No one should bust their decorating budget to get into the fall spirit when styling this mantel, Joni, the blogger behind Lay Baby Lay took the do-it-yourself approach to save money. Wood beads were strung together to make the garland. A DIY wood frame shows off a beautiful photo of her daughter.

Fall mantel decor doesn't have to look rustic. Emily from followed her penchant for panache and added rich metallic touches throughout her fall mantel. A bold circular mirror anchors the arrangement, and vibrant berry-filled vases create balance. Underneath, Emily filled an antique dough bowl with shimmering pumpkins and gourds.

Festive fall mantel décor can really turn your house into a home. Whether you’re in the mood for classic and timeless fall mantel ideas or something more chic and modern, there is truly something for everyone. 1 of 25