Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Mantel on the cheap

I have been stewing and contemplating and searching. I can't find what I want for this mantel. Maybe because I don't know what I want. I will know when I see it. Haven't seen it yet. It needs something until I find the perfect something.
I went shopping.....room by room, in my house. Here is what I found.
These are some interesting items. Hmmmmm what to do. I needed something with height and I am using red in that room as an accent so I needed something red. I know these are random things but I don't think it turned out too bad. I like it. I like it. At least until the perfect thing comes along.

Best yet, it was FREE! Don't you love shopping in your own home. It's like finding a great bargain. What do you think?
Yes, those are my sons army men on my two window seats. I have never been brave enouph to attemp cushions for them. I got a quote once from Calico Corners, they had to help me up after I tipped over backwards. It was alot! Anyone who can give me advise on how to make them it would be welcome.

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