Decking the halls, stringing lights, and jingle bells jingling can only mean one thing-it’s Christmas time! Aside from decorating your tree, show your mantel a little love, too. From ordinary to extraordinary, here a few ideas to make your mantel shine as bright as your twinkling tree.

Monochromatic

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Photo: Brian Patrick Flynn

If you choose to decorate with just one color, it doesn’t mean it has to be boring! Pick your favorite color and explore with different shades and hues using garland, lights and ornaments, like the pretty purple mantel above!

Rustic

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Photo: Rennai Hoefer

Giving your mantel a rustic look can bring the feel of natural warmth into your home. Burlap and wooden décor can add subtle texture and color to a room.

Traditional

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Photo: http://decoholic.org

You can never go wrong when you stick with the classics. If you’re not one for trends, going the traditional route and decorating with red, green, white and metallic hues can fill your home with warmth.

Glitter and Glam

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Photo: http://styleyoursenses.com

For those who can’t imagine the holidays without glitter and sequins, glamorous and modern décor is the way to go. Dress up your mantel like you’re taking it out for a night on the town!

Did these ideas inspire you to do something different with your Christmas décor this year? Let us know and leave a comment below.

 

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