SMP Round Up: 12 Christmas Mantels We Love

The mantel is the heart of the living room and at all times of the year it turns into a natural focal point, but good gracious when December 1 hits a whole new love of ~the mantel~ emerges. It not only acts as a focal point, but also becomes the holder of your gorgeous decked out garland, a hanging vessel for the ever-important Christmas stocking, the buddy to your Christmas tree and, most importantly, the tunnel to your home in which Santa can enter. So it’s no wonder there’s a lot of time and care that goes into staging the PERFECT mantel.

For a little inspiration as you tweak and adjust your own home’s feature, we rounded up a few of our favorites we’ve seen recently and provided some brief commentary on each one because let’s be real you’re here for the photos anyway.

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