It was just a couple weeks ago when I started fiddling with our Spring Mantle, and I’ve changed it yet again! I explained that I wasn’t crazy about our big, wooden mirror because I thought it looked too heavy for the feel I was going for, especially because it’s hanging over a wooden console. Too much wood on wood.
Home Goods to the rescue! On Saturday, I popped in and found a large pewterish mirror for just $29.99! It’s an instantly lighter, brighter look. The wooden mirror was larger overall, but the actual mirror was smaller. I couldn’t even really see my reflection in it. The new mirror also reflects so much more light from the dining room.
For accessories, I kept the Target runner, and green jug vase with branches, and then added a couple metallic Williams Sonoma cookbooks, the Hobby Lobby bird I spray painted gold, and a vase we got as a wedding gift. It’s filled with wine corks.
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I think this Spring mantle will be around awhile:)
I really like this. I was just telling my husband that our mantle needs an update. I have a heavy looking dark mirror also and it is just too dark. I need something lighter. I love the accessories you chose too. I think I'll do something similar!
BIG fan of this change. It's amazing what a brighter mirror can do to a space, isn't it? Home Goods is my favorite place to score them too, always such great deals!
Love the change. So much brighter. Love the accessories too. Crisp and clean.
Amazing what little changes can do! Beautiful
I liked it before, but I LOVE it after! That console is absolutely gorgeous but I agree with your "wood-on-wood" assessment. Once again, Home Goods (my favorite store of all time) comes through in the clutch! 🙂
Really pretty! Amazing how the mirror changes the whole look!
I think this mirror looks much better over the console table. It doesn't look as weighed down. Great find.
I love it! I'm also glad you kept that cute vase.
It looks beautiful! The mirror ties really well with the bird, and the whole thing is really fresh and sophisticated. Beautiful job!
So I don't normally comment on blogs very often but had to tell you that I LOVE this! So simple and perfect! Definitely my favorite look. I think I need that vase! 🙂
Very pretty "mantle". You truly have a knack for simple, elegant decorating and I really do love your style. Thanks for sharing it with us!
So so pretty. What a huge difference. Love the contrast with the wood table. And we are getting a hobby lobby and I can't wait!!
Still loving the sea glass jug! Totally want to scoop it up!
Much better and very pretty!
You said 'wood on wood' *snicker*
It looks fantastic!! That mirror makes such a huge difference!
Simple and lovely!
This is such a fresh look. I love it! I can't believe you found the mirror at such a good price. We don't have Home Goods here for another year. It's killing me! 😉
Lovely! Would you mind sharing where you got the table?