Christmas Decorating – Fireplace Mantels

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by Kristina Keller-Wilczek on August 14, 2010

in Christmas Decorating Fireplace

The warmth and coziness of a lit fireplace invite all to settle in. If you are fortunate enough to have a fireplace mantel, decorating ideas for Christmas greatly increase and your options are vast.

There are many aspects to great Christmas decorating. Fireplace mantel’s can be the focal point for a room or a great balance for a room that has a decorated Christmas tree in an opposite corner. Whether or not the way you decorate your fireplace is paramount is only important to the feeling you want to create. Does it need to flow with the rest of the holiday decorations? It is always nice to create continuity throughout your decor, unless making a statement is your objective. Even then your Christmas fireplace decorations can complement your holiday party theme and your overall decorating style.

As you consider your holiday decorating options in the ensuing months, visualize the feeling and impression you would like to make, if not for your guests, for yourself. What warms your heart during the holiday season? The warm glow of a fire with stockings hanging from the fireplace mantel? Possibly a lit garland mirroring the Christmas tree theme. Mantel decorating ideas for Christmas begin with a vision of creating the perfect space for your Christmas home decor. From past holiday traditions to creating a fresh one of your own, let’s explore them together. What is your holiday decorating idea?

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