Fall Mantel 2012

What I’m sharing with you guys today is pretty monumental in my life.

Seeing as though you’ve probably seen the title of this post and at least seen the first few pictures, you might be wondering why pictures of a mantel are monumental.

The reason it’s monumental is because it’s the first time I’ve ever had a mantel to decorate for Fall. All you people out there that have mantels to decorate every season have been spoiled.

But without further adieu, here’s my first ever styled mantel…

Fall Mantel

I’ll be honest, I didn’t have a real vision about what I wanted it to look like. I had a few ideas, but I basically just went out and bought a bunch of stuff and hoped it would all look good in the end. :)

Here’s the full shot of it.

Fall Mantel from Megan Brooke Handmade

I think it turned out pretty good if I do say so myself and I’m pleased with my first ever Fall mantel.

Here are a few close up shots.

Fall Mantel with Megan Brooke Handmade

Fall Bunting & Pumpkins

I’ll explain some of the details in another post and tell you where I got everything.

Mini White Pumpkins with Wood Letters

Green Bushel: Fall Mantel

Fall Mantel: Shutter

Pinecone Garland

Coke Crates and Acorns

Here’s a wide shot of our entire wall with the mantel and our styled bookshelves.

Living Room & Mantel from Megan Brooke Handmade

Here’s one more shot just for kicks.

Fall Mantel from Megan Brooke Handmade

So what do you think about my first ever decorated mantel folks?? Have you decorated your mantel for Fall yet?

To see a list of where I got everything for the mantel, click here.

Linking up to:

Fox Hollow Cottage

Shabby Nest

Liz Marie

Uncommon

Shabby Creek Cottage

Ten June

The Inspired Room

Home Stories A to Z

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Comments

  1. Danice says:

    Oh, your mantel is really pretty! Good job! I love white; our mantel is white. I found you on Fox Hollow Cottage’s link party.

  2. Claire says:

    This looks beautiful, Megan! So many rustic touches. My favourite is the empty frame with the Fall banner attached.

    Have a lovely weekend!

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