Rustic Spring Mantel and a DIY Garland

Make this DIY carrot garland - part of this adorable rustic spring mantel kellyelko.com

Spring is in the air …

tomorrow is officially the first day of spring and I’m celebrating the warmer, longer, happier, brighter and all around better days with a fun mantel.

Love this fun spring mantel - see how she used the exact same pieces from winter with just a few minor changes kellyelko.com

Remember my egg garland that I made a few years ago?

CLICK HERE FOR THE CARROT GARLAND TUTORIAL

DIY Easter Egg Garland - a fun spring craft using plastic Easter eggs! kellyelko.com

This is my 2015 version made from little carrot eggs from the dollar store and some clear fishing twine.

It’s easy – just make sure to get the eggs (carrots) that have little holes on either end then string together with twine and hang.

How ridiculously cute is this spring mantel and carrot garland?  See how to make your own kellyelko.com

Don’t you just want to take a bite …

or plant a garden …

or make a crudite platter with lots of yummy dips?

Make a DIY carrot garland - you have to see how cute this spring mantel looks kellyelko.com

Repeat after me: we don’t have to go all crazy, spend tons of time and money and stress out when decorating for each season.

Do you remember my winter mantel? Β Check it out to see how I used the exact same things …

with a fresh twist.

I love this spring mantel - the toolbox filled with music sheets and the adorable DIY carrot garland! kellyelko.com

This Easter bunny mantel is so fabulous! Love the old toolbox filled with rolled music sheets kellyelko.com

Shredded grocery bags make the perfect Easter grass.

Apothecary jars are perfect for seasonal decorating - love it filled with shredded paper and eggs on this spring mantel kellyelko.com

Peter is a vintage 3-d puzzle from the thrift store.

Vintage orange 3d rabbit puzzle - such a cute part of this spring mantel kellyelko.com
What?

How did those red grain sack chairs get in here?

Spring living room - that mantel is fabulous! kellyelko.com

Next week, I’ll show you more of the living room all freshened up for spring.

Gotta hop to it.

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20 Comments

  1. Your mantle is perfect and i love your rabbit,the one on the chalk board too.Okay i will wait till next time but i like what i saw!

  2. There so cute . I love the one in the kitchen seeing how I don’t have a mantel. so at least I can still decorate something. Love love those rabbits.

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