Halloween Mantel

The 52 Mantels Fall Mantel Link Party starts next week so I am unveiling MY Halloween Mantel today! 

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  I have had the design for my Halloween mantel swimming around in my head since the end of July!  I bought an old wooden window (glass pane intact) at a garage sale and the idea just kind of grew from there.

In keeping with the Edgar Allen Poe theme, I brought the ravens indoors.

The focal point of my mantel is the old window (stay tuned for the tutorial tomorrow!).  It was a labor of love and pain.

  My second favorite part is this beautiful vintage Halloween banner that I found at Joann Fabrics.

The letters are sparkly and the small orange rhinestones add just enough accent.


Next I filled in the mantel with bits and pieces of my Halloween decor.  I threw a spiderweb over some of it for an old dusty haunted house effect.  Then I glued the left over spiders to the pumpkins.




I’m really diggin’ the vintage-y feel of the decor this year.  My usual Halloween-style is more whimsical/glam.  But I just love how it turned out!

What is your Halloween mantel style?


 Linking up to these fabulous parties!
Cure for the Common Monday @ Lines Across 
Craft-O-Maniac Monday @ Craft-O-Maniac
Get Your Craft On @ Today’s Creative Blog
Uncommonly Yours @ Uncommon Designs
Time to Shine @ A Diamond in the Stuff 
Take a Look Tuesday @ Sugar Bee Crafts
Your Whims Wednesday @ My Girlish Whims
Lil Luna Link Party @ Lil Luna
Wow Me Wednesday @ Ginger Snap Crafts
Whimsy Wednesdays @ The NY Melrose Family
Show and Tell @ SNAP
Live.Laugh.Linky @ Live.Laugh.Rowe.
Thursday’s Temptation @ Two Yellow Birds Decor 
Throwback Thursday @ Hubby Made Me 
Thursdays are Your Days @ 52 Mantels
Keep Calm and Link Up @ Chase the Star
Friday Fun Party @ Craftionary
Happy Hour Friday @ Happy Hour Projects
Inspiration Friday @ At the Picket Fence
Link It Up Thursday @ Seven Alive
Artsy Corner @ Artsy Fartsy Mama
 Create & Inspire Party @ A Night Owl
Spotlight Saturday @ Classy Clutter
Strut Your Stuff @ Six Sisters’ Stuff
Overflowing with Creativity @ It’s Overflowing  
Saturday Seven @ Positively Splendid
Sundae Scoop @ I Heart Nap Time
  Think Pink @ Flamingo Toes 



  1. So cute! I love the candlestick with the spiderwebs… did you find it that way?

  2. I’m loving your theme…love how you kept it “current” and the birdcage on the picture window is probably my fav!


  3. Love the Mantel Jill! The black and white theme is perfect for The Raven! Nice job…as always!

  4. Love how this looks… especially the framed bird cage!

  5. Love this black and white creepy Halloween mantle….
    You are so talented!
    You should pat your self on the back!

    Have a happy Halloween!

  6. I love how this looks! Each piece adds such a great touch … I especially love the raven frame :)

  7. Oh my word! I love it! This is giving me a lot of inspiration. I am running behind on my Halloween decor, but I have been planning for white and black mostly. This is right up my alley! Loving the banner – it’s fabulous!

  8. Thanks for stopping by. Came over to follow you back. I love your blog! It will definitely come in handy as inspiration!

  9. Love it! I’ll have to head to JoAnn’s for that banner! Found you via lil luna’s link party!
    http://www.thehesitanthousewife.com is my blog :)

  10. Love Love Love the b&w. Came out great.

  11. I LOVE this!!! Now, this is totally my kind of mantle!! I have several old windows, so I’m gonna head to the garage and whip one up!! LOVE, LOVE it!!

  12. I still can’t believe you got stitches for this mantel :o) It looks FAB though…even if it did give everyone a scare!!

    Thanks for linking up at Keep Calm & Link Up this week my dear!!

  13. This is so cool!! Love every single detail of your mantle…right down to that little bird cage :) Great job!

  14. I love it that’s more chic than creepy ;)… Creepy chic


  15. Love the black and white color scheme and LOVE the bird in a cage artwork. Visiting from the Fall Mantle Linky Party.

  16. very nicely creepy!! Your bird cage picture is fabulous!! Enjoyed your post!

  17. Ooh, your Halloween mantel has the perfect spookiness factor! Love!

  18. Great mantel! love the banner!

  19. Love this mantel!! I love the banner and all the fun details.

    I’ve shared on FB and pinned!

  20. Your window is absolutely awesome!! Beautiful display!

  21. Hello, new follower here! I would love to have you link up with my Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!


    I hope to see you there!



    The Chicken Chick

  22. Love your mantel and all your Halloween decor!! You are so inspiring :) Thanks so much for sharing at Artsy Corner! Hope to see you again this week.

  23. I love it, so clever!

  24. This is an amazing mantel! I love black birds for Halloween. The banner is great too. I would really like it if you would share this on Super Sweet Saturday at swtboutique.blogspot.com
    Have a great weekend!

  25. Love your mantel – and so jealous that yours doesn’t have a big TV over it like mine LOL!

    Visiting from TT&J… Rhonda @ home.made.

  26. I really like your mantel and that window is fabulous!! Definitely the star of the show :)

  27. Your mantle looks spectacular. I love that banner!! The window is awesome, too!!

  28. This is gorgeous! Really love the window.

  29. So happy to see my birdcage design! You are amazing…FAB FAB job!

  30. great job it looks awesomely spooky


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