While we’re all about decorating our tree and ensuring our centerpieces are festive for guests, you’re not completely done with holiday decorating until the mantle is done! And if you’re feeling crafty this holiday season, you’ve come to the right place. Keep scrolling for the holiday mantle DIYs from Pinterest keeping us occupied this winter! (Oh, and follow us too!)
1. Colorful Christmas Village DIY
Give that traditional Christmas village look a colorful upgrade! We love this technicolor project from Studio DIY!
2. Whimsical Garland DIY
Good news: you don’t have to nail down your holiday decor style—you can incorporate many different colors and textures. Case in point: this whimsical garland DIY from Pender & Peony!
3. Bottlebrush Tree DIY
Honestly, who can resist those preciously small bottlebrush trees?! Check out this colorful how-to from Happy Happy Nester!
4. Gradient Nutcracker Christmas Decoration DIY
You don’t have to spend a ton of money on a decent nutcracker collection. Head to the thrift store, grab some paint and try this DIY from A Kailo Chic Life!
5. Cascading Ornament DIY
Wondering what to do with alllll those extra ornaments? Create a gorgeous cascading ornament look, of course! Bookmark this DIY from Dans Le Lakehouse!
6. Christmas Tree Cone DIY
Whether you’re bookmarking this as a holiday mantle DIY or something for your bar cart or dining table, this is one project that you can totally customize to suit any color palette!
7. Friendly Ornament Garland DIY
Behold: one of the cutest holiday mantle DIYs we’ve ever seen. These friendly little ornaments can be strung up on a garland or standalone on your tree! Head to Handmade Charlotte for the DIY!
8. Balloon Christmas String Light DIY
Finally, some holiday string lights that won’t end up in a tangled mess! String these along your mantle or decorate the banister — it’s totally up to you. Check out the full DIY from Creative Heart Studio!
While you’re decking the halls, don’t forget about the importance of good lighting (and cute lamps!) Shop the budget-friendly lighting from Lumens that we’ve wishlisted this holiday.
Allison Castloo is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.