Simple Summer Mantel With Texture

peonies wicker mason jars on a summer mantel

With the cleaning going on of the items that I rescued from the condo renovation last week I came across this vintage...
wicker picnic or wine basket. It gave me the impetus to clear off the mantel in our master bedroom and do a bit of summer styling today. For summer I'm keeping it simple and always with florals.

summer mantel styling

peonies on a mantel

So much can be achieved by using florals and textures for interesting vignettes.

simple mantel decorating

 I decided to use some old frames that I had painted a few years ago behind the floral arrangements.

french pink picture frame

One in pink and a fabulous French frame in grey.

french grey frame

This basket has a warm honey finish that looks lovely with the peonies. I've placed the peonies in some bottles inside filled with water (of course).

peonies in a basket

And you can never go wrong with Mason jars for floral arranging.

mason jar with peonies

Speaking of Mason jars, I'll be working on a couple of new chandelier orders for clients and I'll share those with you soon.
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