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Making of a Christmas Mantle

Christmas Mantle Detail

Every year, I style my Christmas mantle using a variation on a theme. This year, I decided to abandon my usual and go for “traditional-simple” …at least, where my family room mantle was concerned. Usually, this mantle is draped from floor-across the top to-floor with a gorgeous faux pre-lit Frontgate garland, and then hung with…

Ready, set..holiday!

Before you open those bins and boxes, I thought I’d share my list of handy decorating helpers: Pipe cleaners (black, green) I use pipe cleaners to easily bind up my hand created bows and tie them to various things that need embellishment…. wreaths, garland, trees, outdoor lights. No worries about harming woods on staircase railings…