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Easy, Pretty DIY Fall Decor Ideas

Fall is finally here! And it's time to update your home to reflect autumn's earthy colors and comfortable temps.

When it comes to autumn decorating ideas, the autumn months make is really easy to go the DIY route by incorporating elements from nature. So take a stroll through your neighborhood or farmer’s market and pick up some autumn accents that you can use in your home’s fall decorations.

Items that will really capture the fall season are things like colored leaves, pine cones, pumpkins, apples, tree branches, and bamboo plants. Try picking up some of these items to use in your fall décor projects. Here are a few DIY autumn decorating ideas you can create to bring nature indoors this fall season.

Wreaths Don’t have to be Circular!

Typically door wreaths are in a circular shape. Break tradition a little by making this square shaped door wreath from Thrifty Decor Chick.


She shows your step-by-step instructions on how to create the square base. What's great about this wreath is that it's really inexpensive to make!

Bejewel Your Pumpkins

Pumpkins and autmn décor go hand-in-hand. If you’re looking to avoid a super Halloween inspired look, you can still use pumpkins in your décor in a more elegant way. With some craft clue and glitter, it’s super easy to decorate the exterior of a pumpkin.


Glorious Treats shows you how to bejewel pumpkins with this beautiful motif.

Wheat Grass Centerpiece

Don’t forget to update your dinner table as well. Go one step further than just changing the table cloth and make this beautiful wheat grass centerpiece. This will add a layer of texture to your dining room as well as an understated elegance.


Pretty Painted Pine Cones

Pine cones are most likely littered all around your neighborhood or in a woodsy park. Pick a few up and make this ridiculously easy door décor featured on Lovely Undergrad.


All they did was paint the pine cones and hung them on the door with ribbons. So easy and pretty!

So try some of these pretty autumn decor ideas that are simple to make and add a touch of nature to your home.

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