With fall here and the weather changing for the season, it’s the perfect time to pay attention to your home and yard and dive into DIY fall decor. Paying homage to all things pumpkin spice flavored and scented, I bring to you this list of fall decorating ideas with plenty of inspiration for you to choose from!
Decorating your home to match the season ensures that you're able to enjoy it from start to finish in a way that only you know how to do.
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." – Albert Camus
Get Yourself Ready for Fabulous Fall
When it comes to decorating your home for the season, you've got many different options. The decor you choose can be rustic or holiday-themed. Many people love Halloween and can't wait to add creepy cute fall home decor to their homes and yards.
It's a matter of preference based on who you are and what you like, but if you need more inspiration, you’ll find some of our favorite fall decor ideas listed below for you to consider.
You're welcome to interpret the suggestions however you see fit. You can use items that you already own and repurpose or gather new supplies at your favorite retailers. Either way, you'll have a lot of fun preparing for the season.
To start off, focus on the seasons color palette:
- Rusty reds
- Dark green
- Metallics, such as golds, silvers, and bronzes
Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice
Real pumpkins are a great addition to front porches. They're a sign that fall has arrived and that Halloween and Thanksgiving are weeks away.
The best part about this decor item is that it's 100 percent biodegradable. You can put it into the compost bin once you've gotten use out of your pumpkins.
Swap Your Plant's Pot for Something Shinier
A copper flower pot screams fall. Its rich color goes perfectly with other seasonal decorations indoors and on your front porch. If you love succulents or other types of plants and want to give them a fall makeover, shop for a copper pot and place it on the mantel. You may not even want to switch the plant out after the season has ended!
Focus on Your Table Setting
When entertaining guests this season, make the table look picture perfect.
- Break out the good dishes and cloth napkins.
- Create table cards using heavy brown kraft paper, twine, and acorns.
- Use a gold paint pen to write everyone's name on the cards.
It's the small details that matter the most and make the biggest impression on your guests. You can reuse the table cards, too, by simply laminating them, so they're spill-proof.
Get Mad About Plaid
Plaid is an outstanding pattern that is very appropriate for fall. You don't need to limit it to blankets and throws, either. You'll find many plaid items that you can add to your home.
You can even create a plaid-inspired walkway using different stepping-stones colors that you remove and paint other colors throughout the years.
Patterns are entirely appropriate for fall. Just pick one and pull out some of the colors in it to create decor with visual appeal.
Deck Out the Mantle
You’ll likely start using your fireplace more when the temperatures drop anyway, so start decorating the least utilized space in your home to make it feel more festive.
The decorations that you add to the mantle can be all-natural and found around your yard. Think tree branches, wrapped pine needles, and pinecones. However, pay attention to how you place everything so that it doesn't become a fire hazard for you and your family.
Fall is an outstanding season marked with cool, crisp weather, holidays, sweaters, beautiful colors, and a lot to celebrate. Decorate your home and yard so that other people can enjoy the spaces, too.
Trusting a professional contractor to do the decorating that you can't do yourself easily ensures that it gets done safely and conveniently. It doesn't put you at risk of injury or damaging your home because you're unsure how to hang something or take something down. Your home and yard will look their best at all times because you decided to decorate for fall.
Before tackling any large fall home improvement project, it's best to contact a professional contractor with your request for assistance.
Doing so ensures that you get the help you need with the hardest to reach home areas safely and successfully.