15 Fall Mantel Decor Ideas Under $50

Flock your fall fireplace mantel with these high-style, low-budget decor finds.

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August 26, 2022

If you’re looking for a green light to pretty up your fireplace for fall, this is it. Embrace your obsession with all things autumn and treat yourself to some fresh and festive fireplace decorations. Because let’s face it, nothing feels cozier on a crisp fall day than a crackling fire crowed by a seasonally appointed mantel overhead.

Our top tip for giving your fireplace mantel a fresh fall look is to lean into the textures, colors and patterns associated with the season. Add foraged foliage and dried blooms from your yard (for free!), then layer in autumnal hues and tartan accents to bring your display to life.

Ready to shop? Snag our top fall mantel picks in the links below. The best part? You don't have to worry about breaking the bank to create a show-stopping fall fireplace display, because everything starts at $9.99!

$8.99
Amazon

Get your mantel in check for fall — literally. This playful buffalo check and pumpkin garland will add autumnal charm to your mantel in seconds. The classic print and rustic burlap detail play well with other rustic farmhouse accents like wooden candlesticks, weathered pumpkins and whimsical squirrel figurines.

$37.50 $30
Amazon | YourHeart'sContent
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Mix and match these brilliant velvet pumpkins to bring a cheerful and energizing touch to your fireplace display. The petite fabric pumpkins are made by hand and sold in a three-piece set including a classic gray, ivory and taupe hue. Style the trio with brushed brass, antique bronze or weathered wood accents on your fireplace mantel.

$49.99 $42
Target
On Sale!

Happy pinecones and berries pair with petite pumpkins, squash, and lush eucalyptus to create the ultimate neutral fall wreath for your fireplace mantel. The green-and-white gourds and texture-rich pinecones add understated autumnal flair to the fresh, leafy wreath design. Style this stunner at the center of your mantel, flanked by a set of traditional silver or brass candlesticks to round out your fall display.

From $25
Ballard Designs

Prop a few of these gourd-geous glass pumpkins on your mantel to complete your modern fall decor. The eye-catching pumpkins are handmade and boast a striking brown luster finish that catches the light and shimmers from every angle.

$26.87
Amazon

Up the ante on your fall fireplace decor with this autumnal wood tray and votive candle holder set. The natural wood tray boasts a rustic finish and comes with nine glass vessels in varied sizes, textures and fall-inspired hues. Add tea light candles into the holders and style the set at the center of your mantel, flanked by pumpkins on each side.

$16.95
Crate & Barrel

Add height and texture to your mantel display in one fell swoop with this dried bunny tail bunch from Crate & Barrel. The rust-toned bunny tails look chic styled solo in a glass vase and equally eye-catching when used in a lush arrangement with other autumnal blooms.

$32.89 (Set of 5)
Amazon
On Sale!

Create ambiance without creating a fire hazard in the process. This five-piece set includes five battery-operated flameless candles of varying heights. Each candle comes in a contemporary glass holder and is remote-controlled to create flickering, static and dimmable “flames” to suit your mood. Pair the polished group with fall foliage on your mantel for an elegant autumn display.

$24.99
Target

Drape your mantel in the tones and texture of the season. The faux rust eucalyptus garland from Target measures six feet long and creates a striking autumnal backdrop for other accents like plump pumpkins, creamy pillar candles or iron figurines. Pro tip: Snag one for the center of your mantel or invest in a pair to drape the garland off each end.

$20
Anthropologie

Give your mantel the Midas touch with a golden millet arrangement. This dried millet bunch creates a striking statement solo in an earthenware vase and plays well with other preserved florals like bunny tails, yarrow, Papaver, pampas grass and berries.

$24.95
Crate & Barrel

Swap fiery orange pumpkins for this earthy and organic alternative. The corn husk pumpkin from Crate & Barrel is hand-twisted by artisans with natural corn husks. Each pumpkin boasts a woven pattern that adds dimension and warmth to contemporary neutral fireplace displays and traditional designs. Treat yourself to this corn husk pumpkin, then go ahead and scoop up a pair of the small wood chip pumpkins while you're at it to complete the mantel vignette.

From $16.07
Etsy | rosieplustheboys

Achieve the handmade look without the legwork with this unique pumpkin banner. The retro-inspired pumpkin details gradually shift in size and tone for a unique ombre effect. String the sweet design across your brick fireplace mantel, and style with brass accents to complete the cute and cozy look.

$25
Etsy | NivasCollection

Celebrate the season with this felt ball and pumpkin garland. Dangle the garland across the front of your fireplace and style the top of your mantel with a set of black candlesticks, white taper candles and a cluster of black-and-white fabric pumpkins.

$24.50
Etsy | WoodBannerCo

Dress your fireplace in fall's favorite print with this plaid pennant banner. We're obsessed with the ivory, black and camel color palette and how the wooden letters pop against the black backdrop. Choose between black, white or a wood finish for your letters, and pair with a collection of all-white pumpkins on your mantel.

From $21.99
Etsy | HandKDesignShop

Add some texture and interest to your garland, candle or pumpkin base with a set of these sweet farmhouse beads. Each set is handmade with blonde, pumpkin and sage-green wood beads in two alternating sizes, a maple leaf decal on one end and a jute tassel at the other. Drape the beads around your other accessories to achieve a luxe and layered look.

$38
Etsy | WillowBeeSigns

Perk up your mantel with this prize-worthy pumpkin sign. The handmade wooden sign features a smoky charcoal backdrop, retro white pumpkin graphics and a distressed wooden frame ideal for any autumnal vignette. Snag one sign to create an edgy, asymmetrical display, or grab a pair to add charming symmetry to your fall fireplace design.

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