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Great Ideas – – 20 AWE Inspiring Mantels & Christmas Decor!!

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there.  

PLENTY of Santa-worthy mantels this week.  Check out our AMAZING line up of out of this world Christmas Decor that has been linked up.  We are PACKED FULL!  …And don’t forget that you have plenty of chances to win this weeks giveaway, EIGHT to be exact!  Link up and INSPIRE someone today!  

I JUST love the Christmas Season!  

Whimsical Mantel @ Positively Splendid

Candy Stripe Wreath and Advent Tree @ Brown Paper Packages

Christmas Mantel @ The Yellow Cape Cod

Holiday Mantel @ The Three Sweet Peas

 Christmas Wall Art @ Things We Fancy

Simple White Christmas @ Thrifty and Chic

Window Ornament Hanger @ A Diamond in the Stuff

A Turquoise Christmas Mantel @ Tattered and Inked

Vintage Christmas Mantel @ My Blessed Life

Pretty Christmas Mantel @ Ali Lilly 

Big Christmas Art @ Landee See, Landee Do

Christmas Mantel @ She’s Crafty

ABC Wall @ Momnivore’s Dilemma

Modern Country Christmas @ It’s Overflowing

A Tale of Two Mantels @ 52 Mantels

A Christmas Collage @ Echoes of Laughter

Merry Little Mantel @ Moore Minutes

 A Christmas Fantel @ The Creek Line House

Christmas Mantel @ Fun To Funky

Blue and White Christmas Mantel @ Love of Family & Home

This week’s giveaway is sponsored from a mom who believes in more than just eating at the dinner table.

Erin from In Between Laundry  has two fabulous gift ideas for those special people in your life.   

How about that dinner conversation?  …You don’t even have to wait for the book to be delivered.    Just download and order some pizza!!

Table Talkers

 …And for that extra sweet bath after the kids have gone to bed.  Sugar scrubs!  24 to be EXACT!

A Year of Sugar Scrubs.

This book has ideas for everyone on your list this year!!  Plus, it’s on sale right now — $3.99 down from $5.00!! And once you order the ebook, it will be mailed within 24 hours — so you can start making your scrubs asap! This ebook and scrubs make great Holiday gifts for anyone — neighbors, teachers, co-workers!!

Erin has also designed printable gift cards that you can fill out for gift-giving. Each recipe can be easily whipped up in your kitchen with common ingredients. Isn’t that awesome??


Here are some of the recipes in the book —

orange dreamsicle, 
sugar cookie and 
brown sugar+honey.

Don’t they sound heavenly???

Erin from In Between Laundry is giving away EIGHT copies of her A Year of Sugar Scrubs ebook !!

So fun!!! 

Happy Saturday!! 



  1. Kerri Brandt says:

    love the photos! I made some brown sugar chocolate scrub and it was awesome, I would LOVE to have this book! Have a great holiday! thanks again for all the awesome hints.

  2. Stephanie S. says:

    How fun and would love to have a year of scrubs. Great giveaway. Thank you.

  3. I just started ours today! I know, I know a little late but I have been swamped with, well everything! Thanks for the inspiration, Jen! Hugs

  4. These are stunning! They give me some great inspiration for my mantle!

  5. Thank you for the feature!! I’m so happy and thrilled to be included with the other amazing mantles on your fantastic blog!! :)

  6. Love all the ideas! The scrub book recipes sound heavenly!

  7. Beautiful decorations. I feel inspired … for next year! :)

  8. Yay Emily! Love 52 mantels! What a great list too!!

  9. Hi Jen! Thank you so much for including my Christmas Collage in this lineup of beautiful projects! All of the mantels are incredibly beautiful! I always wonder how much sleep you get on Friday nights when you have so many links to go thru! LOL! Have a restful Sunday! Angie xo

  10. Awesome! Thank you, thank you Miss Jen for including my mantel. (hugs) I hope you’re having a happy December. By the way, I LOVE your mantel too. You have such a natural flair for everything.

  11. Incredible ideas. Love it.

  12. A-Mazing mantels!! I’m so inspired. Thanks for featuring 52mantels AND for the facebook shout-out you gave to my Christmas Tree Wreath!! :)

  13. I need to kick it into high gear with my mantle! Thank you for the inspiration!

  14. Thanks SO much for including my Window Ornament Holder in all of those fabulous features!!!!

  15. Just when I thought I had our home decorated to the max for this years Christmas it looks as if I will be creating some more fun holiday projects at looking at this post!

    Great post and Merry Christmas!!!!!!!!

  16. Help please! I have been trying all morning to figure out how decorate our nice size fireplace, with no mantel. It has been a mental block for me and I need to try and figure out something and I just found out my parents are coming for xmas and my uncle and aunt from Aussie so I want to impress but on a dsign on a dime budget.

    I see all the beautiful mantel decors ideas, etc. and I would love some suggestions on how I can decorate the fireplace ewith modern style and make it look attractive. I took a pic and would be happy to share for ideas please.

    I appreciate any ideas and help!!


  17. I wanna eat the sugar scrub. Is that wrong?

  18. love all the ideas and crafts

  19. I’m so excited to have my mantle included in this gorgeous line-up! Thank you so much for hosting each week- I always look forward to seeing your features :)

  20. Awe-inspiring is right! Thank you so much for including my mantel in this incredible lineup. I am honored! :)

  21. Thank you for featuring my mantel Jen!! Totally made my morning!!!

  22. thank you so much for the feature, jen!

    what a great way to start my weekend…