DIY your fall decor and save big $$$. Here are 17 easy DIY decor projects for fall that are quick to make yourself or with the kiddos!
1. Pumpkin Succulent Centerpieces
These pumpkin centerpieces are easy to create using a little moss, hot glue, and succulents. These last surprisingly long – spray water to keep the moss damp. Once fall is over, you can transfer the succulents into a pot.
2. Personalized Fall Door Mat
These are easy to make using plain coir doormats from Target or Ikea. Hand paint the lettering, cut a stencil out of contact paper to use, or use a Cricut machine to make the stencil to add a fun fall-themed message.
3. Fall Garland
Pick out some leaves from the garden and create a simple yet pretty fall garland to decorate. This is an easy project and sustainable as well!
4. Plywood Pumpkins
These wooden pumpkins are great for fall and never go bad like real ones. Made from plywood, they’re an easy DIY project anyone can make. Paint, stain, or leave them natural for a custom look for the season. Fold them flat for easy storage when the season ends. Learn how to make these plywood pumpkins for your front porch.
5. Fall Wreath DIY In Just 5 Minutes
You read that right! You can make this fall wreath in just 5 minutes! The grapevine wreath is the perfect rustic form for fall, and you can grab all the supplies you need at your favorite craft store or from the dollar store. Reuse the grapevine wreath for every season, so you don’t have to buy new. Check out the video tutorial to see how to make it in just 5 minutes!
6. Concrete Pumpkins
Thinking about trying a concrete project? These DIY concrete pumpkins are the perfect beginner project. They are made using dollar store pumpkins, and once your concrete dries you can decorate them any way you want. They’re great on a fall mantle or as a table centerpiece. See how to make concrete pumpkins yourself.
7. Pumpkin Welcome Sign
Use stickers or the Cricut to cut out letters and add a nice welcome sign to the front porch. You can even make these with fake pumpkins and store them for use every year.
8. Easy Scrapwood Table Runner
You will not believe how easy this project is! It does take a little bit of patience, but the end result is totally worth it! It’s a great fall decor project to use up your scrap wood. Tutorial to make it here.
9. DIY Scrap Wood Sunflowers
We love sunflowers in the fall, and these adorable wooden versions are the perfect way to add a touch of fall decor to your home. This easy DIY fall project is made from scrap wood and will take some time to complete, but once you do, you’ll love having them in your home! Tutorial to make your own wood sunflowers here.
10. Sunflower Arrangement for Your Front Porch
Create a stunning arrangement to greet guests. Add some sunflowers to an old milk can or other container for a sunny fall project that will brighten everyone’s day.
11. Rustic Fabric Pumpkins
These fabric pumpkins are super fun to make. Use fake pumpkins or stuff them with scrap paper. Tie up the ends and add a twig for the rustic pumpkins that make great decor and centerpieces. Be sure to pay attention to the folds as you make them.
12. Rustic Fall Wood Slice Banner
Wood slices make great rustic home decor. You can cut your own, or you buy them premade at your local craft store. String them up on jute twine with letters spelling FALL, and you have a quick and easy DIY fall home decor item to put on the mantle, your front door, or anywhere else you want to hang it. See how to make your own fall wood slice banner here.
13. Easy DIY Centerpiece
Real or faux, you can’t go wrong with autumnal grasses as a centerpiece. Grab a basket and arrange your grasses and other fall stems to for a fall decor project that will last the entire season.
14. DIY Woodburned Centerpiece Box
Every fall table needs a centerpiece and this DIY wood-burned centerpiece box is just the rustic touch you’ve been looking for. Don’t let wood burning intimidate you, it’s an easy DIY technique even a beginner can do. Fill it with faux fall greenery and your table will look fantastic. See how to make this fall centerpiece here.
15. Fall Branches
Colorful fall branches make the best seasonal home decor. You can buy faux branches or save that money and clip a few small branches from a tree in your yard. Either way, you’re going to love this fall home decor touch.
16. DIY Cornhusk Wreath
Corn husks scream fall, and this corn husk wreath will look great on your front door or above the mantle. It’s an easy DIY wreath you can make in about 30 minutes. You can purchase corn husks already dried out from your local craft store or online to make your own. See how easy it is to make.
17. Painted Acorn Family
How cute are these little guys?! You can buy acorns at your local craft store and pant them with smiley faces. Sit them anywhere in your home to make you smile whenever you walk by them.
12 Must-Do Fall Home Maintenance Tasks You Can’t Skip
Fall home maintenance tasks are crucial for keeping your house safe and comfortable. These tasks help prevent problems that can occur as the weather changes. By taking care of these simple tasks, you can save money on energy bills and avoid bigger repairs.
33 Amazing No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas for Fall
Carving pumpkins is messy; once carved, they don’t last long. These fun and creative no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas will get more life out of your pumpkins this fall. See all 33 amazing ideas here
22 Creative DIY Wooden Pumpkin Ideas
Real pumpkins may not last the entire fall season, but wooden pumpkins will! You can make them from scrap wood, plywood, and construction lumber. The possibilities are endless. Get inspired by these 22 wooden pumpkin ideas and make your own.
Anika's goal is to inspire and empower beginners with woodworking, DIY, home improvement, and home decor ideas.
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