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.
An Extra-Bright Holiday: Pastel Christmas Décor Ideas
What a great idea. This looks like the Pulhamite Urn sold at HAHN INDUSTRIES. Add lights to decorative urns for added glow next to your front door. Holiday Outdoor Decorating Tips from Mariani Landscape - Traditional Home®