Fall Mantle Decor: 21 DIY and Ideas

“Mantlescaping” is all the rage right now. There are an endless amount of ways to decorate your mantle and here are just 21 of them to get you started…

Article Image From: Finding Light Photography

1. DIY: Fall Banner with Book Page Leaves


This one’s for all you bookworms out there! Add a bit of personality into your fall decorations with clippings from old books. Have fun with this one!

From: Sondra Lyn at Home

2. INSPIRATION: Dried Annabelles

If you like to use a bit of nature to decorate in your home, these are the perfect choice for you. Keep the farmhouse look of the “overgrown garden” as the centerpiece of your living area.

From: Craftberry Bush

3. DIY: Sign for Fall

Made from an old, antique school desk, you can greet your loved ones and guests alike with a word of encouragement! The perfect mix of upcycling and something new!

From: House by Hoff

4. INSPIRATION: Simple, Neutral Fall Mantle Candlesticks

This neutral fall mantel decor celebrates the simple beauty as warm summer nights fade into fall.

From: Maison de Pax

5. DIY: Farmhouse Burlap Embroidery Hoop Sign

Nothing feels more like home than a combination of flannel, cotton accents, burlap signs, and the great outdoors. Make your house feel more like a home with this inspiring mantle!

From: The Wood Grain Cottage

6. INSPIRATION: Fresh Color Palette for Your Fall Mantel

Here’s a fresh fall color palette to inspire not only your mantle, but also the rest of your living space. Let your mantle lead the way!

From: Landeelu

7. DIY: Step-By-Step Guide for Fall Mantle Essentials


One of the best parts about the cooling temperatures is embracing the change and enjoying the best parts of it— making our homes feel cozy and welcoming. And when you spend so much time bundled up on the couch, it’s all about loving your space. This guide is perfectly warm, cozy, and easy enough for us non-designers to put-together!

From: Our Home Made Easy

8. INSPIRATION: Spooky Minimalist Mantle

From: Finding Light Photography

9. DIY: TV Stand Fall Mantle

Just because you don’t technically have a fireplace mantle, doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the cozy features it provides. Here are a few simple ways you can create your own mantel out of anything.

From: Cherished Bliss

10. INSPIRATION: Aesthetic Pumpkin Mantle

It’s not too early to think about pumpkins for your dreamy home. Add them anywhere in your home and enjoy an early fall vibe.

From: Bloglovin

11. DIY: Pretty Fall Embroidery Hoop Wreath for Your Mantle

Doesn’t it look great? And guess what? It only took about 15 minutes to put together. The combination of gold, wood and greenery just work so great together.

From: Eighteen25

12. INSPIRATION: Rustic Garden Fall Mantle

Some people dream of someday having a big pretty garden and a pretty greenhouse, but until that day comes, you can enjoy these naturally inspired elements as a mantel.

From: Liz Marie

13. INSPIRATION: Rich Autumn Colored Vases, Candles, and Books

Sometimes all you need to do to achieve your perfect mantel is to take things from around the house and start reorganizing them. That’s what she did and she came up with two really unique mantels that you can be inspired from!

From: East Coast Creative Blog

14. INSPIRATION: Pastel Pumpkins and Candles

From: Liz Marie Blog

15. INSPIRATION: Cotton Branches and Southern Autumn

Cotton branches might not be the first thing you think of for fall décor, but when arranged in a large jug and surrounded by pumpkins real and faux, they make a sophisticated seasonal mantel display.

From: My Blessed Life

16. INSPIRATION: Fall Leaves with White Pumpkins

From: Dear Lillie

17. INSPIRATION: Nontraditional Grapevine Pumpkins

Those sage green and muted dusty cafe au lait look pumpkins? They are everywhere. And what about little white baby boo pumpkins? Yes, those too. If you’re looking for something a bit less traditional to experiment with, then this one’s for you!

From: French Country Cottage

18. INSPIRATION: Minimalist Pumpkins in a Vase

This takes the staples of Fall season and puts a modern twist on them. If you’re looking to be inspired forward, then this is definitely something you should look into.

From: Craftberry Bush

19. INSPIRATION: Urban Farmhouse Fall Mantle

Nothing beats good ole’ symmetry when decorating a mantel. Be inspired and learn some things about mantlescaping in this blog post!

From: Home Stories A to Z

20. INSPIRATION: Simply Muted Fall Mantle

These types of posts flood my Pinterest feed and I think it’s a beautiful look. But don’t just keep scrolling if you think so too! Try and replicate the look in your real home!

From: Thistlewood Farms

21. DIY: Eucalyptus Bunches for Your Minimal Mantelscape

If you’re lucky enough to have a fireplace in your home, our educated guess would be that fall is definitely your favorite season. To ensure you don’t get stuck in a rut this season, here is just one idea from their most stylish Instagram friends that we’re sure will light your fire.

From: One King Slane

Categories: diy, Home Decor, Inspiration

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