35 Christmas Fireplace Mantel Decoration Ideas That You’ll Love

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Christmas is just around the corner and home decorations will be in full force now. Most of you would still be wondering about the best way to bring holiday cheer to your Christmas Tree in The Living Room. But don’t forget the most important and cozy area of the living room in these decorations. The fireplace mantel is the first place that your guests would go to on entering the living room. Therefore, it’s important and festive to decorate the fireplace and make it the focal point for the holidays. Christmas fireplace mantel decoration is almost like a tradition and there are numerous traditional as well as unique ways to add Christmas cheer to the fireplace.

Traditionally fireplace decorations include garlands, wreaths, and other Christmas ornaments. Lanterns and candles also give a traditional and cozy look to the decor. But you can also try something new this year to stir things up a bit. Add in a Christmas centerpiece with the greenery, or make a small Christmas Vignette with leftover ornaments. We bring you a collection of some creative and interesting Christmas fireplace mantel decoration ideas. These ideas will certainly inspire you to make your fireplace mantel the cheerful, festive, and welcoming focal point of your home.

{ 1 } Traditional Red Green Christmas Mantel

Traditional Red Green Christmas Mantel
Christmas Fireplace Decoration With Traditional Colors By Sherlesi/Shutterstock
There is something very festive about a Christmas wreath over a fireplace. Evergreens, lanterns, ribbons, Christmas ornaments, and candles come together to make this perfectly traditional and festive Christmas fireplace mantel decoration. Natural greenery, bright red and gold ornaments, and traditional lanterns bring in the holiday spirit. Also, the birdcage filled with Christmas ornaments adds a traditional touch to the decor. The little golden angels, stars, and pinecones look so pretty! You can also add in some natural flowers to further enhance the look.

{ 2 } Elegant Christmas Fireplace Mantel Decoration

Elegant Christmas Fireplace Mantel Decoration
Christmas Fireplace Decoration In White And Green By Lyashenko Egor/Shutterstock
Natural greenery has a way of bringing vibrancy and life to even the dullest of surroundings. The stark white decor of this living room seems to come alive due to these green Christmas decorations. You will need an ornamental white mirror, evergreens, white berries, white and silver ornaments, silver wine bottle, Christmas letters, and white candles. Firstly, decorate the mirror with evergreens, white berries, and silver ornaments and place it on the mantel. Now, adorn the mantel with evergreen garland, white candles, silver wine bottle, and your Christmas letters. Secondly, put some evergreens in the hearth and place white candles on the greens. Also, hang some white stars from the mantel. Now, place two potted Christmas trees with silver and white decorations beside the fireplace. And that’s it! Your very elegant and chic Christmas mantel is ready!

{ 3 } Country Style Christmas Mantel Decor

Country Style Christmas Mantel Decor
The latest trends in Christmas decorations are all about upcycling and repurposing old stuff. Look at this country-style Christmas fireplace mantel decoration. Here also, the homeowners have taken an old unused window and repurposed it to use for Christmas decoration. Hanging a wreath on the window makes it look festive. Similarly, the lanterns and garland decor on the mantel bring in the holiday spirit. A decorative candle-stand in the hearth, logs, mini tree, and Christmas sign also adorn the fireplace. Also, a cozy Christmas display with a traditional lantern, vintage truck, plaid throw, and cushion further add to the festive atmosphere. Furthermore, a small tray of evergreens and mini Christmas trees add to the Christmas cheer.

{ 4 } Rustic Christmas Mantel Decor

Rustic Christmas Mantel Decor
Rustic Fir Branches And Spruce Mantel Decor By Semenova Jenny/Shutterstock
This rustic Christmas fireplace mantel decoration looks so elegant and amazing! And it is also pretty easy to recreate in your home. All you need is log pieces, fir and spruce leaves, pinecones, white candles, mason jars, and clear glass vases. Firstly, make a wreath from fir and spruce leaves and add some pinecones to it. Now, hang the wreath above the mantel at some distance. Similarly, make a garland of the leaves with pinecones and white ornaments and drape it on the mantel. Secondly, decorate the mason jars with faux snow and some leaves. Also, tie twine strings with pinecones to the jars. Now, make a centerpiece with candles on a silver tray. Then, place the log pieces on both sides of the centerpiece. Now, place the mason jars over these logs. Add some candles and that’s it. Your rustic and elegant mantel is ready to wow the guests!

