A pumpkin patch on the mantel.
Fall is just around the corner and the mantel is ready.
As usual the TV creates a huge decorating dilemma so I kept it simple.
An orange gingham mantel runner and lots of jute and twine covered pumpkins.
The pumpkins started off orange:
Remove the stem, add some hot glue and wrap with twine:
Add a wood stem and grapevine bits and you have this:
For the complete tutorial click here.
Simple, understated but most importantly unobtrusive to the TV viewing eye.
Bring on the cool temperatures, we're ready.
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