February 20, 2013

Spring Fireplace

I went to Homegoods today and brought home these 3 enormous candles.
And the SPRING twiggy art was irresistible at $16.99.
So right to the mantel they all went.
I made a box out of an old shipping crate (leaving the hardware on) and new wood for the candles and surrounded them with pine cones and a faux forsythia branch.
We don't usually have two benches here in this room but we do use them both.
It looks better with one.
I love those huge 3 wick candles. They should last a really long time.
Since the TV takes up the space above the mantel,
I just decorate below where the fireplace is not working.

27 comments :

Heather Carson said...

love it, holly!
so ready for spring over here,
but we're getting more snow this weekend!

the forsythia adds just the right touch of yellow :)

xo - heather
This Life Is Yours Blog

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Holly,
I'm so jealous...we don't have a Homegoods:( I do love that SPRING sign...it's soooo your style and awesome price too.

Blessings,
Linda

Rosemary@villabarnes said...

I'm a candle addict, so I love what you did with them. That Spring sign is pretty cool too.

Denise said...

VERY cute! I wish we had a Home Goods here. I seem to miss out on a lot!

Pamela said...

It all looks so charming Holly! HomeGoods rocks. I keep telling hubby it is a prerequisite that where ever we move to it as to have a HG!;) Thanx for partying at my place.

Jeane M. said...

Woah those are really huge candles and I love them as much as that lovely Spring twiggy art. Gorgeous living room you have. Got my eye on your next posts.

ruzzel01 said...

Perfect! Design is smart too.

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chateau chic said...

You are always so inspiring, Holly! Love thinking about spring now. Your comfy room can easily handle two benches. Great look as well as function!
You need to set up shop somewhere!! I'd certainly come! :-)
Mary Alice

Angela Santaniello said...

Love the spring sign and the boxes! It looks wonderful. I'm trying to add more spring touches here, too--despite all the snow and cold. ;)

Angela

Blondie's Journal said...

Your forsythia does remind me of spring...I love to bring some of the branches in. Your candles are so pretty in the wood crate and I really like the "Spring" twiggy sign! I feel a trip to Homegoods coming on! lol! Your living room is very pretty (and so big!). The mantel looks perfect! :)

XO,
Jane

Julia Terpstra said...

I've GOT to get myself to Homegoods!!! I have an idea; let's find one in between Virginia and California and meet there! xoxo
PS. When I find a way to reach my hand through my computer screen you will find quite a few items in your house missing. Starting with your new twiggy SPRING.

Pendra said...

I so wish we had a HG near us...but I'd need your vision to make their goods look like this anyway! I guess we do need to concern ourselves with function as well as beauty...at least that's what hubby tells me all the time! I think you pulled that off this time!
Hugs,
Pendra

Cynthia said...

Great finds, I love Home Goods, it is one of my favs. Great irems and the fireplace looks so pretty.

Cynthia

Christine Vandormolen said...

Shoot, we don't have a HOME GOODS in WA....looks like great stuff...I love the huge candles in the rustic box...wonderful...I am not feeling the SPRING yet in WA State...thanks for the inspiraton

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

Love Homegoods, and it looks like you found some great items there. I'm ready for spring!

~Shanon

Deb Hrabik said...

Love the whole look. Charming. Wow, I'm ready for Spring too!
Deb@LakeGirlPaints

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

I think your fireplace vignette is adorable. What a great idea for decorating a fireplace for the spring! I would love to copy this... you know imitation is the best form of flattery!

Gail said...

Hi Holly, great HG finds and love what you did with them. I LOVE candles. A few weeks ago I was at our local HG store and came out disappointed...I bought nothing! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Gail

luv2teek said...

I am lovin' your twig Spring sign--and how you've incorporated it into your fireplace decor!

I have been a follower of your blog for awhile and love your decor style...Bev

Traci said...

I love your style! And I especially love how you mounted your tv on that wood. Is there a tutorial for that somewhere? tsmonson (at) hotmail (dot) com.

Becky {This Is Happiness} said...

So pretty! Love your new finds!

beautifulgardener said...

Forsythia certainly signals the beginning of spring. Gorgeous post!

Korrie@RedHenHome said...

It looks great, Holly! I'm so glad it's March!

Gypsy Heart said...

Love the candles! I'm really a candleholic so I think I must make a trip to Home Goods...like I really need to. :) Oh well, it's always a "need" isn't it?

Pat

Gypsy Heart said...

Love the candles! I'm really a candleholic so I think I must make a trip to Home Goods...like I really need to. :) Oh well, it's always a "need" isn't it?

Pat

Amy Kinser said...

I missed seeing that great twiggy spring piece. How cool is that.

Your fireplace looks beautiful!

Hennie Kloppenburg said...

Beautiful!

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