Thanks to Chip and Joanna, farmhouse decor has never gotten so much airtime as it has over the last decade. Truth be told, we're fully on board. Between creamy soft neutrals, character-filled shiplap, rustic woods, and details peppered with industrial influence, there's a lot to love about farmhouse decor.
The best part, though, might just be how versatile it is. With just a few simple decor swaps, this style can fit just as seamlessly into a home that skews vintage as it can into into a home that feels more modern. Ahead, we're sharing seven of our favorite farmhouse mantel decorating ideas, whether you're currently occupying a contemporary ranch or a rustic country cabin.
1. Vintage Farmhouse Mantel Decorating Idea
2. Neutral Farmhouse Mantel Decorating Idea
3. Rustic Farmhouse Mantel Decorating Idea
This rustic farmhouse look from Layla of The Lettered Cottage is effortlessly collected and relaxed, thanks to the casual placement of worn books, antler decor, and farmhouse pitchers. Get this look in your home by adding an oversize piece of vintage wooden art as a focal point. The brick fireplace surround and wooden mantel don't hurt either.
4. Fall Farmhouse Mantel Decorating Idea
5. Holiday Farmhouse Mantel Decorating Idea
Thanks to a simple color palette, this farmhouse decor idea from Sara at Twelve on Main feels delightfully festive without being overwhelming. Get the look by loosely hanging cedar greenery and wrapping "presents" in kraft paper as decor atop the mantel. Simple, elegant, and casual: The hallmarks of farmhouse style.
6. Modern Farmhouse Mantel Decorating Idea
This modern farmhouse mantelscape comes from the queen of farmhouse design herself: Joanna Gaines. To create a similar vibe on your own mantel, style simple, sculptural plants in large glass vases alongside tapered candles. The end result will be warm and inviting, while maintaining a sleek and modern vibe.
7. Minimalist Farmhouse Mantel Decorating Idea
The shiplap accent wall against a concrete fireplace surround immediately lends a modern, minimalist farmhouse style in Ashley of Cherished Bliss's home. By adding an oversize basket tray as art, she was able to give the vignette a clear focal point while still adding an extra dose of warmth and texture. Plus, we love the way the greenish, slate hue of the shiplap plays off the lighter, woven threads of the basket.