If you have a fireplace, you know that the mantle can look a little bare or just too cluttered without some planning. Finding the right decor scheme for your fireplace can be a challenge, especially when it comes to decorations that match your own personal style. No matter what vibe you’re going for in your home, here are a few decorating tips to get you started.
One way to decorate your fireplace is to incorporate seasonal elements into the overall theme. Since it’s winter, some ideas for the holiday season might include an evergreen garland, a decorative vase filled with pinecones, or holly and mistletoe as potential decorations. When spring rolls around, swap out the wintery plants for festive new blooms.
Everyone wants to feel cozy when they’re around the fireplace. Warm colors, decorative candles, wood accents, and plaids all create the atmosphere of an inviting ski lodge. Bundle up with a soft blanket and watch the fire crackle away on a cold winter’s night.
You don’t need to have a lot of clutter in order to decorate your fireplace. A simple, modern statement piece like a geometric candle holder or a sentimental sculpture can work as the main attraction while neutral colors keep the vibe toned down.
If you’re the type to make a statement, why not go all-out with colors and patterns? Bold lighting contrasts with deep, jeweled tones for a funky look, so look for industrial lamps and colorful chairs or rugs for the surrounding area. Add pops of a bright accent color and contrasting patterns for an eye-catching look that feels fresh.
No matter your personality, it’s possible to find a decor scheme that works for you. As long as your fireplace doesn’t clash with the rest of the room it’s in, it can serve as the main attraction as well as a cozy place to cuddle.