Enjoy a few fall mantel decorating ideas using natural elements along with rich autumn color for a warm inviting look.
This week I'm joining a great group of bloggers sharing all kinds of wonderful fall ideas! A big thanks to Angie at Postcards From the Ridge for putting this tour together!
Make sure you check out all the fun fall inspiration at the bottom of the page!
Fall Mantel Decorating Ideas
Today's group is all about mantels. This is an area that I love to change for every season and fall is my favorite next to Christmas.
I just love the warm and cozy feeling of fall, when we tend to gather together with family and friends more and of course we want to have our home as inviting as we can.
I started off with this natural grapevine wreath made just a few weeks ago from annoying vines growing at the top of our property. You'd think there was a vineyard here years ago with the number of wild grapevines we have to remove.
I really like the color and texture of a grapevine wreath. You can buy them inexpensively online or at any craft store. One of the benefits of making your own grapevine wreath is that you can make it really big for free.
Next, came this fun and colorful felt fall leaf garland. The rich hues and texture of the felt were perfect for my long mantel. It's really easy to make and I have the templates all ready for you to cut out to make your own.
On the sides of the mantel, I added one of my favorite fall projects. Dryer ball pumpkins. No, I never did use them for the dryer. Instead, I keep them packed away and then they come out every fall to be put on display.
This Gather Wood Sign was originally slated for the front door. However, I really like it behind the grapevine wreath. Since this mantel is in our TV room, this is where we "Gather" so I'm leaving it here. You can find all the free printables to make your own on the original post.
The rest of the mantel is decorated with white candles, glass, and black candlesticks to bring light and balance to all the color.
I also added a few faux fall branches for height, which is often an issue for this lower and very wide mantel.
Overall I think it's super homey and that's what I love about it. I can't wait to invite some family and friends over to gather with us this fall.
P.S. Home tours are great ways to get inspired. You may enjoy last years Fall Blogger Home Tour or this Simple Fall Home Tour of my own home a few years back. You can find them and more on my Decorate Page.
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