How to Decorate Fireplace Mantel: 12 Unique, Stylish and Spooky Ideas to Try Now!

by Kristiyana

Are you, like me, spending more and more time in front of the fireplace as the weather keeps getting colder and colder? Don’t you think it’s time to spruce things up and give a total makeover to that dusty fireplace mantel of yours ? I know just the solution for this problem! Here are some great designs on how to decorate a fireplace mantel, plus some unique Halloween ideas to try for the upcoming spooky festivities!

How to Decorate Fireplace Mantel?

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How do you decorate fireplace mantel? Well, first, you will need to decide on what kind of style are you going for. Will it be classic, modern, rustic, seasonal, etc. ? Your choice. Luckily for you, I have picked out a variety of designs you can choose from, so no worries!

How to Create a Modern Decor?

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If you are looking for a more simple and stylish look for your fireplace mantel, here are some tips on how to achieve it. First, place long slick candlesticks on one or both sides of your mantel. Then add a thin-framed mirror, or a piece of an art you admire, and finish off the look with some elegant flowers of your choosing placed in a tall glass jar near the mirror/ image.

How to Create a Rustic Decor?

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Ain’t Fall just the best time of the year? Oh, I love this season! Nothing better than making some hot herbal tea and reading a favourite book while sitting on a comfy armchair in front of the fireplace in your parents’ new house. Or is that just me? My folks recently bought a place in the country, and sure it needs some work, but the living room is adopted for living, it just required a little makeover! I quickly came to my mother’s aid with this amazing autumn rustic design! My parents have a stone fireplace, so some decorations made with colourful leaves, complemented by pumpkins, pine cones, and a variety of foliage created the perfect rustic look for their time in the country! If your fireplace is not of stone material, no need to worry, this cosy decor will go with whichever type you have, just go easy on the amount of leaves you use!

How to Create a Fall Fireplace Mantel Decor?

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Since we opened the question of fall fireplace mantel decor, let’s look at another variety of a fall decor, but this time something indoors! For this look, combine natural elements like dried wheat stalks, leaves and include golden details to capture that autumn magic. You can add some sparkle with gold spray to a couple of pumpkins and acorns and place them on your mantel. Choose vases in colours like red, orange, yellow and warm brown to place your decors in. Some aroma candles can also fit quite nicely here!

How to Create a Classic Decor?

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Well, if that ain’t beautiful?! I adore this look. While I was searching for ideas on how to style the fireplace in my flat, I stumbled upon this design, and I just had to have it! I immediately went out and bought a round mirror, some tall candlesticks and a white vase to fill with natural greenery I bought from the florist near my home. Unfortunately, my fireplace is not from stone, but I still think the accessories go well with the light sky blue shade of my living room wall. If you have a stone fireplace, you can paint the bricks gray if you want to capture this classic style completely. Surrounding walls in warm whites or gray will go great for with this design.

And now, for the grand gesture you have all been waiting for, here are the best ideas on how to give your fireplace mantel a real spooky look!

How to Create a Halloween Fireplace Mantel Decor?

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Trick or treat, bag of sweets, ghosts are walking down the street! Or are they in your house? If they are, let’s keep them at bay with disguising your home as a witch layer so they themselves have something to be afraid of! Add dark colours, carved pumpkins with scary faces, fake spiders and cobwebs, skeleton heads and old books. Complete your Halloween mantel look with a tombstone-shaped mirror or an eerie picture to give your guests the creeps! Let your fireplace surroundings be in shades of black, brown, green, or orange to make everything in the room go together for your spooky look!

I hope I aided you in your problem with figuring out how to perfectly capture the design you seek for your fireplace mantel decor! For the next time I want to redecorate my own mantel, I will definitely choose one of these ideas! In the meantime, as I already have a cosy and elegant design suited for my tastes, now I am going to need a hot sweet drink to complement it with. Maybe I can try making myself a pumpkin spice latte at home. How hard can it be?

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ong>Just look at that string of paper acorns, isn’t it adorable? 

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Some more classic fireplace mantel ideas

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Add black lanterns and floating ghost figures to scare off evil eyes! 

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Perfect scary decor for a stone fireplace 

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Stylish and spooky at the same time! 

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