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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Farmhouse Style Christmas Mantel with a Touch of Elegance


I love the trendy new Farmhouse look that's going around....but.....I just have to add my own personal touch to it...lol!


I started creating my Farmhouse Christmas  mantel by hanging a pretty pom pom garland across the front of the existing lace mantel scarf.....


I decided to make a three blade vintage windmill piece the centerpiece of my Farmhouse Christmas mantel.....


I added a little bling to the windmill blades and added an architectural piece to the bottom part of the blades.....then I tucked a spray of roses in and the centerpiece is done.


A bottle brush tree and a Santa is placed next to the windmill blades........


I made a bow from pink and cream pillow ticking......black and white buffalo check fabric......and vintage pink rose fabric for each end of the mantel.....


A string of white lights covered with pillow filling add a touch of snow across the mantel.....


Next to the Santa,   I propped a wreath up against the shutters  and placed some pretty trees in the center of it.


I mirrored with other side of the windmill blades with similar pieces......


Pom Pom garland.....


Fabric bow.......


Rose wreath and trees......


And a similar Santa.....

The mantel really comes to life at night with the lights on.....


I'll end my post by teasing  you with just a little peek at the left side and bottom of the fireplace......

15 comments:

  1. The windmill mantel is lovely! And I love the pom pom garland!!!

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  2. I love how pretty you decorated your mantel for Christmas. Thanks for sharing at C&C with J&J!

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  3. The pom pom garland is adorable. Your mantel is gorgeous
    Hugs Alessandra

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  4. Stunning as always, you truly have the touch. Thank-you for sharing.

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  5. I love the pom-pom garland, I hope you show us how you did that, if possible. might be a good project to do with the grand, at least the wrapping of the yarn anyway. Thanks pretty mantel too---Sandi

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  6. Your home always makes me feel like mine is just plain jane! you really know how to get Christmas going for all.

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  7. Love the mantel, the bling you added to the windmill blades is great. I am really loving all your white and pink decorations for Christmas. I have a lot of vintage pink mercury glass ball ornaments but I'm going to have to add some more white and pink items to create a vignette like one of yours. They're all so fun and fabulous. Judy

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  8. Penny,
    You are always so creative!! Love the pom pom garland and how you propped up the wreaths o the mantel!! Very pretty!!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  9. So beautiful! Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Please come back next week and share what you have been working on!

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  10. Very creative Penny! We just hung a windmill over our bed. Loving it! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  11. I just love how you commit to a theme!

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  12. Everything looks so pretty!

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  13. How very unique and charming! You've definitely melded the farmhouse with your own spin, perfectly in keeping with your elegant decor! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday!

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  14. So beautiful Penny, love your home!! As you have seen, you are one of this weeks features at Creative Mondays. Thanks so much for linking up .

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