15 Stylish Easter Mantel Ideas to Freshen Up Your Home for Spring

Spring is coming, and with the new season comes new holiday décor for your home. I’m so excited to share these gorgeous Easter mantel ideas with you to help brighten your home this year!

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I’d love to say that I decorate our home for every season and holiday, but I just don’t have time for that these days, especially with a new baby. I do try to freshen up my mantel a bit though.

I often get asked how to style a fireplace mantel. Apparently this common little architectural detail can be a pain to figure out. So I wanted to give you a little inspiration and a few helpful tips to help style your mantel for Easter.

How Do You Decorate an Easter Mantel?

There are a few things you can keep in mind to make sure your mantel fits the season. Just by simply maintaining a palette of spring pastel colors, you can make practically any décor item fit for the Easter season.

While decorating your mantel, keep in mind that you want it to be the focal point of your living room. Regardless of what idea or theme you pursue for your Easter mantel, make sure that it stands out from everything else in the room!

What Looks Good on a Fireplace Mantel?

Your fireplace mantel is the perfect place to add some festive Easter decorations. There are a lot of options to explore when deciding what you want your mantel to look like, so feel free to try out different decorations until you find what’s right for your style!

To give you a little inspiration, here are 15 Stylish Easter Mantel Ideas

Fresh Flowers

This beautiful set-up from 2 Ladies & a Chair shows how the classic decoration for any Easter mantel, fresh flowers, can add the perfect pop of color for the season. This is a simple, yet festive and elegant way of decorating your mantel. Spring flowers truly bring attention to your mantel and are a great go-to when brainstorming ideas. To add a little bright contrast to your flowers you can place thems in a white pitcher.

Easter Bunnies

What screams Easter more than this Easter bunny display created by 2 Bees in a Pod? Having one of these bunny figurines is a great way to make your mantel festive for the season–and they can always be reused for next year.

Apothecary Jars

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Last year I created this simple apothecary jar setup. I love using these as a décor staple in my home because of their versatility. You can style them with practically any type of case filler and faux or real stems to match the season.

Colorful Easter Eggs

Adding some colorful eggs to your mantelpiece is a perfect way to celebrate Easter. I love how Jennifer from Mommy Evolution made this adorable string egg garland for a fun festive look. It’s a perfect way to get your little ones involved in crafting and decorating for the holiday.

Easter Banner

Another great DIY project is creating a simple Easter banner to hang above or below your mantelpiece like this example from Our Crafty Mom.

White Vase

A simple, yet classy decoration for your Easter mantel is a white vase for your flowers. Green With Decor created a wonderfully fresh mantel spread with a white vase and they’re the perfect neutral piece to go with any color theme.

Easter Egg Wreaths

I love a good wreath DIY, in fact I created this gorgeous Easter egg tulip wreath last year and it’s still one of my favorite pieces. But this nature inspired piece from Hearth and Vine example is so stunning and really brings the outdoors in.

Easter Bunny Garland

Another fun activity for you and your kiddos this season is this adorable Easter Bunny garland from Anns Entitled Life.

Wine Bottles

You might not consider wine bottles as a decorative piece for the Easter season, but this set-up made by Green With Decor would beg to differ! This collection of tonal green bottles is the perfect fit for spring

4 Inspiring Photos of Lovely Easter Mantels

Now that you have an idea of items that you can place on your Easter mantel, you might be looking for an image that really brings everything together and gives you a concrete idea of the decorating ideas you have.

There are countless ways to decorate your mantel, but it’s important to go with a style that works best for you. 

The Classic Way

Prefer to keep things classy and traditional? The classic way of decorating your mantelpiece is always a great go-to for the season. When you go the classic way with your mantel, you might consider simple decorations like vases or pitchers of flowers as the focal point of your decoration as shown in this amazing spread from Our Crafty Mom.

There’s no problem with keeping things simple–in fact, understated decorations might just be the perfect look for your space.

The “Different” Way

Looking for something a bit more unique when decorating your Easter mantel? Going a different route this season is another wonderful way to make your mantel the focal point of your space.

You might consider adding handmade decorations, like paper Mache eggs, handmade wreaths, an Easter garland, or anything else that has a crafty theme. This whimsical garland from Up to Date Interiors is a great example. 

The Inspiring Mantel

Creating an Easter mantel that will inspire your family and your guests to decorate their own can be done with just a few decorations. . These customizable prints from Remodelaholic can be a great starting point for making some inspiring—and lasting—family Easter decorations.

The Decorated Mantel

A more “decorated” mantel might include a wide variety of items mentioned in this post, both handmade and store-bought. Your imagination is the limit when using décor to create a mantel that matches your style, and you don’t have to worry about it looking cluttered. Just look at this beautiful Easter-themed décor used by Virginia Sweet Pea.

Other Spring and Easter Mantel Ideas

This pop of color mixed with a neutral white mantel setup makes the space feel both fresh and festive. 

A mix of Easter spirit and old-timey charm, this mantel displayed by Anderson and Grant shows that simplicity still works, even when decorating for the holidays.

Minimalistic and modern, this unique mantel design from Crafting My Home is a great example of how you can tie your own style into your Easter Mantel set-up. Sometimes, simple spring décor is all it takes to get into the celebratory mood!

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