You don't really need to spend a lot of time to create a decorative motif for your mantle. We have some ideas for pretty, simple, and inexpensive decorated mantles just perfect for your special fall or Thanksgiving party. And you'll be able to enjoy them long after your guests have left.
With a bit of inspiration, easily found materials, and a very little time, you'll have a wonderful decoration for your mantle.
Start with leaves, pine cones, and twigs you can pick up around the yard or in a park. Then add interesting gourds, Indian corn, and colorful mini-pumpkins. Finish off your display with brass, wood, or silver candle holders and candles in fall colors. Voila! You have a sensational seasonal decoration.
- Garland and Mini Pumpkin Mantle Arrangement
Line up some miniature pumpkins, weave in with a garland of fall leaves, and embellish with candles to coordinate with your decor.
- Beaded Fruit and Cedar Mantle Arrangement
Combine beaded fruit with potted topiaries for an elegant touch of sparkle to your mantle.
- Fall Leaf Basket Mantle Arrangement
An arrangement of fall leaves and decorative pots create a simple and beautiful mantle decoration.
- Grape Cluster Mantle Decoration
Clusters of beaded grapes and other beaded fruit are placed simply on the mantle. You can extend it to any length you need.
- Heights and Levels Thanksgiving Mantle Decor
Collect footed dishes and place fruits at different heights along the length of the mantle.
- Artificial Leaf Spray Decoration for Fall Mantles
Spread dried or preserved fall leaves along the mantle and embellish candles, small vases, or small pumpkins.
- Natural Mantle Arrangement
Using a base of seasonal fabric, arrange pine cones, leaves, pumpkins, gourds, and moss along the length of the mantle.
Add a beautiful Fall Centerpiece That You Can Make Yourself to your home's decor for a special touch that will last for weeks.