Array
(
    [0] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 13793
            [post_author] => 25
            [post_date] => 2020-05-09 12:06:42
            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-05-09 19:06:42
            [post_content] => 
            [post_title] => New? Start Here
            [post_excerpt] => 
            [post_status] => publish
            [comment_status] => closed
            [ping_status] => closed
            [post_password] => 
            [post_name] => welcome
            [to_ping] => 
            [pinged] => 
            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
            [post_content_filtered] => 
            [post_parent] => 0
            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=13793
            [menu_order] => 1
            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
            [post_mime_type] => 
            [comment_count] => 0
            [filter] => raw
            [db_id] => 13793
            [menu_item_parent] => 0
            [object_id] => 13793
            [object] => custom
            [type] => custom
            [type_label] => Custom Link
            [title] => New? Start Here
            [url] => /start-here
            [target] => 
            [attr_title] => 
            [description] => 
            [classes] => Array
                (
                    [0] => 
                )

            [xfn] => 
            [submenu] => Array
                (
                )

        )

    [1] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 13794
            [post_author] => 25
            [post_date] => 2020-05-09 12:06:42
            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-05-09 19:06:42
            [post_content] => 
            [post_title] => DIY CRAFTS
            [post_excerpt] => 
            [post_status] => publish
            [comment_status] => closed
            [ping_status] => closed
            [post_password] => 
            [post_name] => diy-crafts-howto-projects
            [to_ping] => 
            [pinged] => 
            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
            [post_content_filtered] => 
            [post_parent] => 0
            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=13794
            [menu_order] => 2
            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
            [post_mime_type] => 
            [comment_count] => 0
            [filter] => raw
            [db_id] => 13794
            [menu_item_parent] => 0
            [object_id] => 21
            [object] => category
            [type] => taxonomy
            [type_label] => Category
            [url] => https://lizoncall.com/category/craft/
            [title] => DIY CRAFTS
            [target] => 
            [attr_title] => 
            [description] => 
            [classes] => Array
                (
                    [0] => 
                )

            [xfn] => 
            [submenu] => Array
                (
                    [0] => WP_Post Object
                        (
                            [ID] => 13799
                            [post_author] => 25
                            [post_date] => 2020-05-09 12:06:42
                            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-05-09 19:06:42
                            [post_content] => 
                            [post_title] => POPULAR
                            [post_excerpt] => 
                            [post_status] => publish
                            [comment_status] => closed
                            [ping_status] => closed
                            [post_password] => 
                            [post_name] => popular
                            [to_ping] => 
                            [pinged] => 
                            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
                            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
                            [post_content_filtered] => 
                            [post_parent] => 21
                            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=13799
                            [menu_order] => 3
                            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
                            [post_mime_type] => 
                            [comment_count] => 0
                            [filter] => raw
                            [db_id] => 13799
                            [menu_item_parent] => 13794
                            [object_id] => 213
                            [object] => category
                            [type] => taxonomy
                            [type_label] => Category
                            [url] => https://lizoncall.com/category/craft/popular-crafts/
                            [title] => POPULAR
                            [target] => 
                            [attr_title] => 
                            [description] => 
                            [classes] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => 
                                )

                            [xfn] => 
                        )

                )

        )

    [2] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 13802
            [post_author] => 25
            [post_date] => 2020-05-09 12:18:08
            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-05-09 19:18:08
            [post_content] =>  
            [post_title] => 
            [post_excerpt] => 
            [post_status] => publish
            [comment_status] => closed
            [ping_status] => closed
            [post_password] => 
            [post_name] => 13802
            [to_ping] => 
            [pinged] => 
            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
            [post_content_filtered] => 
            [post_parent] => 21
            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=13802
            [menu_order] => 4
            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
            [post_mime_type] => 
            [comment_count] => 0
            [filter] => raw
            [db_id] => 13802
            [menu_item_parent] => 0
            [object_id] => 195
            [object] => category
            [type] => taxonomy
            [type_label] => Category
            [url] => https://lizoncall.com/category/craft/cut-files/
            [title] => Cut Files
            [target] => 
            [attr_title] => 
            [description] => 
            [classes] => Array
                (
                    [0] => 
                )

            [xfn] => 
            [submenu] => Array
                (
                )

        )

