A Winter White Snowy Mantel

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Christmas is over, but there is still lots and lots of snow. So I’m being inspired by all the white outside and embracing the snow this January. I threaded the cotton ball snow onto thread and hung it up as snow as part of my Christmas decorations. I decided to leave it up for January and I have to say I kind of love it. The cotton ball snow inspired the rest of the mantel.

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I wanted to write the word “snow”, so I found these in the dollar bins at Michaels for $1.50 each. They were neon coloured, so I just gave them a couple of coats of white craft paint, and then covered them in white glitter.

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I love the subtle sparkle. Reminds me of real snow.

I kept the rest of the mantel really simple. I had a pretty white orchid in bloom, so I added it.

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I also added some faux snow to some vases and added some creamy white candles. Fire and Ice.

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I always love the cleanness, and simplicity of white after all the elaborateness of Christmas.

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This mantel is simple, but I think really pretty. Instead of fighting the winter this year, I’m trying to embrace it’s beauty. With a simple snowy mantel, life really is a party!

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  1. So cute!!! I host a weekly link party called Seasonal Sundays. I’d love to have you link this week. The link goes up at 7 pm EST on Saturday nights.

    – Alma, The Tablescaper

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