16 DIY Fall Decorating Ideas to Embrace Autumn

Fall is upon us!

Whether you’re excited about the start of the new season or still saying goodbye to summer, it’s undeniable that autumn has begun. Mornings call for sweaters, leaves are beginning to turn, and Starbucks is selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes.


So how can you bring fall decorating ideas int0 your own home? We’ve found 16 of our favorite ways to add a touch of the season to your interiors with these easy DIYs. It’s amazing how few materials they require to create these lovely fall decorating ideas for tables, walls, and more.

16 DIY Fall Decorating Ideas to Embrace Autumn:

DIY Pine Cone Garland

This pine cone garland from is as easy to make as it is beautiful. The use of twine, wooden beads, and pine cones give a natural and earthy vibe to any space. Want to jazz up the look a little bit? Add in some color by painting the pine cones, buying colored beads, or even adding some glitter.

Find instructions here.

DIY Paper Leaf Garland

Colorful construction paper, twine, and scissors are all you need for this fall-themed garland. A Beautiful Mess has even created a template of the leaves, so all you have to do is cut on the lines and hang your leafy masterpieces.

Find instructions here.

DIY Minimalist Fall Wreath

Bypass the cliche fall wreaths at the craft store away and pick up the supplies for this DIY wreath from Writes Like A Girl Blog. With just a wooden embroidery loop, floral wire, and artificial fall leaves, you’re about to be one of those people that actually makes a seasonal wreath.

Find instructions here.

DIY Copper + Gold Foil Branches


Image: Poppy Talk

DIY-expert Rachel makes a good point: flowers are beautiful, but only last a week or so. Looking to create a fall-ready look that would last in a vase the entire season, she turned to branches with a touch of metallic foiling. New to leafing? No fear! There are kits with everything you need to complete this easy craft.

Find instructions here.

DIY Gold Branches


Image: PopSugar

PopSugar takes the previous DIY and goes full-on with the gold paint, for a look that screams glamorous.

Find instructions here.

DIY Fringed Flannel Blanket

Plaid blankets are a timeless fall piece. Plus, they do more than look pretty – they keep toes warm all season long! This fringed flannel blanket has that classic autumn look that will never go out of style. With a little cutting and sewing, it’s ready for bedrooms, bonfires, and everything cozy.

Find instructions here.

DIY Wood + Copper Blanket Ladder

Fall is the unofficial season of blankets, and all of those pretty prints and fabrics deserve a display. This DIY blanket ladder is no easy feat, sure, but the time put in is definitely worth it when it results in this chic home decor piece.

Find instructions here.

DIY Chai Candles


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The Pumpkin Spice Latte is the undisputed star of fall drinks, but chai is a close second. So what could be a better fall home addition than the scent of chai in a glowing candle? Count us in for these easy (read: no lye needed) homemade ones.

Find instructions here.

DIY Pumpkin Spice Candles


Image: Bustle

But just in case pumpkin spice is your absolute jam, here’s a tutorial for the candle version. Aren’t candles in mason jars the cutest?

Find instructions here.

DIY Modern Wreath

This striking Wreath by Design Love Fest is all drama and totally fall. This wreath gets its modern look from switching out the classic circle and using a trendy triangle for a base shape, then decorated with autumn foliage and yarn for a totally unique look.

Find instructions here.

DIY Mini Pumpkin Planters


Image: Momtastic

I’m as excited about these pumpkin planters as I am the word “momtastic”, which in both cases, is a lot. These little guys are cheap to make, super chic, and come together easily. Bonus: you can make roasted pumpkin seeds afterward!

Find instructions here.

DIY Macrame Hanging Pumpkin Holder


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If scooping out pumpkins isn’t your thing, keep the goop inside and make these macrame pumpkin holders instead. It’s the most boho-chic way to hang your fall gourds and requires only a few materials.

Find instructions here.

DIY Flannel Coasters

No doubt flannel is what you’ll be wearing all season, so why not use it to decorate as well? Cue these simple DIY flannel coasters, ready to make a home under all of those mugs of hot apple cider all fall long.

Find instructions here.

DIY Yarn-Wrapped Pinecones


Image: A Pretty Fix

A little leftover yarn from your last knitting project and a few pinecones from your yard come together for a surprisingly impressive fall decor craft. A bowl full of these in the middle of your coffee table is as simple and stylish as decorating gets.

Find instructions here.

DIY Crochet Embossed Leaves

These dainty crochet leaves are the definition of a ‘little’ project. But imagine how big of a statement they’d make scattered across a tablescape. And these leaves you don’t have to worry about breaking into a million pieces.

Find instructions here.

DIY Hand Crochet Blanket

On the opposite end of the crocheting spectrum, this blanket is definitely the cozy accent piece you need for fall Netflix-binging. By using your hands instead of crochet hooks to bind the yarn, it doesn’t get more ‘handmade’ than this. And taking just over an hour to complete, it doesn’t get much easier, either.

Find instructions here.

We’d love to hear if you are planning to give any of these fall decorating ideas a try in your own home, or even just the ones that you like best! Reach out to us on social media with your thoughts, or leave us a comment below. Happy crafting!

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