The fireplace mantel and the space and wall directly above it can be considered as a blank canvas. Well decoration of these places can serve as the focal point of a room. The décor of fireplace mantel can be updated according to holidays and change of seasons. As the spring has already arrived, you can consider adorn it after themes of spring.
Spring flowers are a good element to give the mantel a touch of spring. Place bright spring flowers such as Daffodils, Iris, Dutch Crocus, or Lily in glass or crystal vases and place them on each end of your mantel. Take soft spring-hued ribbons of wired chiffon and tie them around each vase. It will give the décor a nice touch.
Use Ornaments and Accessories
Stuffed toys can be turned into ideal mantel ornaments. Raid craft stores or antique shops for stuffed hens, ducks, and bunnies and make a cute display by placing them on the mantel. As the Easter is coming, it will look very nice if you scatter some Easter grass and decorated eggs along the mantel to give company to the stuffed animals. Some accent pieces like votive candles, seashells, starfishes, and dried flowers can complete the decorative look. You can also hang one or two pictures on the wall above the mantel. The color of the picture frames should complement the colors of the ornaments. Instead of two or three pictures, using a large floral oil painting, a mirror, or a nice wall-clock will also be a good idea.
Give an Easter Touch
Using eggs for decorative purpose will catch the spirit of both spring and Easter. Take some pastel, white, crystal, and glass candleholders of different heights and choose a color scheme combining of a couple of colors such as aqua and pink, lavender and pale green, soft yellow and turquoise, etc. Fill some of the candleholders with pastel candles and perch decorated Easter eggs in others. The eggs can be real or made of wood, glass, or plastic. The eggs and the candles should be a mix of the colors of your chosen color scheme. Set these candleholders on the mantel as decorative pieces.
Artwork & Bird’s Nest
A simple spring decoration of mantel can be to take an artwork, paint the frame of it with a bright spring color, and place it on the center of the fireplace mantel. After that, you can accompany the artwork by laying a bird’s house beside it. As spring is associated with chirping birds, a bird’s nest will be a perfect thing to bring the mood of this season. Weave a nest by using grapevine wreath and Spanish moss. Take colorful eggshells or Easter eggs and put them on the nest.
Such a makeover of the fireplace mantel will give it a look to match with the mood of upcoming celebrations. Spring is the perfect time to dress up your fireplace, now that the holidays are passed. Try these tips in your home and set the tone for spring in the upcoming weather. A stylish décor will transform even the most down-to-earth mantel into something extraordinarily impressive to look at.