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With Christmas on the horizon, it’s impossible not to feel the warm and festive nature of the season. If you’re entertaining at home this year or simply spending the holiday with your family, you’ll want to ensure that your space is up to par. With a gorgeous fireplace, you can easily channel the beauty of the season. We’ve compiled a few inspirational decorative ideas which will help you embrace the perfect holiday mantelpiece this year.
Turn to simplicity with shades of ivory and emerald green: If you prefer understated elegance to the full-on razzle dazzle of the holidays, stick to a classic ivory marble fireplace. Decorate your mantel with white feathers or tinsel, and use dangling white and green ornaments for a finishing touch.
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Use woodsy accents for a rustic effect: After all, there’s no hard rule that a holiday fireplace must be festooned with brilliant twinkling lights. If the great outdoors are your biggest design inspiration, bring new life to your space with a traditional reclaimed wood fireplace. Meanwhile, a wreath made with slender branches can help to accessorize your mantel in style.
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Decorate a stark white mantel with holly and red poinsettias: For traditional design enthusiasts with a love of seasonal accents, try refreshing your bright white mantelpiece with luscious green boughs of holly. The addition of brilliant red poinsettias (also known as Christmas flowers) completes the effect, and ushers in holiday spirit in true style.