The mantel, in any home, can either be an eyesore or it can be eye candy. It all depends on how you decorate it. I try to have a neutral enough mantel that I can add holiday décor to it during the holidays without too much work. However, some people don’t have a clue as to how they should decorate their mantel for everyday use. Here is a list of seven ideas for decorating a mantel, don’t be afraid to mix and match these ideas!