How to Style your Mantel: Holiday Edition

Now that the Holiday season has begun, so has the decorating. Fireplaces often become one of the focal points for holiday decorating, so if you’re unsure how to style your mantel this season, this post is for you!

Step 1: Remove everything from your mantel and start with one main focal point, whether its a large mirror or a large piece of art. This will anchor your decor.

Holiday Mantle Styling

Step 2: Add height and texture. You can do this with a vase full of holiday branches, faux small trees, or a tall decorative item.

Holiday Mantle Styling

Step 3: Add varying height with candles and other decorative items.

Holiday Mantle Styling

Step 4: Create grouping of the items on your mantel.

Holiday Mantle Styling

Step 5: Add your stockings. Get these custom made ones from Charlotte Interiors here.

Holiday Mantle Styling

And Voila! Your fireplace is all styled for the holiday! An extra tip is to add a nice basket to the side of your fireplace to hold wood logs, holiday branches, or even an extra blanket. It adds an extra layer of texture, interest and height.

Enjoy your holiday decorating!