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25 Cheap DIY Fall Decor Ideas

25 Cheap DIY Fall Decor Ideas

As the crisp air of fall settles in, there’s no need to splurge on decorations to embrace the season. Discover the art of budget-friendly DIY with these 25 creative ideas that will infuse your home with the warmth and charm of autumn without straining your wallet.

  1. Acorn Wreath: By French Creek Farmhouse

 Gather a plethora of acorns and glue them onto a foam wreath base, creating a rustic yet charming fall-themed wreath. Finish with a bow or ribbon for an extra touch of seasonal flair.

  1. Fall Leaf Garland: By Artful Parent

 Take a nature walk and collect vibrant leaves. Thread them onto a sturdy string, creating a beautiful garland that can be draped across mantels, doorways, or windows, instantly adding a touch of autumnal beauty to your home.

  1. Mason Jar Candle Holders:  By Gathered How

Wrap mason jars in burlap or twine, securing them with hot glue. Place a candle inside each jar to create cozy and rustic candle holders that emanate a warm fall glow when lit.

  1. Pumpkin Spice Potpourri: By Clean And Scentsible

Craft your own fragrant potpourri by combining dried orange peels, cinnamon sticks, and cloves. Arrange the mixture in a bowl, infusing your space with the delightful scent of pumpkin spice, creating an aromatic atmosphere throughout your home.

  1. Fall-Themed Throw Pillows: By This Is Our Bliss

 Revitalize your living space by updating old throw pillows. Cover them with fall-themed fabric or employ stencils to paint on autumnal designs, giving your space an instant seasonal makeover without breaking the bank.

  1. Apple Candle Holder:By Domestically Blissful

 Transform apples into charming candle holders by hollowing them out. Place tea lights inside each apple and sprinkle a touch of cinnamon around them. This DIY project offers a delightful apple-themed centerpiece.

  1. Pinecone Door Hanger:  By Cottage On Bunker Hill

Elevate your front door with a simple yet elegant pinecone door hanger. Paint pinecones in fall hues and attach them to a wooden wreath form, creating a welcoming and natural autumn accent.

  1. Cinnamon Stick Votives:By Confessions Of An Over

Embrace the warm and spicy scent of cinnamon by adorning plain votive holders with cinnamon sticks. Secure the sticks with hot glue to create a fragrant and charming candle display that radiates fall coziness.

  1. Burlap Table Runner: By Decor By The Seashore

Cut a length of burlap to your desired dimensions to fashion a simple yet effective table runner. This easy DIY project adds a rustic touch to your fall table settings, creating an inviting atmosphere for seasonal gatherings.

  1. Leaf-Stenciled Doormat: By Handmade Weekly

Personalize your entrance with a leaf-stenciled doormat. Use spray paint or stencils to add fall leaves to a plain doormat, offering a warm and welcoming touch to your doorstep.

  1. Sweater Pumpkin:By Confessions Of a Serial Diyer

Repurpose old sweaters into cozy pumpkins by cutting and shaping them into pumpkin-like forms. Stuff the sweaters with filling, and secure the top with twine or ribbon, creating adorable and soft pumpkin decorations.

  1. Cranberry Candle Centerpiece: By Mommys Kitchen

Craft a vibrant and festive centerpiece by filling a glass vase with fresh cranberries. Place a candle in the center, allowing the cranberries to create a colorful and visually appealing base for your fall table setting.

  1. Felted Acorn Garland:  By The Magic Onions

Add a touch of woodland charm to your home with a felted acorn garland. Create small acorns out of felt and string them together with twine, offering a whimsical and nature-inspired fall decoration.

  1. Fall-Themed Mason Jar Lanterns: By Diy n Crafts

Enhance your outdoor space with fall-themed mason jar lanterns. Paint mason jars in autumn colors, place battery-operated tea lights inside, and arrange them on your porch or patio, creating a cozy and charming ambiance.

  1. Scented Pinecone Fire Starters: By Something Turquoise

Make your fireplace a sensory experience with scented pinecone fire starters. Dip pinecones in a mixture of melted wax and fall-scented essential oils, creating fragrant and functional decorations that can be used to ignite a cozy fire.

  1. Wooden Crate Display: By Turtles And Tails

Utilize wooden crates to create a versatile and customizable fall display. Stack the crates and fill them with pumpkins, gourds, or pinecones, offering a visually appealing and budget-friendly seasonal arrangement.

  1. Fall Leaf Bowl: By Christines Crafts

Fashion a decorative leaf bowl using faux fall leaves and Mod Podge. Affix the leaves onto a balloon, let it dry, and then pop the balloon, leaving you with a charming leaf-patterned bowl for holding seasonal treats.

  1. Harvest-Themed Chalkboard Sign: By Beauty And Bedlam

Repurpose an old frame by applying chalkboard paint, turning it into a versatile chalkboard sign. Use it to display welcoming fall messages or quotes in your entryway, adding a touch of seasonal charm to your home.

  1. Book Page Pumpkins: By h2o Bungalow

Give new life to old books by turning their pages into charming pumpkins. Fold the pages into cone shapes, securing them with twine or ribbon, and arrange them as a delightful and literary fall decoration.

  1. Spice-Scented Sachets: By Malee Online

Fill small fabric sachets with a blend of fall spices such as cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Place these scented sachets in drawers or closets, infusing your clothing with the delightful aroma of autumn.

  1. Pumpkin Luminaries: By Amylatta Creations

Create enchanting pumpkin luminaries by carving or painting pumpkins with various designs. Place battery-operated tea lights inside, offering a whimsical and glowing pumpkin display for your porch or windowsill.

  1. Cork Pumpkin: By Decor By The Seashore

Repurpose wine corks into a charming tabletop decoration shaped like a pumpkin. Paint the corks orange, glue them together in a pumpkin form, and add a cinnamon stick stem, resulting in a rustic and unique fall accent.

  1. Pinecone Wreath: By a Well Purposed Woman

Fashion a natural and textured fall wreath using pinecones. Attach the pinecones to a foam wreath base with hot glue, creating a beautiful and nature-inspired decoration for your front door.

  1. Autumn-Inspired Bunting: By Mid Modern Mama

Infuse your living space with a festive atmosphere by creating an autumn-inspired bunting. Cut out fall-themed shapes from colored paper or fabric and string them together, adorning your fireplace or mantel with a delightful and seasonal decoration.

  1. Gourd Candle Holders:  By Js Online

Transform small gourds into charming candle holders by hollowing them out. Place tea lights inside the hollowed gourds and scatter them across your dining table, creating a cozy and charming candlelit ambiance.

These 25 budget-friendly DIY fall decor ideas prove that creating a warm and inviting autumnal atmosphere in your home doesn’t have to be expensive. With a touch of creativity and a willingness to embrace the DIY spirit, you can transform your living space into a cozy haven that celebrates the beauty of fall without straining your budget. Happy crafting!