41 DIY Fall Decor Ideas for All Around the House

Kristin Hohenadel
41 DIY Fall Decor Ideas for All Around the House
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Foraged Fall Arrangement

foraged fall arrangement

Most Lovely Things

This generous DIY fall arrangement from Most Lovely Things was made from foraged botanicals that were washed and dried in the sun before assembling.

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Moody Fall Wreath

moody diy fall wreath

Made in a Day

This fall wreath from Made in a Day came together with dried eucalyptus stems and a dark purple pumpkin that complement the gray wall for a moody take on DIY fall decor.

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Felt Leaf Wall Hanging

felt leaf wall decor

A Beautiful Mess

This simple DIY fall leaf wall hanging from A Beautiful Mess is made by cutting felt leaves using a simple template and attaching them to a wood dowel using twine and simple stitching. The inexpensive project can be tailored to fit any space.

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Fall-Themed Bar Cart

fall bar cart

Modern Glam

Not every DIY project requires a glue gun or a power drill. Modern Glam styled this bar cart for fall with warm copper and orange accents, pumpkins, and candles for a DIY take on the season that is easy for anyone to emulate.

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DIY Skull Vase

diy halloween skull vase

The Merrythought

For a touch of the macabre in honor of Halloween, this “spooky and sweet” vase filled with a generous fall flower arrangement is a simple DIY made from a plastic skull from The Merrythought.

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Color-Wrapped Wheat Bundle

diy color wrapped wheat bundles

Inspired By Charm

Decorating with dried wheat stalks is a simple way to bring fall vibes to a neutral space. Inspired By Charm used wheat bundles as a base for a Thanksgiving table centerpiece, adding color by wrapping them with embroidery floss and placing them in a clear glass vase.

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Cloche Pumpkin Mantel

diy fall mantel decor ideas

Liz Marie Blog

Blogger Liz Marie created a rustic DIY fall arrangement on her farmhouse mantel that makes a statement. She piled pumpkins under large cloches, filled antique urns sourced at antique shops and flea markets with feathers, and chose a fall-themed Frame TV still life to finish off the rustic autumnal vignette.

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DIY Throw Pillow Covers

diy painted fall throw pillow covers

My 100 Year Old Home

Throw pillow covers are an inexpensive way to decorate the living room for a changing season. My 100 Year Old Home chose to celebrate the festive fall superfruit that is the pomegranate by making hand-painted throw pillow covers that are finished off with free motion embroidery. The throw pillow covers are complemented by bunches of faux pomegranate stems scattered throughout the room.

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Foraged Twig Decor

sustainable diy fall decor

Lobster and Swan

Lobster and Swan foraged a large twig from a birch tree in the backyard and used it to decorate the suspended bedside light in this English country cottage bedroom. The natural scavenged decor is earth- and wallet-friendly, complementing the warm terracotta wall paint, live edge DIY nightstands made from elm wood, and dried wild grasses from the garden for a warm and cozy autumnal look.

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Papier Mâché Centerpiece

diy papier mache fall centerpiece

Finding Lovely

Finding Lovely made inexpensive DIY painted papier mâché pumpkins centerpieces using store-bought pumpkins and acrylic paints in muted shades of green and brown, then cutting off the tops with a serrated knife to create vases of various sizes. This is a simple project to dress up an outdoor table to start the school year or celebrate the season depending on the climate where you live.

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Paper Leaf Fall Garland

diy crepe paper fall leaf garland

The House That Lars Built

Bring the spirit of the outdoors inside with this DIY paper leaf fall garland from The House That Lars Built. The garland is made with crepe paper in eight colors ranging from brown to metallic gold, orange, and magenta. The leaves are cut out using a template and assembled with floral wire and a glue gun. The finished garland is a flexible decor piece that can be draped over a chair, on a mantel, down the center of a dining table, or hung on the wall or anywhere your home needs a fall pick-me-up.

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Easy Fall Centerpiece

easy diy fall table centerpiece

Most Lovely Things

Most Lovely Things made a simple fall centerpiece with apples and hydrangeas that has a natural and organic feel perfect for casual entertaining. The nearly free project came together with old terracotta pots that lend the table a cottage feel. You can make as many as you like depending on your table size.

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Concrete Pumpkins

diy concrete pumpkin decorations

Sugar and Charm

Sugar and Charm made these minimalist DIY concrete pumpkin decorations that can work anywhere from the front porch to a Thanksgiving table. The pumpkins were made using silicone molds and can be painted or left bare for a neutral modern look. The faux pumpkins are easy to store once the season is over.

