Tuesday, 4 December 2012

{Christmas Mantle}

I've been giving some thought to my Christmas mantlepiece. At the moment it's not very festive... I have two red candle holders that come out each year, and I have a few other candles that are present all year round (True Grace, Library being one of them).

So, I headed to Pinterest to see if I could find some inspiration. Here's what I found:

Pine cones on a string - love the simplicity of this and I think some gold cones would work really well.

Ivy, fairy lights and letters... I have the letters for NOEL in gold so I could do something similar I think (I cleverly bought the letter V too, so during the year I can change the letters to spell LOVE)

Red, white & green... Love the idea of filling glassware with baubles, and I particularly like this wreath.

More baubles in glassware, and I love the silver candlesticks and votive holders which could be used all year round.

Twigs and greenery add height in this mantlepiece, and I hadn't considered hanging a wreath over a mirror (there's a large mirror above my mantle).

Twigs feature again in this layout. I love the stags that are on the floor... where can I find some??

Glasgow Mummy


  1. Love love love all of these, thanks for the inspiration! Xxxx

  2. Such a fan of mantle decorations! I like a mixture of traditional with modern! Thanks for sharing.



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