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luxurious Christmas mantel with natural cypress garland, magnolia leaves and pinecones from StyleBlueprint

Luxurious Christmas Mantels

A pair of decorated mantels worth remembering. Custom Irish stockings line a holiday mantel encompassing dark green, chocolate brown, antique gold and warm ivory.  Evergreen garlands fall gracefully to the floor, while raffia tied white tulip bundles adorn vases on top. The stockings play second fiddle to the natural cypress garland laced with seeded eucalyptus.  […]

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Letter to Santa Christmas stocking from Sundance Catalog

Christmas Stockings

A collection of holiday fireplace mantel stockings. Whether you’re expecting a lump of coal or Italian chocolates, a beautiful handmade Christmas stocking is a mantel must.  This trio of embroidered stockings were handcrafted in India and include an assortment of eclectic embellishments.  Bells, sequins, tinsels, tassels and lace are artistically combined with metallic threads, rich […]

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design your own Christmas stocking by 1154 LILL Studio

Design Your Own Christmas Stockings

Express individuality while creating a holiday tradition. I ran across an interactive website that allows you to design Christmas stockings.  1154 LILL Studio has three stocking designs and over a hundred fabrics, so expect to spend some time playing with colors and patterns.  If you need help selecting a coordinating fabric, suggestions of complimentary fabrics […]

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vintage wood sock stretchers used in lieu of Christmas stockings

Vintage Christmas Mantel

Wood forms originally used to dry socks replicate the usual holiday stockings. 7 is my lucky number.  This is our seventh Christmas in our home, but the first time I am happy with the great room mantel decorations.  I began purchasing vintage sock stretchers from etsy sellers a few months ago. Too many actually, as […]

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christmas decorated bedroom

Christmas Room Variations

Traditional decorating with a twist, alternative locations for holiday decor This has been such a hectic season it wouldn’t surprise me if many of us were a bit tardy in getting to our seasonal decorating tasks. While most people have their traditions which dictate where the tree and the gifts are put each year, I […]

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