The mantelpiece is the focal point of Christmas decoration. And why wouldn’t it be, after all, it is here where we snuggle up, sip hot cocoa and get warm after playing for hours in the snow. A beautifully decorated fireplace or mantelpiece is one the best ways to bring home some holiday spirit. We’re sure even you would agree that only a few things look as beautiful as a fireplace adorned with a Santa figure or a glittering Christmas tree beside it. And how can you forget that the fireplace is also the grand entrance of Santa?. Look at the below Christmas Mantelpiece Decorations Ideas that will give you some idea.
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There are a plethora of ways to decorate a mantelpiece- garlands, winter vases, Christmas figurines and ornaments being a few. Today, we have compiled 50 Top Christmas Mantel Decorations Ideas for your assistance. Have a look at them below.
Reindeers Guarding The Mantle:
Symmetrical vignettes are the easiest to pull off decoration ideas. To give a symmetrical look to your mantelpiece, place a few tall decorative pieces on the sides and a large in the middle, as you can see in the picture. The small Christmas tree and the green leaf wreath are making the mantel sing.
Traditional Mantel Décor
Nothing is more warm and inviting than a mantel décor with a roaring fire, a large sparkly tree, stockings above the fireplace, and a rocking chair. The slight tweak to this mantel décor is the elevated fireplace, more for safety as well as lovely to look at.
White-themed Christmas Mantel Idea
A modern electric fireplace should not stop you from using it as a statement piece of the living room. This white-themed Christmas mantel idea encourages a festive air perfect for the occasion.
Simple Christmas Mantel Decorating Ideas
Using yellow color stockings instead of the usual red is a unique but awesome décor idea for the mantel. The yellow color of the stockings gives a fabulous contrast décor to the undecorated green wreath, the green tree, and the white plush chair.
White Mirror Mantel Decorations
Not having a fireplace is not a reason to forego a mantel idea. The brick wall of the fireplace is an amazing complement to the white mantel and mirror.
Neutral Color Mantel Christmas Decorations
Whoever said neutrals are boring may not have seen this neutral themed mantel idea. The idea is to use varied neutral colors to give the décor a new and exciting look.
Rustic Charm Mantel
Rustic simplicity is always charming. A gold-framed mirror over the mantel is a wonderful creative idea that adds depth and color to the living room.
White animal trophy mantel decoration
Painting the animal head trophy white and placing a simple garland of green around its neck gives a surprising and lovely twist to the mantel décor. The balls and the poinsettia give pops of color and warm contrast to the dominant white theme.
Mantel all done in brown
The brown color evokes warmth and comfort. The use of a brown color board on the mantel provides the perfect match to the brown stockings over the fireplace.
Bedecked in Red
The white mantel provides the best background for the pops of red color. The hanging-wash pyjama bottom idea is innovative, amazing, and easy-to-do.
Red, white, and green mantel
Max out the Christmas colors by using this mantel idea of contrasting green, red, and white. It’s the right occasion to go hog on all these colors in your mantel!
Neutrally Elegant Christmas Mantel
This is the perfect stylish mantel décor idea minus the fuss and muss. All neat and laid out, its simplicity makes the mantel look chic and elegant.
Vintage Mantel Look
The vintage look is in and doing it in your mantel is a great idea. Make it homey, make it comfortable, and make it memorable by using the vintage idea to your home’s mantel.
Candy land Mantel
Christmas is a fairy tale occasion and you’re on the right track when you turn your mantel into a make-believe candy land. The white and green wrapped presents add more to the festive décor idea.
Large mirror mantel idea
Mirrors hang over the mantel may not be a new décor idea, but hanging a large one is. Make it unique by using the biggest mirror you can find and contrast it with a large sign board on the side.
All you need to do is to wrap a garland around a chalkboard, mount in on the mantel, and you’re done. Simple enough but the amazing look it gives to the room is matchless.
Piano mantel Décor
No mantel? No problem. A piano can serve as a unique mantel idea that is truly innovative and stylish, bar none.
Adventurous Christmas Mantel Idea
Christmas is the perfect season for adventurous and creative ideas. Make it unique by hanging a pair of plush red shoes over the mirror over the mantel.
Distressed wood mantel décor
Distressed doors or windows you can probably buy for a song in garage sales can be a great mantel décor for all occasions. This Christmas distressed wood mantel idea gives a complementary look to the red bricked fireplace.
White and Simple Christmas Mantel Decorations
Understatement also works for Christmas mantel decors. This unique mantel idea is simple, yet, elegant and stylish.
Black and white mantel contrast
What do you get when you contrast a black mantel with plush and plump white stockings? That’s right, you get this awesome décor pictured here that’s what.
Mantel With Merry Christmas Garland:
Here’s another smartly decorated mantelpiece. The Merry Christmas ornament garland is looking amazing.
Green And Brown Rustic Mantelpiece:
Decorating the fireplace is rustic, cabin style is a trend that is gaining momentum these days. You can even provide depth by placing pine boughs and other bits from your backyard like the pine cones.
White Mantelpiece With Red And Green Stockings:
This mantelpiece is neither oversimplified nor overdone. We loved the addition of red and green stockings.