{ 5 } Christmas Lanterns Fireplace Decor

Christmas Lanterns Fireplace Mantel Decor
This simple decoration looks elegant and very sophisticated. The beautiful pinecone and evergreen wreath certainly looks very elegant and traditional. The ornamental candlestands look very stylish and beautiful. The lanterns also add a touch of festive warmth to the simple decor. Moreover, a small glass box filled with jingle bells and silver white beads forms the centerpiece on the mantel. all in all, this mantel looks like a classy Christmas display.

{ 6 } Magical Forest Mantel Decor

Christmas Magical Forest Mantel Decor
This elaborate Christmas decoration manages to bring so much festivity with silver and white colors only. The mantel itself looks like a scene out of some magical forest! All you need for this look is mini Christmas tree cutouts, large pinecones, animal ornaments, large prelit star, and lights, all in white. Firstly, arrange all the cutouts on the mantle close enough that they resemble a forest. Now place some silver stars behind the trees. Also, add in the white star, pinecone, and animal ornaments as you like. Next, put the lights on the mantel between the trees. And you’re done! Your magical forest fireplace decor is ready!

{ 7 } Winter Snowman Mantel Decor

Winter Snowman Fireplace Mantel Decor
“Do You Want To Build A Snowman” Winter Mantel By The Frugal Homemaker
This winter Christmas decor is just so chic! It looks amazing and is also light on the purse.  You need faux snow (or cotton), white lights, white tinsel Christmas tree, large red, white and silver snowflake ornaments, black hat, red scarf, blackboard, and a large amount of cotton. Firstly, spread some cotton on the mantle to look like fallen snow. Also, add the Christmas lights. Then place the tinsel tree on one side of the mantel. Secondly, fill the blackboard with the text ‘Do you want to build a snowman’? Place it on the mantle close to the tree and decorate with cotton balls garland. Now make a snowman from the cotton and stick it to the mantel wall beside the board. Stick the snowflakes to the wall beside the snowman. And that’s all it takes to get this classic look on your mantel!

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{ 8 } Minimal Creative Fireplace Decor

Minimal Creative Fireplace Mantel Decor
For all the minimalists out there, it is possible to have a festive and stylish mantel without too much decor or expense. This Christmas fireplace mantel decoration is solid proof of that. Exquisitely stunning and amazingly cheap, this decoration is definitely something you should try. The ornamental mirror above the mantel is a decoration in itself. Similarly, the shiny glass jars give the decor a sophisticated touch. Also, the peacock feather wreaths and blue glitter ornaments add a festive touch to the decor. All you need to do is make two wreaths from peacock feathers. Now, hang one from the mirror and put the other in the hearth. Hang the glittering ornaments from the mantel to add a festive touch.

{ 9 } Flowery Christmas Fireplace Mantel Decoration

Flowery Green Christmas Fireplace Mantel
As we said before, natural greenery livens up any decoration. Flowers bring color and vibrancy to the decor. This naturally festive mantel decor is solely made of flowers, greenery, and candles. A garland of green leaves adorns the mantel. A clear glass vase filled with red berry branches decorated with red ornaments works as a centerpiece. On both sides, we have vases of red carnations and poinsettias. Similarly, moss blocks studded with shiny decorative pearls and wrapped in ribbons give the look of Christmas gifts. Also, red candle votives further the naturally festive look of the decor.

{ 10 } Colorful Whimsical Mantel Decor

Colorful Whimsical Christmas Mantel Decor
This beautiful decoration is whimsical, bright, and delightful and conveys the childlike wonder of Christmas. Christmas is a festival that inspires a lot of enthusiasm and energy in children and adults alike. Hence, to capture that energy and vibrancy, this mantel decoration is full of lots of colors and patterns. It also reminds us of our childhood days of colorful candies and delightful sweets. This DIY mantel is very easy to replicate with the help of this tutorial. So, take a detour from the traditional holiday decorations and try a new whimsical approach this Christmas.

