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Monday, December 13, 2010

My Christmas Mantle Setup.

Hello everyone! First of all, I’d like to thank those of you that responded to my previous post.  I thank you from the bottom of my heart.  Like my mother in law says, we are taking it day by day.  We all agree that God has the last word on when our lives end.  The dr gave a prognosis but we know that the prognosis that counts is God’s.  So we are just going to be there for mama (mother in law) and love a lot to both of them.  Pops (father in law) may not know who we are, but I’m sure he can feel that we love him.  So with that said…..I want to share my mantle.  Oh my goodness! I worked on this on a weekend nonstop! 
This year I added the color chartreuse to my red and gold theme.  Chartreuse seems to be very popular! I love it!


A close-up. Loooove it!!! The green color gives it that pop!


You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why. Santa Claus is coming to town. :)  I'd like to add that I found this Santa picture at Kirklands on Black Friday of this year!  Isn't he grand and beautiful?


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Susan & Met Monday.
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Sue and  Rednesday!
Flaunt it Friday at Chic on a Shoestring Decorating

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Thank you all for dropping by My Bella Rose. :)



Blondie's Journal said...

Your mantel looks so festive and pretty. I love the colors you used!

Have a good week, Sandra!


Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

your mantel is beautiful!

Amy @ Keep'n The SunnySide said...

it is gorgeous!! Love everything about it. The colors are vibrant and the Santa print is the perfect touch!

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Unknown said...

Simply beautiful! It is delightfully colorful and elegant!
Christmas Blessings!

Anonymous said...

How did I miss this post? I want that Santa picture :) It's exactly what I've looked for. Is it a recent purchase? Love your mantel.

LV said...

A very pretty holiday post for today. Sorry to hear of the troubled times you are facing. May the good Lord bless and do what is his will for all of you.

Unknown said...

it is simply delightful too...Wonderful job on decorating a festive spot..Mica

NanE said...

Your Mantle is FAB!!! Love the green, makes everything pop and that painting is awesome! TFS, Nan

Donna said...

Love your mantel. I love that Santa picture, too. It looks perfect with your other decorations.

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Your mantle is so lovely and I adore your Santa picture! Hoping it all brings you some small comfort in a very difficult time. Sending hugs!

Happy Rednesday,

★Carol★ said...

Your mantle is simply stunning, and the chartreuse just makes it all pop in a very festive way!
Happy REDnesday!

craftyles said...

The garland on your mantle is luscious and the Santa picture is perfect with it. Really beautiful mantle!

Anonymous said...

I've seen the Christmas pictures in the store and liked them, but couldn't really see what to do with them. However yours works really well on your mantel with all the Christmas decorations around it. Thanks for showing me how these pictures can be practical. Your mantel is beautiful.

Ann said...

Your mantel is very lovely, the colors so striking. This pic of Santa is so soft, I do love it.

Unknown said...

Yup, Santa is grand. Great job with your mantel.
Happy Holiday

Debbiedoos said...

I love your mantel Sandra...the colors are perfect. And what a great picture of Santa.