Tuesday, November 30, 2010

It's A Snowmen Family Reunion


Most every year this is how I do my fireplace mantel. This is my Snowmen mantel --

















Some close-ups --





















































I just love this Snowman topper --


















Some of these have been gifts --


















And, some I couldn't resist --














































It all came together once I found this snowman mantel scarf --


















Of course, we need a "Snow" banner.  This was made quickly and using materials already on hand --


















The large Snowman in the middle was bought at a craft show many years ago.  It is stored separately (because of its size) and the branches come off.  It had been wrapped in bubble wrap and placed inside a large QVC shopping bag (from my visit to its store connected to the studio in PA several years ago).  I didn't realize that Lucy was such a QVC fan --

I am linking to this Christmas Mantel Party - Christmas Mantel Party @ The Lettered Cottage

please check them all out --


10 comments:

Cate said...

Wow - your blog looks great Janet! Will be adding you to my links so that I remember to come back and visit lots :-)

Cate said...

Wow - your blog looks great Janet! Will be adding you to my links so that I remember to come back and visit lots :-)

La said...

Fun, fun, fun! How can you look at a snowman and not smile?? Love your cloche. Merry Christmas! La

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

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Teresa

The Mulberry Girl said...

Your mantle looks so nice - I love snowmen too, they are so cute! Happy Holidays - stopping by from Layla's!

Jen said...

I love the snowman theme! So cute!
And the pic of Lucy is adorable!

Sue said...

What a nice snowman collection! Your mantel looks so festive. But snow? I don't really want it! We are having our first snow today- minor, but it is sticking. You didn't mention where you live- I'm in Dayton. Stay in touch; we might get together in March when we all have the winter doldrums and need a break.... Sue

the cape on the corner said...

i LOVE the snowman look! we celebrate xmas and chanukah in my household, so snowmen are a must have for neutrality. plus then i can keep them out all winter! and your kitty is super cute!

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kristin said...

love the snowmen! I love snowmen too and will buy one whenever i see one at a yard sale or goodwill. Do you keep yours up for January too? I live in PA so its our snowy month and i usually keep mine up unless they are more christmas-y snowmen.. i dont really have anything else to decorate with for that month.
I also love the kitty in the bag, my LucyFurr LOVES bags and boxes!

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