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Christmas Mantel Decorations

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Make your Mantel Shine for Winter!

Decorating for Christmas means starting at the heart of the home - the living area. As the weather gets colder, we want to be by the fireside with a nice festive film and family and friends. Making your fireside the focal point includes making your mantel look festive and merry for the season. Whether you want to go for a cozy ski chalet look or perhaps something more bold, there are so many possibilities for you to choose from.

Cozy

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Cozy

For a cozy white Christmas, deck your mantel with white knitted stockings, logs by the fire and big pictures frames with Christmas signs in them. This really gives off the feel of a skiing lodge and being tucked up with warming hot chocolate.

Nutcrackers

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Nutcrackers

Pay tribute to the classic Christmas tradition of Nutcrackers by decking your mantel with Christmas soldiers. Add drama by layering up different sized soldiers and set off their red tones by adding plenty of full red ribbons to your mantel garland.

Muted Colors

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Muted Colors

If your living room is decorated in muted colors - then this set up could work really well for you. The wreath rally draws the eye in while the deer give a forest feel to the look.

Noel

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Noel

The greenery around the top of the mirror in this looks wonderful. An inviting arm chair sits by the fireside giving you the opportunity to basque in all the glory of the festive decor.

Mini Trees

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Mini Trees

Mini Trees flank a Noel sign for an extra festive look for your mantel. To add twinkle, fairy lights are delicately interspersed throughout the garland. Two white lanterns are placed either side of the fireplace to add even more light.

Stockings

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Stockings

For a vintage look, keep stockings hung on the mantel all winter. Little bottle brush trees sit gently on the mantel.


Garland

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Garland

If you have a gray fireplace, hanging a silver toned garland around it will really highlight all it's beauty.

Mesh & Garland

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Mesh & Garland

Go bold by decorating your tree and mantel in harmony. Opting for mesh for both the garland and the tree makes a very bountiful display. Fake snow has been placed on top of the mantel with some green trees to create a winter wonderland effect.

Baubles

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Baubles

Use items you may already have lying around the house such as extra baubles, to keep prices down.

Candles

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Candles

Having plenty of candles to adorn your mantel with is a wonderful way to add warmth to your sitting room.

Red

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Red

Drape red fabric around the mantel for a vibrant festive feel. Accent it with decorations in turquoise for a different style.

Vases with Greenery

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Vases with Greenery

Keep things simple by flanking the edges of your mantel with vases of greenery. An interesting candle holder is placed near the fire to highlight the decor.

Natural Elements

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Natural Elements

Natural elements are easy to incorporate by using twig trees and winter berries to decorate your mantel.

Christmas mantel with Tv

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Christmas Mantle with TV

If your TV is hung over the mantle, then you will definitely want to make it look interesting to complement all the festive shows you will be watching over the holidays.

Comments

Charlene Gallant from Cape Town, South Africa on June 23, 2021:

Many great choices to think about for Christmas...thanks Elaine:)

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