Home decorating for the fall season is upon us and I have been browsing inspiration to decorate my next apartment.
The leaves are changing color, the days are getting shorter, and the temperature is dropping… it’s officially the fall season! For many people, this is one of their favorite seasons because of all the fun activities that come with it. But for some homeowners, the fall season can be a little uninspiring when it comes to home decorating. If you’re looking for some fresh ideas to help you get into the autumn spirit, look no further!
Here are 22 ideas for home decorating during the fall season. Enjoy!
I now have a backyard and a real front porch and much more space to work with! After scouring Pinterest inspiration for hours, I found some amazing ideas! I am so excited to share a roundup of my favorite home decorating inspiration for the fall season.
In the past when home decorating for the fall, I have always tried to stick to smaller budgets. Since this decor is used for such a short period of time it’s not necessary to go crazy and spend thousands of dollars. You may want to invest in a couple more expensive pieces that you know will stay in your family for years. But as your tastes change, you can change out the smaller decor that you use.
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1. Fabric Pumpkins
As the leaves begin to turn and the days grow shorter, many of us start to think about home decorating for fall. One popular trend is to make your own fabric pumpkins. These cute decorations can be made from a variety of materials, including felt, velvet, or even an old sweater.
Making your own fabric pumpkins is a great way to add a personal touch to your home décor, and it can also be a fun project to do with your kids. Best of all, when the Halloween decorations come down, your fabric pumpkins can be stored away and used again next year. So if you’re looking for a unique way to decorate for fall, why not try making your own fabric pumpkins?
I think these fabric pumpkins and gourds are so freaking cute! I love this entryway holiday vignette with the rain boots and the hat. It has a rustic yet chic feeling to the setup.
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2. Giant Black Bow
Fall is the perfect time to add a touch of elegance to your home decor. And what could be more elegant than a giant black bow? Whether you hang it on your door, your mantel, or your staircase, a black bow is the perfect way to welcome guests into your home. Plus, it’s a great way to get into the Halloween spirit without being too tacky. So if you’re looking for a way to add a little bit of class to your home this fall, go ahead and pick up a giant black bow. You won’t be sorry.
This whole Halloween mantel is awesome! I love the crows and the trick-or-treat chalkboard sign accents. But I LOVED the big black bow over the fireplace. I also love how this fireplace is being used in a decorative way with candles and pumpkins. Such a great idea! It gives this fireplace a Tim Burton “Nightmare Before Christmas” feel to it. LOVE!
3. Fall Sign With Garland
As the leaves begin to turn and the days grow shorter, many people find themselves feeling nostalgic for the autumnal season. One of the best ways to get into the fall spirit is to decorate your home with seasonal touches. If you’re looking for some inspiration, consider this beautiful fall sign.
Made from natural wood and adorned with a garland of leaves, it’s the perfect way to add a touch of fall to your home décor. Plus, it’s easy to make yourself! So grab some supplies and get crafting – your home will be ready for autumn in no time.
This Fall sign is quirky and cute. I love how it has been dressed with a fun paper leaf garland. It complements that high back bench for this dining table set up nicely.
4. Glitter Pumpkin Tea Light Candle Holders
Looking for a fun and festive way to decorate your home for fall? Glitter pumpkin tea light candle holders are the perfect way to add some sparkle to your home décor. These cute pumpkin-shaped candle holders come in a variety of colors, so you can choose the perfect shade to match your home’s style.
They’re also easy to make, so you can get the whole family involved in the decorating process. Just add some glue and glitter to some plain pumpkins, and voila! You’ve got yourself some stylish and unique home décor that will definitely get you into the fall spirit.
Home decorating for the fall can be easy with this Dollar Store DIY project. All you need is glitter, spray adhesive, tea lights, and some fake mini pumpkins. This project looks so high-end.
5. Fall Wood Sign
One of the best parts of fall is home decorating. And one of the best home decorating pieces for fall is a wood sign. Wood signs are perfect for any home, and there are so many different ways to style them. You can go for a rustic look with a distressed finish and natural colors, or you can go for a more modern look with a painted finish and bolder colors.
