Completed projects:

roof, kitchen, master bedroom, main bathroom (sans shower tile), fireplace, hardwood flooring, windows, office, front entry, stairway

Ongoing projects:

shower surround, dapping/painting woodwork, ensuite vanity/lights/mirror, painting outdoor trim, finishing front entry tile work, interior door painting and hardware, decorating

Friday, January 2, 2009

Mantel decorating after Christmas

It's after Christmas, so generally that means the Christmas tree comes down. I really wasn't ready as I had put it up abit late this year, but also knew it would be a good evening to do it. It's time to make dust again in the house, so it should come down.

So I made a promise to myself that I'd only take down the tree and mantel garland if I found something else to put on the mantel first. I'm suppose to be mortaring the rock on the fireplace, but I just can't do it... just can NOT leave that massive mantel bare. So I went in-house shopping.

And this is what I came up with.

Just a buncha old boxes with mini lights strung all over.

And just when you figure out one thing, you have to fix another. Now I have to find new places for ALL those items that came out of those boxes...

Happy after Christmas decorating! I'm not sure this post has anything to do with renos. Does this mean I need a home decor blog too?

1 comment:

  1. I love the look of this. Next christmas, I'm thinking of using solar powered string lights


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