You’ve put away most of the Christmas decorations and now the house feels a bit bare and you are wondering how to decorate your mantel for winter! I thought I’d share some pictures from my winter mantel and shelf decorating ideas file to inspire you. Some of your Christmas decorations can actually stay out a bit longer and will work as winter decor. Consider packing away all of the red but keep out the green, white, and natural elements.
Winter Mantel and Shelf Decorating Ideas
Decorate winter shelves with natural and gold accents.
Source: The House of Smiths
This winter mantel with cute winter subway art is a great transitional mantel that will take you through the cold months with a smile.
Source: Hymns & Verses
Adorable Baby It’s Cold Outside mantel with free printables.
Source: The Everyday Home
Winter white snowflake mantel with candle fireplace.
I’m in love with this antler and pinecone mantel with silver and gray accents.
Great birch log decorating idea! This idea is so versatile and would look great on a coffee table, on the porch, or as a table centerpiece.
Source: Blue Roof Cabin
Oversized cardboard letters spelling LOVE for winter mantel. (The letters spelled NOEL for Christmas and a V was swapped for the N.)
Source: Home Stories A to Z
Wood sled, white twig wreath, and painted snowflakes on wood blocks makes for a beautiful winter vignette.
Source: The Rustic Sign
This is a great idea! Take an old window pane and hang wooden snowflake ornaments from the top of the window. Add winter white candles and evergreen trees to complete the look.
Source: Nest of Bliss
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