My Winter Mantel

Monday, January 21, 2013

My winter mantel started with the pom-pom garland.

Then I made the Pinterest inspired Valentine's Day art with 1 Corinthians 13: 4 - 8.  I'll be sharing my templates for this project later this week.    Here's the original design from Pinterest.

I collected some branches to make a winter arrangement with rusty skeleton keys, fabric flowers, and script birds.  

I'll also share the template I used for the script birds later this week.

The finishing touch - a few old books and a birds nest.

Oh, I almost forgot about the window frame mirror - It's something I've had for about 20 years and has a special story and history that really deserves it's own post - so stay tuned!

Don't forget to check back later this week if you would like the templates for the Valentine's art and the script birds.  I hope you are having a fabulous Monday!

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25 Responses to “My Winter Mantel”

  1. Your mantle looks so beautiful, love the pom pom garland.

  2. So pretty! I love the natural and white look with the twigs and pompom garland. The Corinthians piece is lovely too.

  3. I really appreciate how you have incorporated scripture and decorating-beautiful white and beautiful messages! New Follower!

  4. So pretty--the white pom poms are so perfect for winter--they look like snowballs!

  5. Just gorgeous! I really love the pom pom garland. Pom poms are in this year!~

  6. Wow! Such a beautiful winter mantel!! You really have a special talent for vignettes! I'd love for you to come to my house and work some of your magic!

  7. Lovely winter mantel. The pom pom garland is such fun and the script art is simply divine. I'm sharing your pretty vignette on my Once Upon a Firefly FB page.

  8. Beautiful! I love the grey and white pom poms!!

  9. This is beautiful! I love your branch tree with the keys and birds- what a lovely idea!

  10. Your mantel is absolutely beautiful. It is the perfect combination of winter elements and a message of hope.
    What a treat to find your blog this morning.
    I am a new follower.

    Enjoyed visiting,
    White Spray Paint

  11. It all looks so pretty! I love the garland!

  12. I just love your winter mantle. Every detail is perfect!

  13. Beautiful and simple, love it! Stopping by from Jen Rizzos blog.

  14. Your winter mantel is wonderful and so creative. I love all the different elements you used to create such a delightful display.
    Mary Alice

  15. You always do the prettiest mantel! I love the soft pop pom garland. So sweet. The white is so calming and soothing. Happy Winter!

  16. I found one of your pictures on pinterest and I must tell you that this is BEAUTIFUL! I repinned it as inspiration for my own mantel. I'm hoping to add a frame/the window look to my existing mirror on my mantel!!


  17. Your mantel is gorgeous. I found you on pinterest. I'm your newest follower. I'd love a visit from you when you get the time. Have a good night.

  18. Beautiful! Love the pom poms and the natural simplicity! You have a talent for putting just the right elements together!

  19. What a perfect mantle! I love the textures, the calmness, and how it's so meaningful and transitional for winter and St. Valentine's Day. You are a decorating rock star.

  20. Oh wow! I love everything about it! The paper birds in the branches and pom pom banner. Never seen this before and it is so shabby chic and precious!
    I would love if you link this to my link party Monday morning!

  21. Yes,a first time visitor here. The pom poms are a very special touch...not something you see everyday.

  22. I really like the bird's nest.


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