11 Festive Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall

Fall is finally here!! There’s no better time to welcome the crisp autumn air than the present. Spruce up your home for the falling of leaves and changing of the seasons with these easy decorating tips and tricks!! 

First: Indoor fall decor ideas… These are easy ways to add a pop of autumn to your every day, most loved spaces!

  1. Grab a few plaid pillows to create a fall haven in any gathering space. 

    TIP: Choose colors that either provide a pop of color for the space (especially reds, oranges, greens, and blues) or keep a more neutral tone (browns, tans, cremes) to unify the space, making the pillows more versatile for year-round use. 
  1. Cozy up your dining room by adding a blanket and a variety of orange, red, and yellow pillows to your seating. 

  1. Decorative gourds are the perfect addition to any kitchen counter! 

    TIP: Place the gourds in a simple wooden or wire bowl to relax an often hurried space. Add some fallen leaves to the mix for some pops of color. 

  1. Create a custom centerpiece for any counter space by using an old antique pitcher as a vase. Add some faux wheat or leaves and a handful of pumpkins to complete the look. 

    TIP: Place the vase and pumpkins onto an old serving tray to unify the centerpiece and give it some structure. 

Second: the front porch. Your front porch gives the outside world a glimpse of who you are and your unique style. Express it and don’t be afraid to be bold!

  1. Go ALL in!! Add a giant wreath, a cozy throw and some festive pillows on the porch chairs, and an assortment of gourds to frame the entryway. 

    TIP: You can never have too many pumpkins!!
  1. Want to keep it simple? Place a large pumpkin on each side of the front door to add a smidge of fall spirit!

    TIP: White pumpkins are a great go-to if you can’t decide on a color!
  1. Proud homeowner? Love your state? Super sports fan? Show some pride by painting or gluing your house numbers, home state, or favorite sports team slogan (Go Tigers!)  to create a perfectly personalized pumpkin!

The last four tips are our most budget-friendly tips and tricks for ringing in the autumn air. You may have to put in some elbow grease but your home will be the talk of the neighborhood!

  1. Brighten up any entryway or gathering space by adding a message board for inspiring quotes or festive drawings!

    TIP: If you don’t have one lying around, that’s okay! You can transform any old frame into a masterpiece by using chalkboard spray paint. 
  1. Create a funky and festive centerpiece without breaking the bank! All you need are a few pumpkins and a variety of leaves!

    TIP: Use ModPodge to découpage a pumpkin/gourd with pressed leaves.

  1. Have a crabapple, fig, or chestnut tree around? Find a vase and then gather your favorite branches from the trees - strip the leaves and arrange in the vase until satisfied. Place the vase on any mantel, table, or bookshelf throughout your home - the perfect way to cozy up a space!

    TIP: Old glass bottles work just as well as any vase for these projects. 
    BONUS TIP: If you don’t have these trees around, no worries! Run over to your local craft store and pick out the berried branches you fancy best!
  1. Stow firewood! It’s as simple as that!

    TIP: The best places are under a bench seat, by the fireplace, or in a bookshelf!


What are your favorite fall decorating tips? Let us know in the comments below!



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