Tag: mantel

rat skeleton eating a pumpkin next to a skull with a masquerade mask

Our Favorite Halloween Decor Ideas

Halloween is our favorite holiday of the year—all the fun of decorating for Christmas without the (mostly self-imposed) stress of shopping and entertaining. We can get pretty carried…

Repurposed patio with door, mantel, table and chairs

Outdoor Rooms: A Repurposed Patio

Karla Ritchey knows a thing or two about putting together repurposed elements. And she’s got a gorgeous outdoor room to prove it.   Behind the garage, a junked-out…

pumpkin garden with pumpkin house

October Round-up: Fabulous Fall

Fall is my favorite time of year. The air becomes crisp and invigorating, the trees dazzle with their colorful glory, and I get to wear the hugest, most…

Budget-Friendly Makeovers: A Family Room Update

A dated and dreary family room gets a much-needed update with refreshed furnishings and pretty pastel colors. The color scheme, deep rose carpet, tricky room arrangement, and half-hearted…

How to Style a Mantel

A fireplace is automatically a focal point in any room. Sheer size alone usually gives it pride of place so that’s where eyes will gravitate. Make it stand…