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1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Modern Classic Mantel
This mantel's dramatic abundance of greenery and candlelit warmth give it a timeless, chic air.
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1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Sculptural Mantel
This mantel's play on shapes, scale and layering gives it an understated vibe that's seasonal, yet modern and a bit masculine.
1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Classic Holiday Shapes
Include traditional holiday shapes, like the star, to keep your mantel look seasonal.
1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways
A beautifully decorated mantel can set the tone for the holiday just as much as your tree. Here are three easy, stand-out looks that can make any fireplace more festive.
1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Cabin Inspired Mantel
This look is the perfect mix of warm woods, lush greens and vintage charm.
1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Faceted Objects
Consider using decorative objects and ornaments with multiple sides or facets. They not only add depth, they help pick up and bounce light around, without relying on standard holiday string lights.
1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Go Au Naturale
Ramp up the rustic vibe by pairing vintage elements with a mix of classic and unexpected greenery. You'll end up with an overall look that's full of unique textures in a beautiful natural palette.
1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Time Worn Charm
Aged vessels in a variety of shapes and sizes complement traditional decor like pinecones and are a great way to accommodate unique, curious little flora like the scabiosa pod flower or fragrant evergreen clippings.
1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Abundance of Candles
Keep accessories like mix and match candlesticks in the same finish and group them in multiples for a dramatic look that's sophisticated and bold.
1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Layering and Height
Create visual interest with a slightly imbalanced arrangement of accessories and decor. These layers will interact and have more impact when a few objects are hung from unexpected heights.
1 Holiday Mantel, 3 Ways - Sleek Shapes and Finishes
When selecting vessels for the mantel, go with sleek shapes and modern finishes. This natural stone vase filed with seasonal berries is minimalist and merry.