Fall Mantel Decorating

I came to the firm realization today that it is actually November. At this time every year, I go into serious denial that it’s getting cold and that winter is well on its way. With the time change this last weekend, I guess it’s time to embrace it. (And is Thanksgiving really in two weeks? YIKES!)

So, while embracing fall, I have added decorating the fireplace mantel to my weekend to-do list. And if you are a procrastinator like I am, then maybe these pictures will help get your creative juices flowing and motivate you to get started…

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Silhouettes are such a tasteful, yet personal way to display your family and are so easy to do your self. Check out a tutorial here to make your own!

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I also love monograms, as you can see from our pumpkin painting session here. It’s also another wonderful way to personalize your mantel design for your family.

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And what says fall better than some rustic reclaimed wood. I am loving these wood art pieces that are becoming so popular. This may also be a wonderful and easy project to put together yourself!

How about incorporating some mason jar candle holders like this from Pottery Barn?

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When I think of fall, I typically think of achieving more of that rustic feel and like using warmer, natural colors. But I love the color contrast here and how the white “twigs” remind me of lightning.

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And, I like this one too, from the Lettered Cottage. I always like their designs and had to include it as well!

Now, I just picked out a few of my favs, but there is a lot out there right now on this topic. Just Google “fall mantel ideas” and take a gander at all of those ideas!

Have you already decorated your mantel for fall? If so, send me a link or a picture and I will feature yours on a follow-up reader-design post!

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About SparklingMomma

Full time Mom with a full time day job too. I love DIY projects, interior design, baking, the outdoors, fun activities with the kids, and lots of daydreaming!
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3 Responses to Fall Mantel Decorating

  1. these are all so gorgeous! makes me want to leave work early, “sick” to get decorating!

  2. I love the mason jars with acorns and candles, so cute!

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