Fireplace Christmas Decor Ideas

The fireplace is the heart of any home that has one, and especially so at Christmas. Decorated Christmas mantels will have your space warm, comforting and homey for the holidays! These decor ideas will work for a traditional fireplace mantel or any table top display space for holiday decorating. So don’t feel limited if you don’t have a mantel in your home, you can learn fireplace Christmas decor ideas too!



Fireplace Christmas Decor Ideas


Duke Manor Farm‘ used a more modern holiday color scheme of red & black to create this fireplace Christmas mantel decor. She has tons of tips and tricks for you, and we love how she decided to not hang the stockings on the mantel this year. Love the huge Christmas sign!


Love these colorful and fun holiday mantle ideas from ‘Flamingo Toes‘. Everything about this says Christmas! Take note of how she has “layers” of decor on the mantel to add depth and interest.


All you need for these super colorful fireplace Christmas mantel ideas is some paper and some courage! From ‘A Kailo Chic Life‘, this may be the most fun and festive yet!


From ‘BHG‘, these holiday mantel ideas shows us that you don’t have to use pine or fir to create a wonderland of greenery. Any green material that is local to you can be used to create holiday spirit with your Christmas mantel.



From ‘House to Home‘, learn how to decorate a fireplace mantel for Christmas in classic style…it’s simple and easy… snowflakes, lettering, fray lights and a touch of greens…



This twinkle light canvas from Liz at ‘Love Grows Wild‘, is an easy fireplace Christmas decor idea that can be the focal point of your whole holiday decorating scheme!



These holiday mantel ideas are from from Jessica at ‘Four Generations, One Roof‘. This post has tons of easy ideas from her holiday home tour, and definitely worth checking out her whole home!



Here is Jessica’s tabletop decor, perfect to be adapted to a mantel or used anywhere you need some good ideas!



Marie at ‘Blooming Homestead‘ shows us how to decorate a Christmas mantel worthy of a design store. So pretty and I love the mix of metallics. Her post also leads to a Christmas blog hop, with links to lots of other great bloggers holiday ideas!



I just love this holiday mantel idea! This comfort and joy mantel by ‘LandeeLu” is elegant, simple and eye catching. My fav part? She took a can of gold spray paint and had some fun with it, LOVE the gold painted light strings! Lot’s of photos!



I originally found this advent calendar mantel on ‘BHG’, from Laura at “Finding Home‘… she is obviously one of their fav bloggers too! Love this fireplace Christmas decor idea. She made this from an old window, and she has lot’s of inspirational photos.



Kristen at ‘Yellow Bliss Road‘ (Super busy lady, check out her bio!) has this rustic glam Christmas look down! Lot’s of great photos of her whole room, and a couple great ideas on how to decorate a mantel for Christmas to boot.

Christmas Mantel Ideas


Kelly at ‘Lilly Pad Cottage‘ has a rustic fireplace Christmas mantel that is centered around this very cool up cycled wood sign, wishing us all the best things about Christmas! Aside from the very charming mantel decorating, I love the glass tile fireplace!

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We have one more for you… have you ever paid Becca at ‘Adventures in Decorating‘ a visit? High time you did, my friends, this is one talented lady! Her fireplace Christmas mantel ideas are straight out of a Christmas fairy tale! So many great holiday mantel ideas here, love her beautiful home!

Holiday Mantel Ideas

So, you are all holiday inspired now that you know how to decorate a mantel for Christmas, right? Ready to start? Happy Christmas Decorating! Also check out our post on DIY Stocking Holders, and then go over to Magical Christmas Village Ideas , DIY Christmas Mantel Decor and DIY Snow Globes over at TBD!


More DIY Christmas Ideas

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DIY Wrapping Paper Alternatives for Creative and Sustainable Gift Giving

DIY Gift Bags: Ideas for Christmas and more!

DIY Gift Bags: Ideas for Christmas and more!

DIY Snow Globes: Craft a Winter Wonderland in a Jar

DIY Snow Globes: Craft a Winter Wonderland in a Jar

DIY Handmade Christmas Gifts

DIY Handmade Christmas Gifts

DIY Mid Century Christmas Ornaments (made from paper)!

DIY Mid Century Christmas Ornaments (made from paper)!

DIY Christmas Tree Made of Firefly Lights

DIY Christmas Tree Made of Firefly Lights



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Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates & Steve Bates (co-owners) – Woodard Bates Media LLC consisting of three blogs:, and

Kathy Bates’ previous writing credits include:

Former home decorating expert for Lifetime TV, Galtime and Country Woman Magazine.

Her book spent time at #1 on Amazon’s Home & Garden Topseller List in 2002.

Published or featured in numerous national publications, including:

Country Sampler’s Decorating Ideas magazine, Woman’s Day magazine, HGTV, The Wall Street Journal, CBS Marketwatch, Decorating Solutions magazine, Decorating Ideas magazine, The Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune, Kansas City News, The Oklahoman, Akron Beacon Journal, Pensacola News Journal and The Telegraph.


  1. January 4, 2015 / 7:04 am

    Thank you so very much for including our Christmas “fairy tale” mantel in our new home! I sincerely appreciate it. Happy New Year!

    • Kathy Woodard
      January 22, 2015 / 9:37 am

      Thanks for the holiday inspiration Becca!

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