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A vintage Inspired romantic Christmas mantel

Sometimes you find something that inspires decorating and changes in a room.

Even when you thought you had all that Christmas decorating wrapped up and it is 
the week before Christmas. 

Yes, I re-did the mantel in the bedroom after bringing a new beauty home with me.
And I am loving the simple vintage styling it has.

I loved the mantel before too... the soft faded whites and creamy vintage look wreath with flowers and ornaments. Totally my style.

But... then I found it.
 A pretty vintage inspired mirror that spoke to me on so many levels.
The kind of levels that make your heart soar and your stomach flip flop as you walk aka slow run and push past people to grab it.

I brought it home. Played with it in the living room (where it might actually end up staying) 
and then brought it into the bedroom for a bit of fun.

At first, I thought I would re-do the mantel with a fresh garland and bits of Christmas greens... but the white tree, the blushing peonies and that brassy gold goodness was beautiful as it was.

 I liked simple best.
Just a few bouquets of peonies in little containers, vintage brass candlesticks with blush candles
and a couple mercury glass baubles. That was all it needed. 
Except for one sweet little touch- a glittered deer. 

Totally reminds me of my Grandmother and the little deer she used to put out each year. 

You will see more of this mirror very soon- 
and coming your way this week is a tour of the house all twinkling light full at night. 
One of my favorites with all that magic of the season.

And for those loving this mirror as much as I am- 
it is on sale today for 25% off and FREE Shipping. SOO good.
Shop the look:

Glittered deer- HomeGoods

Today, I am off to get a few more photos wrapped up and then- a couple more fun holiday posts coming your way this week.

AND stay tuned for 20 under $20 gift ideas coming your way shortly-
and if you saw my FB live with Balsam Hill over the weekend-
 you can grab those awesome
gift items on huge sale.
But today is the last day to order to get under the tree in time.

Favorites like the leather wine carrier
Yes please!
Plus don't forget to use my extra coupon code-

Happy Monday everyone.


  1. Bonjour chère amie,

    J'aime l'esprit de noël qui règne dans votre magnifique petit billet... Les chaussettes en lainage apportent ce petit côté chaleureux et tendre.
    Un très joli miroir qui fera la joie certainement de quelqu'un dans sa maison.

    Gros bisous et joyeuses fêtes ❄️❄️ ☃️☃️ ❄️❄️

  2. It was beautiful before, but the mirror adds so much dimension to the room! I love it!

  3. Stunning Mirror! It looks beautiful on you mantel and I look forward to seeing it in the living room. I can't wait to see the night time house christmas tour, Thank you Courtney for sharing your home and life with all of us it is truly a pleasure to read your blog.

  4. I love your pretty mirror on the mantel, and the pink and shiny gold complement the mirror beautifully!