Not only is the winter wonderland new, but the mantel and the window are too. Last summer, as my husband was re-siding our house he discovered that the fireplace was completely rotten (bad design), so he tore it out with plans of replacing it with a gas stove (maybe sometime soon). Without a fireplace (and mantel) we had no place to hang our stockings last year, so my husband made a darling wall hanging from beach wood and some hooks to hang stockings, and it worked great. But, when we came across this wonderful window (only $8) during our trip to
Even the stockings are new, I couldn't stand the store-bought look of the old ones, and after my youngest was born, I could not find another one to match. While digging though my stash, I found some tan and cream fabric and blue ric-rac for the loops. I was pretty proud of my self for finishing them during nap time, but I already have a request from my husband to make the toe and heel on his stocking blue... so I guess I have a little more work to do!