Autumn = foliage, apples, pumpkins, and getting cozy by the fireplace. We’ve rounded up some stylish ways to make the mantle a focal point of your home. And because the drought isn’t anywhere near improving (gulp), we’ve included some great expert tips on reducing your everyday use.

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