A look rustic fireplace mantel emphasizes comfort and warmth. Rustic colors brown, green and red are earthy, and one of best places to create a wonderful rustic presentation is on fireplace. Idea of this type of rustic fireplace mantel is to bring a bit of outside inside, giving feeling of adding elements of nature to your shelf. Knowing how to decorate it, you can achieve a unique rustic display. Start with a focal point on mantelpiece. This can be an object, but needs to b largest piece design. A good idea is a mirror trimmed with cedar or birch bark. Another idea that works well for a shelf is a crown.
For rustic fireplace mantel use complementary colors, such as cream beige with deep reds and greens or yellow tones with brown and blue, Shelf is an object in your room should look like it belongs there. Choose decorations nature. One of loveliest ways to decorate a shelf is hanging a wreath on it. Crowns are good choices because they can be rotated to match changing seasons. No reason to be developed in decoration of a crown; simple pine wreath centered on shelf is perfect focus. Another idea is to fill baskets with pine cones and acorns.