The Holiday Mantel 10 Ways

Monika Hibbs

Besides the tree, the fireplace mantel is one of the funnest areas of your home to decorate for the holidays. It’s already the focal point of the room with it’s warm glow, but trimmed with garland, candles, stockings and ornaments the mantel makes the entire room look over-the-top beautiful. Take a look at these beautiful holiday mantel inspirations for fresh ideas to incorporate into your own festive home.



Jessica Garvin

Love this tonal mix of reds and greens. Feels modern yet has old fashioned charm.


Garden and Gun

How pretty and rustic is this magnolia citrus garland? A statement maker that smells amazing.


Hunted Interior

Keep it simple and modern with an asymmetrical arrangement of greens and stockings.


Monika Hibbs

Gingerbread and an eclectic mix of brass candlesticks adds a charming touch to the beautiful green garland on this mantel. If you have kids, making the gingerbread houses could become a fun family tradition displayed all season long.


Kindered Vintage

Layering art and mirrors is a beautiful way to add height to your mantel anytime of year. A wintery scene and a holiday greeting make this layering Christmas-perfect.



Plum Pretty Decor

Love this garland of ornaments. Create your own from antique balls strung on wire to add a sense of history to your display.


Emily Henderson

Fun stocking holders can add texture, shine, or a fun pop of color to your mantel decor. Here the festive red is fun with the black and white plaid stockings.


The Merry Thought

No fireplace? No problem. Get the look and a place for stockings by adding a floating ledge to an available wall. Dried citrus adds charm and beautiful color without the expense.


Ella Claire Blog

A row of dripping white candles all along the mantel in different heights is such a beautiful look. Use faux candles to get the look without the work. And definitely pair them with a beautiful garland and grosgrain ribbon to recreate this fun look.


Happy decorating! Hope these looks inspire your own decor. Can’t wait to see your own holiday images on Instagram!


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