I've been staring at my mantle for about 6 years. . .
thinking, "Wow, that thing's really white--like my legs in the wintertime."
And it's taken me THIS LONG to finally do something about it (the mantle, not my legs--the legs are good thanks to my good ole self-tanner) You can safely put your shades away.
I have to say, I'm really proud of this mantle and fireplace surround. The hubs and I designed/built most of it together. Here it is before I got my hands on it:
Then I whipped out my paint and glaze, cuz that's how I roll. . . and here's what I came up with:
By the way, I printed this AWESOME BUNTING from the gals over at Over the Big Moon. They've also got some cool printable "Thanksgivingy" subway art. Just print it and pop it in a frame. Badda bing!