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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Romantic Mantle

After all the Christmas was taken off the mantle, I couldn't decide what to put up....winter, valentine?  I chose to do a romantic theme that should last until Easter.  I used my favorite wreath...that you have seen so many times..hope you aren't tired of it!   It's my "go to" wreath!!! 


When I made this wreath, I chose a sewing theme.  I used vintage button cards...

Old lace...

Beautiful pearls....even old zippers!

I made all of the roses that are on this wreath...

Here is an old earring that I glued on...


Lots of ribbon and lace and a few more zippers!

It is a pretty simple mantle...for me...I usually put lots of treasures in my vignettes...


These are some vases that belonged to my mom.
On each side of the mantle, are vintage Gone with the Wind lamps..
a romantic couple.
Here is the lamp on the other side of the fireplace...

These lamps are hand painted...
  I also added a decorated violin to this vignette.




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37 comments:

  1. I love your wreath with the sewing items.

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  2. Penny, your wreath is gorgeous, love all the pearls,
    Your mantle is just sooooo romantic :)

    Smiles~
    Mari

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  3. Penny,
    First off, your wreath is drop dead gorgeous!!

    And i Adore those lamps!! The tables on each side are just stunning!!

    I see you have been so busy Tweaking!! I envy all your time that you have to "play".... Lucky you!!

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  4. So very pretty Penny!... love your lamps and your wreath is just gorgeous!... how on earth did you make those roses?... everything looks so romantic and beautiful!... xoxo Julie Marie

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  5. Penny, you created another dream!!!Your Valentine Day' s mantle is amazing!!!Your decors are marvellous as usual!!!
    Kisses
    Alessandra

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  6. I love your go to wreath! That is so pretty--did you make it or buy it? Your fireplace with all the ruffles looks just beautiful!

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  7. I love this wreath and the ruffles are wonderful.

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  8. Hi Penny!!!

    I love your decorating talent!!! You use a lot of what I use. I love anything with pearls and in all colors. The fireplace screen is gorgeous!!

    I love looking at the pictures in detail. It's just so beautiful!!

    Pam
    xox

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  9. How romantic your fireplace looks. Your wreath is beautiful - no matter how old it is. Those ruffles are just gorgeous.

    Judy

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  10. Simply Beautiful...Love the wreath and all the romance... Coming to you from Keep Calm and Link Up Party.
    Susan @ Rustic ReDiscovered

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  12. A beautiful wreath and soooo romantic looking..I loved seeing (my first time Yay!)

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  13. Very pretty and romantic, Penny. I'm finishing up my mantel this weekend...whew what a lot of work!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  14. So very sweet Penny! I adore all the beautiful lace and crocheted doilies and that GORGEOUS wreath!! What did you use for the back of the wreath... can you tell I'm trying to figure out how to copy it? It's the most sincere form of flattery!! After my husbands Grandmother passed I was given all her sewing goodies, including a couple of unfinished quilts she started (I'm the quilter in the family). There were bags and boxes of sewing notions, they are very old and still attached to the packaging...I think making a wreath like this would be a lovely way to use some these goodies to remember her by!
    Hugs,
    Pendra

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  15. Your mantel is like a dream!

    - The Tablescaper

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  16. Wow, you really go all out! Very romantic indeed!
    Here from Seasonal Sundays at The Tablescaper.

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  17. That is totally amazing! Great job...

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  18. HiPenny,

    Just passed by from Cindy's party. wow your wreath so romantic and pretty. I love the roses,old buttons and lace.
    great or Valentine, well done job.you are very talented.
    have a nice weekend
    warmly from Rome

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  19. Your wreath is just beautiful! Love all the detail you put into it. Again thank you for linking up another great project.

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  20. Penny, your wreath and mantle are very pretty indeed!

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  21. Penny,
    Love your gorgeous wreath and all of it's detail.

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  22. Hi Penny! Oh, your wreath is gorgeous and so is your mantel! Love the table too with the sweet little couple and the pretty lamp! :)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  23. Penny your wreath is beautiful and your mantle is so romantic and pretty.

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  24. Penny,
    That is the most beautiful wreath that I've ever seen! Your entire mantle display is gorgeous. I could sit and look at that view for hours, so peaceful and pretty.

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  25. Oh so pretty....I love the wreath...but I am crazy over the ruffle on the mantle!

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  26. What a beautiful mantel, Penny. That heart wreath is very special!

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  27. What a pretty wreath and mantel. Love those lamps!

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  28. Wonderful! I'd love to have you come share some of your projects at my link party that just went live!

    http://www.dosmallthingswithlove.com/2013/01/an-oldie-but-goodie-link-party-2-and.html
    I'm your newest follower!
    Nancy

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  29. Just when I think you can't beat your last post, you prove me wrong!! LOL Everything is gorgeous, and that wreath is amazing!! Thanks so much for the inspiration and for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent. Have a wonderful week.
    xoxo
    Kathy

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  30. You have so many BEAUTIFUL things! Thanks for sharing. I love to look at them! We would love for you to share all you would like on our very 1st link party! Is live now! Please come link up with us at
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    Joye & Myrna
    The Busy Bee's

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  31. How special to get to see your beautiful room. The wreath is amazing. What a gift you have for home-loving!

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  32. Such a gorgeous mantel! I'm so glad you shared this at Romance on a dime!

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  33. Thanks for Linking Up last week with your beautiful romance!

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  34. This mantle is heavenly. I would love for you to share you post at our WIW linky party. Hope you can join us!

    Paula
    ivyandelephants.blogspot.com

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