Isn't it always kind of a let down after you take your Christmas decorations down? Everything looks bare for the moment and sad after the cheery Christmas colors and scheme. Then I settle into the calm and I enjoy the clean look for the winter months. I decided to go with what I was feeling and that was a more neutral look which includes winter whites, burlap, rustic wood and mercury glass.
Today I am going to show you my winter mantel. I decided to once again keep the white mismatched mirrors. I love using them as a backdrop. The wall the fireplace is on is a two-story room, so the mirrors help to add height to the room. Layering them also adds texture to the displays. I did, however, remove the black lanterns and added instead a vintage birdcage. I'm sure the lanterns will be back, but for now, I swapped out the candlesticks on my dining room table with the lanterns for a different look for both rooms.
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Tobacco baskets (set of 2): Decor Steals
I added a vintage tobacco basket, silver candlesticks, pinecones and a vintage birdcage. A white wreath with a burlap ribbon adds lots of texture which warms up the very neutral winter decor.
I love how it turned out.
I'm still smitten with the little set of skis I got from the Target Dollar Spot before Christmas. They easily made the transition from my Christmas decor to winter. Did you happen to snap up a pair? I wish I would have gone back for more. Still kicking myself about that one. ?
What are your tricks and tips for a winter mantel decor? I'd love to hear!
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