25 Arresting Mantel Decorating Ideas

Mantelpieces are those nooks that add a personal touch to the room. A mantel is a place where you can display the favorite pictures of your family. It’s the part of the room where you can show off your prized antiques and classy showpiece. These are some mantel decorating ideas that you are bound to like very much. From expensive Chinese pottery to simple paper mobiles, mantel decoration can change the face of a room from ordinary to festive. There are also some lovely mantel decorations just meant for Christmas or Halloween. So what are you waiting for? Take your pick.

When in doubt go for the traditional stuff and you can’t go wrong. This is what most of the people think when decorating a room because it is considered the most sensible thing to do. But here are some ideas for mantel decorating that are innovative and different. Yet they have a classy and slightly traditional effect too. There are ornate marble mantel graced with Chinese pottery and antiques. Then there are ideas with simple wooden fruits and paper mobiles that go with the season. Festive seasons are the best time to go imaginative and creative where mantel decorations are concerned.

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Cozy Togetherness

This classy mantel forms a fitting place to display a photograph that has captured a lovely moment.

Cozy Togetherness

Cozy Togetherness

Stonework Extravaganza

The classy mantel in wood matches the ornate and attractive stonework design of this fireplace.

Stonework Extravaganza

Stonework Extravaganza

Christmas Story

This gorgeous mantel tells the Christmas story with the Santa, reindeer and lights giving it bright look.

Christmas Story

Christmas Story

Just A Little

Just a simple timepiece is all that is needed to grace such a beautiful red room and classy dark mantel.

Just A Little

Just A Little

Dark Contrasted

A dark fireplace and mantel makes the most suitable place to arrange bright-colored soft toys for display.

Dark Contrasted

Dark Contrasted

Ornate Décor

This white ornate mantel acts as a superb support for the modern art painting that rests on it.

Ornate Décor

Ornate Décor

Just For Knicks Knacks

This stonework mantel is the perfect place to arrange favorite knick knacks and decorative pieces.

Just For Knicks Knacks

Just For Knicks Knacks

Richly Ornate

The richly decorated mantel looks even richer with the glass-enclosed paintings above it.

Richly Ornate

Richly Ornate

Mirrored Mantel

The mantel in this room has a lovely collection of decorative pieces that contrast well with the intricate mirror frame.

Mirrored Mantel

Mirrored Mantel

High Mantelpiece

This high mantelpiece is just the right place for lamps that provide subdued lighting and a classy flower arrangement.

High Mantelpiece

High Mantelpiece

Antiques And Mods

The modern artificial creeper somehow looks great with the antique decorative pieces.

Antiques And Mods

Antiques And Mods

As Long As This

A mantel as long as this one deserves such a lovely collection of flower arrangements of roses and petals.

As Long As This

As Long As This

Luxury Suite

This is classy wooden mantel with minimal showpiece that graces an equally classy hotel luxury suite.

Luxury Suite

Luxury Suite

Cannot Overshadow

A beautiful marble-topped mantel like this one cannot be overshadowed by any showpiece you may place on it.

Cannot Overshadow

Cannot Overshadow

Homely Mantel

This lovely wooden mantel combines with the stonework to create a very homely and warm living room.

Homely Mantel

Homely Mantel

Ready For Halloween

The mobiles of ghosts, spiders and bats hanging from the attractive wooden mantel create a superb background for Halloween.

Ready For Halloween

Ready For Halloween

Personal Touch

This simple mantel has become extraordinary with the personal touch by placing plants and candles on it.

Personal Touch

Personal Touch

The Family Room

This mantel is perfect for a family living room where pictures of each member of the family can be arranged.

The Family Room

The Family Room

Your Own Style

This mantel has a personal touch that reflects the owner’s likings with a great combo of metal and glass showpiece.

Your Own Style

Your Own Style

Global Mantel

Dutch tulips, Belgian mirror and Chinese pottery have given this classy marble mantel a classier look.

Global Mantel

Global Mantel

Mod And Serviceable

This steel mantel and a singular showpiece is a very modern and serviceable idea for a fireplace.

Mod And Serviceable

Mod And Serviceable

Festive Mantel Décor

The miniature Christmas trees, candles and stockings gives this classy wooden mantel a great festive look.

Festive Mantel Décor

Festive Mantel Décor

Snowman Has Company

This little Christmas snowman is flanked by bright acorns, fruits, and mobiles to match the season’s cheer.

Snowman Has Company

Snowman Has Company

Oak Wood And Marble

Oak wood and marble add a touch of class to this mantel. Maybe that’s why the owners have not bothered with many showpiece.

Oak Wood And Marble

Oak Wood And Marble

For Warmth And Beauty

Beautiful paintings make this fireplace and mantel looks very warm and welcoming giving it a personal touch.

For Warmth And Beauty

For Warmth And Beauty

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