51 Christmas Mantel Decor Ideas for a Festive Holiday Display

While the tree may try to steal the show, the mantel can be the heart of holiday warmth within an interior – and it just so happens to be a convenient stage on which to arrange a gorgeous medley of festive decorations. In this post, we've collected our favorite holiday accents that are totally perfect for the fireplace mantel, pieces sure to suit any style and every budget. Whether your holiday style leans traditional or ultra-modern, there's something here for everyone. Don't have a mantel? Most of these Christmas decorations boast versatile appeal and would look just as fabulous on a table, shelf, or even a wide windowsill.