15 Gorgeous Christmas Mantel Decor Ideas to inspire you!
The Christmas season is finally here, and bloggers and like-minded decor enthusiasts are thrilled! Holiday decorating can be a great way to show creativity, expression, and love towards your family and home. You can find all of my Christmas posts here. I’d love to show you some mantel decorating ideas to help inspire you! Included in this round-up are traditional, neutral, and non-traditional decor ideas sure to please a wide variety of decor styles! Click the blue/gray title links below to be taken to the original post with more pictures, tips, and tutorials to help you along your Christmas decorating way!
1. Black and White Christmas Living Room by Home Stories A to Z
This post is full of lovely black and white decor ideas for your Christmas living room or den. You can find our fireplace makeover here. You can find the sourcing for the garland and the cable knit stockings in the post, and they’re both still available for purchase at very reasonable prices!
2. Christmas Mantel Snow Globes by So Much Better With Age
This mantel is snow-gorgeous! 😉 Love this cute idea! You can find several different mantel ideas over on Jamie’s blog.
3. Rustic Glam Farmhouse Christmas Mantel by Home Stories A to Z
This post is full of great ideas on how to achieve a rustic glam farmhouse look! You can also read how to achieve the flocked look on your Christmas tree using poly-batten.
4. Cranberries and Cardinals Christmas Family Room by Sand & Sisal
Kim’s decor is Hamptons coastal so using traditional red was a fun change from her usual coastal blues! Her mantel decor is simple, and the overall look is absolutely stunning in proximity to her Christmas tree. You’ll have to go see the rest of the pics of the cranberries and cardinals themed family room!
5. Red Plaid Christmas Mantel by Home Stories A to Z
Do you love a traditional red plaid theme? This post is for you! Wrap some greenery or another type of ornament around your candle sconce for an added touch of fun.
6. Winter Wonderland Christmas Mantel by Maison de Pax
Rachel used real cedar clippings from her yard to decorate her mantel creating a simple and classic look. If you don’t have access to your own cedar trees, you can oftentimes find free clippings where Christmas trees are sold!
7. Rustic Glam Christmas Family Room by Home Stories A to Z
If you do not have a mantel in your room, add one! You do not necessarily have to have a fireplace in order to have a mantel. You can find an easy tutorial for adding a wooden beam here: How to Build a Box Beam Mantel.
8. Nautral Christmas Decorations by Tidbits
Such a lovely, curated collection of natural elements. Cami used her food dehydrator to create her orange slice ornaments. You can also find those amazing LED candles in her blog post!
9. Christmas Village Mantel by Rooms for Rent
Bre used a buffet table to serve as her mantel! Great idea for an additional decor spot, or if you do not have a mantel.
10. Christmas Mantel Decor by Home Stories A to Z
This mantel was in our previous home about five years ago. If warm wood tones and whites inspire you, you will love this design! Similar style galvanized letters can be found in most craft & decor stores. Other ideas to spell out are joy, love, noel, and hope!
11. Farmhouse Christmas Mantel by Eighteen25
You can find a tutorial for the photos on top of the stockings. So cute!
12. Vintage Winter Wonderland Mantel by Satori Design
Shauna gives us great step-by-step tips for creating a winter wonderland mantel. So pretty and classic.
13. Rustic Boho Christmas Mantel by DIY Mommy
Click over and see how pretty Christina looks all glammed up next to her pretty boho Christmas mantel! She added so many beautiful and special details!
14. Modern Rustic Christmas Mantel by Cherished Bliss
I absolutely love the gorgeous, modern rustic design of Ashley’s mantel!
15. Christmas Mantel Vignette by Sawdust2Stitches
I wanted to add in one last idea for anyone without a mantel – although you could easily recreate this design with a mantel as well! Absolutely beautiful!