Beautiful idea for Christmas or holiday decor, a lighted pinecone branch centerpiece using clear vases, lighted branches and pine cones. You might even be able to find special lighted pinecones that are already on the branches. From Trendy Tree.
I like the NOEL including the clock. It's the proximity of the mantel to the tree, though, that pulls off the impact. I did it with Red and Black and used a round chalkboard for the O and added a star chalkboard for accent with the year.
Enjoy every part of the wine you drink, from cork to bottle. I'm a huge advocate of recycling wine bottles and corks. In fact, we reused several corks and bottles at my wedding as table number holders.