Christmas is the perfect holiday to decorate your home from the inside out. It is fun, festive, and comes with a beautiful palette of colors. Plus, let’s not forget there is so many different decorations to choose from. From the classic red and green Christmas essentials to the more elegant silver and blue touches. However, one décor that never goes out of style is country décor especially when it comes to the holiday season. There is something very traditional yet cozy about country décor for the holiday season. Here are 12 country ways that bring Christmas cheer directly to your mantel.
Nothing feels country quite like a rustic star. A rustic star is a great element to place on your mantel. It is simple yet there is are so many different items you can decorate a rustic star with which gives it the perfect holiday cheer. Add bold colors to it or even lights to your star for the complete holiday appeal.
Add red lanterns to your mantel for the perfect festive touch. Red lanterns add a brightness to your mantel that is classy, but also very attention-grabbing. The red will bring in the holiday cheer meanwhile, the lanterns will add a soft glow to your mantel space.
White Christmas Wonderland
Red and green are the traditional Christmas colors. However, if you want to create an elegant upgrade, consider having white décor instead of using any color. Create the perfect white Christmas wonderland by using a white and silver color scheme. Use snowflakes and lights for that wonderland feel.
Farmhouse décor has become very popular this year and it is certainly not leaving us anytime soon. Add wooden items to your mantel with a few green pieces that feel natural to the space. The idea is to keep the space as clean and rustic as possible. This will create a vintage, yet rustic feel that is also country and warm.
We all love how versatile mason jars can be for every occasion, and Christmas is no exception. You can add lights in different colors or white into your mason jar for the ultimate festive light fixture or you can even transform your mason jars into snow globes. The best way to use mason jars for your holiday décor is using different sizes for a unique twist.
Neutral pieces can be very festive when they are done correctly. Use pieces that are simple yet natural such as deer fixtures, and/or antlers and pair them with updated festive colors such as metallic hues, red and black tones and green. Combining these hues with neutral pieces will update your mantel in a subtle manner that is still festive and fun.
Country Festive Focal Point
Adding a country festive focal point to your mantel works well when you want to create a space that screams “Christmas” in addition to your Christmas tree. Incorporate a big, bold piece such as antlers, or a wooden piece, or even a large mirror and decorate it. The key is to maintain the focal point being the focal point, regardless of how many festive decorative pieces you decide to use.
Incorporating traditional tree fixtures in your decor can add a bit of nature while still being very festive. The key is having numerous different size trees for a cohesive look. You could even incorporate different colored trees in metallic hues and green. These hues will work well together and with the rest of your decor.
Write a sweet message to your loved ones on a chalkboard and hang it on your mantel for a sweet twist that is also festive. Pair your chalkboard with Christmas cheer to bring the entire look together. Consider incorporating a wreath or even garland to type the entire festive look together.
Cozy Country Mantel
Add a cozy feel to your living room by having a cozy country mantel with all of the “works”. Incorporate acorns, pine trees, cloth stockings, and/or antlers. Keep the space filled with these items for a traditional appeal that is cozy and country all at the same time. You also want to incorporate bits of white to add to the cozy feel that you created on your mantel.
Christmas lights are not just for the outside of your home. In fact, they are perfect for the inside of your home as well. Christmas is all about bright colors and even brighter lights. Therefore, incorporating numerous different bright lights just makes sense. Arrange different colored lights on your mantel for the festive feel you can have on the inside of your home.
Wood and Greenery
Wooden pieces look great when they are paired with greenery. Furthermore, they are the ultimate country combination that are also classic staples. Integrate wooden signs or wooden fixtures along with greenery such as garland and/or wreaths of numerous different sizes.
With Christmas quickly approaching how will you be adding a country feel to your mantel? Please let us know in the comments below.