{ 11 } Spruce Leaves Garland Mantel Decor

Spruce Leaves Garland Mantel Decor
This Christmas fireplace mantel decoration looks so elegant and classy. This antique wooden mirror is certainly a great alternative to a traditional wreath. The white socks hanging from the mantel also bring in the holiday spirit. However, it’s the spruce garland and ribbon decor that brings life and vibrancy to this decoration. you can also easily replicate this look. All you need is a spruce garland, brown ribbon, white socks, and an antique wooden mirror. If you don’t have the mirror, don’t worry. You can also put a wreath or a Christmas centerpiece in its place.

{ 12 } Wreath Trio Fireplace Mantel Decor

Wreath Trio Fireplace Mantel Decor
The natural and earthy tones of this decoration give a calming, serene effect while looking festive and bright. The magnolia leaves wreath trio stands out as a creative and yet traditional touch to the decor. The spruce leaves and pinecones garland on the mantel also adds to the natural look. Other elements like the candelabras, Christmas Signs, lantern, and mini Christmas trees also add a traditional touch to the decor.

{ 13 } Christmas Letters Fireplace Decor

Christmas Letters Fireplace Decor
This simplistic Christmas fireplace mantel decoration is just wow! The rustic natural look is so pretty. If you have a small fireplace like this, then you can also try this simple Christmas decor. All you need is some evergreens, pinecones, Christmas ornaments, candles, wooden deer, socks, wooden pallet, and lights. Firstly, decorate your wooden board with chalk as shown in the image or with anything else you like. Now, place the board on the mantle. Secondly, drape the mantle with the evergreen garland and place some pinecones and Christmas ornaments for added effect. Now add the Christmas lights to the garland. Then, place the deer on one corner of the mantle and the candles on another corner. Now, simply hang the socks from the mantle. Your mantle will get an elegant uplift with this decor!

{ 14 } Simple Wreath Fireplace Mantel

Simple Wreath Fireplace Mantel Decor
Traditional Christmas Mantel Decor With Santa Socks By Michael C. Gray/Shutterstock
There is nothing wrong with wanting to go for a simple setup for Christmas. In fact, it’s very natural if your decor looks like this! Simple and effective, this decor looks festive and traditional without any extra decoration. All you need is an evergreen wreath and garland, some pinecones, and Christmas ornaments (shiny and bright). Firstly, hang your wreath on the wall above the mantle. Now, decorate it with some pinecones and ornaments. Now, drape the garland over the mantle and add pinecones and ornaments to it too. Also, add some candy canes and bows to the wreath. And your simple Christmas fireplace mantel decoration is ready to welcome the holidays!

{ 15 } Candles 3D Stars And Lights Decor

Candles 3D Stars And Lights Decor
This brightly lit Christmas fireplace mantel decoration is so elegantly chic and festive! It is also very easy to recreate. The candles bring warmth and light to the decorations. The plain evergreen wreath adorned with a single 3D star looks festive and traditional. It certainly gives the decor a traditional touch. The evergreen and ornaments garland draped on the mantle looks festive and brings in the holiday spirit. The 3D stars added to it further enhance the festive appeal of the decoration.

{ 16 } Pinecones Rustic Fireplace Decor

Pinecones Rustic Fireplace Decor
This rustic mantel decor is festive despite its earthy tones. This mantel decoration is so simple that anybody can do it! You need pinecones (a lot), Christmas balls, Santa doll, a ‘Be Merry’ garland, red socks, and a plaid deer art. You can display any Christmas related art that you have or put come candles or a centerpiece too. Firstly, spread the pinecones on the Christmas mantle. Now, add in the ornaments randomly. Now, put your art or centerpiece on one side and Santa doll on the other. Then, hang the ‘Be Merry’ garland and socks on the mantel. And that’s all! Wasn’t that easy? Christmas fireplace mantel decoration was never so fun!

