The mantel looked fine like this.
What did I do, you ask??
Changed it to this.
I bought this garland today on consignment for 1.99. They had two about 5 feet long, and I got both.
Changed that to this.
Finally, to this!
I moved the shutters to the hearth, but I don't know if they will stay there or not, probably not.
Below is the before of the table.
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