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  1. I’ve downsized and the TV is now on the mantle and there is a recessed wall behind it. My question is how to decorate the wall behind the TV that won’t be distracting- clock? Mirror? Pictures?

  2. I’m trying to do this right now and it’s been a pain! I’ve been wanting a plant like that for my mantel because I love the look and distracts from the tv – do you know what kind it is?

    1. Hi Suzanne – Yes, it’s a pothos! Super easy and low-maintenance!

  3. You mantel area looks beautiful. I think you answer the questions around decorating a mantel with a TV above it perfectly. For sure it is a challenge, but you have done it beautifully.

  4. Such great tips! I’ve never had to place a tv above a mantel, but I’m sure it presents its own set of challenges. You did it brilliantly! I love the idea of a live plant draping down.

  5. TVs are never fun to decorate around, but we all have them and have to work around them. I love all of your tips for making “the big black box” look more pretty in a space! Thanks for sharing!

  6. There are so many people that need these tips, Amanda, great job on this post. I love it when things are beautiful and functional and I can’t wait to see more. Hugs, CoCo