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It is officially that time of year y’alllll! Holiday season is among us! You know by now that we never miss an excuse to celebrate or decorate over here… especially Christmas! This year, instead of just simply showing how we chose to decorate our home, I wanted to give you guys some more options and inspiration to hopefully spark ideas of how you can make your own home merry and bright this season. With the help of Pottery Barn and Pottery Barn Kids, I created three different mantle scenes that can appease whatever style you’re going for this year!

Alright mantle #1! This, to me, is the perfect blend of classic and fun. I think this is the most young and playful looking display of the three which is perfect for kids without it looking childish. I am obsessedddd with this Christmas village scene atop the mantle and these playful quilted stockings are so cute for kids. I love all the pops of red and green keeping these scene festive and “Christmassy” from top to bottom. I am also in my bow era right now and loved this wreath topped with a bright red bow so much that I used it in all three mantle scenes that you’ll see. These fun felted trees and velvet Santa gift bag bring a little North Pole Christmas magic to our living room.

Mantle #2! Where are all my neutral loving women at!? I’ve got you covered with this cozy, neutral-colored mantle display! The mix of whites, creams, beiges, and browns keep this looking simple and chic while the pops of pine green help to bring in a little holiday touch. These sherpa cozy critter stockings are the fuzziest things in the world and I am wildly obsessed with the adorable snowman stocking holders. Keeping with the snowman theme, this snowman advent calendar is something so cute and fun for kids to use and countdown the days until Santa comes. I switched out the light up garland from the first display for one a little more full looking to drape across the top of the mantle. Since this display didn’t have enough snowmen and garland already, I had to hang a cute strand of snowman garland as well. I loved Santa’s gift bag so much too that I knew I wanted an ivory one in this scene to keep with the neutral theme… Kyle was over the moon to see it say, “Dimeola’s”. If this cozy mantle display doesn’t make you want to curl up with a cup of hot chocolate around the fire I don’t know what will!

Last but not least we have mantle #3! This one was my personal fave and what I will be doing with our mantle this year. I absolutely loveeeee the simple vibe of these candy cane striped stockings mixed with the holiday green Christmas trees (that are actually stocking holders!) giving this display the perfect amount of a classic Christmas look and feel. This wooden red advent calendar train is so fun and my boys lost their minds over it when they saw it. I just think this whole scene is so clean and classy looking while still having that holiday flare.

There you have it! Three fun ways to decorate your mantle this Christmas! Let me know which one is your faveeeee. I can’t wait to see how you guys decorate this year and be sure to tag me if you recreate any of these displays! Everything is linked below for y’all to shop. Happy holidays y’alllll!

Mallory Stocking | Kyle Stocking | Ford Stocking | Shepherd Stocking | Sunday Stocking | Ceramic Christmas Tree | Wreath | Garland | Santa’s Gift Bag | Red Felt Christmas Trees | White Felt Christmas Trees | Red Christmas Village House | White Christmas Village Church | Plaid Christmas Village House

Sherpa Deer Stocking | Sherpa Bear Stocking | Wreath | Garland with Pine Cones | Ceramic Christmas Tree | Ivory Santa’s Gift Bag | Snowman Stocking Holders | Christmas Tree Stocking Holders | White Christmas Village Church | Plaid Christmas Village House | Snowman Garland | Snowman Advent Calendar | Gingerbread Man Pillow | Round Snowman Pillow

Red and White Striped Stockings | Wreath | Red and White Pom-Pom Garland | White Felt Christmas Trees | Red Felt Christmas Trees | Christmas Tree Stocking Holders | Ceramic Christmas Tree | Red Train Advent Calendar | Ceramic Snowman

Photos: Lydia Gritters | @theblondelyway | www.theblondelyway.com

Nov 28, 2023

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