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How to Style your
Mantel at Christmas.
Enliven your Christmas home decor with a fireplace garland. Follow our guide to creating a fabulous mantle gathering to add that magical festive touch to your pad.
How to Style a Christmas Mantel
Whether you use fresh, faux or dried, layering your mantel with botanicals is a sure fire way to add real wow factor whatever your decor style.
Start the design by laying several faux Eucalyptus stem. For this mantel garland Abi has used around 5.
Time to build the layers. Add the rest of the greenery in a variety of textures and colours.
Add the final touches such as the White Allium . These lift the gathering to another level as your eye has a solid shape to visually ground the whole arrangement.
Abi has painted out everything in this room with this sumptuous brown hue. The botanical gathering really stands out against this backdrop. Feeling inspired? Check out our recent journal post on 'Colour Drenching' to discover how to master this design feature and create the wow factor in your home.
How to re-Style your Christmas Mantel
After the festivities re-purpose your extra greenery into a fresh arrangement rather than lose them altogether. Gather them into a tall vase and use as a stylish anchor for accessories and sculpture. Using botanicals in your home connects us to nature and evokes feelings of calm.
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