Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Christmas Mantel Details


When I put together my mantel decorations, the look I want to achieve is cozy and inviting, with lots of red and green and natural elements.

Adding a large, metal star adds height and texture, as well as a great Christmas feel. I also love the bright red color.

The garland is a mixture of branches, greenery, berries and pine cones, with a touch of snow. I found this sign several years ago and love the sentiment - all hearts come home for Christmas. It is my favorite detail on the mantel.

Pretty white lights, twinkle and shine wrapped around a grapevine Christmas tree.

Other details include sparkly ornaments in a vase, candles of various textures and heights, that add soft light and three of my favorite snow globes. This one has a vintage Christmas scene with an old time, red Ford truck bringing home the family tree.

Have a merry day :-)


{Linking with these friends}

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  1. Gorgeous I love the reds! Have a great day!

  2. Beautiful! I don't think I've seen a mantle that I've liked better than this one. LOVE the red and the star and plaque and everything. I'm still trying to get a mantle above our stove. We'll see what happens. I'm keeping yours in mind. Love it!

  3. Oh my goodness, I love that!!! The second I saw it my mouth dropped open in wonder and awe, it's really really gorgeous! Hugs ~ Mary

  4. Waht a beautiful display! I love that great big red star! Your mantel looks so lovely with all the red accents.
    Blessings to you,

  5. Love it!! The red is gorgeous and I love that star!!

  6. I love the stair, and what a pretty mantle. Great job!

  7. Love your red star! And the whole mantel comes together beautifully. Great job!
    Saw you linking at New House All Star Party.
    Debbie :)

  8. You can't go wrong with greens, pine cones and a bright red star. A very festive combination. Great job!

  9. Had to stop by - love the barn star!! They are my favorite :) This is just so pretty :)

    Stopping by from A Bowl Full of Lemons

  10. Such a beautiful mantel--that star just really caught my eye! Thank you for sharing it with us.

  11. I'm with Athena - that star caught my eye too! Pretty reds...

  12. Just stopping by from the WOW party because that star is just perfect there! Like the North Star! Your mantle is very nice and I love the snow globe with the old truck!

  13. Love the reds! The star is certainly just that, the star of the mantel. That ford truck bringing home the family is so fun! Love that saying also.
    Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.

  14. The star is lovely, and your mantel has just the right amount of elements and proportion. Well done!

    Thanks for linking up at 'it"s beginning to look a lot like Christmas'. Happy to have you!

  15. This is definitely cozy, very beautiful...Christine

  16. Very nice! Cozy and designed well. The star is a great touch!

  17. You have a great mantel. I love that old truck with the tree.

  18. Very lovely mantle, love the red truck globe and your sign.
    Saw you sharing at Serenity Now
    Debbie :)

  19. Great mantel! Love all of the red!

    Wonderful to have you at Seasonal Sundays!

    - The Tablescaper

  20. Lovely mantel! sweet picture of the All Hearts Come Home... and the red star - love the red!

  21. What a lovely mantel! I love the reds and greens :)

  22. Love your 'red' theme. It is such a pretty contrast to the white background!

  23. I love your christmas star and so does Jesus!
    Happy Holidays to you!

  24. LOVE that pop of red! Joining from Jennifer's Christmas walk!

  25. Your mantel looks wonderful. Full of happy christmas cheer! Thank you for sharing at TTF!

  26. Thanks so much for sharing your Christmas Mantel on Simple & Sweet Fridays. I love the red and green details. Everything looks perfect. The big red star is my favorite!


  27. Love your mantle! I just decorated ours with garland a week or two ago and love how it looks!
    New follower here, feel free to stop by and follow

  28. Your mantel is beautiful! I love the picture and the red star. So pretty!! Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent!! Hope you are having a wonderful week. :)


  29. Your mantle is so fun & that snow globe is adorable!

  30. THank you for sharing your holiday home! I love red for the holidays!!!! Thank you for linking!

  31. Beautiful! I just shared mine finally. Thank you for linking this up at Simply Creation's Link Party!

  32. Great mantel.

    Wonderful to have you be at Christmases Past at Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

  33. Your mantel was terrific. Can't wait to see what you do this year!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley


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