Christmas Mantle – 2011

This year’s mantle started with making a big boxwood wreath.  I wanted something that would really fill the space over our fireplace.  Simple brass candlesticks with red candles, tea lights, and greenery finished the traditional Christmas look that I wanted for this year.Mantel3

Red, green, and gold are my favorite Christmas colors.
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This view is taken from the dining room.  The crystal Swarovski ornaments on the white tree are an annual gift from Mr. SP, started our first Christmas in 1993.
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The tea lights add a pleasant glow at night.
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I get so much pleasure out of our Christmas decorations.  A fire in the fireplace would be the perfect finishing touch for this room.

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9 Comments

  1. So pretty! I LOVE your boxwood wreath! Traditional red and green colors are my favorite too. So classic.

  2. Your mantel is beautiful! I love your large wreath. Simple and elegant! Stopping by from Home Stories A to Z.

  3. Your mantle is so pretty Paula! I’ve always wanted a large boxwood wreath, but the ones I find are just too expensive so I haven’t gotten one. I too love, red, green & gold!!!

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