    [3] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 13803
            [post_author] => 25
            [post_date] => 2020-05-09 12:18:08
            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-05-09 19:18:08
            [post_content] => 
            [post_title] => Printables
            [post_excerpt] => 
            [post_status] => publish
            [comment_status] => closed
            [ping_status] => closed
            [post_password] => 
            [post_name] => printables-2
            [to_ping] => 
            [pinged] => 
            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
            [post_content_filtered] => 
            [post_parent] => 27
            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=13803
            [menu_order] => 5
            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
            [post_mime_type] => 
            [comment_count] => 0
            [filter] => raw
            [db_id] => 13803
            [menu_item_parent] => 0
            [object_id] => 217
            [object] => category
            [type] => taxonomy
            [type_label] => Category
            [url] => https://lizoncall.com/category/printable/popular-printables/
            [title] => Printables
            [target] => 
            [attr_title] => 
            [description] => 
            [classes] => Array
                (
                    [0] => 
                )

            [xfn] => 
            [submenu] => Array
                (
                    [0] => WP_Post Object
                        (
                            [ID] => 13814
                            [post_author] => 25
                            [post_date] => 2020-05-09 13:24:43
                            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-05-09 20:24:43
                            [post_content] =>  
                            [post_title] => 
                            [post_excerpt] => 
                            [post_status] => publish
                            [comment_status] => closed
                            [ping_status] => closed
                            [post_password] => 
                            [post_name] => 13814
                            [to_ping] => 
                            [pinged] => 
                            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
                            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
                            [post_content_filtered] => 
                            [post_parent] => 21
                            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=13814
                            [menu_order] => 6
                            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
                            [post_mime_type] => 
                            [comment_count] => 0
                            [filter] => raw
                            [db_id] => 13814
                            [menu_item_parent] => 13803
                            [object_id] => 158
                            [object] => category
                            [type] => taxonomy
                            [type_label] => Category
                            [url] => https://lizoncall.com/category/craft/hand-lettering/
                            [title] => Hand Lettering
                            [target] => 
                            [attr_title] => 
                            [description] => 
                            [classes] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => 
                                )

                            [xfn] => 
                        )

                )

        )

    [4] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 13795
            [post_author] => 25
            [post_date] => 2020-05-09 12:06:42
            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-05-09 19:06:42
            [post_content] => 
            [post_title] => DECOR
            [post_excerpt] => 
            [post_status] => publish
            [comment_status] => closed
            [ping_status] => closed
            [post_password] => 
            [post_name] => decor
            [to_ping] => 
            [pinged] => 
            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
            [post_content_filtered] => 
            [post_parent] => 21
            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=13795
            [menu_order] => 7
            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
            [post_mime_type] => 
            [comment_count] => 0
            [filter] => raw
            [db_id] => 13795
            [menu_item_parent] => 0
            [object_id] => 22
            [object] => category
            [type] => taxonomy
            [type_label] => Category
            [url] => https://lizoncall.com/category/craft/decor/
            [title] => DECOR
            [target] => 
            [attr_title] => 
            [description] => 
            [classes] => Array
                (
                    [0] => 
                )

            [xfn] => 
            [submenu] => Array
                (
                )

        )

    [5] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 13815
            [post_author] => 25
            [post_date] => 2020-05-09 13:24:43
            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-05-09 20:24:43
            [post_content] =>  
            [post_title] => 
            [post_excerpt] => 
            [post_status] => publish
            [comment_status] => closed
            [ping_status] => closed
            [post_password] => 
            [post_name] => 13815
            [to_ping] => 
            [pinged] => 
            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
            [post_content_filtered] => 
            [post_parent] => 0
            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=13815
            [menu_order] => 8
            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
            [post_mime_type] => 
            [comment_count] => 0
            [filter] => raw
            [db_id] => 13815
            [menu_item_parent] => 0
            [object_id] => 16
            [object] => category
            [type] => taxonomy
            [type_label] => Category
            [url] => https://lizoncall.com/category/gift/
            [title] => gifts
            [target] => 
            [attr_title] => 
            [description] => 
            [classes] => Array
                (
                    [0] => 
                )

            [xfn] => 
            [submenu] => Array
                (
                )

        )

    [6] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 13800
            [post_author] => 25
            [post_date] => 2020-05-09 12:06:42
            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-05-09 19:06:42
            [post_content] => 
            [post_title] => TRENDING
            [post_excerpt] => 
            [post_status] => publish
            [comment_status] => closed
            [ping_status] => closed
            [post_password] => 
            [post_name] => trending
            [to_ping] => 
            [pinged] => 
            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
            [post_content_filtered] => 
            [post_parent] => 0
            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=13800
            [menu_order] => 9
            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
            [post_mime_type] => 
            [comment_count] => 0
            [filter] => raw
            [db_id] => 13800
            [menu_item_parent] => 0
            [object_id] => 120
            [object] => category
            [type] => taxonomy
            [type_label] => Category
            [url] => https://lizoncall.com/category/popular/
            [title] => TRENDING
            [target] => 
            [attr_title] => 
            [description] => 
            [classes] => Array
                (
                    [0] => 
                )

