8/16/13

Decorating a Mantle for Fall

*Disclosure: I was sent product to review, but as always- all opinions are my own! 

In the past, I have made myself wait until September to start decorating for fall. But this year, I am throwing caution to the wind and starting early! 



Balsam Hill contacted me about reviewing one of their wreaths, and that was all the motivation I needed to get in the mood for Fall decor. 



I chose the Harvest Foilage Fall Wreath. I have been in love with this style of wreath for awhile, but I could never find one locally that was this full. I am so impressed with the amount of 'goodies' on this wreath. 


When I decorate my mantle, the wreath is always the center-piece. Then I build around it with accessories. Getting started, I wasn't exactly sure of my 'theme'. But when I saw the colors of the leaves in the wreath, I decided on Metallics and Nature. (Which really means I want a lot of gold and silver accessories mixed in with pumpkins!) Since the pumpkins aren't out in stores yet, I got started on 'shopping my house' for the accessories I wanted to pair with the wreath. The painted brick fireplace makes a great backdrop for the metallics. 


Details on my painted brick fireplace here
I want to add a few pumpkins too, I am thinking I will spray paint them gold. And then mix in some white pumpkins too. I like to keep my holiday decor along the same lines as my house decor, lots of neutrals with a variety of textures. 



Are you ready for to get started on decorating too? As a special treat, Balsam Hill is offering a coupon just for Crafty Texas Girls fans. Use the coupon code : CRAFTYTEXASGIRLS10 for 10% off your order. Balsam Hill has so many beautiful products on their site right now, wreaths, garlands, even Christmas trees!  




When do you start decorating for Fall

Flashback! -- Here is how I have decorated my mantle in the past.
Fall Mantle by Crafty Texas Girls
Fall Mantle by Crafty Texas Girls
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8 comments:

  1. I love that you are decorating for fall already. We are in the middle of moving but I know once we get into our next house my fall decor will be out!!

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  2. Beautiful mantel this fall, and the other Fall mantels you have decorated. What a lovely house. I have been decorating also :)

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  3. Samantha, your fall mantel is gorgeous! Seriously, I am loving the wreath. It's beautiful!

    I’d love it if you linked this up over at Living Well Spending Less for Thrifty Thursday this week! http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/category/thrifty-thursday/

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  4. Samantha that is one beautiful wreath. So full! I'm not quite ready to decorate for fall yet... maybe in a few weeks when Sept comes. I actually just bought a few things at Hobby Lobby this week to decorate with. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  5. Love your mantle and the wreath! I've been wanting to start decorating as we'll. Thanks for posting!!

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  6. Beautiful decorating, and beautiful room! I'd love if you'd link up to The DIY'ers: http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-diyers-and-our-country-weekend.html

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  7. Very pretty. I like your "not fussy" look for the mantle -- the pumpkins will look good.

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