Fall Mantel Decorations

September 25, 2012 by 53 Comments

It’s that time of year again.  Time to start thinking about Fall Mantel Decorations.  As I was putting together my fall wreath, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with my extra mini-pumpkins!  An adorable little garland for my mantle.  I love how it’s a simple touch of fall attached to  jute string using my favorite little hot glue gun. My mantel wouldn’t be the same without it.

Do you remember my DIY fence mantel art from a while back?  I loved it so much.  Well, it got a little makeover!  Stud and I took the Dremmel to it and had some fun.  I’m loving the new look with my fall mantel decorations.  I think this is my favorite deer head ever and it totally pops up against the white mantel and fireplace.  I haven’t regretted painting my mantle and fireplace for even one second.

My vintage candelabra will forever be a staple in my home.  I love it when home decor offers a touch of surprise and this candelabra has a way of doing that wherever it lands.  Partly because of it’s ornate vive and partly because of it’s chippy paint.

My pumpkins stacked add just the right touch of fall to the mantel.  My sweet pumpkins stretched out on this lovely canvas totally make me smile, too.

Oliver is all decked out, too with a one of a kind pumpkin and jute collar.

Welcome to fall, sweet friends!  I hope your leaf crunching, caramel apple eating, pumpkin patch visiting, season of life is super blessed!

I love the look of bright white with reclaimed wood!?!  Here’s a little vignette from a recent, super fun $4.99 wire bowl find.  I love the handles so much.  What Fall Mantel Decorations do you plan on incorporating this year?!  Last year I showed you my nature fall mantel…Yes, I have a thing for Antlers!

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53 Responses to “Fall Mantel Decorations”
  1. Very cute, Aimee! I love your pops of orange and yellow. Happy Fall!

  2. I LOVE you mantle! It’s so my style.

  3. cassie says:

    love it! it looks so light and airy and whimsical, yet a little rustic, too!

  4. Kim says:

    That looks great, Aimee. Love what you did to the planks.

  5. Megan says:

    It looks gorgeous! What a cute idea to make that garland. The old fence boards look so beautiful.

  6. Cynthia says:

    I love the old fence and boards. Everything looks festive.

    Cynthia

  7. Pam Lapere says:

    THAT. IS. WAY. COOL. Best reindeer award!

  8. LOVE your rustic, simple and modern look next to those cute little pumpkins! (The ones that make you smile!)

  9. Love the white and wood. I am still debating if we should paint our mantel. Yours looks lovely!!

    http://sugarspiceliving.blogspot.com/2012/09/fall-mantel-debate.html

  10. homastyle says:

    We have deer and elk, mostly elk, in our yard daily and our creation of an deer head is my favorite ever! I may have to try one.
    Homa Style is having a No Orange Autumn Display Link Party tomorrow on Wednesday and would love to see your creation there. Here’s the link…
    http://homastyle.com/wp/2012/09/25/no-orange-autumn-decor/
    Hope to see your deer at the party!

  11. Wendy says:

    Very cool! I love the texture the fence brings!

  12. Everything looks really great! I first read the wire bowl price as $499. I was thinking that while it looks very nice, that sure was a lot of money. Yeah, it is time for me to go to sleep…or something!

  13. Love your antlers! And I agree on the candelabra! I have a little candlestick collection and they are so versatile! Visiting via Centsational Girl!

  14. Vanessa says:

    It looks so awesome Aimee!!! That deer head cut out is seriously incredible and the entire mantel is so wonderful. Well done girl! :-)
    Vanessa

  15. The deer head cut-out is a great idea – the white background is a perfect contrast to the rough wood.

  16. Honey says:

    Adore your “deer head”! Now that’s creativity!

  17. Linda@Coastal Charm says:

    Aimee,
    Looks GREAT..love the tiny pumpkins and family pic!

    Blessings,
    Linda

  18. Love the tiny pumpkins and the kiddos are toooooo precious! In love with the wire basket! It’s perfect. Thank you for sharing. Saw you over at Creations by Kara. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. http://thededicatedhouse.blogspot.com/2012/09/make-it-pretty-monday-week-16.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  19. What a great fall mantle! I love the pumpkin garland!

  20. Honey says:

    Thank you for sharing your fabulous Fall inspiration and creativity at Potpourri Friday!

  21. Barbara says:

    I love this mantel Amy! So rustic! Pinning!!

