If you are fortunate enough to have a fireplace with a mantel – real or faux – they should be used to decorate for the fall season. Fireplaces and mantels bring a cozy feel to a space and decorating them for fall will bring even more coziness. When decorating your fall mantel, your main focus should be balance. Balance in size, shape and color. A fall mantel can be decorated with pumpkins, candles, lanterns, leaves, garland, salvaged windows, autumn signs, etc.
They are simple to create and you can personalize them. If you don’t have a mantel, you can still recreate these decorating tips by using a shelf or bookcase. You could also consider using a bench to decorate the hearth styles we have featured below. Have a look at the ideas and let’s get started on decorating your fireplace mantel for the autumn season!