Elegant Mantelpiece Décor:
Simple and elegant, that’s all we can say about this mantelpiece. The bright green paired with loads of white is making it look merry.
Wintry white is an excellent choice for people who want to keep it simple. We loved the fact that the ornaments are reduced to a minimum.
Reindeers Adorning The Mantelpiece:
The blue and white color combination is looking fresh, and the golden reindeer is adding a glint of warm yellow to the decoration.
Mantelpiece Decorated With Pine Leaves:
Here is a minimalist, yet exquisite Christmas mantelpiece decoration idea in green and brown.
Natural Orange And Green Mantel:
The world is now opting for sustainable design, so this year, why not incorporate the natural goodness into your decoration? Here’s one easy idea for you.
Blue And Red:
This one is our favorite. Bright red and blue with contrasting texture make a stunning visual.
Mantelpiece Decorated With Christmas Tree:
Here’s another excellent way to incorporate greens in your Christmas decoration.
Gold And Brown Mantelpiece Decoration Idea:
This one is another beauty. A touch of green coupled with gold looks both alluring and elegant.
Scandinavian Themed Mantelpiece:
If you are following a Scandinavian themed décor this Christmas, then this should be your pick.
Mantelpiece With Frosty Flakes:
This picture shows wooden tree replicas and handmade snowflakes adorning the mantelpiece. You or your kids can even leave a little note for Santa on the mantel.
Mantelpiece With A Large Chalkboard On Top:
Here’s a brilliant way to decorate the mantelpiece. Just get hold of a black chalkboard and a few colorful ornaments and get started.
White And Green:
Let the mantel decoration reflect the color scheme of your house. So if you are following a white and green them, then this mantelpiece idea with hints of black will rock the look.
Spread cheer and joy in your house by going for this mantelpiece decoration idea.
Red And Green Mantelpiece:
A classic red and green themed mantelpiece screams aloud that Christmas is coming. You can even use candles to decorate the mantel as the white Christmas sets in.
Mantelpiece Decorated With Christmas Tree Paintings:
A colorful fireplace also looks very attractive. Here, we can see whimsical painted trees and vintage wooden box on the mantel.
Minimalist Fireplace Decoration:
Minimalist, yet effective, that’s what this fireplace is. And trust us, white and brown theme can never go out of fashion.
Sophisticated Mantelpiece Decoration:
Sophisticated is the word for this idea. The gold and gray color combination is looking very chic.
Mantel Decorated With Pomegranate:
Not just oranges, you can even use pomegranates and pine leaf garland for decorating your mantelpiece.
Colorful Paper Rosette Lollipops On Mantelpiece:
Here’s another Christmas themed mantelpiece decorated with paper rosette lollipops, advent cone garland, and candles. The pine leaves are also adding glamor to the overall look.
Beautiful green and blazing red are a perfect way to complement an ornate and elaborate mantelpiece.
Simple Mantelpiece Decoration:
Here’s a simple to design decoration idea for you. The sun-shaped mirror above the mantelpiece is giving a very attractive look. So are the green candles and jar.
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of The Year:
Another masterpiece. And it’s a very simple idea too!
White Mantelpiece With Burlap Stockings:
This is one of our favorites. We love the white and beige combination. Very rustic and very classy.
This mantelpiece is beautifully decorated with illuminated grapevine trees. Hints of red are enlivening the look of this mantelpiece. Absolutely regal!
Snowflakes add a fun addition to the Christmas mental decoration.
Stunning Red And White:
Who does not love red and white with a bit of something natural like a pine cone of leaves? This mantelpiece is looking bright and festive. Do not forget to use the artificial snow.
White And Gold:
White and gold color combination can never go out of vogue. And when complemented with green, the result it outstanding.
Silver And Green:
Silver is a great choice if you want to go beyond golden and red. Placing a wreath above the mantel is stealing the show. Did you notice the unique Christmas tree?
Mantel Decorated With Ornaments:
Here’s another wonderful idea for you. We love how the blogger combined gold and pink ornaments with pinecones and leaves.
White never looked more sophisticated before. This decoration idea is simple yet amazing.
Here’s another beautiful way to decorate the mantel. We loved the placement of an old ship model the most.
Snowmen Adorning The Mantelpiece:
Here’s a sleek and stylish holiday mantelpiece with hints of blue. How cute do these snowmen look adorning the mantelpiece?
Christmas Tree Near A Mantelpiece
Here’s a contemporary way to decorate your mantel. There’s also a beautifully lit Christmas tree place next to the fireplace.
Mantel Decorated With Silver, Green And Blue Ornaments:
Yes, we are a bit biased towards the white themed mantelpiece and who wouldn’t be with such a lovely decoration idea. Tiny silver ornaments placed next to candles are giving a fun look to the mantelpiece.
It cannot get more vintage than this. The gold is blending seamlessly with green and red.
Make your mantelpiece fun and whimsical by opting for this decoration idea. Everything is just perfect in the fireplace decoration, especially the green and white color combination.
If you live in a house that does not have a classic chimney or a grand fireplace, then just get an artificial mantelpiece and get started. Whatever decorating idea you select, make sure you tie the white, twinkling lights to give a magical touch. These ideas will surely impress your friends and family.