There are endless possibilities when it comes to fall wood signs. So if you’re looking for the perfect way to add a little bit of fall flair to your home, look no further than a wood sign! This rustic signage is such a wonderful focal point for this autumn decor vignette.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Taryn Whiteaker
6. Leaves Art
As the weather starts to cool and the days grow shorter, many people begin to think about home decorating for fall. One trend that has been gaining popularity in recent years is leaves art. Leaves art is a type of earth-friendly home decor that uses real leaves to create unique and beautiful pieces.
The best part about leaves art is that it is completely natural and reusable. Every year, you can simply collect fallen leaves from your yard and use them to create new pieces of art. Leaves art is a great way to add a touch of nature to your home while also supporting sustainable living.
This home decorating for the fall project is fun and you can even get your kids involved in gathering autumn leaves and fall foliage to use for this project. This large leaf art is a perfect statement piece for fall.
7. Fall Dining Table Centerpiece
One of the simplest and most effective ways to do this is to switch out your dining room table centerpiece. If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are a few ideas to get you started. One option is to go for a classic autumnal look with pumpkins, gourds, and fallen leaves. You can arrange these items in a traditional still-life arrangement, or get creative and try something more sculptural.
Another option is to use seasonal fruits and vegetables as decoration. Corn husks, dried chili peppers, and colorful autumn leaves make for a beautiful and unexpected display. And of course, flowers are always a welcome addition to any table. Fall blooms like chrysanthemums, marigolds, and aster Add interest and color to your setting. Whatever you choose, remember that the key to a great centerpiece is to let it reflect your own personal style.
I am a big fan of copper and rose gold! This centerpiece was made by Liz Marie and it stunning! I am a big fan of her blog.
I love the mixing of the cotton with white pumpkins with the pops of copper from the Moscow Mule copper mugs and the “Give Thanks” banner. Liz Marie said she got the banner at Target, but I don’t think they sell it anymore. But, this Cursive Give Thanks banner I found could work. This Banner could also work.
8. Pumpkin Spice Mug
Fall is the perfect time to cozy up with a warm cup of coffee, and what could be better than sipping your favorite beverage from a pumpkin spice mug? This festive home decor item is perfect for adding a touch of autumnal flair to your home.
Whether you use it to display fall flowers or fill it with candy for trick-or-treaters, the pumpkin spice mug is sure to bring a smile to your face all season long. So why not add one to your home today? You’ll be glad you did when the leaves start to change and the air gets crisp.
I am a mug collector. Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate are my favorites. They are both apart of my daily routine. So what’s one more mug? This one is super cute and festive. Shop a similar coffee mug on Amazon.
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9. “It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus” Door Mat
One of the easiest ways to get into the autumn spirit is to switch out your doormat. This year, we’re loving the Hocus Pocus Door Mat. Not only is it perfect for fans of the iconic ’90s Halloween movie, but it’s also a fun way to add a little bit of magic to your doorstep. The mat features the phrase “I Put A Spell On You,” along with a decorative border. So whether you’re welcoming trick-or-treaters or just looking to add a touch of whimsy to your home, this mat is a great choice.
I was a 90’s kid and I love the movie Hocus Pocus! So this doormat spoke to me immediately. #NEED for this holiday season. Shop for a similar rug on Amazon.
10. Harvest Banner Sign
There’s no need to be basic this fall – spice up your home decor with a Harvest Banner Sign! This festive sign is the perfect way to add a touch of autumnal cheer to any home. Made of durable materials, it’s built to last through all the seasons. And with its trendy design, it’s sure to be a conversation starter at your next party or gathering. So ditch the pumpkins and Scarecrows – this year, make your home stand out with a Harvest Banner Sign!
I love the simplicity and elegance of this Harvest banner. I found this cute DIY on Inspired by Charm‘s Instagram account. Complimented by the Copper/Rose gold color pumpkin gives this vignette a pop around its surrounding white decor.
11. Gather Themed Front Porch
Your front porch is the first thing visitors see when they come to your home, so why not make it extra special? If you’re not sure where to start, never fear! We’ve put together a few tips to help you create a gorgeous and festive fall porch that will welcome visitors all season long.
First, take a look at your home’s exterior and choose a color scheme that reflects the autumn leaves. Red, orange, and yellow are always popular choices but don’t be afraid to experiment with other shades like deep purple or rich brown. Once you have your colors picked out, it’s time to start accessorizing! Pumpkins are a must-have for any fall porch, but try mixing things up by using different sizes, shapes, and even colors. You can also add gourds, corn stalks, hay bales, and dried flowers to create a warm and inviting space. And don’t forget the finishing touches! A few well-placed lanterns or string lights can give your porch just the right amount of sparkle, while a cozy blanket or two will make it extra inviting on cool evenings.
So whatever your style, decorating your front porch for fall is a great way to show off your home and get into the festive spirit of the season. With just a little planning and some creative thinking, you’ll be able to create a space that’s both welcoming and stylish. So what are you waiting for? Get started today!
Brooke from the Start at Home Decor blog adds some beautiful curb appeal to her house with this gather sign and a variety of pumpkins, pinecones, and other greenery with vintage baskets.
12. Red Apple Wreath
Home decorating for fall doesn’t have to be pumpkin spice everything. Get creative with your fall decorations with this faux red apple wreath. This home decorating project is perfect for anyone who loves DIY projects and wants to add a touch of fall to their home.
This wreath is made with fake red apples, but you could easily use real apples if you prefer. The best part about this wreath is that it can be used as both indoor and outdoor fall home decor. So, if you’re looking for something different than the usual pumpkin spice decorations, try making this DIY red apple wreath.
This red apple fall wreath is a home decorating for fall showstopper and is made by DyJo Designs. I love the burlap bow complimenting this piece too! It’s harvest season y’all!
13. “Thankful” Wood Sign
If you’re looking for a way to add a touch of fall to your home, consider a thankful wood sign. These signs are a great way to express your gratitude for all the good things in your life. And they’re also a beautiful addition to any home decorating scheme. So if you’re feeling thankful this fall, be sure to pick up a thankful wood sign.
14. Pumpkin Succulent Planters
As the leaves begin to change color and the weather grows cooler, many of us start to think about home decorating for fall. One simple way to add a touch of autumn to your home is with a pumpkin succulent planter.
These cheerful little plants are perfect for any windowsill or coffee table, and they’re easy to care for. To create your own pumpkin succulent planter, simply remove the top of a small pumpkin and hollow it out. Then, fill the pumpkin with potting soil and plant your succulents. Be sure to water it regularly, and enjoy your new fall decoration!
This fall decor has a very Southern California vibe to it. We love succulents out here!! Check out these hollowed-out white pumpkins that are turned into succulent planters made by Rachel @ Maison de Pax.
15. Fall Home Decor Printables
One of the best things about fall is that it’s the perfect time to cozy up your home and get it ready for the chilly weather. And what could be cozier than a few cute printables? Whether you’re looking for a little something to spruce up your mantle or some new artwork for your walls, we’ve got you covered with our collection of fall home decor printables.
From stunning watercolor wreaths to adorable pumpkin prints, we’ve got all sorts of lovely fall designs for you to choose from. After all, ’tis the season for being cozy and crafty!
The Paper Love Me Etsy store has the cutest printables. I love this one and its an inexpensive way to swap out seasonal decor. Fall is my favorite season! Shop a similar piece of art on Etsy.
16. Gold Leafed Pinecone Garland
One popular way to add a touch of autumn to your home is to make a pinecone garland. Pinecones are plentiful this time of year, and they can be easily transformed into beautiful decorations. Simply gather a few pinecones and string them together with some twine or ribbon.
You can also add a few fall-themed embellishments, such as acorns or leaves. Hang your garland on a fireplace mantel or staircase banister, and enjoy the warm autumnal atmosphere it creates.