{ 17 } Rustic Neutral Christmas Fireplace

Rustic Neutral Christmas Fireplace Decor
Neutral Farmhouse Style Mantel Decoration by Clean Living Clean Eating
The rustic farmhouse style decorations are the trend this season. And this rustic mantle decoration fits right in with this style. The wooden deer silhouette on the mantle is available in the markets or online. You will also need evergreen garlands, pinecones, some mini white Christmas trees, and two Santa figurines. You can spruce up the pinecones by adding some paint or glitter. Firstly, put the deer silhouette on the mantle and place some trees around it. Now, place the Santa figurines on both corners of the mantle. then, drape the garland on the mantle and add pinecones to it. You can also hang white socks from the mantle for that farmhouse effect.

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{ 18 } Vintage Christmas Fireplace Mantel Decoration

Vintage Christmas Fireplace Mantel Decoration
This vintage Christmas fireplace mantel decoration certainly has a whimsical appeal. To get this look we will need faux snow, mason jars, blue and silver glass ornaments, sparkling snowflakes,  vintage reindeer, snowmen, and miniature wire bottlebrush trees. Firstly, spread the faux snow over the mantel and center the mason jars in the front. Also, fill up the jars with some glass ornaments. Next, display antique decorations such as the reindeer, snowmen, and Mini Trees. Now, Scatter the glass ornaments across the mantel. Also, place the snowflakes among the snow. Complete the look by draping a holiday greeting like this “Merry Christmas” garland over the mantel wall. It is pretty easy to recreate and looks amazing too!

{ 19 } Easy DIY Christmas Mantel Decor

Easy DIY Christmas Mantel Decor
DIY Christmas Mantel With Painted Frames By Forever Decorating
This DIY Christmas mantel decor is so easy to recreate! All you need is some greenery, old empty frames, any color spray paint, ribbons, a small pot/vase, green glitter,  Christmas letters, and ornaments. Firstly, gather all the old frames and spray paint them with the color of your choice. Now, attach some ornaments to the ribbons, tie them to the frames and put a bow on top. Secondly, cover the vase with green and red glitter. Now, put this vase on a stand in the center of the mantel. Moreover, make a small garland of green ornaments and hang it from the vase stand. Now, place the decorated frames on the mantel in any arrangement you wish. Also, hang Christmas letters from the mirror and adorn the mantel with some greenery. And that is all you need to do to get this creative mantel look.

{ 20 } Glittery Silver Fireplace Decor

Glittery Silver Fireplace Christmas Decor
This beautiful Christmas mantel reminds one of a snowy white winter forest. The Mini Christmas Trees surrounded by glittering silver trees give the frosted forest effect. The green garland brings some color to the decoration. The silver ornaments and star hanging on the garland further add to the glittering effect of the decor. The silver deer further adds to the snowy forest look of the decoration.

{ 21 } Red Berries Christmas Mantel Decor

Red Berries Christmas Mantel Decor
Red berries give any decoration a traditional and natural touch. This fresh and natural Christmas mantel decor is made more appealing with red berries. The berries wreath looks amazing as the mantel wall decor. The mini seashell trees and deer give the decor a rustic and festive touch. The mantel garland of evergreens is also adorned with red berry branches to give it a fresh and feminine appeal. Red and green are also the traditional colors of Christmas. Hence, this decor looks natural as well as festive at the same time. The burlap ribbon bows further enhance the rustic appeal of the decor.

{ 22 } Fancy Fireplace Christmas Decor

Fancy Fireplace Mantel Christmas Decor
This fancy fireplace mantel decoration looks very chic and sophisticated. To get this look you need evergreen garlands, honeycomb design net ribbon, white ribbon, cotton garland, white and silver ornaments, mini silver Christmas trees, traditional lanterns, vintage reindeers, and green wreath. Firstly, decorate the wreath and garland with net ribbon, white ribbon, cotton garland, and silver and white ornaments. Now, place the wreath on the mantel wall and the garland on the mantel wall. Place the lantern on the mantel on one corner. Also, place the trees on both corners. Now, place the reindeers beside the mini tree in one corner and some greenery on the other. Adorn with Christmas lights and see the beautiful decor light up for a festive Christmas.

