I wanted our 'Summer 2012 Mantel' to be fresh and simple and this is what I came up with. This is the dumbwaiter side of the mantel. I made a few subtle changes from our Spring Mantel.
A single rosette is set beside a gathering of juniper with an empty frame as a backdrop.
Antique mason jars - such a beautiful way to bring in a touch of color!
More canning jars. I love finding these at the antique shops and seem to always find a use for them.
This is the other side of the mantel - above the firebox.
Vintage jars are placed on an antique wood box with some juniper branches added for a bit of bling.Ruffled Dropcloth Wreath' is hanging inside a nicely weathered frame.
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