            [xfn] => 
            [submenu] => Array
                (
                )

        )

    [7] => stdClass Object
        (
            [ID] => 15532
            [post_author] => 25
            [post_date] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
            [post_date_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
            [post_content] => 
            [post_title] => Shop
            [post_excerpt] => 
            [post_status] => publish
            [comment_status] => closed
            [ping_status] => closed
            [post_password] => 
            [post_name] => shop-5
            [to_ping] => 
            [pinged] => 
            [post_modified] => 2020-10-22 11:22:14
            [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-10-22 18:22:14
            [post_content_filtered] => 
            [post_parent] => 0
            [guid] => https://lizoncall.com/?p=15532
            [menu_order] => 10
            [post_type] => nav_menu_item
            [post_mime_type] => 
            [comment_count] => 0
            [filter] => raw
            [db_id] => 15532
            [menu_item_parent] => 0
            [object_id] => 15532
            [object] => custom
            [type] => custom
            [type_label] => Custom Link
            [title] => Shop
            [url] => https://liz-on-call-designs.myshopify.com/
            [target] => 
            [attr_title] => 
            [description] => 
            [classes] => Array
                (
                    [0] => 
                )

            [xfn] => 
            [submenu] => Array
                (
                )

        )

)

Rustic Christmas Mantel

Dec 09 2015 Liz Call

Using a few items from the store and a few items I made at home, I created this rustic charm Christmas mantel for my family room.

Rustic charm Christmas Mantel

This year it seems all of my Christmas decor has been full of black and white buffalo check.  And that is true if you are looking at my front porch at the buffalo check dee silhouette on my front door.  But inside I’m telling another story.  In fact I think everyone has a different feel.  I have a fancy red and white striped candy tree in my living room that you see when you first walk into my house. I love my candy striped tree.  I’ve been adding red and white ornaments to it for the last couple years.  This year we let the kids have their own tree and decorate it with all the ornaments they have made over the years.  That tree is in our family room next to our fireplace and is also full of rusty jingle bells and metal stars.  I call it my rustic tree.  So this rustic Christmas mantel is perfect in the family room.

I found this felt left and berry wreath and garland at Target and snatched them up.  I knew they would be perfect on my mantel.  I made this wreath frame to actually make a Christmas sign.  But before I painted on Merry Christmas, I hung up this wreath inside it and fell in LOVE with it as a wreath holder!!  It’s just perfect.

Rustic Charm Christmas Mantel - lizoncall.com

I found this little fabric covered deer with the scarf at Target as well.  They had a couple different designs, but I thought this would go with my decor the best.  I made a star out of twigs from my yard for the tree on my porch and I loved it, so I decided to make a big one for my mantel.  I even strung some tiny lights on the tree to light it up at night.

Rustic charm Christmas Mantel - lizoncall.com

I loved the big star so much, I decided to make another little star for the other side of the Christmas mantel.  I couldn’t pass up the red truck with the wreath and Christmas tree that I spotted in Target.  I knew I needed to own it.  The twine covered trees were in the dollar section at Target.  I had my husband cut a small log into slices and I used those as the base of the trees to lift them up.

Rustic charm Christmas Mantel - lizoncall.com

It all came together so well!  The Merry Christmas sign is also from Target (shocker).  I loved the Christmas sweater look of it.  It’s also another reason that I didn’t finish my sign that became my wreath holder.  It was going to say Merry Christmas.

Rustic charm Christmas Mantel - lizoncall.com

What kind of decor are you using this year?  Do you have a theme?  Or just using what you love?

Changing up my mantel for the seasons is so fun.  Last year I was able to decorate an actual mantel for the first time.  It was so fun!  Here is last year’s Christmas mantel.

Simple Christmas Mantel in classic Christmas colors: red, white and green - lizoncall.com

Christmas is just 2 weeks away!!

Happy Decorating!

Liz

 
Thanks for checking out my Rustic Christmas Mantel post. Check out the full collection of christmas articles, and also find more Christmas gift, decor, and recipe ideas by Tauni Everett, Michelle Stewart, Randi Dukes, Ashton Swank and Mariah Leeson.
 
Liz Call

Liz Call

Owner, Art Director and Disney Fanatic at Liz on Call
Liz Call loves to create. She loves to watch movies, read books and design on her computer. You can usually find her in the kitchen cooking something delicious (or making PB&J), kissing skinned knees, doing laundry, hosing off muddy feet, crafting up a holiday project, making a special gift for a friend, shopping at Target, or taking a break on the couch. As a wife and mother of 3 little kids, she is always on call to be whatever her family needs her to be. You can keep up with Liz at Liz on Call.
Liz On Call Shop Button 01 1