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Traditional Holiday Mantel…

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Are you ready for holiday decorating? I can’t wait to get moved next week and pull out all of my holiday decor! I always design/create a few new things each year and I’m sure this year will be no different!  This project is certainly inspiring this year’s decor! You may have seen my last post where I shared the first style, which was glam, white and glittery from our One Mantel, Three Ways for the Holidays for DIY Network. If you missed it, be sure to check it out right here. Today, I am excited to share the second style, which is a traditional look featuring plaid (oh-s0-popular right now), velvet stockings + classic pine trees and pine cones. For this mantel, we created 3 easy DIY Projects to help you create a festive holiday focal point in your home.


Create this adorable reindeer canvas, using a just a few easy-to-find supplies. Get the details instructions here.


Pine cones are classic decor for the holidays and you can dress up your mantel using these instructions to make this gorgeous pine cone garland.


A simple, printable banner adds a festive touch to your mantel, or even a wall. Download and print the “be merry” banner design here.


Looking for more holiday decorating inspiration? Be sure to check out the full feature here on DIY Network!

Styling + Design  |  The TomKat Studio
Photography  |  Rennai Hoefer, Ten22 Studio
Velvet Stockings  |  Pottery Barn


November 26, 2014

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  1. Tina Dahl says:

    I love this look Kim….and I think I have that same Santa!! Love the plaid reindeer…he is too cute!!

  2. these are such adorable ideas! i’m really into the traditional this year as well. i love the plaid!

  3. Sandra says:

    ❤️ it!! Thanks for the banner!

  4. Caley says:

    Such a gorgeous mantel – so simple but so stunning x

  5. Debra Hutchinson says:

    I just adore all of your wonderful projects!
    I especially love the plaid reindeer and the Be Merry banner but can’t seem to find where to download them from. I’ve clicked on everything but no sign of the download. Would appreciate your help with this and thank you for all your wonderful inspiration!


  6. Debra Hutchinson says:

    I found the download files!

    Thank you so much!

  7. Beth says:

    Such beautiful, festive designs…I love all three but I think my most favs are both the Rustic and the Traditional. 🙂 lovely and beeauutiful holiday mantels, Kim. HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!!!

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