Rustic Christmas Mantel
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Hey y’all…I’m so glad you’re here! I have been happily preparing my house for Christmas…and houseguests, parties and entertaining. For me this really is the most wonderful time of the year.
This week we have joined 27 of our blogging friends to share Christmas Ideas with you for Mantels, Tablescapes, Wreaths and Thrifty Crafts. Today I am excited to share my Rustic Christmas Mantel!
I have been very inspired this Christmas season by all things woodland and moss.
I balanced the look with my favorite vintage trophies and mercury glass trees.
You may remember the other day when I confessed to y’all that I collect twigs and branches. This is just part of my collection displayed in a glass vessel.
This Woodland Wreath was truly the cornerstone for my mantel decor. I think the antique tin art piece is the perfect backdrop.
This sweet milking stool has the perfectly aged patina…
I’ve had these moss balls for a very long time. Every once in a while I mist them with water to keep them a little more fresh. The pinecones are another freebie from my own back yard.
These metal deer are super cute. I bought them many years ago at Tuesday Morning (are you familiar with this store) after Christmas one year for $1 each!
This driftwood tree was another serendipitous purchase. I love when that happens.
I am definitely a sentimental soul. A couple of years ago we purchased the largest Christmas tree…ever in our lives. It was a beautiful 14 foot blue spruce. This large wood slice was cut from the stump of that tree.
I hope you like my mantel as much as I liked decorating it! Don’t forget to visit my friends this week. You can click the links below to see more Christmas Mantels today.
Monday – Mantels
My Creative Days
2 Bees in a Pod
Atta Girl Says
Art is Beauty
Cottage at the Crossroads
Tuesday – Tablescapes
Postcards from the Ridge
Town and Country Living
Hunt and Host
Savvy Southern Style
All Things Heart and Home
This Makes That
Wednesday – Wreaths
Our Southern Home
Mad in Crafts
Around The Watts House
Thursday – Thrifty Crafts
Dukes and Duchesses
Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer
The Interior Frugalista
Cupcakes and Crinoline
Girl in the Garage
Merry Christmas Ladies. Nice touch on the Christmas mantel.
Thank you! Merry Christmas!!
You know I’m loving those trophies and that super cute stool!
Thanks so much Kim…we use those trophies all the time in our decor 🙂
Loving the greens and the neutrals together!
Thank you Darrielle…we are loving green this year.
Love this creative mantel Vicki! The woodlands theme mixed with the mercury glass and trophy collection is gorgeous. Hugs, CoCo
Thanks so much CoCo!!! xoxo, Jenn & Vicki
I love your mantle! It is absolutely beautiful!! What a deal on those reindeer too! I love Tuesday Morning 🙂
We love Tuesday Morning too Brooke! Thanks for stopping by 🙂
I am smitten over all the architectural pieces around your mantel and the natural touches are stunning! SO pretty!!!
Thanks so much Lindsay!
Oh my Vicki, your antique tin backdrop is stunning and perfect with your rustic Christmas Mantel, which is gorgeous by the way! Love how you mixed wood slices, trophies, greens, and mercury glass. The stool with the burlap tree is a nice touch too!
I got that antique tin years ago at an antique market and have loved it ever since. Thanks for stopping by Marie!
Vicki and Jen, How are you ladies. Your mantel looks gorgeous!! I love it. Hope you’re enjoyin the season xo Lisa
Thanks Lisa! We hope you’re doing well and that you’re enjoying the season too…we’re getting excited for Christmas! xoxo, Jenn & Vicki
Oh what a fantastic rustic and vintage mantel….So crushing over the trophy cups….the blend so beautifully with the rustic nature of your mantel design. I also love how you propped the tree upon that adorable stool on the hearth….Great partying with you today!
Aww thanks so much Shirley! It was fun partying today 🙂
Beautiful! Love your driftwood tree and all the greenery!
Thank you so much Maryann! I’ve had that driftwood tree for a while and absolutely love it 🙂
Vicki, I love how Christmas lets us bring out a few of our favorite things! That trophy is to die for!
I love the combination of it all!
Karin, you are too sweet! Thank you so much! xo, Vicki
Ahhhhhhh swooning. Love love love!!!! Gorgeous.
Thanks so much Kris 🙂
It’s lovely! I like all the natural elements with the mix of greens and earthy tones. Well done!
We’re definitely loving the earthy tones this year…thanks Sarah!
Wow your mantel is absolutely stunning! I love everything about it! XO
Thank you so much Christy!
Absolutely stunning! The details are just perfect. I love driftwood 🙂 (As always you girls inspire) xo
Thank you for your sweet comments Robin…made our day 🙂
Vicki, I love, love, love your rustic mantel! There are so many details that I just adore, but now that I’ve seen your milking stool, I’m not going to be happy until I find one!!! And I hate to be a dummy, but is that real moss on those balls? If so, I have plenty of it in the yard! Pinning and sharing your fabulous mantel display!
Thank you so much Jane! The moss is real and I got it from Hobby Lobby…we’re jealous you have so much in your yard 🙂 Good luck on your search for the milking stool. Let us know when you find one!
What a beautiful mantel! I love the architectural pieces that you’ve used and your Christmas decor is just stunning. Your vintage trophy cups are real prizes and they look so nice decorated for Christmas.
What a beautifully rustic mantel. Love the way how you used a lot of natural elements. That driftwood tree is fabulous!
Thank you so much Susan…we love that driftwood tree 🙂
You are a girl after my own heart. It’s hard to say which part I love the best…the branches, the trophies, the sentimental stump…such treasures!!!!
Aww thanks so much Kim!
All details of your mantel are simply beautiful. I especially love how you added sentimental pieces too. 🙂
I try to incorporate sentimental pieces into my Christmas décor when I can. Thank you Amy!
Vicki, as I read your post and looked at all the gorgeous photos, I found myself shopping. I love so many of your vintage and serendipitious finds — the trophies, the mercury glass, the antique tin art piece, the driftwood tree… It’s all so beautiful.
Thank you so much Amy! Let us know what treasures you find 🙂
I love your rustic mantel!! The driftwood tree and the white ceiling tile hanging on the wall are my faves but it’s all beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration!!
Angie, you’re too sweet! Thanks so much!
This is very pretty! With that tin backdrop you can’t go wrong.
Thank you Stacey!
Love your mantel with the twigs and branches. The trophies fit in so well. Perfect!
Thank you so much Kathy! And thank you for putting together such a fun party 🙂
This is such a beautiful display of your collections Vicki! I love everything about it!
Aww thank you so much Iris…I really appreciate it!
I absolutely love, love, love your mantel! The muted greens anchor everything perfectly. Now, if only I had a mantel….or a fireplace, I’d have something to copy. Gorgeous!
Love your mantel! I need those trophies 😉
Your mantel looks so beautiful and so much inspiration all in one place!! xo Lisa