I love how these pinecones were upcycled by Cyd Converse from The Sweetest Occasion. Check out the full tutorial on how to make a pinecone garland like this one on her blog.
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17. Pottery Barn “Knock-Off” Skull Vases
As the leaves begin to change color and the days grow shorter, many people start to think about home decorating for fall. One popular trend is to add some spooky elements to your decor, and what could be more perfect for this than a vase in the shape of a human skull?
Of course, you could always go out and buy an expensive vase from Pottery Barn, but why do that when you can easily make your own “knock-off” version? All you need is a vase or bottle and some white paint. Simply paint the features of a skull onto the vase, and voila! You’ve got an elegant (and bone-chilling) decoration for your home.
Thanks to Angie at The Country Chic Cottage she achieved the same look as a Pottery Barn vase she had seen. These are super easy to recreate and look super festive.
18. “Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice” Printable
Pumpkin spice and everything nice printables is a great way to add a touch of autumnal cheer to your home. Simply print out the design and frame it, or use it as part of a larger home decorating project. Whether you choose to display it on its own or incorporate it into a larger display, this cheerful printable is sure to bring a smile to your face all season long.
Printables are the easiest way to swap out seasonal decor in your living space. Size accordingly and print. Then pop into a frame and you are done. Check out the Snowberry Design Loft Etsy store for this cute Fall printable.
19. Glitter-Dipped Acorns
Fall is the perfect time to add a little sparkle to your home decor. And what better way to do that than with glitter-dipped acorns? These elegant home decorations are perfect for adding a touch of glamour to any room. Plus, they’re super easy to make!
Simply gather up some acorns, glue, glitter, and voila! You’ve got fall home decor that will shine all season long. So get creative and give your home the shimmer it deserves this fall.
I think these glitter acorns would make amazing vase filler or in a decorative bowl for the home. They add some fun to your festive decor to give it a little pop of color. You can find acorns on Amazon and add some glitter of your choice.
20. Mason Jar Wall Vases
One easy way to do decorate for fall is with mason jar wall vases. These simple DIY vases can be made in minutes, and they’re a great way to show off autumnal flowers or greenery.
To make a mason jar wall vase, simply glue a jar to a piece of wood or cardboard. Then, add some fall-themed decorations to the jar, like leaves, acorns, or berries. Hang your vases on the wall, and enjoy your beautiful fall home decor!
I love the rustic appeal of this decor. You can swap out the flowers for all seasons too. You can find similar farmhouse decor on Amazon.
21. “Hello Pumpkin” Front Door Mat
The “Hello Pumpkin” Front Door Mat is the perfect way to add a touch of autumn to your home. The mat is made of durable coir fiber, which helps to trap dirt and moisture. The rich colors and cheerful design are sure to welcome visitors to your home.
Additionally, the mat features a non-slip backing, making it safe for all types of weather. Whether you’re looking for a new doormat or simply want to update your home decor for fall, the “Hello Pumpkin” Front Door Mat is an excellent choice.
This doormat is super sweet and perfect for the fall season. I love this cute phrase as an entryway to my home. If I had this doormat it would make me smile every time I saw it. Check out many other similar doormat ideas. Here is a similar one on Amazon.
22. Gold Dipped Feathers Garland and Mantel Decor
For those who want to add a touch of autumnal elegance to their home, a gold-dipped feather garland is a perfect choice. This stylish garland can be hung on a mantelpiece or in a window, and it will instantly transform any room into a warm and inviting space.
The best part is that gold-dipped feathers are relatively easy to find and relatively inexpensive, making them an ideal option for those on a tight budget. So if you’re looking for a way to bring the beauty of fall into your home, consider decoration with gold-dipped feathers.
I love the simplicity of this idea. This garland could also work for winter if you stick with the color palette. You can either DIY this garland or purchase gold-dipped feathers online via Amazon.
Fall is one of my favorite seasons and I love decorating for it! I’ve gathered up some easy and inexpensive ideas for you to try this year. Whether you want to make something or buy something, there are plenty of great options out there.
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