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Inspiring and Spooky Halloween Mantel Ideas

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Halloween Mantels

It is now October!  Let’s pull out all our Halloween decor and start decorating for the spooky holiday!  I have found lots of different Halloween mantel ideas and wanted to share them with you!  Some of the ideas are creepy and spooky, and some are just plain cute, and vintage looking.  Whatever kind of decor you prefer, you should make it all your own- grabbing ideas from here and there!

This white mirror stays on this mantel year round.  I love how it gets ‘dressed up’ for the holidays. Plastic chains, cheesecloth, and little busts.
Centsational Girl Halloween MantelCentsational Girl }

Faux candles are always a great way to decorate the mantel, but adding the spiders or bugs gives it that creepy element, along with the black webbing and haunted house canvas.
Worth Pinning Halloween MantelWorth Pinning }

This candy corn wreath is darling, but it adds a punch of color with the black and white witch themed decor.WhipperBerry Halloween MantelWhipperberry }

A printable banner and Halloween print is a great way to save some money. Who can’t resist the glittery BOO letters?Three Little Monkeys Studio Halloween MantelThree Little Monkeys Studio }

A giant skull takes the cake in the middle of this circle frame, with creepy prints on both sides.The Crafted Sparrow Halloween MantelThe Crafted Sparrow }

Add one color to black and white, and you’ve got the perfect accent color.  The SPOOKY banner is a free printable!Tatertots and Jello Halloween MantelTatertots & Jello }

Hang a black owl and some cheesecloth to add a spooky feel to your fall decor.  Of course, there should be spiders everywhere too!Sweet Something Design Halloween MantelSweet Something Designs }

Nothing spooky here, but lots of cuteness with the banners, circle garland and mini bunting!  I love the use of color on the canvas and inside the photo frames.She's Crafty Halloween MantelShe’s Crafty }

If you’re the kind that goes all out, here’s a great visual.  My favorite part is that giant spider and the masks and hats that adorn the pumpkins.Serendipity Redefined Halloween MantelSerendipity Refined }

This entire backdrop is completely a do it yourself project.  And a fabulous one too! House by Hoff Halloween MantelHouse by Hoff }

No mantel?  No problem!  Use black shelving to showcase some bats, a fun spiderweb print and white pumpkins.Inspiration for Moms Halloween MantelInspiration for Moms }

Purple is a great accent color for Halloween.  My favorite part about this whole mantel?  The silhouette photos!It's a Horvath's Life Halloween MantelIt’s a Horvath’s Life }

Sit a bony skeleton on top of a triangle banner made with your favorite Halloween fabrics.Kerri Bradford StudioKerri Bradford Studio }

I love the idea of putting up photos of your children in last year’s costumes!  It really makes a statement.Landeelu Halloween MantelLandee See Landee Do }

It really looks like an actual spider spun its web here!  Take a closer look at those pumpkin heads!Lil Luna Halloween MantelLil Luna }

Turn your mantel into a graveyard.  I love the height the gate pieces give.Madeinaday Halloween MantelMade in a Day }

Eyeballs everywhere will make kids giggle.Me Sew Crazy Halloween MantelMe Sew Crazy }

Use different textures when it comes to decorating.  Feathers, metallic tassels, pom poms, it all works together.
Nest of Posies Halloween MantelNest of Posies }

Drape lace lined with bats across the mantel and add similar color items across.Endlessly Inspired Halloween MantelEndlessly Inspired }

This wreath is perfect for all year round, but it works with the black bats, the banner, pumpkins and skulls so well.All Parenting Halloween Mantelall Parenting }

A not so spooky mantel.  If you can’t find a black leaf garland, spray paint one.A Pretty Life in the Suburbs Halloween MantelA Pretty Life in the Suburbs }

That print is so festive with its chevron background.  I love how the banner matches.Eighteen 25 Halloween MantelEighteen 25 }

That giant spider has got to be the best thing here! And the glow bugs too.Eclectically Vintage Halloween MantelEclectically Vintage }

You can go simple on the mantel with painted frames and BOO blocks.  A Diamond in the Stuff Halloween MantelA Diamond in the Stuff }

Give your mantel a different look with paper medallions and a cute pillow and blanket close by.
Detailed Oriented Diva Halloween MantelDetail Oriented Diva }

This mantel was done on a budget.  Check our your local Dollar Store.Creatively Living Halloween MantelCreatively Living }

Make a burlap wreath and hang it above the fireplace. Chalkboard banners and plaques work great for Halloween decor.Craftaholics Anonymous Halloween MantelCraftaholics Anonymous }

Use all the colors of Halloween with ribbon.  That canvas is so simple to make yourself.Craftaholics Anonymous Colorful Halloween MantelCraftaholics Anonymous }

Apothecary jars are perfect for a mantel to give some height. There is so much uniqueness in that Spooky banner too.Candace Stringham Halloween MantelCandice Stringham Photography }

A giant spiderweb, bats, and black trees make great wall art as well.Balancing Home Halloween Mantel{ Balancing Home }

I hope you have found lots of inspiration to help you get started with your Halloween decorating!

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    1. Oh how I wish I had a mantel! Thanks for the round-up this, is some gorgeous inspiration!

      xo – Michelle

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