After a long hot summer I can’t wait for the crisp autumn air! To prepare myself for Fall’s grand entrance I’ve been searching for some fall decoration inspiration.
Beth from Home Stories A2Z has wonderful mantel parties. Her Fall Mantel Party last year had over 100 Fall and Halloween mantels linked up – be sure to check it out. And here are 12 beautiful Fall mantels that are sure to bring the warmth of the season in to your home, while remaining affordable! Find out how …after the break!
Use Fall Leaves 1 of 11This elegant display is the epitome of fall, and that beautiful wreath can be created with natural or synthetic foliage!
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Contrasting Colors 2 of 11Bright blues look wonderful when paired with classic fall decor! Incorporate touches of teal for a fun mantel that really pops!
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Natural Display 3 of 11Decorating for fall doesn't have to be expensive. Display bright colored branches in classic autumn hues, and let nature speak for itself!
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Use Green Pumpkins 4 of 11Make the transition from summer to fall with these small not-quite-ripe pumpkins. The green color is fun, fresh and a great way to use unexpected fall decor.
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Crisp White 5 of 11Balance out traditionally dark and heavy autumn decorations, with a crisp white! Don't have a white mantle? Add white ceramic vases instead.
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Assortment of Pumpkins 6 of 11Display gourds of all shapes and sizes for a beautiful traditional feel.
Learn more at Poetic Home
Fall Bunting 7 of 11I love the fall bunting and the pumpkins in the fireplace. So cute!
Learn more at A Thoughtful Place
Natural Sophistication 8 of 11Small details, like the walnuts in the candle in the Glass votive, and the lovely bundle of wheat, Are great ways of using decor found in nature!
Learn more at The Lettered Cottage
Candy Corn Garland 9 of 11This candy corn garland may be geared towards halloween, but it still makes a lovely addition to any autumn themed mantel!
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Incorporate Bright Colors 10 of 11Using a bright yellow is a fun way to make that leap from summer to fall!
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Display Polaroids 11 of 11This whimsical display is definitely outside the box! Try making a polaroid garland in fall colors, or create your own brightly colored fireplace cover!
Learn more at Thompson Family
Even if you don’t have a “mantel”, you can decorate a side table or shelf with seasonal pretties!
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