We’re so excited for all the holidays coming up! What about you? As a team of creatives, we love looking at color trends and style trends. That’s why, last month, we shared the six top trends for Christmas. And today, we’re talking about the one thing everyone typically decorates this time of year…your mantel! If you need some inspiration, here are some holiday mantel décor ideas from others as well as a few of our own holiday crafts. 

A Little Magic for Your Mantel

When you think about decorating your home for the holidays, your fireplace mantel is probably one of the first things you think about. Our holiday mantel décor trends below include rustic and minimalistic wreaths, garland, trees, framed art, lanterns, and snowflakes & stars. See yourself crafting any of these? We’d love to know which ideas you like the most! 


Wreath with hanging ornaments and candles
Image credit: Boligliv

DIY triangle Christmas wreath
Photo credit: Fall for DIY

Copper wire star wreath by Lia Griffith
Copper Wire Star Wreath


Garland photo by Apartment Therapy
Image credit: Homesong

Tree garland by Magicmaman
Photo credit: Minted.com

Crepe paper leaf garland by Lia Griffith
Crepe Paper Magnolia Leaf Garland


Felt tree decor
Image credit: Delight Department

Wood tree decor with mini lights
Photo credit: The Honest Asparagus

Crepe paper bottle brush tree decor by Lia Griffith
Crepe Paper Tree Décor

Framed Art/Words

Holiday artwork on mantel
Image credit: Annelie Palmqvist Design 

Holiday art prints
Photo credit: Driven by Decor

Printable Christmas art by Lia Griffith
Printable Christmas Art


Christmas tree lanterns
Image credit: Curbly

Winter paper lanterns by Lia Griffith
Winter Paper Lanterns

Urbania Tea Light Collection

Snowflakes & Stars

White and gold paper stars for mantel
Image credit: The Decor Fix

Black paper star
Photo credit: Creative You

Copper wire star by Lia Griffith
Copper Wire Star

Browse More Holiday Decorating Ideas

You can find all of our holiday crafts right here. We’ll also be sharing more DIY holiday decorations you can make on our social pages. So make sure to follow us! You can find our latest projects on our Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook. Or check out our YouTube channel for video tutorials on making paper flowers and more. If you have any DIY projects to share with us, we’d love to see them! Just make sure to use the hashtag #MadeWithLia when you post your pics. 

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