We're in the no-man's land between summer and fall; school is about to start, so carefree summer decorations are just depressing, but lovely autumn accessories seem out of place with 90* temps outside.
So when I spotted this lovely mantel,
I knew it was the perfect solution for August at the 'house.
Here's our version:
Other than the $5 clock, this was a shop-my-house project. We made the wreath on a cardboard base and folded pages from an old thesaurus. (Sorry, Roget, but you can be replaced at the dollar store.)
Today is the last lazy day for us! Tomorrow I'm helping a friend can tomatoes, then Monday I'm in my classroom for preplanning.