Try this strategy, which is one of the easiest fireplace mantel decorating ideas ever: Hang a mirror in the middle and a sconce on either side. Anchor the mantel with a larger vase in front of the mirror and fill in with smaller accessories, such as vases, candlesticks, and decorative objects.What to put on Mantel?
Here are a few things to put on a fall mantel…. pumpkins. cotton bolls. leaves. wheat sheaves. bottles of twigs. acorns. pinecones.What is a fireplace mantle?
The fireplace mantel or mantelpiece, also known as a chimneypiece, originated in medieval times as a hood that projected over a fire grate to catch the smoke.