3.25.2014

Cottage Style Party & A Spring Mantle






The calendar says it is spring, but the weather is still not cooperating.

(yes, it is snowing again…)




So I thought a little spring mantle update was in order!




You could say the theme was birds!




I feed the birds all year long, but in the spring I love waking up to their happy chirps in the morning!




No spring mantle would be complete without sunny daffodils.





I picked up a two-pack of feathery friends at the Dollar Store to tuck in here and there.




More birds on this clock I picked up this weekend along with the robins egg soaps.




Another feathery friend!




Birds and blooms!




How are you welcoming spring?














Hello Friends!

Welcome to this weeks

Cottage Style Party!

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So sorry for the late post!
I'm having internet problems…sigh…

All fixed for now so let's get started!










I'm not the only one with a spring mantle update.
I love how Kathy updates her burlap wreath with a tiny birds nest and flowers!


The addition of books and green plants really feels like spring! Drop in the Kathy's blog A Delightsome Life to see more of her spring mantle update!











How sweet is this little birdie roosting on a candlestick?
So cute!


This is just a tiny part of the spring update going on at Maria Elena's cottage on her blog Our Home Away From Home. Stop by for a peek and don't miss her spring dioramas…whoa!










What can I say?
This is just so lovely!


Take it in…that's right…just soak in the beauty…
To see details of this pretty tea, visit Janet's blog Rosemary & Thyme.











If you were featured, don't
forget your button!

 Deb







































Thanks for stopping by!
 Please visit these wonderful bloggers 
and their fabulous blogs 
to see what they are up to:


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23 comments:

  1. I love it!! Your mantel is fun, fresh, springy, and has that contemporary edge. Great job Deb!!
    Thanks for the e-mail reminder. I'd checked a few times and then just as I was preparing to shut down for the night, I saw the e-mail. Sorry you had internet problems....that is soooooo frustrating!

    Wishing you An Extraordinary Day tomorrow! [hugs]

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  2. Yes, it is good to have some reminders around that there is a spring - love the birds on the mantel. Great features. Hope you solved your computer problems. Thank you for the reminder and the party!

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    1. If it doesn't look like spring outside it can always look like it inside!

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  3. Your mantle is so lovely. The birds are so sweet and the touches of yellow just make it all pop.

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    1. Thanks JoAnn! Nothing says spring like yellow!

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  4. Your mantel is very pretty! Thanks for hosting!
    Sherry

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  5. I love your birds! Love the dollar store!

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    1. I love the Dollar Store too! I need to make another run there. I'm thinking about moss or something mossy...

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  6. What a pretty spring mantel! Thanks for hosting.

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  7. Your mantel is lovely: it should scare the snow away by its prettiness!

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    1. I think you are right Magali! It's finally raining. Spring rains are much better than winter snow!

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  8. Thanks for hosting, Debi :) Your Spring mantel looks great - love daffodils!! We are enjoying a few days of rain... Autumn hugs from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

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    1. Spring rains here Pernilla…better than snow!

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  9. Love your pretty spring mantle! Daffodils are perfect. Trader Joe's (hip grocers) sells little bunches, and I pick up a few to brighten up dark corners whenever they're available.
    Doreen

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    1. Love Trader Joe's! These are from my Kroger store which also carries inexpensive bouquets!

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  10. Love the mantle. Yellow and black and white are always a hit with me. The little birds are the perfect whimsical touch. We are having yucky weather also. Hopefully these March/April snow/rain showers will pay off in beautiful May flowers and dazzling warm summer days. Thank you for hosting. Always a pleasure to join up and to visit.

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  11. Love, love your mantle! Beautiful! Thank you so much for hosting each week and for the feature of my Spring decor. What a nice surprise! :) Enjoy your week! Maria

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  12. Hi Deb,

    Happy April. Sorry about your internet problems. But that doesn't seem to have stopped the party. Such beautiful features this week.

    Yael from Home Garden Diggers

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  13. I love how beautiful and romantic your mantel looks! I am delighted that you shared with Home and Garden Thursday,
    Kathy

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  14. It’s already spring and I have seen the beauty of it in here! It is too attractive that I can only hang my mouth open! I love the vintage clock, Classy!

    Sebastian of
    Gazebo and Bali Hut Super Store

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Thank you!