Christmas Mantel Decor and inspiration!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around here! And one of my favorite things to decorate (besides my trees) is my mantel! I just feel so accomplished after I check that off the list!

Come see my Christmas mantel decor that I’m using this year incorporating black and white with touches of red! Hope you are inspired!

Christmas mantel decor and inspiration

I always start off with my garland and this year I used some that I had gotten at Walmart last year and used in my bedroom. It was a little “skimpy” so I added some berries and picks from Hobby Lobby to bulk it up a bit. As well as my wood bead garland from Kirlaknd’s. CLICK HERE FOR GARLAND

Christmas mantel decor and inspiration

Next up…I always start with my focal point or the “center” of my mantel. I got this big sign from Kirkland’s (SEEN HERE)and knew that I had to use it layered with some other items. The arch is from Kirklands (SEEN HERE), and the joyful sign can be seen in this blog post here.

Christmas mantel decor and inspiration

As for the sides, you know I love symmetry. I JUST CAN’T HELP MYSELF!! So, matchy matchy it is for me! I got the bucket and the tree from Hobby Lobby this year, the buffalo check metal tree was marshalls this year and the little house was Target dollar spot this year. SO cute together!

Christmas mantel decor and inspiration

I’m using the same stockings (target last year), stocking holders( hobby lobby) and stocking tags (Painterplace home co on Etsy- SEEN HERE).

Christmas mantel decor and inspiration

Down on the bottom, I got this new tree from Target this year (SEEN HERE) which I just couldn’t resist! The buffalo check tree and the lantern are both from Old Time Pottery last year.

Christmas mantel decor and inspiration

I’m pretty in love with my Christmas mantel decor this year, and it came together even better than I was picturing in my head…which is always a win in my book! AND I LOVE IT WITH MY NEW RUG!! (Click here for rug)

Christmas mantel decor and inspiration

It ties in so good with my tree with the black, white and red! YOU CAN GET MY TREE TUTORIAL BY CLICKING HERE BY THE WAY! My tree is the 7.5 foot King flocked Tree from King Of Christmas! (SEEN HERE) And the blog post on my tree is here.

Christmas mantel decor and inspiration

What do you think?! I can’t wait to hear what you think of this years look! I hope you are inspired for your own Christmas mantel decor and I can’t wait to see what you do too!

Christmas mantel decor and inspiration

Until next time…


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  1. Cecelia

    Love it looks really good

    • Jan Long

      Looks fabulous as always! I was tempted to go into Target for those flocked trees. Love the evergreens mixed with the tin buffalo check.

  2. Gail Colantoni

    Stacey that’s so beautiful. Love love love it. I don’t have a mantel however, I use a cabinet like one. I just ordered 2 3 ft Christmas trees for my bedroom this year. I’ve never had that so ill be anxious to decorate them. Lord knows I have tons of ornaments. Or I can just make

    • Stacey Collins

      Oh that will be great!

      • Doylene

        I live your “or I can just make some!” That is always what I say!

  3. Vicki Nicolaisen

    It looks beautiful!!

  4. Nancy Page

    I just love your mantel, tree and all of your decorations you have

  5. Sandy

    Stacy, I love it! Your mantel is beautiful?

  6. Charlene

    Very pretty Stacey! I love it.

  7. Judith Courtney

    It is beautiful! I love the way you make the black and white Buffalo plaid Christmas by adding red and green picks. Well done,girl. I’m waffling whether to even decorate this year. No one will see it this year with the virus, sigh.

    • Stacey Collins

      If it brings you any bit of joy- DO IT! Even if it’s just a little!

  8. cathy l vernon

    Stunningly beautiful!!!!!

  9. Judy Allen

    Stacey it is so charming. With all the craziness we’ve experienced this year, I started decorating for Christmas November 1st! It makes me smile! That along with new Christmas movies and I’m in my happy place.

  10. Lynne McGonigle

    Love your decorating! I came across your Instagram page last year when I saw one of your Christmas trees posted on another page. I have been a fan ever since. I have red and white buffalo check in my house and was very exited this year to find ornaments that match at Hobby Lobby. I am guessing they are the same ones you have on your mantel. I also love Old Time Pottery for Christmas items. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us.

  11. Janet C Held

    Very nice Stacey! You always do such a great job!

  12. Doylene

    Stacey, your mantle and tree are just gorgeous. Now I am eager to get my decorated.

  13. Donna Hill

    I always love how you layer the decor. They blend so we’ll together you would think they were meant to be a set. Your rug looks great with everything. The garland from Walmart is it the one with different greenery and comes with pinecones?

  14. Michelle Thompson

    Stacey your mantel is gorgeous! I love it!!

  15. Chandra Myers

    Looks beautiful!!!! I don’t have a mantle but I use the top of my entertainment center as one. I start in the middle to decorate.
    I do have a question for you, have you ever flocked a tree? I did and I am disappointed in it. When you put ornaments on it the powder falls everywhere. Mine doesn’t really look to flocked to me now and I put a lot of the flocking powder on it. Any suggestions? Thank you in advance,

  16. Tina Smith

    Omg girl you out did yourself! The entire room is beautiful everything looks like a showcase floor showing! Thank you for all your Ideas and friendship! I’m a PC gal and I love getting my printables every month!