Wednesday, December 4, 2013

CHRISTMAS MANTLE {2013}


This is the simplest Christmas mantle I've ever done, and it turned out to be one of my favorites!


Since the metal tray wreath is so large, I didn't want too much stuff on the mantle competing with it.  And, after living with it plain for a while, I finally came up with some embellishments that I liked...polka dots, greenery, and ornaments strung together.


I checked off a project I've been wanting to try...glittered feathers!  It was so easy!  I applied mod-podge with a foam brush to the areas where I wanted the glitter, and then sprinkled on extra fine gold glitter and tapped off the excess.  I love the extra touch of glam.


Thanks to My Fabuless Life who shared this free printable that I framed.  Chevron + Metallic - what could be better?


I know!  Sparkly ornaments.  That might be better.



Night time glow...



So, my mantle is done, now to get the rest of my house in shape!  


Happy to be linking up with Our Fifth House and Ten June for the Merry Mantle Party!
 photo jennifersignaturetwo_zps56f3de87.png

34 comments:

  1. This is so unique, Jennifer! That amazing wreath makes the mantle and must have been a fun project to work on and the feathers definitely lend a glam touch to the look. Gorgeous large sparkling ornament !

    ReplyDelete
  2. It's just awesome! I never noticed before how perfect your brick is. It sure makes everything pop!

    ReplyDelete
  3. I will be doing the glitter feathers. My two favorite things in this world...glitter and feathers!! Perfect!! Your mantle is beyond fabulous!! In love!

    ReplyDelete
  4. You had me at polka dots. :) It looks amazing!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Girl! You know how to get your sparkle on! Love it and of course I love the disco ball ornaments :) xo Kristin

    ReplyDelete
  6. So fun, love the whimsical polka dots with the bling!! Still can't believe your creative wreath from the $ Store, crazy creative, my friend!

    ReplyDelete
  7. I'm still wowed by that wreath. You are so creative!!! Love it! Also the tiny disco ball ornaments, so fun!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Love the polka-dotted bow! Creative idea for a wreath. So pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  9. What a creative person you are! Love your work, home, and blog! Please check out mine - with a bit of scandinavian twist.
    MAYA
    http://jiloeastdesign.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  10. It is so different and so pretty!

    ReplyDelete
  11. So stinking creative!! Great job. Love the wreath:)

    ReplyDelete
  12. I absolutely love your silver tray project and it is SO beautiful lit on your mantel. LOVE!

    ReplyDelete
  13. What a creative and pretty wreath!

    Cynthia

    ReplyDelete
  14. LOVE! i just love those black and gold feathers!

    ReplyDelete
  15. That wreath is beyond amazing! Such a great way to get a large scale for little $$!!

    ReplyDelete
  16. The wreath is awesome, and I love polka dots, so the bow is a win for me!! Looks great Jennifer!!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Loooove this Jennifer. Love the tray wreath and the jeweled ball! So so pretty.

    ReplyDelete
  18. So, so pretty. Love the shine of the wreath and I think you hit the perfect note - it doesn't look all alone up there but it totally stands out as the focus item!

    ReplyDelete
  19. I love that wreath! I saw it on Instagram or fb or somewhere and thought it was fabulous! You mantel is dreamy and I have to glitter some feathers now!

    ReplyDelete
  20. Oh my gosh I LOVE that framed printable and ornaments!!! Nice job!

    ReplyDelete
  21. Your mantel is stunning! I'm simply dying over your wreath!

    ReplyDelete
  22. super creative! where did you get that gorgeous black and gold picture frame?! love it!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you! That was a thrift store frame! The black part was originally creamy with gold splatters on it...ugh!

      Delete
    2. Jennifer can you please tell me how you painted the black part of the frame? I have 4 of these exact frames that I got at goodwill and I'm scared to paint them!

      Delete
  23. LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! And I love seeing my prints in action! Thanks for sharing!!

    ReplyDelete
  24. Love, love, LOVE! What an impact that wreath makes! And I love the black and white ribbon - accents like that are really resonating with me this year!

    ReplyDelete
  25. Your accessorizing is perfect, it's just enough! Your tray wreath definitely steals the show!

    ReplyDelete
  26. Look at that pretty wreath, so creative!!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  27. Forex Latest News, Forex Trading Tips, latest forex trading business updates, trading updates, forex trading latest news, forex brokers directory, forex brokers list, Dollars news affairs, Stock Markets, stock market news, stock market analysis, technology news, international forex markets, international forex business news and all updates about Forex Trading
    ForexAffairs.Com

    ReplyDelete
  28. How have I not 'met' you before ? Gah! Love everything here...xo

    ReplyDelete
  29. The metal tray wreath is awesome and I love all the black and white touches as well. You have a beautiful home!

    ReplyDelete

Thanks so much for leaving a comment, they make my day! If you have a specific question, please make sure to check back here as I will respond in the thread, or leave your e-mail so that I can respond personally. Otherwise, I'd love to hear what you think, or feel free to hop over to my Facebook page and comment there.