Styling the Home

Fall Mantel with Dried Florals

This week in the Seasonal Simplicity Series we are highlighting fall mantel ideas. Be sure to check out the links at the end of this post for 20 more ideas!!

I’ve done my best to include links, near the end of the post, to items you can add to your home.

While the temperatures are still warm here in Alabama, I have seen a slight shift in the leaves behind our house already. Is it the fall color or heat exhaustion?

Either way, the seasonal shift has taken place in our home. Since it’s still early in the fall decor season, I’ve focused on sprinkling in autumnal colors, mostly with dried florals and the mantel is no exception.

Working with a Shallow Mantel

On our rather shallow mantel I focus on creating an interesting collection of items. This time, an eclectic mix of pottery and a few of my favorite interesting treasures.

The black and white pottery on the left features dried florals that echo the colors highlighted in our home this season.

Working with collections

I love finding pottery in unique shapes. While a collection of similar items is also a great idea for a shallow mantel, I love the asymmetrical approach with assorted shapes and styles.

On the right, a black wooden bowl provides a shapely silhouette next to the vintage books and miniature Chinese terracotta army horse.

For a little bit of patinaed shine, a brass cup sits next to a modern vase filled with more dried florals.

To further repeat the black accents, a black wicker basket is filled with faux stems in red and burgundy.

Of course, the main design element above the mantel, my favorite piece of decor in the room, is the Samsung Fame TV. I can’t tell you how much joy it brings me to be able to change out the digital image whenever the mood strikes.

I hope this year’s mantel inspires you! If you’d like to see last year’s fall mantel, check out this post here.

Shop the Look

Dried Florals

Pillows and Decor


I can’t wait to share my Fall Home Tour with you all next week. While I feel like the seasonal additions I made are subtle, I’ve been planning and scheming what I wanted to do all summer.

This week I’m joining some of my talented blogging friends for the Fall Seasonal Simplicity Series. Today we are sharing our Fall Mantel Decor Ideas with you! Be sure to check out all of the beautiful inspiration by visiting the links under the images below.

Warm Earthy Rustic Fall Mantel Decor at The Happy Housie

Elegant Boho Fall Mantel Decor Ideas at The DIY Mommy

Fall Mantel with Dried Florals at Deeply Southern Home

Vintage Fall Mantel Decor at Rambling Renovators

A Simple Fall Mantel at Craftberry Bush

Simple and Colorful Fall Decorating Ideas for Your Mantel at The Tattered Pew

Moody Fall Mantel at Modern Glam

Vintage Fall Mantel Decor at Joanna Anastasia

Simple Modern Fall Mantel at Taryn Whiteaker

Boho Cottage Fall Mantel Ideas at Tatertots and Jello

Simple Fall Mantel at A Pretty Life

Modern Fall Mantel at Clean & Scentsible

Adding Fall Touches in the Living Room at House by Hoff

Simple Fall Mantel Decor at Maison de Cinq

My Fall Mantel: Tips for Creating a Cozy & Inviting Space at Life is Better at Home

Cozy Farmhouse Mantel Decor for Fall at She Gave it a Go

Five Minute Fall Mantel at Finding Silver Pennies

Fall Shelf Styling Two Ways at My Sweet Savannah

Simple Fall Mantel Decor at Dans le Lakehouse

Modern Boho Fall Mantel Ideas at Life is a Party

Fall Fireplace Mantel Decor at Hallstrom Home


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  • Danielle
    September 17, 2021 at 4:19 pm

    I’m always such a big fan of this room in your home. LOVE how you decorate for the seasons. Really love your frame TV – one day I’ll get on! Also love the dried florals. xx

  • Julie
    September 18, 2021 at 6:18 pm

    I would love to k ow your wall colors used, and your fire place molding color? Thank you.

  • Hollie Ryan
    October 6, 2021 at 12:43 am

    Very useful post I really appreciate thanks for sharing such a nice post.

  • johnwilliam
    December 8, 2021 at 1:43 am

    amazing blog love to read


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