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Fresh garlands are the stars of the traditional holiday mantles above. Images via Southern Accents. The pheasant feathers, pine cones and crimson berries are a nice touch, too.
|Image via designer Betty Burgess.|
The use of burlap (above) by Atlanta interior designer Betty Burgess gives this fireplace mantle its country cottage charm and a real homespun feel.
The addition of ornaments and string beads gives garland swags a bejeweled accent. Images above via Post and Beam Living (left) and Blog 2 Modern (right).
But, I'm loving the small, twin fir trees that create the stunning mantle decor below.
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Design checklist: silver loving cups on the fireplace mantles above and below, check; delicate white flowers in each, check; plenty of greenery and pine cones, too, check. Love it!
|Image via Southern Accents.|
I've been looking for my loving cups for days and finally found them in my studio. It's time to dust them off and give them duty in my holiday decor.