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Blue Christmas

Over 100 Christmas ornaments sparkle on this mantel, but the look remains refined thanks to the living room's modern furniture and all-white palette.

Sparkly blue decorations (some vintage) are augmented with glistening "snowballs" (Styrofoam balls coated in clear glue and rolled in a box of white glitter). A triptych depicting a snowy scene, painted by homeowner and designer Ian McLeod, repeats the scheme.

See more photos in our Christmas decorations gallery. Plus, see more pictures of designer McLeod and Kerry Johnson's home in our November 2007 issue.

  • Photographer: Kim Christie
  • Products: Antique 1790 convex mirror, Baker's Dozen; chair, Koolhaus; Martha Stewart, Sears; wallcolour, Oxford White (CC-30), Benjamin Moore.

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