Fall Mantel Decor

Autumn - Fall Mantel at Mom 4 RealFall is upon us…right?  I mean football has started, pumpkins are out, mums are blooming, so even though the calendar doesn’t say that it is Fall, it is Fall to me!  As soon as I saw pumpkins at the grocery this weekend, I knew I was ready to decorate my Fall Mantel.  This may be my favorite mantel yet!

Fall Mantel Decor with Pumpkins and a ChalkboardI painted this huge chalkboard last year for my The Notebook Inspired Valentine’s Mantel, and haven’t wanted to take it down…it’s so much fun to change with the seasons!

Draw a Pumpkin with ChalkI wanted to draw a few fun pumpkins for Fall, and found the perfect tutorial oh how to paint a pumpkin on my friend Jennifer Rizzo’s Blog, and decided to follow her instructions, but draw mine instead.  Her pumpkin painting is soooo super fabulous, I’m going to give it a try myself!

Pumpkin Topiary

I had these wonderful wooden spools that I bought at a local Lexington store, Finders Keepers Market, and decided to stack some mini pumpkins on top of them for some fun pumpkin topiaries…cute, right?

Pumpkin Topiary Ivy Shutters ChalkboardI added my Aunt Irene’s antique binoculars and an ivy plant in an urn.

Fall Decor

I took down my fireplace screen and stacked a large copper boiler on top of an old painted army trunk.  I placed my Kentucky Silhouette Dropcloth Pillow in front and added a couple of large pumpkins.

Fall Mantel With ChalkboardI painted some shutters that I found at the Peddler’s Mall and added a few more details, and took a step back.  I just love it!

Fall Mantel With Large ChalkboardI love walking in to the room and seeing all of the touches of Fall…they just make me smile!

What do you think?  Are you ready to decorate for Fall?

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  1. says

    Just darling Jessica. Luv the little pumpkin topiaries :-)

  2. says

    Totally ready for fall – even though it’s like a million degrees here this week! Great mantel!

  3. says

    Love it! I have one of those copper boilers, too….my mom gave it to me when she moved into her old lady apartment.

  4. says

    I LOVE it Jessica!! It all looks so beautiful and the stacked pumpkins on the wooden spools are darling. Well done!

  5. says

    Love this! The chalkboard adds so much to everything else! :)

  6. Patty says

    Did you glue the pumpkins together?
    Really cute.

  7. says

    WOW is your mantel looking oh so spectacular. I LOVE the chalkboard and you did such a fine job on the pumpkin art. Cute Jessica!

  8. says

    I love it!! Love your pumpkin art!!! I’m so ready for fall but it’s still in the 90’s here so I just crank up the a/c!! Have a great week!~~Angela

  9. says

    Love how your big chalkboard is the focal point of your mantel display. Love all your touches of fall.
    Mary Alice

  10. says

    I love it, Jessica, especially the chalkboard backdrop! You’re quite the “ar-tiste …” fabulous pumpkin! Pretty pops of green, too. Did you use your new flash? Great pics!

  11. says

    Ooh I love it all, but the Kentucky ruffle pillow is my favorite– totally adorable! That huge framed chalkboard is amazing. I would squeeze every ounce of use out of it, too! Thanks so much for the inspiration, Jessica! Hope you’re having a wonderful week!

    ~Abby =)

  12. says

    I love your mantle. Once of the cutest things I’ve seen thus far at the Linky Party. You are very talented.



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