display of ball ornaments: fill a glass cloche w either a mass or similar orbs or mix it up w variety of shapes, sizes, colors. place a plate upside down on top of filled cloche, turn it over and place on mantel
Ornament garland starts with a humble brass bicycle chain. Tack the chain into place (atop a cabinet, above a door way, or on a mantel) using brads. Attach ornaments to the chain with wire ornament hooks and add sprigs of holly, secured with floral wire.
Creative Spots for Garland. There are probably more opportunities than you realize to add beautiful garlands to your holiday displays. For example, oversize artwork, cabinet drawers, and frames are spots that allow garland to naturally drape.