15 Ways to Decorate Your Mantel for the Cozy Season

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winter mantel decor

The Spruce / Illustration by Amy Sheehan / Product image via Crate & Barrel

While it's always enjoyable to decorate a mantel in honor of the winter holidays, there are plenty of ways to keep this space looking ultra stylish all season long, even after celebrations have wrapped up. If you're looking for ideas on how to make your mantel look wintry into January and February, we've rounded up 15 amazing products that you won't want to miss.

Antizer Flameless Led Candles, pack of 9

Antizer Flameless Led Candles, pack of 9


Candles are a mantel essential all winter long. These are battery operated, so you don't need to worry about wax or leaving them on for too long. Imagine coming home from a long day at the office, lighting a set of these, and curling up with a good book... bliss.

Greyleigh Everett Square Wood Wall Mirror

gold ornate mirror


No mantel is complete without an oversized mirror above it. If you love Parisian style, this mirror will definitely speak to you—it's ornate and looks antique but actually can be purchased in just a click. Whether you choose to hang your mirror above the mantel or casually lean it is entirely up to you.

Cody Foster Christmas 45.0" Merry And Bright Garland Snowmen Winter

snowman garland


Sure, there's definitely some snowman-themed decor that looks a bit cheesy, but we think that this garland is pretty darn adorable. Hang it from your mantel once you've taken down your holiday greenery. Little ones in particular will love these cheery faces.

Pottery Barn Artisan Vase Collection

Pottery Barn Artisan Vase Collection

Pottery Barn

Grab a classic planter or vessel that you'll enjoy using year round and fill it with something seasonal, like eucalyptus stems. This natural looking style is majorly en vogue at the moment.

Afloral White Natural Dried Tallow Berries - 6-8"

dried berries


If you're not sure where to locate beautiful dried flowers, we can help you out. These dried berries are gorgeous and perfect for wintertime. You could even add some live green filler to your vase to bulk up your display a bit.

Etsy A Snowy Escape #245 Vintage Framed Wall Art

framed snowy scene


Leaning a piece of seasonal art on top of your mantel will add some personality to your space, and it's easy to tuck a small frame into storage when spring arrives. A framed snowy scene like this one is super soothing.

Crate & Barrel Faux White Ilex Berry Christmas Garland 6'

white berry garland

Crate & Barrel

Keeping with the berry theme, a white berry garland adds texture to any mantel and fills the space without screaming Christmas. Weave some candlesticks into the mix for sophisticated setup.

Homesick Winter Mantel Candle, 13.75-oz.

winter mantel scented candle


What better pick for your mantel than this candle, which is pretty aptly named! It smells like eucalyptus and spruce so that your home will smell ultra pleasant day in and day out.

Anthropologie Delaney Candlestick, Medium Pink

pink glass candlestick


If you're in need of a new set of candlesticks, you can't go wrong with something colorful like this one, which will add a pop of pep to your mantel during the dreariest of winter days. There's no reason that winter decor can't be nice and bright, after all.

UrbanStems The Galaxy

succulent in pot


Succulents are fun no matter the season. If you're looking to add some plant life to your home without going all in, place one or two of these guys on the mantel.

Saks Fifth Avenue New York City Snow Globe

nyc snowglobe

Saks Fifth Avenue

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Who says adults can't enjoy snow globes? This one displays a classic New York City scene and will serve as an instant conversation piece.

World Market Brass Metal Prism Frame

brass picture frames

World Market

If you've received holiday cards from loved ones that are too nice to put away quite yet, consider turning them into artwork by placing them inside picture frames and displaying them on the mantel. These brass beauties will stand out among any type of decor.

Efavormart Rose Gold Glass Mirror Disco Ball with Hanging String

rose gold disco ball


Take advantage of the winter sunlight streaming through your windows and set a disco ball on your mantel, where it can really sparkle and shine. This rose gold color is off the beaten path and is oh so fabulous.

Hearth & Hand™ with Magnolia Assorted Glass Bud Vase Set of 3

glass bud vases


Bud vases always look lovely on the mantel, whether styled as a pair of three or scattered here and there around the house. This glass set is chic yet inexpensive.

Ardax Ceramic Polar Bear Figurines Sets

marble polar bears


Polar bears are oh so sweet all season long. These little marble guys will make you smile. Who doesn't love a stylish marble decor piece, either?

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