Traditional mediterranean living room
As the weather gets cooler, our focus turns toward the warmth of the fireplace and its surrounding beauty. The mantel in particular is a place of prominence, and special attention is given to the objects that oversee the entire room.

A couple of questions to ask yourself as you decide how to decorate your mantel: “What type of atmosphere am I trying to achieve? Will the area above the mantel play a pivotal role in how this room functions?” The answers will get your started in creating the best focal point possible.

Follow the slide show for great mantel inspiration!