December Faves

Hello Friends!

Ok…I know my December recap is just a tad late. But in my defense, I took some much needed time off over the holidays to enjoy the season.

So even though it’s January 5th…and we already recapped 2014 here and here, we are going to do December now 🙂

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Decorating Your Mantel with Garland


There is something about Christmas decorations that make me really happy.

Like really…really happy 🙂

And one of my favorite decorated spots in the Purple Palace during Christmas is our garland hanging on the fireplace mantel.

Decorating a mantel for Christmas can be somewhat of a tricky thing.

You see it took us 3 Christmases to finally get the garland on the mantel right.

So today I’d like to share the steps we take to make sure the garland on the mantel looks perfect…or at least perfect to us.

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