Hi my friends, this morning I woke up feeling a cold coming on.
I’m thinking that all of my trips up and down the stairs to the chilly basement may be the cause of it.
I have stayed in, bundled myself under a cozy quilt, and Zicamed it up. Hoping to nip it in the bud before the New Year.
One can only veg for so long so I decided to share my Winter mantle with you.
My Winter mantle is pretty simple. Just pulled out some of my favorite vintage aqua bottles and mixed them with a few frosty whites.
A couple of white tree candles set upon a mercury glass cake stand. While a small one finds shelter under a cupcake cloche and pedestal. I have loved my little framed chalkboard. It was one of my very first give away wins. My wreath hangs from a holder that was made from an old baluster that I had a base and hook added.
I added a glitzy pinecone to my paper wreath.
A sweet little white bird finds refuge among a frosty branch.
A few crystal icicles dangle from each side of the mantle. Winter kissed pinecones that I added Epsom salt to are mixed with a couple of white and cream balls. The rustic birdcage was a Christmas gift from my friend, Shelley.
I thought of adding branches and snowflakes to the blue tins my son and DIL gave me for Christmas. They were a gift from their two boys. But that was a fleeting thought. I just left them as is. Really, think I just got lazy. But did you notice? Clean fireplace! Thanks to a contractor that came to our home we now know how easy it is to clean.
I wanted to leave you with this Winter quote. While vegging I was going through old magazines before I discarded them. I always tear out poems and quotes. With a little coaxing, hubby wrote it on the chalkboard for me. I love it!
I will be sharing with: