How To Decorate A Rustic Fireplace Mantel: 5 Guides For Unique Design

Friday, February 5th 2016. | Living Room


Follow the guides on how to decorate a rustic fireplace mantel if you want to evoke the antique and unique mantel. The fireplace mantel provides the homeowners with blank canvas. The fireplace will look outdated if you put various photographs, flowers or even paintings. You can use the seasonal decoration to make the fireplace mantel more welcoming to view. Don’t make the fireplace mantel look busy for it can banish the roominess of the living room. Check the guides on how to decorate a rustic fireplace mantel below:

How To Decorate A Rustic Fireplace Mantel: Guide 1 The Focal Point

The rustic fireplace mantel will be nice to view if you decide the focal point for the first time. The object located on the top of mantel should serve as the primary pieces which can complement with other elements in the living room or even family room.

Rustic Fireplace Mantel

Rustic Fireplace Mantel

How To Decorate A Rustic Fireplace Mantel: Guide 2 The Objects

Decide the object that you want to use as the focal point on the rustic fireplace mantel. You can place a country inspired birdcage, a country landscape painting, rolling hill picture, a beautiful rustic wooden clock, a miniature of chicken, antique wall sconces, floral china, or even distressed heirloom candlesticks. Get ideas on how to decorate fireplace mantel with candles here.

Rustic Fireplace Mantel Ideas

Rustic Fireplace Mantel Ideas

How To Decorate A Rustic Fireplace Mantel: Guide 3 Seasonal Garland


If you want to bring natural design on the rustic fireplace mantel, you can hang the seasonal garland. You can create the garland from the items that you can find in the garden. If you do not have much time to create a homemade garland, you can buy the pre fabricated garland in the craft store.

Rustic Fireplace Mantel with Stone Wall

Rustic Fireplace Mantel with Stone Wall

How To Decorate A Rustic Fireplace Mantel: Guide 4 The Dried Flower

You can also beautify the rustic fireplace mantel with dried flowers. You can use the antique vase, urn or pottery. Fill this container with the dried flowers. You can hang the dried lavender around the fireplace mantel for unique design if you do not have any container.

Rustic Fireplace Mantel Design

Rustic Fireplace Mantel Design

How To Decorate A Rustic Fireplace Mantel: Guide 5 Inspirational Plaques

You can put the rustic inspirational plaques on the fireplace mantel. It can be made of distressed plaques. It can feature the tribal pattern at the border to evoke the rustic look.  The inspiration words that you can to present on the wall can be carved or painted. Make sure that the plaques are rough and distressed.

Stone Fireplace with Rustic Decor

Stone Fireplace with Rustic Decor

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