Create a simple spring mantel display by placing plant sprigs in pretty vases and bottles. Various glass bottles with one sprig of greenery or tiny flowers. especially bleeding hearts and lily's of the valley in early spring.
Culbertson: 2443 sqft, 4 bdrm, two-story, french country house plan design by Frank Betz Associates Inc. I love this house. I would make the dining room a separete walk in pantry and small office. Existing pantry would be a longer desk.