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Try one of these back to school mantels to add a touch of flair and excitement to your home during the back to school season.

More back to school fun: printable first day signs, built-in bookcase desk, and if you need a mantel, try a faux mantel.

As much as I like the summer, I can’t wait for school to start so I can work on a beautiful back to school mantel for my kids. This year I ran out of inspiration so I decided to search on Pinterest for new ideas. I found so many beautiful and easy to make back to school mantels that I can’t wait to share with you.

Set the mood for back to school by decorating your mantel in style. 17 Back to School Mantel Decorating Ideas via Remodelaholic.com

I put together a list of 16 beautiful back to school mantels that I’m sure you’re going to love. From fall-themed mantels to colorful and/or vintage looking ones, I’m sure there’s something in this list that can fit into your home.

  1. Fall Mantel from The Kim Six Fix
  2. Get On The Right Bus from Hollyhocks & Honeybees
  3. Autumn Harvest Mantel from The Kim Six Fix
  4. Budget Scholarly Mantel from Ask Anna
  5. School Time Mantel from She’s Crafty
  6. Globe Mantel from Our Life In A Click
  7. Books and More Mantel from Organize and Decorate Everything
  8. Chalkboard Vignette Mantel from The Painted Home
  9. Learning Chalkboard Mantel from A Few Miner Adjustments
  10. How To Decorate A Mantel from Hollyhocks & Honeybees
  11. A Pretty & Frugal August Fireplace Mantle from A Cultivated Nest
  12. School Map Mantle from The Crafted Sparrow
  13. Vintage Look Mantel from Organize and Decorate Everything
  14. Free Printable for a School Themed Mantel from Amanda’s Parties To Go
  15. Teal Themed Mantel from Nesting In The Blue Grass
  16. School Photos Mantel Display from landeelu.com

Which one was your favorite? There are so many great and inspiring ideas for the perfect look.

More back to school ideas:
Organization Ideas for School Time
School Lunch Ideas
Decorating Ideas

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It's August! Get ready to set the mood for back to school by decorating your mantel in style. 17 Back to School Mantel Decorating Ideas via Remodelaholic.com

Bring new life to your mantel for back to school with these creative back to school mantel ideas!

Originally Posted 08.29.2016 // Updated 07.29.2020

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