Applied Design: An Asymmetrical Mantel Arrangement

Everything in the Room of the Week has been perfectly styled, but in a very casual way.  I particularly love the mantel arrangement.  Its loose asymmetrical balance is perfect for this relaxed, tranquil guest room.  And, it offers plenty of tips to create a beautifully balanced mantel, whatever your style.

asymmetrical-balanced-mantel copyI put together some other examples using the Room of the Week as my model.formula-for-asymmetrical-mantle-vignette copy

SOURCES:

MODERN: VASE | ART | MIRROR | CANDLESTICKS

MID-CENTURY: VASE | ART | MIRROR | CANDLESTICKS

COUNTRY: VASE | ART | MIRROR | CANDLESTICKS

RUSTIC: VASE | ART | MIRROR | CANDLESTICKS

And, if something more formal is more your style check out the post I did last month with a symmetrical formula for styling your mantel.

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