Saturday, June 18, 2011

Cheap and Easy Spring Update

Here is a quick project I did a few months ago to transition some of my winter decor into spring.  Even though its almost summer now I thought I'd go ahead and post the before and after pics.  Here was my living room/kitchen dividing mantle in the winter:

I liked the simplicity of the twigs in the vase but needed a way to make them look more spring-like.  Because I never throw anything away I still had some cheap, fake flowers from the days when the only way I knew how to decorate was to try to make artificial flower arrangements.

I decided to hot glue some of the little flowers onto the branches to make it look like little flower buds on them.

I'm pretty happy with the results, especially considering I spent absolutely nothing on it!

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