Sunday, December 9, 2012

My 2012 Christmas Mantel

Today I want to share with you my Christmas Mantel.

Here is a closeup of the top of the mantel.
Here are my homemade stocking holders. You can find out more about these here.
My mother made the stockings for us years ago and she also made Emily's stocking.
I made the red and white yarn wreath last year. You can see a video about this wreath here.
Here is a closeup of the wreath.
I have it hanging on my faux window that my husband made for me.
I decided to put some pretty wrapping paper from Hobby Lobby behind the top of the faux window. I love how it came out!
Behind the window is a snow blanket and some battery operated LED Martha Stewart lights. The three pretty red birds are from Hobby Lobby.
I wrapped my candles with some sheer green ribbon and used some card stock die cuts from My Minds Eye Lost and Found paper collection.
I have had the snowmen in my collection for years.
For the front of the fireplace, I hung our fur babies stockings on the fireplace cover.
This wooden snowman was purchased at a craft show a long time ago.
I added some colored balls and gifts to my red lanterns.
Here is another overall view of the mantel. 
If you have any questions, please let me know. I will share the rest of my home later this week.
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  1. Your wreath is super darn cute, great Christmas mantel.

  2. Very cute! I love the placement of your stockings:)

  3. Hi Shelly! I love your mantel especially your wreath.

    I'm having a FACEBOOK social hop. I'd love for you to hop on over, grab a button and link up your facebook.

    Have a crazy beautiful week!

  4. I love your yarn wreath - I have seen a few but never really took a second look - yours is gorgeous.... Love your mantle also... found you thourgh Elizabeth and co.....

  5. Those stockings that your mom made our so special. It is so nice that you have a holiday keepsake. I also love your yarn wreath. Thank you so much for linking up your lovely mantel over at our Home for the Holidays link party.

  6. I like your Christmas Decorations! Im one of your newest followers from the GFC Blog Hop. I would love for you to check my blog out and hopefully follow back!

  7. Very cute! Even your fireplace cover is cute!
    Thanks for linking up to the Christmas Mantel Linky Party at Embracing Change!


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