Eight Unique Fireplace Mantel Shelf Ideas with a High "Wow" Factor
Looking for fireplace mantel shelf ideas that will steal the show?
Here are some beautiful fireplace mantel shelf ideas that might get your creative juices flowing . Many of us browse the internet universe on how to decorate a fireplace mantel. We at The Noble Flame want to help you with unique ideas in fireplace decorating. We’ve gathered these fireplace mantel décor pics to get your artistic side going. It’s time to re-do your living space!
The folks at Giddy Upcycled have this fabulous DIY faux antique barnwood mantel shelf. It’s quite lovely to look at rustic wood, barn wood, or even driftwood. Anything that looks old exudes natural character. This one was built as a veneer. It’s a 3-sided beam that hangs on the same 2×4. It’s lighter, so you don’t have to worry about it being too heavy for the existing mounts.
The Turquoise Home has this farmhouse fresh spring mantel shelf. Deck out your mantel with farmhouse fresh florals! Place them on aqua vases to highlight the colors of the flowers. Springy colors pop gorgeously even against classic neutral backgrounds. This fireplace mantel décor is perfect for spring. And it’s perfectly fine even if you use faux flowers.
Kylie M Interiors have fireplace mantel ideas that focus on decorations and accessories. First, clear your mantel shelf of excess framed photos, candle holders and decor. Then find the center and choose a color palette. Then choose either balance or symmetry, Finally, place your decor to form a creative triangle.
Faith from Curbly views mantels as eye candy. Even if it’s not the holidays, it’s fun to decorate your mantel shelf in different ways! Don't rule out purple as a strange color...having a purple piece like the watercolor painting above can look very chic. And you can place evergreens and other natural accents along the sides.
The guys at Architecture Art Designs feature this classy art nouveau fireplace mantel idea. The Nouveau style still imprints amazingly on home décor today. Just look at the detail on the surrounding wood. Its sweeping, feminine shape is undeniably beautiful. It gives a sophisticated and aristocratic look while being unique in its construction.
Here’s another one of those beautiful fireplace mantel shelf ideas with lots of impact. This one is featured on HGTV’s Fixer Upper Season 2. Chip and Joanna’s mid-century ranch turns into an elegant French country home with this fireplace mantel. The bricks were repainted and new birch hardwood mantel is installed. Those carved pieces inlaid within a reclaimed wood window frame add a rustic feel.
Traditional Home firmly believes that a classic mantel adds character to any fireplace. And the concept truly deserves a place in our list of unique mantel ideas. This is a two-sided fireplace that’s framed by a simple, unobtrusive mantel. Did you ever think you could use old French-style doors as the mantel shelf topper? Probably not, but that's what makes this the stunning centerpiece of the room!
Finally, here’s Suzy’s mantel design from Worthing Court. It’s supposedly spiffed for a fall decoration, but we think it’s just as good for the whole year. There’s a fancy faux arched gate piece with shutters. Aged barn boards were placed from the gate instead of a wreath. Then place a hanging basket filled with a few branches.
There are a lot of ways on how to decorate your fireplace mantel. It really doesn’t matter whether it’s stone, slate, wood, and other material.
Check our gallery of fireplace mantels for more unique mantel ideas.
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