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Follow these simple steps for a quick way to dress up your mantel this Christmas
Country Christmas mantelpiece
Choose a mantelpiece garland that could double up as a card hanger – this one has little buckets for Advent gifts. Punch a hole in your christmas cards, tie on with string and add candy cane decorations to complete this charming country look.
We love this Rusty Bucket Advent Calendar,
Hang mini flower pots by the handle along a coloured ribbon. Don’t worry if they’re looking a bit tired, spray paint them in gold, silver or copper to leave them gleaming. Tie them in place on the ribbon with string.
Finish off your homemade advent calendar by sticking numbered cardboard labels to pegs and attaching them to the ribbon – and of course, fill each bucket with sweet treats!
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