Autumn Mantel


I finally broke down and put up our Autumn mantle decor…it dipped down into the 60s last weekend and I couldn’t resist! Plus college football starts Saturday and whats screams “Fall” more than that?!

autumn fall mantle decor pumpkins wheat burlap canvas orange cream white brown neutral

I’m very happy with the way it turned out. For the last few years I have been trying to shop the sales just after the big holidays for clearance decor and it paid off with this mantle. The tiny pumpkins were a craft store clearance item and the vine pumpkin was from Target two years ago. The wheat stalks were leftovers from a wreath I made two years ago.

To make the banner I cut scraps of burlap runner and canvas to the desired size. I distressed the edges of the canvas by pulling the threads to give it a more rustic look. Then I spray painted some chipboard scrapbooking letters with oil rubbed bronze spray paint and hot glued it all together. Then I strung them up by threading jute through the holes in the burlap.

autumn fall neutral mantle orange white cream pumpkins vines natural

Have you decorated for Fall yet?

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  1. says

    Melissa—very nicely done! I also like to find deals at the end of the season. When you pull them out the next year it’s almost like Christmas! I love the sparkle on the little pumpkins. The burlap bunting is really cute too. I might have to try that. Thanks for sharing.


  2. says

    Love the neutral colors of your mantle! I have these Tar-jay pumpkins too, love their texture! The banner is the icing on the cake and is a great way to use leftover pieces of material! Very inexpensive mantlescape you designed but looks so high-end boutiquish!! Great work :)


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