Thursday, May 17, 2012

Spring Mantle Update

After looking at our spring mantle for several weeks (and the purchase of a beautiful HUGE square clock) I decided it wasn't really working for me.  The colors were too bright and bold to go with our living room decor.  I decided to go with a muted green and yellow color scheme.

I grabbed some paint samples from a local shopping center and refreshed my spring word art.

Here's a reminder of what it looked like before:
And here is what it looks like now!
I also re-did my spring subway art.  This time I used a digital paper design from MelStampz and used PowerPoint to create the art.  I downloaded several of the fonts from 
Here's what my original attempt at subway art with paint samples looked like:
Some of you may have already had a sneak-peak at my new subway art, as I posted it as a free printable in later April:

Here's an overall comparison between the two spring mantles.



The new colors work so much better in our living room and help the room feel more welcoming.  The bright colors (though I do love them!) were just too much in-your-face.

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