A Winter Wonderland Mantel

January 13th, 2015 in member junk     
CottageElements Lanette Lorsung, editor
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My front room, or parlor as you will, has an array of my silver plated collection of different serving pieces displayed on my mantel. With some trees and extra bling, I have created a little winter wonderland.
Some of the pieces were given as trophies, like this one...
...or this one.
But some were just simply used in day to day life. This one, which I believe is triple plate, was possibly used in a hotel or on a train.
A simple bottle brush trees added to them makes them winterized.
I placed a couple of these vintaged etched mirrors behind them to add layering and additional reflection.
Greens and some twigs were added to bring some nature into the vignette. Though the greens wont last until spring, Ill keep them as long as I can.
A couple of wool pillows with silver snowflakes on them adds to the winter theme. Im already for the rest of winter in Minnesota...bring it! 
My front room, or parlor as you will, has an array of my silver plated collection of different serving pieces displayed on my mantel. With some trees and extra bling, I have created a little winter wonderland.

My front room, or parlor as you will, has an array of my silver plated collection of different serving pieces displayed on my mantel. With some trees and extra bling, I have created a little winter wonderland.


Well we've survived the holidays and some of you may have already put those holiday decorations away. But not me. Winter in Minnesota still has some months to go, so rather than put all mine away, I'll just use them in "winter" displays. 


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Comments (3)

PlentyPlace writes: Silver in winter is the prettiest. What a nice arrangement you made! Love it. Posted: 5:34 pm on January 14th
georgiamoon writes: Always amazing!
Posted: 7:56 am on January 14th
MakinItHappen writes: I am so glad to see this. I always wondered why we are so quick to put away the decorations. This gorgeous display will help to celebrate winter for a while longer. Posted: 6:34 am on January 14th
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