A Christmas mantle
Howard L. Puckett, Stylist: Rebecca Hawkins

Christmas Mantel

Coordinate the papers in the frames with those you use to wrap gifts. For a pulled-together look, plant small lemon cypress trees in bags in the glass cylinders, and pour wasabi peas in between the bags and glass to add another texture. Trim the miniature trees with delicate beaded garland. And to finish off the look, add assorted glass balls for shine and sparkle.

For a look like this:
Papers: Snow & Graham
Glass cylinders: Christopher Glenn, (205)870-1236
Cypress trees: Christopher Glenn
Garland; Pier 1 Imports
Ornaments: Flowerbuds/Christmas & Co., (205)822-5838
Stockings: Flowerbuds/Christmas & Co.
Santa figurine: Private collection

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