When Bryn posted her latest project last week, the mantel instantly caught my eye. I love the way she mixed lots of small vases in different shades.
Normally, I would say it’s better to not put lots of little things on a mantel. But, when it’s a collection of similar objects, it can be a really simple and beautiful way to decorate this often tricky spot.
I’ve noticed that Target has a pretty good collection of vases lately that you could mix and match for a similar look:
I also like this collection from Ballard Designs:
And, of course, there’s always the inexpensive DIY route. Goodwill is never short on those florist vases that everybody has:
You can spray paint glass to achieve a milky effect like this.
Just don’t run spray-painted vases through the dishwasher. I know from experience.