Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Christmas Mantel

I can FINALLY say that my Christmas mantel is complete and I only spent $13! I have loans to pay off and I just couldn't see spending a lot on Christmas decorations this year. So...here it is...

I just made the flowers out of some scrap fabric I had and glued them on! I also used the same burlap garland I made for my Fall Mantel!!
Sorry about the upside down picture! I can't flip it for some reason!! Anyway, this is what the wreath used to look like that is above the fireplace! I believe it needed a makeover!

I flipped the red sign over and painted wooden letters I already had. I also ripped some things off I didn't like and added the 3 silver wrapped presents! 

Don't forget to stop by Thursday to see all of my Christmas thrifty treasures! There might be some in these pics ;)  Have a great day!


  1. Super cute! And I love your tree!

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  3. Beautiful mantel, Kristen....you did a great job! YOur home looks so pretty and cozy and way to do it on a budget....so much fun!

  4. I just randomly stumbled upon your cute blog and I just can't get enough! It is seriously so adorable and I love reading it now! I run a lifestyle blog and think we should be blogging buddies :)
    Can't wait for your next post!


  5. It looks great - I love when things are done on a budget. To me, it makes them feel more homey and special because you spent more time and less money on them.

  6. It looks super cute and I love that you were able to do it on a budget! Great post :) xo


  7. Your mantel was $13?!!? You go girl... love your blog and can't wait to follow along! I'll be back on Thursday, most definitely! :)

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