You can create a patriotic mantel easily when you have the right kind of decorations for it. Often times patriotic mantels tend to be used the most around the 4th of July in the USA but they might also be used at other times throughout the year. You can add in red, white and blue candles along with flags over your mantel. You can also add pictures that might be patriot or have the same theme colors as your mantel. Adding a patriot clock and a map above the mantel might even be some other ideas to consider. Check out these 20 patriot mantel ideas.