It’s Christmas mantel daaaaayyyyyy! I decided to expand on last year’s plaid Christmas mantel for a few reasons, which I’ll explain.
And I’ve teamed up with 34 other bloggers who are also sharing their mantels. So definitely scroll all the way to the bottom to see all of the festive mantels and check out your favorites. If you’re stopping by from The DIY Mommy, welcome!
One of the main reasons I didn’t completely change the look of the mantel was because I love this Royal Stewart tartan covered canvas I made last year. I felt compelled to bring it out at least one more time. The flocked wreath I bought 5 years ago made another appearance in the center of the canvas.
The main thing I changed this year was the garland. I used the same pine base I’ve been using for the last couple years. But I added in some flocked pine (new), crystallized branches (old), large glittered cranberries (new), and smaller crystallized cranberries (new).
Another reason is because I don’t want to shell out $$$ for new decor every year. I’d rather build on what I have and/or swap things in and out. Because the only new things on the mantel this year are the three different picks I bought.
I still love these red stockings. They’re timeless so I know I’ll be able to use them for years. And in case you’re curious, I hang the stockings with clear command hooks.
wall color … SW Worldly Gray
stockings (medium) … Pottery Barn
Royal Stewart tartan fabric … Etsy
canvas (30″ x 48″) … Michael’s
flocked wreath … Gehlhausen Floral
long needle pine garland … Gehlhausen Floral
red berry picks … Michael’s
flocked pine picks … Target
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Welcome to the fourth week of the Seasonal Simplicity Christmas Series, organized by the wonderful Krista from The Happy Housie! Today a group of my blogging friends and I are sharing our Holiday Mantels and a few vignette decorating ideas, to help inspire you for the upcoming holidays. Click on the links below each image to be taken directly to the different posts.