Hello and welcome to to my mantel tour 2014!
I could not be more excited to have teamed up with 14 other knock-your-socks-off talented bloggers to put together a
little mantel eye candy for you. No matter what your style or theme is, you will be sure to find some inspiration here!
Before you start looking for the fireplace, I will let you in on a little secret…
It’s on the other side of the room, and has a Christmas tree in front of it. It’s a gas fireplace with a tile surround, and
I usually keep my tree in that spot, and since it’s more of a fantel (fake mantel) than a mantel, so well why not use something else?
So, I like to use my wall of bookcases along a long wall in our family room for my seasonal displays, collections, and
ever-changing gallery wall.
Plus, we have a 3 month old giant (and by this I mean GIANT and really active) lab puppy tearing everything up right now,
and a sweet grandbaby who is loving his independence and is now walking. So, up high everything goes for now!
I knew I wanted to use a mainly red and white theme this year, as in year’s past I have had a very colorful tree with lots
of hot pink, aqua etc… So this year, it’s a little more rustic/cabin retreat than it has been in the past.
With some of my favorite crafts, collected things, and vintage finds mixed in.
My projects that became this year’s mantel are below & don’t forget to scroll down and see all
15 gorgeous mantels!!
To continue with the Mantel theme, I joined with 14 top bloggers in the Christmas Mantel Blog Hop!
I hope you take a minute to check out these beautiful Christmas Mantels: