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Decorating Your Mantel for the Holidays


Article by Kate Baxendale

Photography by Provided

Creating a Pinterest-perfect mantelscape can be a bit intimidating, but the experts at Trim Design Co. break down the steps to styling a mantel any time of year.

Once you've learned the basics, check out the holiday-themed mantelscapes below for inspiration. Whether your style is modern farmhouse, playful or classic, you'll be confident that your own holiday creation is merry and bright.

8 Steps to a Stylish Mantel: The Mountain Range Effect

Trim Design Co. describes "the mountain range effect," a method for creating a visually pleasing mantelscape. Using proportion, shapes, layers and more, you'll learn how to style a mantel like the pros.

Home Is Where the Hearth Is

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These cozy country mantelscapes will have you longing to curl up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa. A combination of vintage stockings, taper candles and natural elements creates a nostalgic mood.

Deck the Mantel

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Choose one of the three themes—cozy farmhouse, vintage elegance or whimsical kid-friendly—to inspire your own mantelscape. Then gather the decor items from the list and style to your heart's desire!