This mantle is in our great room and is covered with an old-fashioned garland covered with sugared fruit.  The candle holders I purchased at Save-On-Crafts for $24 for both; I thought that was a great deal!  I decided to fill them with cranberries and then add battery operated candles which work on a timer to add to the festive effect.

You will also notice our Peanut and Reeses stockings hanging from the stocking holders filled with berries and holiday greenery.

On the mantle, I am sure you may remember these large gates from the fall, we just added some plain and simple berry wreaths to match the decor.

The hearth you will see one of my French Flower Buckets I made that is filled with berries and greenery and on the other side of the hearth is a silver tin I painted filled with Christmas ornaments.

I hope you enjoy these pictures.

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