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Monday, November 30, 2015

Christmas Mantle

I know I say this every year........but,  I think this is my favorite mantle...and I've done a few over the years...lol!

  It could be my favorite because I love the theme so much.

The family room is filled with my collection of Nativities.

I like to create my own nativities from bits and pieces that I have found over the years at yard sales and auctions.     

My Christmas banner is Love and Joy......

Next to the baby,  I think my favorite nativities pieces are the sheep......

Pink angel wings are stung across the mantle garland.

I have a large candle on each side of the mantle.
  
We always need extra seating during the Christmas season,  so I brought in  the chairs that were in front of the lit cabinet in the dining room.   I also have the piano bench nearby for extra seating.

 I have angels scattered throughout the room as well as in the Nativity vignettes.

The Nativity on the mantle is resting in a bed of roses and babies breath and I have  three stars lit  to make sure the wise men can find their way to the stable
  I hope to get the family room tree finished soon      I am very excited about this years tree... it's a little different than I usually have....



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27 comments:

  1. hi

    luv v your postings....gorgeous home!!!! Merry Christmas

    Lily

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  2. Penny
    :Would love to have you share this at my blog party! Very french, fancy and Shabby Chic!

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  3. Penny, this is so pretty; love the soft pink! I like your sheep too. I find sheep very charming and I guess they always remind me of the UK. The angel is lovely too. Thank you for sharing this with us at No Place Like Home. Enjoy your week.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  4. I'm speechless....!!! Your mantel is just gorgeous. The garland is very adorable
    Hugs
    Alessandra

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  5. Your mantel is absolutely amazing. It is so pretty and the banner sets it all off perfectly. sb

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  6. Wow and wow and wow. You really should have a full-blown shop, Penny. You have such a talent for display and vignettes. xo Diana

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  7. I admire how much you do to decorate! Wow! It took me 2 hours today to figure out how to put together the 2 mall trees I got! I like that they are pre-lit so no stringing lights on them! Now I just have to adjust the branches and get them decorated! I wish I had your energy!! Your mantle is lovely and so soft looking!

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  8. AMOR y ALEGRÍA, para usted y toda su família!!!
    P R E C I O S O!!! :)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

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  9. Good Morning Penny
    Your Mantel is absolutely Gorgeous* love the pink and that banner is so pretty. I adore how you set up all your nativity and those pink angel wings are my favorite. Love love love this
    deezie

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  10. What a beautiful mantel. Unique and opulent. I love that you have a signature style that always shows in your decorating. Thanks for sharing these ideas on Tips & Tricks and I can't wait to see what you are sharing next week. Maybe the tree?

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  11. Penny!!

    You have outdone yourself my friend!! Love it!! Drop dead gorgeous and i truly can not say anymore because you have left me speechless!! LOL!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  12. Oh my Heavens. This is the most beautiful mantel I have ever seen. Thanks

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  13. You made such a beautiful looking mantel decorated for Christmas!
    Thanks for sharing this at Cooking and Crafting with J & J.

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  14. Wow, Penny! I'm completely awestruck at this gorgeous mantle!!! So incredibly beautiful and festive! Wonderful job!!
    Catherine

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  15. Gorgeous mantel decor. Only you..:) How I wish I had the talent to create such a display..lovely Penny! Just lovely

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  16. I love sheep, angels and nativities, too! lol
    Everything is so soft and dreamy!
    Linda at Beautiful Ideas

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  17. This turned out really pretty! :)

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  18. Your mantle is so elegant Penny! I love your creative nativities. I like you love the sheep, and of course baby Jesus! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  19. Wow! That mantle is a work of art! Your nativity set is just the cutest, too! Thanks so much for inspiring us at the Talented Tuesday Link Party!

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  20. Fantastic!!! Love it all. Thanks for sharing at the Your Home Decor and More link party. Pinning and sharing

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