Snowflake and Mercury Glass Christmas Mantel

Christmas decorating is in full force here!  We’ve almost completed the outside {one deer left to plug in!} and I worked on the inside over the weekend.

As always, I started with our fireplace mantel in the family room.  I love changing this over to a Christmas mantel.

This year, I went with a combination of mercury glass, pine cones and snowflakes.  I moved my new mirror onto the mantle and used it as a starting point.  Then, I added the pine cone garland.

Mercury glass vases, candle holders and animals were added next. I really love the hive texture on the large vase.

To keep with the natural vibe of the pine cones, I added gilded wood pieces to a small glass vase.

The little clips are actually stocking holders but those haven’t been unpacked quite yet :)  The last addition was the little snowflake clings to the mirror for a fun touch.

It is definitely starting to look like Christmas around here!

shannah
 

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  1. It all looks fabulous to me! Nice job!

  2. Very elegant look, so sparkly yet somehow understated, lovely :)

  3. Very sparkly & pretty!
    Love this!

  4. I love the colors, I spy a cute little owl tucked in there!

  5. The mercury glass against the textures of the cones really makes this mantel special.

  6. It ‘s such an elegant mantel!

  7. Wow, I love it! Great colors, and that pinecone garland is pretty! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!
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  8. Gorgeous! Just wanted to let you know that I am featuring this post tomorrow in my Christmas Projects Round Up!

    Hugs,
    Katie
    http://www.funhomethings.com

  9. Love the sparkle with the dark of your walls.
    Homa Style is having a 12 Days of Christmas link party going on now.
    I would love it if you linked up your mantle.
    The link is http://homastyle.com/wp/2012/12/01/12-days-of-christmas/
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