{ 23 } Nativity Scene On Fireplace Mantel

Nativity Scene On Fireplace Mantel
DIY Silhouette Nativity Mantel Decor by Hymns And Verses
This DIY Silhouette Nativity scene decoration looks so festive and traditional! You can also get this look by buying a Nativity Scene from the market or making your own in a DIY Christmas project. This can easily become a fun project for the kids with the sheet music Christmas letters added to the list. Firstly, place a blackboard on the mantel to work as a black screen for the Nativity silhouette. Now, place the Nativity silhouette on the mantle and add some greens to the decor. Place two identical clear glass vases filled with a candle on the front corners of the mantel. Complete the look with a wooden sleigh design table with logs on top. Your unique Christmas fireplace mantel decoration is ready to welcome the guests!

{ 24 } Metallic Colors Mantel Decor

Metallic Colors Fireplace Mantel Decor
This Modern Christmas Decoration is made of modern elements in metallic colors like grey, silver, and white. The reindeer art is the focal point of the decoration. The large snowflakes, silver mini Christmas trees, gift boxes, and paper ornaments further add to the modern appeal of the decor. The white socks and the paper ornaments Christmas letters bring in the holiday spirit. All in all, the whole decor looks very festive and celebratory.

{ 25 } Industrial Christmas Mantel Decor

Industrial Christmas Mantel Decor
This industrial style Christmas mantel decor is very modern and festive. An old ornamental window upcycled as an industrial Christmas mantel decor looks stunning on the mantel. The hanging aluminum basket filled with evergreens works as a makeshift wreath. The mantel decorated with small metal houses and mini Christmas trees looks like a small Christmas village vignette. The minimal and simple decor is a reflection of the industrial style of decorating. It is a great decor idea for the lovers of minimalism and industrial style of decorating.

{ 26 } Festive Santa Fireplace Decor

Festive Santa Christmas Fireplace Decor
Love the idea of Santa Claus? Want a colorful Christmas decor that your kids will love? This is the best idea for you. Colorful, glittering, flowery and Santa filled Christmas mantel decoration looks traditional as well as very festive. You will need evergreen wreath and thick garland, shiny red, green, and golden ornaments, artificial red poinsettias, green and red ribbons, Santa socks, and a Santa figurine. Firstly, take the wreath and garland and decorate them with all the ornaments and flowers. Now, drape the garland on the mantel and hang the wreath on the mantel wall. Now, hang Santa socks from the mantel wall. Also, place the Santa figurine on the mantel or near the hearth. That’s it. Your traditional Christmas mantel is ready to wow the kids!

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{ 27 } Whimsical Christmas Fireplace Mantel

Whimsical Christmas Fireplace Decor
This whimsical fireplace mantel decor looks so festive and traditional. An elaborate decoration of green garland, Christmas ornaments, candy canes, ribbons, and snowflakes decorates the mantel mirror. Blocks of ‘Ho Ho Ho’ Christmas sign adorns the mantel in the front. A couple glittering mini Christmas trees decorate one corner of the mantel while a Santa figurine decorates the other. Also, some ornaments hanging from both corners of the mantel complete the look. This whimsical mantel decor will be a big hit among the kids!

{ 28 } Nutcracker Christmas Mantel Decor

Nutcracker Christmas Mantel Decor
According to the legends, a nutcracker guards the house against dangers and evil. And if this legion of nutcrackers is protecting you, only good will enter your house this Christmas! A beautiful green wreath decorated with red ornaments and red-and-white ribbons adorns the mantel wall. All the nutcracker figurines find their place on the mantel. The mantel garland is also decorated with ornaments, ribbon, red poinsettias, and Christmas lights. A medium-sized nutcracker guards the fireplace. All in all, this festive mantel decoration is also a protection against everything evil!

{ 29 } Modern Fireplace Christmas Decor

Modern Fireplace Christmas Mantel Decor
Modern Unconventional Christmas Fireplace Decor By Blueistyle
This stunning white Christmas decor on a backdrop of grey and orange is a bold and interesting choice. The white decor seems to shine on the orange mantel wall. The white stockings also stand out against the grey backdrop. You can easily buy the small white houses from the market or an online store. Similarly, you can easily make the mini Christmas trees at home in a DIY project as shown in this tutorial. The feather wreath is also easily available online or easily made at home. The glittery hanging snowflakes add some interest and look striking against the orange wall. All in all,  this stunning mantel inspires us to be creative and dare to go monotone this Christmas!