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Jack-o-Lantern Diffuser

diy fall diffuser jack o lantern

Most Lovely Things

Most Lovely Things drilled a hole in the back of a store bought metal jack-o’-lantern to make a decorative cover for an essential oil diffuser that glows with Halloween spirit in this bright white kitchen.

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Natural Feather Wreath

diy fall feather wreath

Inspired By Charm

Natural feathers, dried wheat stalks, and rust-colored bunny tails come together in this rustic fall wreath from Inspired By Charm. The indoor wreath can be hung anywhere from a vintage cabinet to a window, wall, or used to decorate a holiday table.

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Neutral Pumpkin Doormat

diy fall pumpkin doormat

The Merrythought

Grab a utility knife and turn a simple doormat into an ode to fall, as The Merrythought did here. Trim the mat into the shape of a pumpkin, and use black paint to add definition to the design. The doormat is complemented by a jumble of neutral-toned pumpkins for an understated feel that will please both kids and grownups.

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Faux Fall Flower Wreath

faux fall flower wreath diy

Finding Lovely

Finding Lovely made this front door wreath with a grapevine frame embellished with faux white magnolias and real dried bundles of grasses and seed pods to add a natural element.

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Pumpkin Candle Holders

diy fall pumpkin candle holders

Modern Glam

These DIY pumpkin candle holders from Modern Glam are a low lift project that will make an impact on your fall table, perfect for a sophisticated take on Halloween, Thanksgiving, or throughout the season. All it took was cutting out the stems from heirloom pumpkins with the sharp tip of a potato peeler, dripping wax into the carved-out hole, and placing a taper candle in the prepared pumpkin.

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Cork Leaf Coasters

diy fall leaf cork coasters

Inspired By Charm

Cork is a natural and sustainable material that can be used to make all sorts of DIY decor, including these fall leaf-shaped coasters and trivets from Inspired By Charm.

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Fall Yellow Front Door

fall front door makeover

Most Lovely Things

Most Lovely Things painted the front door for Halloween with India Yellow by Farrow & Ball. The orange-y mustard tone complements earthy fairytale pumpkins arranged on the front porch, but is versatile enough to work year round.

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Golden Mushroom Candelabra

golden mushroom candelabra

Liz Marie Blog

Blogger Liz Marie modeled this DIY mushroom candelabra on a more expensive store-bought piece. The project came together for around $35, less than a tenth of the price of the readymade version. She attached mini mushrooms, faux Queen Anne’s Lace and fuschia berries and wood candle cups to a wood base, then spray painted it gold for a festive feel that would work anywhere from a fireplace mantel to a coffee table or holiday dining table centerpiece.

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Neutral Halloween Shelves

diy halloween shelves

@home.and.spirit / Instagram

Home and Spirit stuck to a black-and-white palette when decorating these Halloween shelves for a high-impact but neutral look that keeps the styling cohesive so that it’s pleasing for trick-or-treat-loving folks of all ages.

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Foraged Fall Sunflowers

foraged sunflower flower arrangement

The House That Lars Built

The House That Lars Built made this golden DIY fall table centerpiece from foraged fall sunflowers, filling it out with sagebrush, dried thistle, mums, chamomile centers, and golden rod. The vibrant flower arrangement is the center of a fall table here paired with amber glassware, natural wood accents, and a yellow linen tablecloth, but would work just as well on its own on a mantel, kitchen island, or entryway console table.

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DIY Fall Entryway Display

neutral fall entryway decor

Finding Lovely

Finding Lovely created a simple and quick DIY fall entryway arrangement made with wheat bundles, real pumpkins, and foraged leaves. The symmetrical arrangement and pale palette blends in with the neutral decor of the space while marking the season.

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Dried Flower Napkin Rings

diy fall dried flower napkin ring

Inspired By Charm

Inspired By Charm made DIY dried flower napkin rings to dress up an outdoor fall table setting with a burst of natural color. The 30-minute project came together using fresh strawflowers, pink and purple gomphrena, and craspedia that had been harvested from the backyard and dried for three weeks; vine-covered wire; and glue. If you don’t have a flower garden of your own, you can substitute store-bought dried flowers of your choosing for a similar effect.

