Although I was very pleased with how the mantel turned out, it felt like something was missing. Check out all the Christmas mantel decor details here. I decided that I needed more greenery; more natural greenery. I wasn't able to add a whole lot without having to completely redo the mantel, so I just added a few real Christmas tree clippings to the existing garland.
Here is the mantel before the additional greenery
Here is the mantel after the real tree clippings were added: