Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas for the Whole Year

13 Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas for the Whole Year

Sharing my favorite simple farmhouse fireplace mantel decorating ideas for the whole year with pictures with more than 18 easy DIY fireplace mantel decor ideas!

One of my favorite things to decorate in our farmhouse is our fireplace mantels. 

From holidays like Christmas, Fall, Winter to Spring & Summer & everything in between.

I hope you will be inspired to decorate your fireplace mantel throughout the seasons & everyday. 

If you don’t have a fireplace mantel at your home many of these farmhouse decorating ideas would work well for any bookshelf to decorate!

Fall Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

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Sharing my favorite simple farmhouse fireplace mantel decorating ideas for the whole year with pictures with more than 18 easy DIY fireplace mantel decor ideas! #fireplacemantel #fireplace #christmasfireplace

Fall Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

This year for our fall farmhouse tour I could not wait for pumpkins to arrive so I used the color orange as my inspiration for our living room mantel.  

We love to decorate our home with homemade items. 

We made the fall garland & the Pallet Wreath Ourselves.

Fall mantel Decor & DIY Fall Garland

In our family room, I keep the fireplace mantel really simple centered with a faux fall leaf wreath and our cedar post houses modeled after all our previous homes.

Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas for the Whole Year

In our dining room a beautiful magnolia wreath, a dough bowl with some wheat and candles keep it simple yet autumnal in our fall farmhouse tour.

Stop by to see how we decorate our farmhouse for fall - dining room mantel

Halloween Mantel

I created a simple & easy DIY Halloween with paper bats & surprised my 4 kids when they got home from school see the full fireplace mantel HERE.

Halloween Mantel for our farmhouse

Autumn Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

A Fabulous fall Wreath makes the perfect Autumn Mantel.

Splendor of Autumn Home Tour with Balsam Hill - autumn abundance wreath and faux bois candle holder, dining room fireplace

Believe it or not, I have more Fall Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas including a beautiful neutral Fall mantel with a wheat wreath & more… To see them ALL go HERE

Christmas Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

For our Farmhouse Christmas Tour, I used a lot of red, white and green to decorate our living room mantel with. 

Simple evergreens and glass cloches, candles and oil lamps add warmth and add to the Christmas spirit.

Farmhouse Christmas Mantel

Christmas Home Tour 2015

For our family room mantel I added our DIY – Magnolia Wreath along with our cedar post houses and more evergreens.

DIY - Cedar post houses for Christmas - Home for Christmas Hop / Magnolia Wreath

In our dining room I was inspired to decorate our Christmas table and fireplace mantel using green and gold accents.

Green and Gold Christmas Dining Room and Holiday home hop

I kept this Christmas mantel with beautiful evergreen garland & boxwood wreath from Trader Joe’s, you can see the full Christmas fireplace mantel HERE.

Green and White Christmas Mantel - fresh boxwood wreath and pine garland

Winter Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

I share how to decorate your fireplace mantel after Christmas throughout winter, in this post HERE.

winter mantel decor for our farmhouse mantel #winter

Valentine’s Day Fireplace Mantel Ideas

For our Valentine’s mantel I added a clay heart to our Pallet wreath as well as some heart garland.

Come check out my Valentine's day decor and check out what my friends created for our blog hop!

Spring Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

St. Patrick’s Day Fireplace Mantel Ideas

I accented our St. Patrick’s Day mantel with surprise, green. 🙂

I even added a clay shamrock and some shamrock garland to our pallet wreath.

I am sharing my green St. Patrick's day tour with many of my blogging friends! Come check out how I decorated my house accented by shamrocks and green in our living room

Yellow Spring Fireplace Mantel

After a long dreary winter I was inspired by the color yellow to decorate our spring living room mantel.

Spring Mantel

Easter Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

For our Easter mantel it was important for me to celebrate the miracle of the holiday with a simple cross craft.

Come check out the simple Easter mantel I created using supplies I already had on hand

I kept our Spring dining room mantel very simple with spring garland, candles and white flowers.

Check out my simple Easter table decorated for Easter brunch

Summer Fireplace Mantel Decorating Ideas

For our summer dining room mantel I added one of my absolute favorite seaside prints along with my cow creamer with some ferns from our garden.

Farmhouse summer tour - dining room fireplace mantel

4th of July Fireplace Mantel

In our family room, I wanted to celebrate our patriotism with a DIY Patriotic sign, our cedar houses and some star garland.

farmhouse summer tour fireplace patriotic mantel

Summer Mantel Fireplace Mantel with Greenery

I decorated my summer living room fireplace mantel with fresh greenery. This is the perfect fireplace mantel for everyday farmhouse decor decorating.

Summer is the time of year most of my plants go on holiday to our backyard. However, I always bring a few in to add color to my fireplace mantel. I want my summer mantel to be as colorful and green as the yard outside my window. Decorating with greenery can be easy as pie and totally free when it's found in your home garden :). Check out my summer mantel below along with even more summertime mantel decorating ideas from my blogging friends!

I hope this inspires post you with many ideas to decorate your fireplace mantel throughout the year!

by Tara Lehman

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