  22. Beautiful Aimee!!! Love the wood against the white! The deer cutout is amazing!! ;)

  23. Great look for the mantel! The candelabra is a beautiful piece, and love the wood deer cut-out!

  24. Taunnie says:

    Wow, wow, wow! Love the DIY fence mantel art, deer head cutout :). Got me thinking that’s exactly what my mantel needs.

  25. aimee says:

    wow, i love your mantle it would be great if you came and linked it up at http://www.twiggstudios.com/2012/09/sunday-show-off-linky-party_29.html

    thankyou aimee xxx

  26. Wow, great mantel. I love the weathered wood deer cutout!

  27. Rosemary says:

    The deer head is such an awesome statement piece. Great mantel.

  28. Tanya says:

    Aimee, I love, love, love your mantel. I want the ceramic dog and the deer, and the mantel itself, and the garland, and…it’s fabulous :)

    Hugs, Tanya

  29. April @ illistyle says:

    Super Cute! I love your grey hound next to the fireplace. My grandmother (who is super amazingly craft since way back) has had a rad grey hound next to her white fireplace for years. I have always admired him and her for being awesome enough to decorate with a life-size ceramic dog. You now have my deepest respect and affection. xoxo

  30. Heidi says:

    Simple and awesome. My weekly linky party–One Creative Weekend–has gone spooky this week in honor of my thirteenth party. If you haven’t already, I hope you’ll visit “One Creative Weekend” on OneCreativeMommy.com (open every Fri-Wed) and link up this idea and anything else you’d like to share. (You can include non-Halloween posts as well, but feel free to link up as many Halloween-themed posts as you like.) There are two categories—one for Halloween and one for everything else.

  31. Emily says:

    I love what you did with the pallet and the cutting out of a shape. I might not do a deer but I may have to use this for my mantel design next month. Thanks for giving me some inspiration.

  32. Liz says:

    Amazing stuff! How DO you do it!? The little mini pumpkins on jute remind me of pom poms and how sweet! You are right, they pop like crazy in the best way. The whole thing is fabulous and how brave to cut out the dear head on the wood. Genius! Just genius!
    Liz

  33. Hi There! Came on by from Cozy Little House. Cute pumpkin bunting. I am in LOVe with your barn wood deer, tho. WOW!

  34. Your reclaimed deer head art is AMAZING!!! I need to make one of these asap. Scrap that…my hubby needs to make one of these for me asap!~ Running out to buy him a dremel thingy right now…..

  35. Sara Pliske says:

    Aimee – I love your fall mantel. The dear head cut out in the old fencing is stunning. I love the sweet pumpkin garland too! You are a true talent!!

    I came over via Stonegable’s Tutorials, Tips and Tidbits :)

    Blessings – Sara

  36. Oh my goodness I love this!! I have done a few pallet projects but haven’t ever seen one like this! If I had a mantel, or even just room in my house you better bet that I would be using this as inspiration! Hope you don’t mind that I share on my facebook page :)

  37. Honey says:

    You are featured today at Potpourri Friday at 2805!

  38. I am so inspired by the fence board art. We have a load of barn wood and I’m trying to figure out what we should dremmel. ;) found you via Centsationsl Girl.

  39. Crystelle says:

    The deerhead is hilarious! So hunting decor, but MUCH better! so chic …………….

  40. The deer silhouette is fantastic. What a fabulous idea. Thanks for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  41. Aimee, I just love your brain! You always come up with the BEST ideas! That deer head cutout is too much. Once again, you’re featured in my Friday I’m In Love favorites!

    http://socialsalutations.blogspot.com/2012/10/friday-im-in-love-with-fall-decor.html

    Have a great weekend!

    xoxo
    Jenn

  42. So cool…LOVE that deer heat cut out!! Laurel

  43. Lisa says:

    LOVE the mantel art and the jute garland. Very creative!

  44. Alaina says:

    How clever with the deer head cutout. Love the idea, great mantel.

  45. AutumnJo says:

    OMG – love the fence board deer head!

  46. Love it! The deer head cutout is the perfect touch for this very cool mantel. So creative, Aimee!

  47. Kathryn says:

    I love the deer cutout! Very cool!

  48. Aimee H says:

    I was wondering if you would be willing to make and sell one of the deer head mantel fence pieces and if so for how much.

  49. I love your deer cut out! So original and creative!

    I found your site through Centsational Girl. I would love if you would come check out my blog!

    http://www.thesidewayshouse.com

  50. Stunning! That deer head cut out is awesome! And what a cute little garland. I love your style, Aimee! Hope you have a wonderful week!

    ~Abby =)

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