23 4th of July Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas

Patriotic mantel decor ideas for the 4th of July that you’ll want to create in your home. Celebrate the upcoming American holidays by decorating your mantel. Show your American pride with patriotic ideas for a festive and spectacular mantel. Give your home a little love with red, white, and blue decor. The most perfect way to celebrate the upcoming summer and fall holidays of Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and Veteran’s Day. 

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Celebrate America’s Birthday with a Festive Mantel

There are many ways to decorate your mantel for the American holidays this season. Here are a few ways to decorate your mantel for the holidays. Select from tabletop to wall art to garland decorations that can be easily used to decorate your mantel. There are stars and stripes, star-spangled, and flag garland in red, white, and blue colors. String garlands made from wooden beads, flags, or felt balls in red, white, and blue colors across the mantel shelf. Decorate with American flags, stars, wall art, wreaths, pinwheels, and flag bunting or banners. Tuck in a few red, white, and blue tabletop accessories for pops of color across the mantel.   

Start with creating a center focal point above the mantel. Hang either a wreath, wall art piece or mirror in the center above the mantel shelf. As an alternative to hanging, you can use the wall art piece or mirror to rest on the mantel shelve and lean against the wall. Since the wreath is typically round it is more challenging to lean against the wall. 

From there add other decorative objects on each side of the center focal point. Add candlesticks on the left and right. Or use greenery such as topiaries or fresh plants. Stack sets of hardback books to elevate accessories such as stars or family photos. Include decorative accessories on each side creating a balanced look. Finish the mantel by stringing a festive garland across the mantel shelf.      

Keep the Flag Flying – Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas

In today’s post, we are sharing the most amazing 4th of July patriotic mantel decor ideas for your home. Keep the flag flying high over your mantel with flag-inspired decorations. We are sharing 23 patriotic mantel decor ideas for you to use on your mantel this summer. 

Now on to our list of decorative ideas for styling your mantel for the holidays. These Patriotic ideas will inspire you to style your best mantel this year. Take a look. Be sure to drop us a line below in the comment section. Let us know all about your favorite styling ideas. 

Decorate with the Warmth of Wood Accessories       

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Against a dramatic wall color, add wooden accessories to the mantel. We love the wooden candlesticks, framed artwork, and group of stars displayed on the mantel. Finished off by draping the wooden bead garland across the mantel shelf.  

Give it a Distress Appearance – Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas 

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Keep your distressed decor style throughout the room. Just add a single pop of Americana color using Old Glory.   

Decorate it with a Whimsical Beach Look 

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Make it weathered like a beach cottage look. Add some finger starfish, a beach cottage image, and kids horsing around. An all-American summer pastime – fun at the beach.  

Mix it Up with the Stars and Stripes     

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Design your mantel with the stars and stripes theme. Add some miniature flags, a metal star on wood, and string an Americana banner across the front of the mantel shelf.

Make Your Center Focal Point a Wreath       

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Hang a wreath make to look like an American flag over your mantel shelf. Make this the center focal point of your Patriotic style mantel.  

Keep the Stars and Stripes Theme Going – Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas 

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Display a wall art American flag on the mantel shelf. Then continue the American flag theme to the remainder of the room.   

Hang an American Flag Bunting Half Fan Below the Shelf 

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Below the mantel shelf, hang an American Flag bunting half fan. Add pops of red, white, and blue throughout the room.  

Display Your Favorite “American the Beautiful” Wall Art     

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Show off your favorite piece of wall art depicting “American the Beautiful”. Be proud of our country and all its natural beauty.   

Use Your Favorite 4th of July Wall Art        

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Display a favorite wall art on the mantel shelf. Add an assortment of starts, red and blue accessories around the wall art. Then finish off with a miniature set of bunting in red, gold, and blue.  

Style it with Old Picket Fencing – Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas 

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Repurpose that old picket fencing. Proudly display that over the mantel then go to town with your favorite Americana decorations. We especially love the God Bless America signage.   

Rest a Mirror on the Mantel Shelf – Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas 

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Lean a mirror on the mantel shelf to reflect the natural light into the room. Display old family photos with fond memories of previous vacations along the mantel shelf.  

Repurpose an Old Door – Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas    

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Use a reclaimed wooden gate as a backdrop for a wreath. Reuse an old corbel as a bookend to keep things tidy.   

Make it a Nautical Americana Theme       

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Make a “From Sea to Shining Sea” decor style. Love the fishnet behind the boat! Simple and so effective.

Go with a Camping Theme – Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas 

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Love, love this! Camping is a favorite summer American pastime. Use vintage canisters of Cracker Jack and Campfire Marshmallows for starters. Then add some camping essentials such as camp lanterns, a trailer, and a string of whimsical garland with red plastic cups and blue banners.   

Style it Neutral  

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Add whites and creams for a neutral decor style. Keep the red and blue colors to a minimum.  

Keep the Red, White, and Blue Look     

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Stack sets of books in groups of red, white, and blue. Tuck a little greenery here and there.  

Add Patriotic Bunting Across the Mantel        

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Drape a string of Americana bunting across the mantel. Add your favorite red and white flowers to celebrate the Land of the Free!  

Give it a Dramatic Look – Mantel Decor Ideas 

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Simply drape the American flag across the mantel. Dramatic and memorable.   

Get to the Point 

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Display a copy of the Declaration of Independence above the mantel. Add a few books and a string of bunting across the mantel.  

Style it with Retro Wall Art     

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Use an Our America wall art over the mantel. Display flags throughout the room.  

Hang a Set of Mirrors – Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas 

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Simply add a few American flags to the mantel.   

Use a String of Wooden Beads  

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Hang a string of wooden beads and a USA banner across the mantel.  

Display Your Favorite Chalkboard Art – Patriotic Mantel Decor Ideas     

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Give your space a red, white, and blue color theme. Add a favorite framed chalkboard art piece in front of Old Glory on your mantel. There are so many nice pops of red color in this inspirational idea.   

Style it With a Bunting Half Fan

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Keep the Americana theme going with a colorful half fan bunting decoration in the fireplace. Top the mantel shelf with a large white clock so you never lose sight of time.

Are you searching for fourth of July decorative accessories for your home? Take a look at these gorgeous decorations for your mantel. We’re sure you’ll love these accessories as much as we love them.  

This is the end of our fourth of July decor ideas list. An inspirational list of ways to show your pride this Fourth of July. We hope that you found these ideas helpful for your home. Take a look at our other posts for home decor inspiration. Be sure to tell us about your home decor projects in the comments below. We always love hearing from our readers.

Enjoy our other Patriotic-related posts for additional ideas.   

Are you interested in a different type of Fourth of July decor for your home? Try these posts for additional summertime decoration ideas. 

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Reach out to us with any questions. We are always ready to help you out. Thank you for dropping by and taking a look at our blog. 


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