{ 30 } Farmhouse Christmas Fireplace Mantel

Farmhouse Christmas Fireplace Mantel
Christmas Farmhouse Mantel Decor By Brandi Sawyer – Nest Of Bliss
This rustic farmhouse decoration is certainly something to talk about! The beautiful candles and lights decor look so chic and elegant. But at the same time, the old window base and wooden deer with a burlap bow give the decor a rustic charm. The white socks and music sheet Christmas letters garland add a festive and traditional touch to the decoration. All in all, the whole decor looks elegant, rustic, and very chic.

{ 31 } Woodland Natural Mantel Decor

Woodland Natural Fireplace Mantel Decor
Rustic Woodland Fireplace Christmas Mantel By 2 Bees In A Pod
This rustic woodland fireplace decor is just plain gorgeous! The woodland wreath looks amazing against the stark white artsy decor. The large collection of twigs in a glass vessel further add to the rustic charm of this decor. The evergreen garland, pine cones, mini driftwood Christmas tree, and moss pieces form the other rustic elements of the decor scattered over the mantel. This rustic look is nicely balanced with mercury glass trees, vintage trophies, and metal reindeers.

{ 32 } Coastal Decor Fireplace Mantel

Coastal Decor Fireplace Mantel
Beach Inspired Christmas Mantel Decor By Holly Wade For The Home Depot
This beach inspired mantel decor is festive and pretty! The mantel garland is decorated with beach colored Christmas ornaments. Also, Christmas ornaments hanging from the ceiling have the same beach-inspired colors. The big ‘Merry’ sign on the mantel is a DIY piece. You also can easily make it at home in a Christmas DIY project as shown here. Faux snow or cotton forms the base for the rest of the mantel decor. The rest of the mantel decor includes white bottlebrush trees, seashells, white animal figures, and blue glass pieces. All in all, This Beach Inspired Christmas Decoration is all set to welcome the holidays in style!

{ 33 } Paper Ornaments DIY Fireplace Decor

Paper Ornaments DIY Fireplace Decor
A Very Creative DIY Christmas Mantel By Tatertots And Jello
This DIY mantel decor is certainly a fun project to take on during Christmas. Decked entirely in colorful paper ornaments and DIY products, this mantel is certainly an inspiration for a better and creative Christmas decor. Visit this tutorial to get started on your DIY mantel decor. Simply, make your mantel a showcase to display all your DIY efforts and wow all your guests with your creativity this Christmas!

{ 34 } Winter Wonderland Mantel Decor

Winter Wonderland Mantel Christmas Decor
Simple And Creative Christmas Mantel Decor By The Girl In The Garage
This creative winter wonderland decor will certainly leave you marveling at it! The beautiful decor takes inspiration from the white and snowy winter Christmas. Hence, the abundance of white and silver. The repurposed frame with wreath looks great and acts as a perfect base for the rest of the decor. The wooden reindeers and antique candelabras give the decor a traditional touch. The mini white Christmas trees with silver glitter decoration bring in the holiday spirit. The white leaves garland further completes the wintry look. In short, this wintry white Christmas mantel decor looks ready to welcome the holidays!

{ 35 } Natural Christmas Fireplace Mantel Decoration

Natural Christmas Fireplace Mantel Decoration
This beautiful and flowery Christmas mantel decor looks so sophisticated and natural! To get this look on your mantel, you will need cedar garlands, frosted pinecones, paperwhites and amaryllis in rustic terracotta and zinc containers, reindeer moss, a few oranges and limes, cinnamon sticks, and scented votive candles. Firstly, spread the cedar garlands over the mantel for a fresh appeal. Also, nestle some large pinecones to the garlands and wire the smaller ones to the garland for a natural look. Next, add some height and freshness with the white and green flowers and reindeer moss across the mantel. Now, add in some color with fresh oranges and limes. Also, add in some fragrance with the cinnamon sticks and scented votives. This natural and fresh mantel decoration is so colorful and refreshing!

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