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Mantel and Entry Table Decked Out for Christmas

Last week, I showed you the ornaments I made for the B Farm Christmas tree. This week, I'm showcasing the mantel and entry table. Let's start with the mantel:

I wanted to keep the color palette simple - red, green, and silver so I started with a red table runner I had, then added a pine garland. To those I added silver snowflakes, a silver deer, and a chippy, iron star. The urns got updated with seasonal greenery too.

Of course, I had to leave my "B" block.

The snowflakes came in a package of about 20 from Wal-Mart. Very glittery!

Then I decorated my entry table for the season. Again, silvers, green, and red with natural elements and I left the burlap runner.

Love this candle holder - kind of mercury glass looking. The red beads were a garage sale find several years ago. I have lots and lots of them!

The little wreath sits above the table. It got refreshed with red mini pinecones, silver branch picks, and a little silver bird.

My chalkboard plate with an updated saying for the holiday.

This little birdcage is actually a half cage that I picked up in the Autumn clearance. I pulled out the Fall foliage and replaced it with pinecones and pine greenery. It sits on top of my stack of old books.

I put this HO HO HO block candy cane in my bowl of pinecones. I also sprayed some of the cones with snow spray.

 I found this rustic sampler at GW - paid only $1.99 for it. I love the saying. It reminds me of what's important this time of year.

I am almost finished with my decorating. I'm working on a couple of wreaths - both of which I picked up at GW for next to nothing! - and making them all pretty. I will be sharing them next week. I hope you'll come back and check them out.

May all your days be merry and bright,

Linking here at these fabulous parties - please check them out!
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  1. I love it. You did a beautiful job. Have a good week!

    1. Thank you Laura! I hope you have a good week too!

  2. Your house looks so festive and ready for Christmas!

  3. Cecilia - you're breaking my heart ( sorry absolutely could not resist lol )
    but you ARE making me feel inadequate - I'm ashamed to say I haven't even started yet this year - never been this late in my life!!!
    It's just gorgeous - beautiful job!

    1. haha, believe it or not, it took me a minute and it shouldn't have. I get that song sung to me all the time. I love Christmas so decorate the day after Thanksgiving or soon afterwards, so don't feel bad - I'm an overachiever. lol.

      Thank you! Hope you're having a good week!

  4. Love all of the beautiful things that you have done to make your home ready to enjoy Christmas with your family and friends...Your mantel is so beautiful...I love the sign!!!

    1. Thank you, Shirley! My little farmhouse is feeling quite festive! I'm loving my sign...maybe next year I'll paint the other side with a Christmas saying.

  5. Cecilia, You home is full of Christmas magic!!! What a beautiful mantle!!! YOu sign is perfect!!! I just may have to make a sign for my mantle next year. I love yours!

    1. Oh thank you, Yvonne! I'm so glad you like it. The sign was easy to do and made good use of some old fence pickets I had laying around. :)

  6. I too love your sign, and the details in your styling are fabulous! Thanks for linking up at 'it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas'.

    1. Thank you Doreen! Popped over and now following you. Looking forward to the rest of the Blog Party!

  7. I love all of your holiday decor. Thanks for stopping by. I saw Tempaper on the internet first, but the rolls are $85 online. That's why I grabbed it at Home Goods when I saw it was only $20!!

    1. Thanks Judy. Yes, that's a bargain! wow - recently discovered Home Goods and I love it!

  8. Beautiful! I love the natural elements...Chrisine

    1. Thanks Christine! And thank you for stopping in.

  9. It's always a relief after we are done decorating, isn't it? Then we can just enjoy the outcome. Love all the traditional colors. Last night, I was looking for my hubby. I thought he was in bed. I went to the living room to turn off everything so I can go to bed too, only to find him there, all alone and so quiet just enjoying the coziness of the Christmas decor....Christine

  10. Very pretty! I love the "rustic chic" look of it!!! The block candy cane is so cute! I have never seen anything like that! Visiting from Kathe With An E's blog party.

    1. Alycia, thanks for the visit! Glad you like it all. I found the candy cane in an antique store a couple of years ago. I was doing a tree with a Santa theme at the time and thought it would be perfect for it. I still love it!


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