Decorating the fireplace mantle increases the beauty of the room and draws a lot of attention to the fireplace. Usually decorators use the decorating tip known as “three plus one”. According to this tip, you can select three similar objects according to your interest. Place these three objects on one side of the mantle facing towards the center of the mantle. These three objects may be pictures, candle stands, plants or decorative plates.
You can take a larger object and place it on the other side of the mantle. You can try some creative tips like hang a large picture just above the mantle, light some candles and place them on the mantle. Make sure you do not clutter the space above the mantle. That is why it is essential to keep some gap in between the objects that you plan to decorate the mantle with. Also make sure to maintain the symmetry between the left hand side and the right hand side.