I have a mantel this year and I was so anxious to decorate my new shiplapped fireplace for a coastal Christmas. I found these gorgeous magnolia leaf garlands earlier this year, and wrapped them one around the other to make them extra thick. Adding a bit of the coastal feel I used a pair of starfish in the middle looking like a star. My redesigned Christmas trees wrapped in rope and trimmed with coastal elements they kept the continuity of my theme.
I hope you are checking things off your list for Christmas as well as I am! For me it is down to some gift wrapping and then hopefully a little time for baking. Without a tree this year, I have wrapped my gifts and gathered them around our fireplace. Wrapping them in brown paper, tying them with string and trimming them extra starfish and shells.
Gifts were wrapped with brown paper and tied with string. These couple of metal and wood boat are handy for holding gifts and some ornaments and Christmas greens.
Those packages were great, but I need to know who the are for, so I used these pretty printable coastal gift cards. Follow the link to download and print yourself. There is also an 8.5×11 of the sailboat graphic you can print and frame if you like.
The paddle hanging above my television was a gift from a dear friend who has long since succumbed to cancer. I love being able to display it as a remembrance of her and it certainly helps say this is a coastal Christmas.
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