Simple Spring Mantel – Decorating with Tulips
Lately, the grocery stores have been well stocked with tulips so I thought I’d buy a few. As always, one thing led to another and I decided to decorate a simple spring mantel with them!
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Simple Spring Mantel – Decorating with Tulips:
I had these white pots stored away (from the last set of plants I killed).
So I bought a couple “supposedly” easy plants from Lowe’s to give them another try!
And there you have my latest spring mantel!
Last year, I decorated my spring mantel in a similar style. This year, I didn’t have time for creativity because I was having some girls over for a get-together last night. While freshening up my house, I just wanted things to look festive and welcoming. In fact, I chose red tulips because I still had my red roses left over from Valentine’s Day and I didn’t want my colors to clash!
Speaking of those roses, they’re opening up beautifully!
Whether I’m entertaining or not, I love having fresh flowers in the house. On this nasty winter day, it’s especially nice. Today in New Jersey it’s cold and rainy AND we are under a TORNADO watch until 5:00 p.m. How strange is that? Did we move to the mid-west and no one told me??
Will you be decorating your mantel for spring?
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Well I love red and they all look beautiful! Love the red and white mix on the mantel- it all goes great with the black accents. We're having nasty weather here in Michigan. I imagine it's headed your way, so good luck!
White Pitchers + Tulips = PERFECTION!!
I agree with Martina! I have a white pitcher of yellow tulips on my piano. Lovely!
I think your mantel looks fab! Those white pitchers are the perfect vessels for your tulips. I really like that beautiful mirror, too!
Perfect way to add a touch of spring to your mantel…I love the natural elements! I've been adding a few to my house too. I don't remember ever being this ready for spring! ~Ann
I just love tulips and they looks especially nice in your white pots. Your mantel is definitely ready for spring (aren't we all?!) and is just lovely. Jane
Ahhh so pretty. Tulips in a white pitcher are such classic gorgeous look too. Btw your new shutters are amazing too!
Lovely! Here's hoping for an early Spring!xo,Phyllis
Your mantel is gorgeous. I want to do a little Spring decorating!
Everything looks nice and fresh! Spring is in the air. =)
I'm a huge fan of white pitchers. I can't seem to pass them up when I shop! LOVE your pretty spring mantel! Come on Spring!
Don't you just love fresh flowers, especially this time of year!
Tornado!? Weird for NJ! I sure hope it misses you!Stacy
I love the simplicity and symmetry! Pretty 🙂
Simply beautiful! Love the sweet red tulips in the white pitchers!
Tulips are my favorite, and the white pitcher is perfect. My hubby gave me some bright red ones for Valentine's Day and I put them in my blue and white transferware pitcher. I just wish they would last longer . . . They seem to fade quickly. Well, I hope yours stay longer than mine and that you enjoy your beautiful mantle!
I love tulips too yours, look great in the white pitcher!
I love white pitchers too! Your mantel is charming, and the tulips are perfect! ~Lorraine
Wow – love the red tulips against the white pitcher along with the dark candlesticks – very nice. We are visiting from blog hop of Moonlight & Mason jars where we co-hosted this week.We'd love to see you join us at Simply BeBetsy – our readers would simply love it too!Best to you,Sharon and Denise ♥
I love the spring mantel! The roses look great still! I can keep plants alive outside, but inside is another story!!!
I love fresh flowers too, mantel looks good. I feel your pain were having tornado warnings here in northern california. Im sure its not as bad as over their though.
Shelley, you make me laugh, always talking about the plants you kill!! 🙂 The tulips and white look so fresh and springy on your mantle I can't even imagine a snowstorm out your window! Gorgeous roses, too! Thanks for stopping by Best of the Nest!
I love this color palette so much, the red is such a cheerful pop of color in the middle of winter!! And there is nothing like fresh plants. I have learned over the years thanks to my mom, that a lot of plants don't like to be moved a lot, so if you find a spot that they thrive in, keep them there. That has worked really well for me lately! Thanks for sharing your pretty mantle on Best Of The Nest Shelley!
Tulips are my absolute favorite and I just love them in those white pitchers! Beautiful!
Gorgeous. This is so cute. Simple and springy! Plus I love tulips.Shannon ~ bohemianjunktion.com
So pretty, especially the red tulips…my favorite color! Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY…blessings,Cindy
Love the spring mantle, especially the pops of red. I am so ready for spring.
The tulips add beautiful color to your wonderful mantel decor! I appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,Kathy
Your mantel is so pretty. I love the tulips in the white pitchers!
Love the high contrast with a pop of red. Looks beautiful