Ten Best Fall Mantel Decorating Ideas

With the changing of seasons and holidays also comes the changing of mantel decor.  It is one of my favorite things to do!  Just switching out a few objects on a mantel can really change the feel of the whole room. These Fall mantel decorating ideas will be sure to inspire you.

As I searched for new ideas for Fall, I was not disappointed by all the creative and gorgeous mantels that I found. Between using natural elements, salvaged wood, and warm colors, the mantel ideas are so warm and welcoming.

Here is my collection of the best of the bunch.

Fall Mantels

Fall Banners

1.  The whole fireplace by The Frugal Homemaker.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Fall fireplace decor by The Frugal Homemaker

This one is obviously more than just the mantel but the whole fireplace!  I love all of the old windows, shutters and weathered wood incorporated into this design.

2.  Simple fall mantel by The Pink Postcard.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Simple Fall mantel by The Pink Postcard

Adding a few natural items in a decorative way is a simple way to get a great look for Fall.  My favorite is the white pumpkin on the pedestal dish surrounded by the pip berries.

Rustic For Fall

3.  Rustic Fall mantel by Dimples and Tangles.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Rustic Fall mantel by Dimples and Tangles

Feathers, pinecones and rusty lanterns make this mantel look especially rustic and warm.  The pop of green in the mirror adds just the right amount of color for a cheery background.


4.  Halloween mantel by Positvely Splendid.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Halloween mantel by Positively Splendid

I had to included at least one straight up Halloween idea for Fall mantels!  This is such a fun one with all of the black and white.  I don’t even mind the webs!

Chic Fall Mantels

5.  Vintage Fall mantel by Dear Emmeline.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Vintage Fall mantel by Dear Emmeline

Another simple idea to incorporate with what you have is to simply add white pumpkins or gourds.  The vintage bobbins make an excellent pedestal to give some height and dimension to the arranging of the pumpkins.

6.  Thanksgiving Fall mantel by Proverbs 31 Girl.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Thanksgiving mantel by Proverbs 31 Girl

Hanging a “give thanks” banner is perfect for Thanksgiving or really any time.  The soft neutral colors of this design are so pleasant to look at and can carry through for the entire Fall season.

7.  Orange and white mantel by Denise In Bloom.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Orange and white mantel by Denise in Bloom

Here is another vintage inspired mantel using a lot of orange and white.  The look is quite striking and cheery!

8.  Chic Fall mantel decor by Sweet Something Design.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Chic Fall mantel design by Sweet Something Design

How about this one for a super chic Fall design?  Did you notice the squirrel sitting in front of the word “Fall”?

9.  Lots of leaves fireplace mantel by Centsational Girl.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Autumn leaves fireplace mantel by Centsational Girl

Another option to simply adding pumpkins is to simply add leaves to your mantel.  This look is so fresh, pretty and classy.

10.  Birch log Fall mantel by A Pretty Life In The Suburbs.

fall mantel decorating ideas
Fall mantel by A Pretty Life In The Suburbs

And…I couldn’t have a collection of Fall mantel decorating ideas without including one with birch logs!

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Creating rustic styling on a budget by giving new life to old things and using the beauty that is already found in nature. Read more about me.
  1. Thank you so much for featuring my fall mantel/fireplace! You have some great ones linked up.

    1. You’re welcome Christina!

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