Saturday, December 8, 2012

Christmas Mantel 2012

Welcome to our Christmas Mantel 2012! I pretty much keep the same decor every year but change things up a little by adding a few new pieces. You can click here for our Christmas Mantel 2011.
 The boys were wanting new ones this year but The Hubster and I are kinda stuck on tradition since we had the same stocking every year when growing up. 
I brought back out my Cracker Barrel Nutcrackers.
This year the elves have joined in with the decorating.
I had been wanting a fairy ladder for ever it seems so when I saw this back at Thanksgiving at an antique shop I had to bring it home. I know it is not an antique but it works perfectly for what I wanted it for.

Other than the fairy ladder everything else on the mantle staid pretty much the same. 

This is my moms sled from when she was a child.  


So there ya have our Christmas Mantel 2012!

Off to join these fabulous holiday parties:
Uncommon Designs
It's So Very Cheri
The Lettered Cottage
Funky Junk Interiors

From My Front Porch To Yours



11 comments:

  1. Pamela, Your mantle looks gorgeous. It made me feel so happy and festive looking at it. Have a great weekend.

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  2. Love your mantel ! The ladder and elves look really cute !Same at our house with the stockings.. They are stuck with them !

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  3. Why mess with perfection! It's super cute Pam. Love the little fairy "ladder" and the twinkle trees and frames are my favorite. I love the hearth :)))

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  4. Just lovely, Pamela! I know what you mean about the stockings. I keep lusting after some new ones, but I cross stitched our names in our quilted stockings many years ago and it's hard to just push them aside for new ones. Love the little ladder. I bought one new quite awhile ago, although it is probably considered "vintage" now! I love how you added your Mark Roberts fairies in.

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  5. Very pretty, Pamela...the mantel is just perfect with the garland swag. Everything is colorful and festive! We've had the same stockings since my kids were little and when I suggested we pick out some new ones, they looked shocked! lol!

    Happy Holidays!

    XO,
    Jane

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  6. I love it Pamela! It looks so fun and festive and you did a wonderful job! :-)
    Vanessa

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  7. Just too cute. The little ladder with the climbing elf stringing lights cracks me up.. Luv it!
    Cheers, Gee

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  8. Hi, Pamela! Adorable! So very colorful and festive! I love the old sleigh leaning against the fireplace.

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  9. Beautiful, Pamela! Your Christmas decor is so pretty.

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  10. Your mantel is beautiful. I struggle with keeping the same stockings, too! But tradition wins out every year (so far).

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  11. We're hosting a Holiday Mantel Link-Up and we'd love if you'd come and link up with us! http://theinspiredhome.org/mantel-monday-rustic-mantel/

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