A Southern Christmas Mantel of Magnolia Leaves

Love Magnolia leaves to decorate the house  for  Christmas, as it is so very Southern.

My Southern Christmas mantel of Magnolia leaves

was the first thing on the agenda for creating my Christmas decor this year.

It seems like styling the mantel is always the first thing that I do,

setting the tone for the room’s decor.

I really kept it very simple this year. Truly, I did. I even surprised myself!

Christmas 2016 Mantel - Magnolia Garland - Magnolia Wreath - Housepitality Designs

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A French Country Fall Home Tour with Soft Surroundings and Romantic Homes Magazine

A French Country Fall Home Tour with Soft Surroundings

and Romantic Homes Magazine

is happening both today and tomorrow

with a most fabulous group of French Country bloggers.

I am presenting my Great Room today with the star of the room . . .

my new chair.

The Helena Chair from Soft Surroundings.

Fall Great Room - Helena Chair - Soft Surroundings Fall Blog Tour - Housepitality Designs

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