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Faux Pumpkin Lanterns

diy faux pumpkin lanterns

Modern Glam

These DIY faux pumpkin lanterns from Modern Glam were made from craft pumpkins in various sizes that were spray painted for a shiny copper finish. The pumpkins were pierced with a drill and stuffed with battery operated lights to make them glow.

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Sweetgum Ball Wreath

diy fall foraged wreath

Inspired By Charm

Sweetgum balls foraged from a tree in the yard are the source material for this pair of neutral-toned fall wreaths from Inspired By Charm. If you don’t have a sweetgum tree in your backyard, you can source inexpensive dried sweetgum balls online. Wear a pair of thick gloves while you work to protect your hands from the points.

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Fall Plaid Scarf Wreath

diy fall plaid scarf wreath

Made in a Day

Made in a Day created this simple DIY fall wreath using a plaid blanket scarf attached to a foam wreath form and embellished with faux flowers.

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Foraged Wood Stem Stands

diy foraged wood stem holders

Most Lovely Things

Most Lovely Things made simple wood stem stands from foraged tree limbs gathered on a walk in the Maine woods. The simple DIY project requires a radial saw and a power drill and is finished off with foraged flowers and leaves.

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Modern Front Door Wreath

pale mini pumpkin fall door wreath

Lovely Indeed

This DIY front door wreath from Lovely Indeed is made from mini pumpkins in shades of off-white and pink. The modern wreath complements the bright yellow door and pale gray exterior paint color of the house, echoing a jumble of neutral-toned pumpkins decorating the front porch.

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Halloween Shelves

diy halloween decor

@homestead.city.dwelling / Instagram

Homestead City Dwelling created a DIY Halloween installation on rustic wood shelving using everything from wall-mounted bats to velvet pumpkins to dried dark florals layered with vintage mirrors and taper candles.

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Rose Gold Hoop Wreath

diy fall wreath

Modern Glam

This rose gold laurel hoop wreath comes together in less than 30 minutes. Modern Glam cut up and spray painted a faux magnolia garland before attaching it to a simple hoop, and hanging it up on the back door.

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Reusable Pumpkin Vase

diy pumpkin vase

The Merrythought

The Merrythought used a craft pumpkin to make this DIY pumpkin vase to show off an arrangement of fall flowers in shades of white and burgundy. The benefit of using a fake pumpkin is that it can be reused from year to year.

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Halloween Gallery Wall

chic diy halloween decor

Made in a Day

Made in a Day gave the wall above the home bar a slightly spooky makeover with a Halloween-themed gallery wall that includes a framed skull painting and a pair of DIY gilded plastic insect specimens attached to black taxidermy mounts.

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Wax Paper Leaves

diy wax paper dried leaf decorations

Most Lovely Things

Most Lovely Things channeled the nostalgia of childhood by making wax paper leaves. Taped up here in the window to catch the light, the wax paper leaves can also be wrapped around glass jar candle votives or a cylindrical glass vase.

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Preserved Flower Pumpkins

diy dried flower pumpkins

The House That Lars Built

Make these decorative pumpkins from The House That Lars Built by attaching preserved flowers with a glue gun. It’s an easy project that you can personalize to your heart’s content depending on your preferred color palette and choice of flowers.

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Halloween Terrarium

halloween cloche terrarium diy

Made in a Day

Made in a Day made a DIY spray painted plastic praying mantis cloche terrarium to complement a small home bar decorated for Halloween.

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Pampas Grass Wreath

diy pampas grass fall wreath

A Beautiful Mess

A Beautiful Mess made a DIY pampas grass wreath that is finished with mustard-colored yarn to add relaxed boho-style fall vibes to a modern interior.

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Fall Shadow Box

diy fall shadow box

Ursula Carmona of Home Made By Carmona

Ursula Carmona of Home Made By Carmona made a simple DIY ode to fall contained in this shadow box decorated with painted fabric pennants and a mini chalkboard that announces the theme.

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Halloween Lantern Vignette

diy halloween decorations

Finding Lovely

Finding Lovely created a Halloween vignette using an assortment of lanterns accessorized with black-and-white decor that is a subtle nod to the holiday.

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Farmtable Cheese Board

diy fall decor

Most Lovely Things

Most Lovely Things made a farm table cheese board for entertaining indoors and out. Paired here with orange glasses and serving dishes gives this outdoor spread a Halloween feel that’s perfect for fall gatherings where the currency is wine and cheese instead of candy.

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