I like the NOEL including the clock. It's the proximity of the mantel to the tree, though, that pulls off the impact. I did it with Red and Black and used a round chalkboard for the O and added a star chalkboard for accent with the year.
GLITTER PINE CONE ORNAMENTS (Miss Renaissance).did these when I was a kid. Easy and fun craft for kids and adults. Spray the pine cone white, green, silver or gold and while wet, sprinkle glitter colors of your choice!
Salt Dough Christmas Ornament Tutorial We have made these for many years. My cookie cutters get used a lot for this. also can make a cinnamon dough too that is awesome! - i think this is the best tutorial i've seem for them so far.
Love the double sided fireplace. Grey and white make wonderful companions in a modern open plan space. Add a little texture and pattern, soft lighting and some carefully chosen accessories, then sit back and relax .