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Transform your fireplace mantel into a winter wonderland

Holiday decorations on a mantel
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Decorating your mantel for the holidays will make your fireplace the showcase of the room. With a little imagination and creativity, you can transform your fireplace mantel into a winter wonderland that will wow those who visit you during the holiday season.

Winter Wonderland Mantel Display

Supplies:

  • Miniature houses with lights
  • Berries
  • Pine cones
  • Glass icicle ornaments
  • Snow blanket
  • Scissors
  • Glue spray
  • White and clear glitter
  • Glue gun and glue sticks
  • Pre-lit green garland

Directions:

  1. Pour both glitter colors into a bowl, mix.
  2. In a well ventilated room, coat your garland and pine cones with glue spray. Sprinkle your glitter mixture over the entire garland and on each pine cone . Gently shake the garland and pine cones to remove excess glitter.
  3. Put aside a few pine cones for your display. Glue the remaining pine cones and berries along the length of your garland.

Creating Your Winter Wonderland Mantel Display

  1. Place your snow blanket across the top of your mantel.
  2. Sprinkle your glitter mixture over the entire snow blanket.
  3. Place your houses on and along the glitter covered snow blanket.
  4. Hang your garland across the front of your mantel.
  5. Hang your icicles along the bottom of your garland.
  6. Sporadically spread your remaining glitter pine cones throughout your winter wonderland village.

Place a trio of holiday candles at each end of your mantel to add a little more magic to your winter wonderland display. Let your inner decorator shine through, and enjoy all that you create this holiday season.

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