Fall is right around the corner and it’s time to head inside for some earthy tones and autumn foliage! The fall season is the perfect opportunity to entertain your family and friends so it’s important to create a welcoming and warm atmosphere. Once you’ve put away the water guns and closed up the grill, decorating your home with fall décor can be quite difficult. However, we’ve scoured the web for 10 crafty and creative ideas that are likely to inspire your home’s upcoming transition. You can get artsy with a nature-inspired DIY project or you can use an easy accent item to enhance your current set-up. Either way, any of these ideas are bound to add an inviting touch to your homestead!
Fall Decorating Ideas from Around the Web:
Photo Source: Family Sponge
Egg knog and apple cider most certainly call for coasters. Family Sponge has the perfect idea on how to take your coasters to the next level for fall. You can change the way your coffee table looks in the fall by using an over-sized branch to make your own coasters. The style adds a simple and cozy touch to your family room.
Photo Source: Tiny Prints Blog
Adding cute pillows to your seating arrangement is an easy way to make your home feel more warm! A personalized pillow can add a family touch or even serve as a conversation piece when you have company. Add multiple pillows and use different fall colors from a palette in order to make your home feel even more snug. Your dining room chairs or your breakfast nook just might become the new hot spot after you try this idea out.
Photo Source: Jenna Burger
Jenna Burger’s fall-inspired centerpiece is one of our favorite DIY projects on the web. Jenna creatively uses pinecones, petite pumpkins, and leaves to surround a branch that she found in her very own neighborhood. You can use this idea to spice up your dining room without overloading your table with too much décor!
Fireplace Mantel Decorations
Photo Source: Tidbits and Twine
A home’s fireplace mantel is typically the center of attention for any major room in your home. You can decorate your mantel with candles, thoughtful artwork, and little trinkets that remind you of everything you love about fall! Tidbits and Twine used this creative symmetrical style to create an elegant autumn look.
Gold Painted Decorative Logs
Photo Source: Crafts By Courtney
Nothing screams “Fall” louder than storing logs inside your home! However, you can give your traditional bin of logs a chic makeover with gold paint. We found this modern DIY project on Crafts by Courtney and it won’t take up too much of your time to finish. You can even go for a bold look with the use of metallic colors.
Pressed Leaves in Picture Frames
Photo Source: Wit & Whistle
Fall leaves represent the Autumn season at its very best! You can gather some beautiful leaves from your own backyard and press them between books for a week. Once the leaves are flat, you can frame them and add a natural element to your home. Wit & Whistle offer some great tips on how to achieve this idea.
Gold Painted Pumpkins
Photo Source: New House New Home New Life
We love this painted pumpkin idea from New House New Home New Life! Painting pumpkins is a quick and easy way to turn a Halloween symbol into an expensive-looking decoration. You can set up a table at the front door and use a painted pumpkin in your set-up. Your family and friends will feel greeted as soon as they walk through the door, especially if you add some fall treats!
Photo Source: Happy Scraps
Family photographs for the holiday season don’t have to go to waste! Order your photo cards early and use them to create a nice card-tree that can stand tall throughout the entire fall season. We might try this cute idea from Happy Scraps for ourselves.
Memorable Gallery Wall
Photo Source: Tiny Prints Blog
Fall is a season made for memories! Why not turn your wall into a stroll down memory lane? The Tiny Prints blog shows off this beautiful wall gallery full of family canvas and metal prints. You can use a wall gallery in your home to highlight some of the memories that you cherish the most. Feel free to mix & match styles to create a unique display.
Painted Candle Holders
Photo Source: Unusually Lovely
Candles come in handy during the Fall season with the onset of cold weather. You can use craft paint to give your candle holders a makeover with neutral autumn colors. Diana of Unusually Lovely painted glass candle holders with small orange, light yellow, and black leaves. These will make any table go from bland to adorable in five minutes!
We also can’t forget about all of the wonderful fall color options to choose from when you’re using any of the above decorating ideas! According to Traditional Home, these colors will complete your home:
- Burnt Red
- Mossy Green
- Shades of Brown
Once you’ve prepared for your home to be in the autumn spotlight, creating the perfect space for your family and friends will be easier than planning Thanksgiving dinner.
What are some of your favorite tips for fall decorating ideas?