Are you looking for inspiration for decorating your mantel for fall? This simple and neutral fall mantel decor uses new and old items for a collected look!
Come get inspired with easy and unique ideas to get your fall decorating started! And check out the other fall mantel ideas linked up at the bottom!
Simple Fall Mantel Decor
I love a beautifully decorated fireplace mantel. One of my favorite parts of fall is being able to add some touches of autumn to this focal point in our living room.
Nothing makes your home feel more like fall than warm colors, cozy textures and an aromatic scented candle.
This year, I wanted to keep things pretty simple. I went with the less is more approach and chose a few of my favorite items to add to this spot. Simple and neutral fall mantel decor.
How To Decorate a Mantel
Last year I used this Hello Fall sign on my fall front porch. I loved how it welcomed visitors by our front door. But, I also feel inspired to change up my decor.
I am a firm believer in reusing and repurposing items I love. I don’t go out and buy all new decor for each season. And I always shop my home and try to come up with new spots for my well-loved decor pieces! So, seeing this sign on my mantel as part of my neutral fall mantel decor makes me happy. And it serves as a daily reminder to savor every moment of fall. After all, it is my favorite season!
I adore mixing new and old items for a look that feels like it has been collected over time. And I tend to use items for their unintended purpose – a lot!
This vintage water pitcher was a gift for our wedding and it is the ideal vessel for some end-of-season hydrangeas. The pop of green adds a touch of life and joy to this fall mantel.
The key to keeping your fall mantel decor cohesive is to stick to a simple color palette. Here I used grays, browns and greens. And I let the pieces speak to the simplicity and glory of the season.
Including a stack of vintage books adds a load of character without confusing the color scheme. And it helps to elevate objects so the look doesn’t feel flat. A simple candle topped with a cloche adds to the look, but the glass keeps it feeling light and airy.
And since it is fall, a few of my adored Farmhouse Pottery ceramic pumpkins are the perfect addition!
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More Fall Mantel Decor Ideas
And today I’ve been joined by some of my blogging friends who are also sharing their fall mantels. Just click on the links below the images to see more…
The Happy Housie // Rooms FOR Rent // The Turquoise Home // Jennifer Rizzo // Craftberry Bush
The Handmade Home // So Much Better With Age // Modern Glam // Grace in My Space // House by Hoff
The DIY Mommy // Jenna Kate at Home // Home Made Lovely // Maison de Cinq // Clean & Scentsible
Tatertots and Jello // A Pretty Life in the Suburbs // All Things With Purpose // Town and Country Living // She Gave it a Go
Hallstrom Home // Sincerely, Marie Designs // Life is a Party // Cherished Bliss // Lolly Jane
This is Our Bliss // Lemon Thistle // My Sweet Savannah // Summer Adams // Taryn Whiteaker
Zevy Joy // Southern State of Mind // Rambling Renovators
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This is so pretty Ashley! I love how you brought warm tones in with unexpected items.
Thank you Sarah! I’m craving warm neutrals this fall.
So simple, pretty, and I love all the texture. Thanks for sharing on the blog hop!
thank you Krista! What a great group of talented bloggers!
Love this neutral prettiness my friend – and that sign is soo cute!! Now wishing I would have bought those candleholders when I saw them last year at Target!!
Such a great find for sure!
Gorgeous! Every little piece is so perfect for the space. Love that beautiful tile on your fireplace too!
I love your mantels. The sign is gorgeous and I love your arrangement. So cozy and fun! Pinned!
I love your pretty mantel. Simple done perfectly.
Thank you so much Dannyelle!
Really lovely Ashley, I love the soft colours you used for fall!
Love the simplistic beauty in your mantel decor, Ashley! I’m loving simple this year!
Thank you Jamie! Yes I am loving the simple decor this year too!