To create the perfect mantel, Barnhardt says to take down everyday mantel decorations, including any framed prints. Hang a fresh evergreen wreath and then gather items from around your home that coordinate with each other. For example, she collects any porcelain and pottery with a green glaze displayed throughout her home and creates a vignette on the mantel by filling the pieces with fresh holly and white pine. Add favorite ornaments or safely place candles for a warm glow to complete the display.
Fireplace Decorated for Christmas With Nautical-Themed Decor
A fireplace is decked out for Christmas following the nautical theme of the living room's decor. Maritime flags and rope dress up the greenery garland on the mantel, while navy blue and red striped stockings suit the American flag artwork above.
Blue and White Ombre Felt Christmas Trees and Decor
Cover foam topiary forms with layers of felt in a fashion-forward ombre pattern to create these colorful tabletop trees. Choose felt in shades that complement your holiday decor then display them anywhere you need a cheery pop of color. Get crafting with our step-by-step instructions.
Contemporary Black and White Fireplace Decor With Natural Elements
Bright whites and simple natural elements dress up this winter mantel display . Terra-cotta pots painted in metallic colors add shine, as do the glitter highlights on pine cones gathered from the woods. Candles and lanterns provide a warm glow, great for cold winter nights.
Bright Transitional Living Room With White Themed Decor, Blue Accents and Created Fireplace Surround
A metal piece frames the fireplace creating a fireplace surround and mantle storage. Gorgeous white walls and white ceiling beams are echoed with a white sofa and white chairs with wood top for a bright look. A rug, drum set and wall art add blue color accents to the room.
The Christmas decor in this kitchen is subtle, but so stylish! A black-and-white graphic Christmas tree decorates the wall behind the range. Wintry touches like polar bears, snowflakes and fir sprigs add personality in unexpected places.
Dining Room Decorated in Red, White, Blue and Yellow Christmas Accents
Christmas decor doesn't have to stick to greens and reds. Red, white and blue maritime flags top this tree to tie the holiday decor together with the blue dining chairs while expressing the homeowners' love for all things nautical. Red and yellow roses hint at Christmas colors while relating to the artwork and side chairs in the dining room.