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Changing Our Great Room Fireplace Mantel: Day Two

For Mother’s and Father’s Days, I made the great room mantel more personal…reflecting the people in our family.  Purposely, I displayed photos of mothers with daughters especially for Mother’s Day.

changing the look of a fireplace mantle

I brought out a cherished picture of my mom that I really need to save and preserve better than I have it now (or else I will lose it).  It’s such a small but lovely photo of her that I wanted to give it more prominence so I placed it inside a small vase with a dried hydrangea.  I added two of her favorite books as well.  I miss her so much. (more…)

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