Fall Mantel Decor Using Vintage and Found Items


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Our family room mantel is my favorite one in the house. We spend a lot of time in here and I didn't want anything formal or stuffy on the mantel. So there's nothing fancy here. Just some thrift store finds and found items along with a couple of small new things.
I love using old books and found, unique items in our decor. I had some vintage German beer bottles given to me and I thought they looked perfect as funky fall stem vases, in my opinion anyway.
A few more old books and some faux pumpkins for color and texture.
A funky, free, mid century modern office chair makes a nice place to relax next to the fire. And I have seem to have an addiction to throws like the one on the chair.
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  • JoAnn
    on Sep 14, 2016

    Love this. Don't have a mantle but going to try something similar on my sideboard. And... love those beer bottles, hope I can find something similar!

  • Mary
    on Sep 16, 2016

    Home goods and Ross stores often have lightweight throws for decorator purposes . They are reasonably priced and look pretty thrown over a chair

    • Postcards From the Ridge
      on Oct 13, 2016

      I shop at those stores a lot and find some great deals. This throw is actually a scarf. I share more about it in my full post.

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