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Add warmth and charm to your home with these easy fall decoration ideas. Each DIY project is simple, stylish and perfect for the cooler weather.


Fall is upon us, and it’s time to curl up with your favorite pumpkin flavored latte, light those apple scented candles, and get a little crafty. There’s something about this time of year that inspires us to go buy pumpkins and glitter, then pull out our glue guns and experiment with some simple (or not so simple) fall decoration ideas.

Most crafts are pretty easy to do, they just require a little time and patience. Crafting is also a great way to spend quality time with the one’s we love. We’ve corralled some of the most rewarding fall decor projects that are sure to spark your creativity and allow you to enjoy the fullness of this lovely season.

Let’s get started!

1.Polka Dot Pumpkins

Fall Decoration Ideas

Ashley Rose of Sugar & Cloth completely dazzles with her DIY Sequin Polka Dot Pumpkins. She utilizes plastic white pumpkins and shimmery gold sequins to create an array of fun polka dots.

These pumpkins are affordable, easy to make and have major style. These would look amazing on your porch or as accessories for your entryway table.

Read also: 10 Ways to Decorate a Pumpkin Under $10


2. Painted Wood Garland

Fall Decoration Ideas: Garland

Kelsey over at Make It Yelloh (love that name!) reminds us all that being thankful is what really makes the fall season something that we should treasure. Gathering with our family and friends over delicious food and laughter is what memories are made of.

Her DIY Painted Fall Leaf Wood Garland uses the rich colors of autumn to create a garland that’s both fun and festive!

3. Thankful Sign

Fall Decoration Ideas - Fall Project Ideas for Home Decor

Melanie & Steffany of Find It, Make It, Love It created a gorgeous Thankful Sign using unorthodox colors. Mint green, coral, navy blue and gold offer a refreshing and welcomed spin to fall’s usual orange and brown hues.

This rustic yet modern sign successfully injects lively color into traditional fall décor.

4. Burlap and Yarn Wreath

Fall Decoration Ideas - Burlap Wreath

Need a pretty wreath to bring life to your plain door? The ladies over at Crafts Unleashed have you covered with their Rustic Burlap & Yarn Fall Wreath.

This wreath makes excellent use of fall’s sultry browns and creams mixed with pops of orange. The flowers add just the right amount of daintiness to this charming wreath.

Read Also: 3 Reasons Why You Need to Decorate Your Porch This Fall

5. Pinecone Owl Ornaments

Fall Decoration Ideas - Owl Ornaments with Pinecones

Can you say “adorable?” These Felt & Pinecone Owl Ornaments from Lia Griffith are the cutest things ever for fall and winter. This project seems easy enough to make with your kids and Lia provides free templates so you create various faces for your owls. Super-cute!

6. Pumpkin Spice Candles

Fall Decoration Ideas - DIY Pumpkin Spice Fall Candle

Make your home smell like the best parts of fall with Lia Bergman’s Homemade Pumpkin Spice Candles. Her lifestyle blog, Freutcake, features all sorts of exciting and easy diy’s. These Soy Pumpkin Spice Candles feature all organic ingredients like soy wax, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice. You can rest easy knowing that your family isn’t inhaling harmful chemicals. Lisa recommends a bit of pumpkin spice fragrance oil for an even stronger scent.

7. Autumn Leaf Bowls

Fall Decoration Ideas - Autumn Leaf Bowl DIY Project

Simple leaf garlands transform into vividly colored Autumn Leaf Bowls on the Hello! Lucky Blog. Their simple instructions guide you to creating a leaf bowl that looks amazing filled with potpourri, Halloween candies or all on its own.

8. Pumpkin Farm Sign

Fall Decoration Ideas - DIY Pumpkin Sign for Fall

Sarah of Little Vintage Nest brings rustic fall vibes indoors with her DIY Pumpkin Farm Sign. Nothing says fall like going to pick out pumpkins with your family. This sign would look adorable in your entryway, fireplace mantle or on top of your dresser!

Read Also: Simple DIY Scrap Wood Pumpkin for Under $20

9. Succulent Pumpkins

Fall Decoration Ideas - DIY Pumpkin Planters for Succulents

I’ve been eyeing succulents for a while now, so when I saw these DIY Succulents Pumpkins from the Oh Lovely Day Blog, I was really excited! Why not combine two things we love into one? You can spice this craft up by using different color pumpkins.

10. Painted Wood Garland

Fall Decoration Ideas - DIY Hydrangea Wreath for Fall

These gorgeous Hydrangea Wreaths were created by Linda of It All Started With Paint. Cream, brown and yellow ochre combine to create a traditionally colored wreath that’s truly sophisticated. The black and white striped ribbon adds a modern touch.

These fall decoration ideas are ways to get close with your family, show off your creative chops, and truly enjoy the autumn season. Whether you decide to create something simple or a little more in depth, make sure that you do it with love. Happy Crafting!

About the Author

Emerald Lavender

The everyday life of being a mother & wife has its ups and downs, but being home with my children enhanced my love for decorating (pink balloons) and cooking (lunch)! I'm also into beauty, fashion & TEDx talks! Guess that explains why I was a cheerleader & Junior Class Senator in college!

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