DIY Fall Decoration: 4 Budget Friendly Craft Projects Embodying Autumnal Charm

by Kremy

The most comforting season of the year knocks on our doors and invites us to serenity. A cup of steaming tea, a good book in hand and a fluffy blanket… fall is, contrary to popular belief, quite pleasant. Does it appeal to you? Want to bring it indoors? Check out our easy projects for DIY fall decoration today.

DIY Fall Decoration: 4 Inexpensive and Original Projects

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Today, easy fall decoration ideas come in four creative projects to do at home and adapted to small budgets. Pumpkins are of course in the spotlight, but natural materials aren’t taking a step backwards either. So, don’t wait any longer and discover our DIY ideas to invite fall into your interiors.

Floral Arrangements with Pumpkins

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DIY fall decoration that’s all the rage on Pinterest, floral arrangements with pumpkins will brighten up any space. Get a fake white pumpkin and cut off its top with a craft knife to create an opening. Use light brown paint and a brush to draw shadows in the creases of the pumpkin. This will give it more texture. Let dry for 20 to 30 minutes before continuing.

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Cut a piece of floral foam so that it fits easily through the opening of the pumpkin. Soak the foam in a bowl of water for 2-3 minutes. Next, place a food bag inside the pumpkin and put the foam inside. Choose your favorite flowers and cut their stems at a 45° angle. Then insert each flower into the foam, arranging as you see fit. Your natural fall decoration is ready! Water as needed.

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How to Make an Easy Fall Wreath?

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Here is an easy-to-make fall decoration idea that’s sure to please! This fall wreath is made from natural materials and will adorn your front door in a super original way. You will need the following items:

  • Styrofoam wreath base 11-12inches/30 cm in diameter
  • Brown paint and brush
  • Hot glue gun
  • Big scissors
  • Twine
  • Natural decorations of different sizes (branches, pine cones, acorns, hazelnuts, walnut shells, etc.)
  • Spices (cinnamon sticks, star anise, cloves)

Take into account that you will need a large number of decorative objects to cover the entire wreath. Rest assured, you can easily find them in the forest or in a park. So, start by painting the Styrofoam wreath with the brown paint, being careful not to leave any white spots. Let it dry completely. Cut the twigs, glue the caps of the acorns. Once the wreath base is dry, glue all your decorations. Place the larger elements first and then add the others. Give free rein to your imagination! Finally, make small bows with the twine and glue them.

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Easy Fall Decorating Idea under a Bell Jar

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This homemade fall decoration is ideal for adding a natural touch to the coffee table. In addition, it is very simple to recreate and adapts to small budgets. Get some small decorative pumpkins and paint them with acrylic paint in a color of your choice. Let them dry completely.

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Then cut the stems of the pumpkins with cutting pliers. If you wish, add other decorative elements such as fake eucalyptus leaves or raffia. Finally, arrange everything under a bell jar and your easy fall decoration is ready to embellish the coffee table.

Also read: DIY Outdoor fall decorations – beautiful and simple ideas with flowers for the garden, house entrance and porch

DIY Fall Tealight Candle Jar

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Want to create a romantic atmosphere in your home? Then check out our DIY fall decoration tutorial! How about a DIY fall tealight candle jar to make in just two steps? Does that tempt you? Get some artificial leaves, as well as a glass jar. Rinse it thoroughly with water and dishwashing liquid to remove dirt. Rub a towel soaked in alcohol over the outside of the jar to help the leaves stick. Take a sponge brush and spread a layer of Mod Podge on the jar, a little larger than the size of the leaf. Wait a few minutes before gently gluing the leaf. Repeat with the rest of the leaves. You can even layer them.

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Once all the leaves have been added, let them dry for about an hour. Next, generously apply Mod Podge glue on top and spread evenly with the sponge brush. Leave to dry overnight. In the morning, no glue stains will be visible. Finally, place a candle, light it and enjoy the romantic atmosphere of fall. For safety reasons, consider using a LED candle.

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