Leftovers on the Mantel


I had no plans to change my mantel decor, but after shooting for a future blog post I had some beautiful roses in the prettiest colors of golden yellow with ruffled pink edges left over. They needed to be enjoyed somewhere while they last so the mantel was the perfect spot. I shared the photo below on instagram from that shoot.

Mr. Savvy was a real trooper helping me with the shoot there was lots of hauling involved. I also needed flowers and greenery so we made the 45 minute drive to Trader Joes, but when we got there the flower inventory was severely down due to deliveries delayed because of hurricane Matthew. Luckily on the way back home we stopped at Fresh Market and they had the greenery and the roses. 

It's a bit hard decorating around the leaning mirror and I have thought about asking the mister to hang it, but it is so heavy and I worry about his back. So I have to just add some simple things on each side.

The blog post that I used these things in will be coming a bit later.

You can see the way the mantel looked before here.

Have an awesome weekend!

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  1. Your mantel looks so nice, Kim! I love the beautiful color of your roses that give a nod to fall. And you can't go wrong with eucalyptus! Hope you have a great weekend. Xo, ~julie

  2. I love peach roses. So pretty! And the color complements the marble fireplace.
    Your mirror is beautiful. I would hang it just to make sure it doesn't fall somehow, but at the same time, such a heavy mirror will mean big holes in the wall.

    1. It's been there for many months and hasn't budged. Yes, it would take some major anchors to hold it.

  3. This is beautiful....still simple, but lovely, with the colors of the roses and the greenery!

  4. It looks great Kim. Love those old fashioned roses. Have a great weekend!

  5. Those roses are the perfect ones for Fall....

  6. Kim, fresh roses always complement a room! Happy weekend!

  7. Kim, your mantel looks beautiful! I hope that you have a wonderful weekend!!!

  8. Bonjour chère amie,

    Une très belle manière de mettre en valeur votre cheminée... J'aime la délicatesse de ces sublimes roses.

    Gros bisous

  9. Just pretty Kim. Happy Week End.

  10. Beautiful as always, Kim! Have a great weekend!

  11. I love those roses and the eucylyptus too. I wish I had a source for that. The mantle looks great with the "leftovers:)

  12. So so pretty, I love the amount of time and effort you put into everything and making the house look so fabulous, have a great weekend x

  13. Kim,
    The mantel is gorgeous. The flooring is lovely too. Have a great weekend.

  14. A very simple addition to the mantel with a whole bunch of wow! Thanks for linking this up to Best of the Weekend, Kim!