Simple Easter Mantel

Simple Easter Mantel

In an effort to create a simple Easter mantel, I went shopping in my own closets.  My goal was to represent the true spirit of Easter.  New life.  New beginnings.

The DIY Chalkboard that I use for nearly every holiday with a paraphrased version of Revelation 21:5 was the inspiration and starting point for the mantel.   Continuing with simple, I kept everything brown and white like the chalkboard.   Two flowering stems from Michael’s are tucked into a white pitcher that was a wedding gift.

Simple Easter Mantel 2

For interest, I drew the paraphrased verse onto the chalkboard using two fonts, Footlight MT Light and Blackjack Regular, available in Word.

Simple Easter Mantel 1

Sometimes the simplest looks are the best, and I love how this turned out.

What do you have in your closets or attic already that you can pull together for a simple Easter setting?  I bet more than you think!

Simple Easter Mantel 3

If you don’t have a chalkboard, be sure to hop over to the DIY Chalkboard Tutorial to see how simple it is to make your own.  Again, I used an old frame I already had, and for just a few dollars, created this versatile board that can be used for any holiday or decorating all year long!

Simple Easter Mantel  As we approach Easter, I pray you know the simple, yet profound truth of Jesus’s death and resurrection and its transforming power in our lives.

Thankful that He makes all things new

Linking to:

High Heels and Grills, Mom on Timeout, I Gotta Create, 52 Mantels, Design, Dining, and Diapers, Tatertots and Jello, Six Sisters Stuff, Mop It Up Monday, Home Stories A2Z, Project Inspire(d) Linky Party, One Artsy Mama, Feathered Nest Friday, Catch as Catch Can

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Comments

  1. So pretty:)

  2. I love your sign. It has clean lines and is so simple! It would be perfect over my mantle.

  3. You nailed “personal, yet sophisticated”! Love it.

  4. I love it! Thanks for sharing, I’m going to pin this.

  5. Love the Easter mantle and how it focuses on the true meaning of the season. Would love to see you link up to Handmade Tuesdays @ Ladybug Blessings. http://www.ladybug-blessings.com

  6. Christina at I Gotta Create! says:

    Looks great Amanda!

    Thank you for partying with the Wildly Original Crowd.
    <3 Christina at I Gotta Create!

  7. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!

  8. I’m SO glad He makes all things new! What a testament of His great love for us.

    Love your mantel!! I’m pinning now!

  9. I love this Amanda! And your mantel is beautiful. :) Thanks so much for linking up at Project Inspire{d}!

  10. Tastefully beautiful with the focus where it should be – on Jesus..

  11. I love love LOVE this! It reminds me of one of my favorite worship songs, “You Make Beautiful Things.”

  12. I LOVE how simple, yet how beautiful this is. Thanks for sharing!! Pinning it. Ms. Barbara from For the Children

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