Christmas Mantel Decorating Ideas – Link Party

It’s Christmas mantel/ledge/shelf link party time! I blogged about our woodsy/water-y/wintery mantel yesterday…

…and we can’t wait to see and share what you’ve had fun creating this year, too! Here’s how it works:

To link up your blog post (or the web address where you’re Christmas mantel/ledge/shelf photos are saved), just scroll down this page until you see the little blue Add Your Link button near the end of this post. Click that, and follow the instructions on the page you’re redirected to. The instructions involve uploading a thumbnail image and creating a title for the image you’re using. You may want to title it with the name of your blog, or with the title of your Christmas mantel post- it’s totally up to you.

Note: Make sure to link to your Christmas mantel post (not to the main page of your blog) so folks who stumble onto this post later on down the line can still click through and see your Christmas-themed inspiration!

Last but not least, we created a cute little badge to help promote the party, and we’d love it if you’d copy and paste the code in the box below at the bottom of the blog post you’re linking up hear today…

The Lettered Cottage
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We sure do appreciate you e-partyin’ with us, and we hope you and yours have a very Merry Christmas this year!

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  1. says

    Your mantel is beautiful as always….you always adorn it with the most interesting and creative items…from the sailboats to the cute metal picnic basket on the hearth..I am sure you are having so much fun decorating your new home…Thanks for hosting…have a wonderful day!!

  2. says

    Hi Layla and Kevin, wow another year has passed and here I am linking up my Christmas mantel again. Your mantel from yesterday sure was a great inspiration!
    Thank you so much for hosting this party. The Christmas mantel party is my favorite on of the year.
    Have a wonderful Christmas time!

  3. says

    Your woodsy mantel is gorgeous, Layla. I am working on one of those this morning. Didn’t finish in time for the party, but I finished two others a week or so ago and added them.

    Fun party!
    Thanks so much for hosting.

  4. says

    Woodsy, watery, wintery–all good ways to describe your mantel. How perfect it is for your new place! And how lovely yet simple. Thank you for inspiring us all. And thanks so much for hosting this link party–it’s great to have all this inspiration gathered in one place!

  5. says

    I really like your mantel ideas! You have an amazing sense for details and decoration. Thank you for sharing, it is inspiring. Have a lovely Christmas!

  6. says

    Love your beautiful Christmas mantel, Layla and Kevin! And, yes, I’m sure next year, they’ll be a new name on the 3rd stocking! And, thanks so much for hosting! Happy Holidays! *Becca*

  7. says

    Yippee, don’t we love this party?! Love your mantel, Layla, it’s always fun to see what you come up with and you never disappoint. I know you are having fun in your new house, just as I am in mine. Merry Christmas, love you both!

  8. says

    Thank you so much for hosting! You always come up with the most unique and beautiful mantels and this Christmas one is certainly no exception. I always appreciate that they don’t cost a fortune to put together, even though they look like they do.

  9. says

    I adore what you have done to your mantel! Renos or not! It has your special signature that we’ve all come to love!

    My funky coca cola take is at #89. Thank-you for the opportunity to share it here!

  10. says

    I was lucky # 9 this morning! Just wanted to come back and say thanks for the party! Your mantel is cheerful but magazine worthy all at the same time. You did such a great job at the bottom and around the mantel – I am still working on that…So excited for you with the new house- this will be an extra special Christmas.

    Holiday Blessings to you & yours!!

  11. says

    Hello Layla! Tank You for hosting a fabulous party. Then Mantels are Gorgeous and brings full speed into the Christmas Mood!

  12. says

    Layla, Thank you so much for hosting. I L.O.V.E. your blog. You are such a talented woman and inspire so many. Blessings to you and Kevin!

  13. Aunt Chriss says

    Wow! So much creativity! Thank you for doing this…it has become a superb kick-off to the season!

    love you!

  14. says

    so fresh…and the third stocking…such sweetness.
    and all of these mantles..what is a girl to do? craziness!:)
    thank you for being such a lovely hostess
    prayers knowing that God knows the plans He has for you and Kevin..and they are good and will be perfect in their timing.
    one of my friends adoped through Lifeline at New Day Foster Home in China…they were lovely to work with.

  15. says

    Hi Kevin and Layla! I’m excited to join in. I look forward to this link up each year. :) Your mantel is so unique and beautiful!

  16. says

    Wowee! So many incredible mantels here! We’re a tad late but still wanted to join in the fun. :-) Thanks so much for hosting!

  17. says

    Hello L & K….stopped by from JBiggs and must say I love your blog. I am now following you on fb . Happy Holidays!

  18. Ter'e Crow Lindsay says

    Oh Gosh….I’m so behind in reading!
    What about those of us who are mantel-less?
    I’m a mantel wannabee……but in Florida…………no mantel in my home.

  19. says

    I have to say, this is the biggest Christmas party I have ever attended! Thanks for the hosting. What fun ideas to see.

  20. Cheryl Francis says

    I love your mantle. Can you please tell me the name and brand of wall paint that you used on the wall around the mantle? I’ve been looking for that color for what seems like forever.
    Thanks so much!

  21. says

    hi there!
    This is my first time linking to anything in a blog party…a little behind the times!! Hopefully I did it right! Loved looking through everyone’s lovely blogs and Christmas preparations. Thanks for the party!

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