're often sold out online, but you can find similar ones here and here.

moss and succulents

blush pink flowers

Spring is all about new growth, and although the majority of my greenery is faux, I like the look of it spilling out of the flower pots with tendrils hanging, and amassed on a wreath, spilling out of baskets.

basket filled with florals

antique crock

living room Spring decor

A cozy spot to browse through gardening books is a must this time of year! We are currently working on our front flower beds and I'm excited to get that project finished and share it with you!

cozy sitting area

cozy Spring with layered and vintage items

And that's a wrap on my Spring mantle! You can see more of my Spring and Easter projects here. There's so much more inspiration coming up...be on the lookout for my Spring dining room/tablescape in early April, and then all the fun of our Master bedroom refresh! If you're not subscribed to my posts, click on the DIY insider box below!

Spring weather fills me with energy and motivation to get stuff done, how about you? Are you the same?

As promised, here is the entire week of inspiration...







DIY's on MondayJoy In Our Home | Timeless Creations | The Tattered Pew | CityGirlmeetsFarmboy |Life on Kaydeross Creek


Vignettes on Tuesday



Front Porches on Wednesday


Mantels on Thursday



Recipes on Friday




bringing beauty to the ordinary,


Become a DIY insider!
You'll never miss a post, and you'll get all my FREE tutorials
and more...delivered straight to your inbox!

Let's be Social! Follow along on PinterestFBG+TwitterInstagram

Popular Posts You Might Have Missed

         

         

This blog's content is for entertainment purposes only and is not professional advice. By reading this blog and attempting to recreate any content shared on it, you assume all responsibility for any injuries or damages incurred. Read my full disclaimer here.

18 comments:

  1. There are so many beautiful layers of spring colors and texture on this mantel Cindy! I love how you mixed all the soft blush and greens with the rustic pot. It's fabulous! Hugs, CoCo

    ReplyDelete
  2. I think your mantel is lovely; so festive yet romantic. I especially enjoy the pots with moss and nests. Glad to be hopping with you! Happy Spring

    ReplyDelete
  3. Cindy, I just love your fireplace! I love the whitewashed brick and the mantel itself. I love how you have the mantel all decorated up for spring with succulents, moss balls and terra cotta pots. Your gorgeous wreath hanging from the window frame is such a nice finishing touch. So happy to be hopping with you this week!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you so much for your kindness! It brings me joy to inspire others!!

      Delete
  4. Cindy this is just beautiful! I think I pinned all of your pictures because I love what you did! Thanks for sharing and happy Spring!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Aww, you're the sweetest! Thanks so much kelly!! ❤

      Delete
  5. Everything is so light and 'springy' but my favourite thing is the large floral pillow. So pretty.
    *Smiles*

    ReplyDelete
  6. How I love learning from you! Thank you for sharing all your creative juices with us - you are amazing!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Oh wow, that is incredibly kind!! Thank you so much 😉

      Delete
  7. Oh my gosh! Your fireplace is gorgeous! I would kill for a fireplace like that! You did an amazing job decorating it. Love the flowers in the basket and the crock as well as all the layers on the mantle. Wonderful!

    ReplyDelete
  8. I love the blush with greenery, so classic and perfect for spring!!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I love your fireplace!! So dreamy for Spring!

    ReplyDelete

Your comments are like sunshine and chocolate! Thanks for taking the time to leave a nice one ;) I read all comments and love to respond if you leave your email! Otherwise, please look for my response under the post where you left it!

Copyright DIY beautify 2013. Powered by Blogger.

Privacy

I love when you share! Just remember that all images and text on this site are property of DIY beautify. You are welcome to use one or two photos as long as a link back to my original post is included. Please do not remove any watermarks, crop or edit any of my images without first obtaining written permission from me. All free printables on my site are for personal use only, and not to be used to make money. Pinning is always welcome and appreciated. Please respect the effort I've put into my blog and I will do the same for you...Thank You!