HOW TO PROPERLY USE A MANTEL SCARF

embroidered white magnolia fireplace mantle scarf
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Some people ask is there a proper way to put it on the mantel scarf?

The answer is “Yes”  there is ! Some people think you thumbtack them to the front of the mantle, well, that is a definite “NO, NO“. You will be calling the fire company before the night is over. You actually lay it on top of the mantle shelf, and gently slide it towards the back, next to the wall, and it should hang down over the front of the mantle no more than 9”. You can have a drop on each end of it, or none at all, it depends on your liking. Some people will cover it end to end, like shown in the picture below, with a drop on each end. Others will center it on the mantle with no end drop. The REMOVE BEFORE LIGHTING FIREPLACE so you don’t end calling your local fire department because you didn’t use it properly removed.

At Linens Art and Things, we have beautifully designed easy-care, mantle scarves that can be used for any size fireplace, from mobile home size to the massive fireplaces in a ski lodge. Remember, it’s not the size of the fireplace, it’s the size of the mantle that counts. We have you covered, no matter how big your fireplace may be.

Our mantle scarves come in 16″ X  90” lengths. They are machine wash and dry, no ironing if removed promptly from dryer and hung up.

Below are a few of the different designs we offer, as Christmas is not the only time of year you need to decorate your mantle. We change ours out with the different seasons during the year, as well as holidays.  Now I know you are saying, “ Twice a year is good enough for me, Christmas and one for year round .” No problem we have you covered !

White Jacquard with Coco Lace Mantle Scarf is a great way to add to your Winter Decor with a cozy fire.

fireplace mantel scarf cocoa lace
fireplace mantel scarf cocoa lace

Fireplace Mantel Scarf Cocoa Lace

For the Fall Decor add a beautiful Autumn Leaf Mantle Scarf to your Fireplace.

mantel scarf for fireplace with fall maple leaf
mantel scarf for fireplace with fall maple leaf

Mantel Scarf for Fireplace with Fall Maple Leaf

You can decorate your mantle once you have your mantle scarf in place buy using a nice spring floral or holiday
garland, laid to the back of the mantle, and put your favorite pictures, crystal pieces, candles or intertwine your garland among your other decorations on the mantle. Experiment and use your imagination, that’s what makes it personal.

Some people want and elaborate display on their mantle at holiday time, and just a few simple pieces the rest of the year. Me, I love my crystal pieces, and display them on my mantle, to protect them from breakage from grandkids, you know how that goes !

We would love to see your decorating touches to your mantle, so feel free to send us your pictures and decorating ideas, we would love to see them. Here are a few more pictures for you of our mantle scarves . Enjoy !

Gold Lace on Ivory Mantle Scarf

how to properly use a mantle scarf
White Jacquard with Gold Lace
White Jacquard with Gold Lace is a lovely scarf for an elegant look. 
                           Embroidered White Candle Fireplace Mantle Scarves
Christmas will be complete with this beautiful White Candle on Red Linen Scarf for your Holiday enjoyment. 
Remember, we are always here for you, to answer your questions and help you in any way we can with your decorating needs. We are always adding new designs and accessories

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