Welcome to the Everything Thanksgiving Linky party!

So glad you came!
We have several Canadian Hemlock trees in our backyard that are full of miniature pinecones. While they’re really cute, their small size makes them difficult to use in crafts. But they were the perfect embellishment for a Thanksgiving banner I made for the fireplace.
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First I cut the triangles of burlap. Next, I free handed the letters with a black marker and glued them to a long length of twine. I added pinecones all along the twine and created tassels at the ends with large pinecones.
The bible verse was downloaded from Cottage in the Oaks.com
Gathered items from around the house complete the mantle. The bronze Quail were my Moms. The pitchers, wooden pedestal and frames all came from thrift shops. The praying hands are one of my thrift store treasures, they look so real and are a perfect accent for Thanksgiving.

I added sheet music to the mirror and some sheet music cones to a pitcher.

Sharing at Tip Junkie, 
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Give Thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His love endures forever. Amen

We all have much to be thankful for.


  1. Amy @ The Happy Tulip says:

    What a great way to use those mini pine cones! Adorable. Your entire mantel is just perfect.

    Thanks for hosting the link party.

  2. Betsy @ Romance on a Dime says:

    Love the burlap banner!! I have some burlap and might just have to make something similar!

    Thanks for hosting!!

  3. Laurie at Bird in Hand Vintage says:

    Just found your blog ~ lovely inspirations!

  4. Sally says:

    Your mantle is beautiful!!!

  5. Vee says:

    Using the natural things around your own home is extra special. Love the banner and all the Thanksgiving beautiful and thoughtful mantel decorating. Wonder what I can do with those spruce pine cones lying all over the place…

    (Linky didn't love me this morning. It never would open my files for me to even select my thumbnail, hence the automatic, truly unattractive one. =) )

    Have a lot of fun today, Debbie!

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  7. Sarah @ Simply Sarah Style says:

    This is gorgeous! Wonderful job. I am pinning this for next year.

  8. Alastairvagle says:

    Using the normal elements around your own home is unique. Really like the advertising and all the Christmas wonderful and careful mantel designing.

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  9. Love how you used those miniature pinecones! Thanks for linking up to The “Autumn Décor” Talent Scouting Party at WhisperWood Cottage!
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  10. Kerry says:

    Your lovely combination of natural elements with golds, creams, and browns has such a peaceful fall feeling to it!

  11. Giving all the praise to him! This is a beautiful mantle and I’ve featured it on my latest post! I would love for you to stop by and take a look :) http://glamorousbride.blogspot.com/2012/09/falling-for-fall-mantles.html

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  12. This is SO lovely!! I’m including you in a 5 for Friday: Thanksgiving Mantels roundup on my blog this week, with one pic and a link back to this post. Thanks for sharing : )
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