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newmobile Sun 26-May-19 22:38:16

Need some inspiration please?? Thanks

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HennyPennyHorror Sun 26-May-19 22:45:41

I've got a large wooden star which DH made...flat and distressed. There's a glass lantern DD made and some photos...not very inspirational! My other fireplace has a large 1920s vase which I usually have flowers in and either side are some wooden letters which are made from old cans and in the shape of our initials.

Bluesheep8 Mon 27-May-19 14:10:51

2 Yankee candles and a small lantern. Boring really!

piglet81 Mon 27-May-19 14:22:10

A few random family photos in non-matching frames and (currently) some of my 4yo's birthday cards.

SpamChaudFroid Mon 27-May-19 14:33:57

A tiny Vallauris dish, (the ones made with the cicada), a figurine ornament of the owl and a pussycat in their beautiful pea green boat, a 1930s figure ornament of a giraffe glazed in an art deco stylee circles, a plastic Babycham fawn, an Alebrije cat figurine, a painted carved wooden tiger with most of the paint rubbed off, and a bronze hare.

Yes, I have no taste. grin

Magmatic80 Mon 27-May-19 14:36:38

A couple of (non matching) wooden carving type things that I bought on holiday, non matching photos of loved ones. a Lego Batman figure, a drawing of a house that I still haven’t had framed.

MummytoCSJH Mon 27-May-19 14:36:57

2 of those crackling candles and photos of me and my little boy smile

bingoitsadingo Tue 28-May-19 13:41:46

a photo in a frame, a small plant in a nice pot, two tibetan singing bowls and a wooden catapult.

Temporary additions are a postcard I am planning to frame, and various cards.

Knittedfairies Tue 28-May-19 14:02:30

From left to right a vase, small framed picture, silver pincushion, silver Christening mug, a pile of cards for posting, a tub of Tictacs and a figurine. And some dust...

Sofasurfingsally Wed 29-May-19 10:52:09

A bowl and two vases.

Davros Wed 29-May-19 20:01:54

There used to be a lot more before I decluttered. Now an Arts & Crafts clock in the centre and a David Linley obelisk at each end (bought years ago)

Beebumble2 Wed 29-May-19 20:11:31

Three small studio glass vases in shades of purple and blue, a long gap then a small bronze lion ( been in DHs family 100 yrs) then two tall glass candlesticks with gold taper candles.

Giggorata Wed 29-May-19 20:30:10

Oak chiming clock, a pair of green glass vases, a pair of brass bowls, a stuffed kingfisher under glass dome, a stuffed kestrel, a small bust of JS Bach, a photo of the DC, a pair of candlesticks, a cat skull, a small green glass handkerchief bowl, a small hand painted pot, a Pan figurine, a Hekate figurine, a small lamp... I am not minimalist..

FauxFox Wed 29-May-19 20:37:34

Two metal vases, two pottery aardvarks, two antique elephants and some theatre tickets (and dust grin)

BackforGood Wed 29-May-19 21:00:23

Some glass flowers. A Galileo thermometer. A family of small elephants. grin

Bluntness100 Wed 29-May-19 21:05:15

On the big one, an antique clock, six framed photos, two vases, two silver lantern things. On thr smaller one, an ornament we inherited, it's a white figurine, sits on the middle, and two candle sticks we also jnherited with candles in, at either end.

We also have baskets with logs, and those fire accessory sets, you know with pokers etc, as there is a wood burner in each.

Judashascomeintosomemoney Wed 29-May-19 21:12:24

Mantle one: Eleven elephants
Mantle two: Six bone inlay frames with family and dogs pictures
Mantle three: Four Swarovski Crystal tealight holders and tea lights
Mantle four: DD2s brass music scores
Mantle five: Nothing (DD1 is a minimalist 😂)

PrawnoftheShed Wed 29-May-19 21:14:31

A wedding photo in a frame, two light cubes and a 200 year old inkwell.

MrsWidgerysLodger Wed 29-May-19 21:19:58

A small wedding photo in a silver frame, a Discworld ornament and two small grey candlesticks. Oh and one of DDs hairbands.

starzig Wed 29-May-19 21:31:56

Was just thinking do people still have mantelpieces and along comes judas with 5 LOL.

VictoriaBun Wed 29-May-19 21:34:28

At the moment , birthday cards, a clock, a picture of my mum ( passed away) and a hand blown paper weight.

AuntieDolly Wed 29-May-19 21:45:53

Couldn't be arsed to describe it all 😀

ColinKnocksTwoPence Wed 29-May-19 22:10:53

A pair of bronze cranes.
A pair of sepentine candlesticks and a Yankee candle.

Redshoeblueshoe Wed 29-May-19 22:17:55

So I'm the only one with a pair of socks on mine grin

floraloctopus Fri 31-May-19 19:27:47

two pictures painted by a family member, guinea pig antibiotics, various school projects from art/design, a medal, a trophy, a candle and various bits of pottery done by the DCs plus some beach pebbles, a piece of driftwood, a horses tooth and little houses - it's a weird mantelpiece with two shelves.

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