Tuesday, March 1, 2011

bright spot

it's hard to believe that a broken
hot water heater can disrupt
day to day life so much.

today is tuesday, the problem started
saturday and the job is still not done.
it's getting close, though.

since the house is overrun with
dirty dishes and clothes that cannot be 
washed, and all our living spaces are piled
with the contents of the ruined closet, i thought i
would tweak the only space that is not

the mantel!

i decided to bring in an old shutter that i picked up
a year or so ago at a junktique place.
i also gathered the white candle's that look just
like they did from christmas. that's the great thing about
using white and burlap!
and what's a spring mantel without flowers?
i also threw some empty frames behind the
candles and flowers.

i love the rustic features of the shutter.

the texture and weight of it really adds some
interest against the white walls and white mantel.

it's the bright spot amongst the current mess
here at quinby cottage!

don't be fooled. the mess is there. i just moved it right outside
the frame of this picture. :)

1 comment:

  1. beautiful. you are an inpsiration! Dori :-]