DIY Your Way To A Stunning Holiday Mantel

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    Homemade Flannel Stockings

    Homemade Flannel Stockings
    Homemade Flannel Stockings. The Girl Inspired

    Combine fur and flannel fabric together to create these gorgeous rustic looking Christmas stockings by The Girl Inspired to hang on your fireplace this winter.

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    DIY Fur Joy Sign

    DIY Fur Joy Sign
    DIY Fur Joy Sign. Place Of My Taste

    Add some winter white details to your home, by making \your own Christmas themed sign for your mantel that spells joy using paper mache letters covered in fur as done by Place Of My Taste.

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    DIY Crochet Christmas Stocking

    DIY Crochet Christmas Stocking
    DIY Crochet Christmas Stocking. Me Sew Crazy

    Learn how to make a traditional looking stocking with this simple crochet pattern from Me Sew Crazy.

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    DIY Golden Nutcrackers

    DIY Golden Nutcrackers
    DIY Golden Nutcrackers. The Sweetest Occasion

    Update the look of your old nutcrackers so that they look more stylish with a quick coat of gold paint as done by The Sweetest Occasion.

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    DIY Faux Fur Stockings

    DIY Faux Fur Stockings
    DIY Faux Fur Stockings. Riva La Diva

     Replace your old Christmas stockings with these DIY ultra-glam faux fur stockings from Riva La Diva.

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    DIY Merry And Bright Marquee

    DIY Merry And Bright Marquee
    DIY Merry And Bright Marquee. A Beautiful Mess

    Add some decorative lights over your fireplace with a handmade merry and bright marquee. To learn how to make your own visit A Beautiful Mess.

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    DIY Merry Sign

    DIY Merry Sign
    DIY Merry Sign. Homey Oh My

    Make this stunning festive sign from Homey Oh My for your mantel that uses small paper mache letters and small ornaments to spell the word merry.

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    DIY Drop Cloth Stockings

    DIY Drop Cloth Stockings
    DIY Drop Cloth Stockings.

    Sew together a set of inexpensive stockings by fabric using drop cloths used to protect floors while painting as the fabric. Learn how to make your own drop cloth stockings at Cherished Bliss.

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    DIY Hand Painted Sign

    DIY Hand Painted Sign
    DIY Hand Painted Sign. The Lily Pad Cottage

    For some large inexpensive art to hang over your fireplace take inspiration from The Lily Pad Cottage who create a huge sign by using 3 pieces of wood to create the backdrop for a hand painted sign that was used to paint the message peace, joy and love.

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    DIY Gold Leather Stockings

    DIY Gold Leather Stockings
    DIY Gold Leather Stockings. A Beautiful Mess

    If this is your first year living together as a couple, celebrate it by making a pair of leather fur stockings to hang on the fireplace as done by A Beautiful Mess.

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    DIY Pearl Embellished Joy Sign

    DIY Pearl Embellished Joy Sign
    DIY Pearl Embellished Joy Sign. Blooming Homestead

    Add a bit of elegance to your holiday decor by making a pearl embellished sign that spells joy that would look perfect hung above your fireplace as done by Blooming Homestead.

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    DIY Barn Door Accent

    DIY Barn Door Accent
    DIY Barn Door Accent. JST Design

    Learn how to make this DIY barn door accent by JST Design as a backdrop for a taxidermy deer head to give your home a holiday chalet feel. 

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    DIY Faux Fireplace Surround

    DIY Faux Fireplace Surround
    DIY Faux Fireplace Surround. A Beautiful Mess

    If you lack a fireplace, learn how to make a faux fireplace surround to give yourself somewhere to hang your stockings this Christmas with DIY by A Beautiful Mess that you will want to leave up as a permanent addition to your home.

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    DIY Santa And Reindeer Garland

    DIY Santa And Reindeer Garland
    DIY Santa And Reindeer Garland. The Proper

    Get ready for Christmas by making this timeless DIY paper garland to hang across your fireplace from The Proper that has Santa in his sled being pulled by reindeer.

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    DIY Winter Paper Lanterns

    DIY Winter Paper Lanterns
    DIY Winter Paper Lanterns. Lia Griffith

    Assemble these winter forest paper lanterns by downloading the free template at Lia Griffith.

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    DIY Gold Christmas Lights

    DIY Gold Christmas Lights
    DIY Gold Christmas Lights. Landeelu

    Give a more modern look to your old string of Christmas lights as done by Landeelu by painting the green wires with gold paint.

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    DIY Fruit Stockings

    DIY Fruit Stockings
    DIY Fruit Stockings. My Poppet

    These fruit stockings by My Poppet, which include a DIY pineapple, strawberry and watermelon are so fun and colorful and would be a great addition to your holiday decor.

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    DIY Christmas Tree Garlands

    DIY Christmas Tree Garlands
    DIY Christmas Tree Garlands. 45wall

    For a simple, Scandinavian holiday decor look try cutting out several Christmas tree silhouettes out of black paper and string them together for a quick DIY banner that looks beautiful when hung from the ceiling as done by 45wall.