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Blue Christmas

Pile the mantel high with sparkly Christmas balls.

On this crisp white mantelpiece, a collection of new and vintage blue ornaments blend with glistening white "snowballs" (Styrofoam balls coated in clear glue and rolled in glitter). A triptych depicting a snowy scene, painted by homeowner and designer Ian McLeod, ties in with the baubles' cool colour palette.

For more, check out our Christmas Decorations photo gallery. Plus, see more festive interiors in our White Holiday Decorating gallery.

  • Photographer: Kim Christie
  • Source: House & Home November 2007 issue
  • Products: Antique 1790 convex mirror, Baker's Dozen; chair, Koolhaus Design; silver tree, DeHann Design; Martha Stewart baubles, Sears; wallcolour, Oxford White (CC-30), Benjamin Moore.
  • Designer: Ian McLeod & Kerry Johnson

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