My Christmas Mantel

Christmas is a time of peace and therefore I have decorated very simply this year.  It's been such a busy time and I have spent the fall getting everything placed just so in our new home, that to change it all to decorate wasn't a priority.  I do love to decorate the mantel however and was very grateful to have one this year.

A wreath hung on a jutting stone...

 ...found items

 A bit of candle light
 And family treasure give it warmth and meaning.
  Natural fresh flowers
and a bit of whimsy finish it off.  Stockings will be hung elsewhere this year.


A gift of a scented candle and fresh evergreens scent the foyer and set a mood

And simple touches here and there hung on knobs evoke the simplicity I wanted

Merry Christmas!







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Comments

A Vintage Vine said…
You have done such a wonderful job! Thanks for sharing...Have a wonderful Christmas!
Gorgiana Haman said…
Very beautiful mantle.
Georgiana Haman said…
Very beautiful mantle.
Singedwingangel said…
Absolutely beautiful. I would love to have a mantle to decorate.. I just love the old time stuff.
Tami Michel said…
I love it! Thank you so much for linking up to my Curb Alert! Deck the Halls with Glitter Link Party!
Happy Holidays!
Tami @ Curb Alert!