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21 DIY Dollar Store Fall Crafts

21 DIY Dollar Store Fall Crafts

As the air becomes crisp and leaves begin to change, it’s clear that fall has arrived. With the changing of seasons comes the desire to cozy up our homes with warm and festive decorations.

In fact, with a little creativity and some items from your local dollar store, you can create beautiful and budget-friendly fall crafts to add a touch of autumnal charm to your home. In this article, we have compiled 21 DIY dollar store fall crafts that will inspire you to get crafty and bring the vibrant colors and cozy vibes of fall into your living space.

1. Autumn Leaf Mason Jars by Diy Joy

Transform ordinary mason jars into enchanting autumn leaf candle holders. By adhering faux fall leaves to the outside of the jars and applying a coat of Mod Podge, you create a beautiful, glowing effect when a candle is placed inside. These leafy lanterns can cast a cozy and warm light, perfect for chilly fall evenings.

2. Pumpkin Spice Soap by A Beautiful Mess

Create your own pumpkin spice soap, capturing the quintessential scent of fall. This craft involves melting glycerin soap base and mixing in pumpkin spice and orange coloring, then pouring it into molds. It’s an easy and delightful way to add a touch of autumn to your bathroom or kitchen.

3. Fall Wreath from Dollar Store Supplies by Design Improvised

Craft a stunning fall wreath using materials all found at the dollar store. Start with a basic wreath form, add artificial fall leaves and berries, and finish with a burlap bow for a rustic touch. This welcoming wreath is perfect for gracing your front door or interior walls.

4. Harvest Corn Vase by Home is Where the Boat is

Celebrate the harvest season with a simple yet striking corn vase. Fill a tall, clear vase with layers of dried corn kernels, beans, and peas for a colorful and textured look. Top it off with fall flowers for a centerpiece that epitomizes the bounty of autumn.

5. Acorn Picture Frame by Crafts by Amanda

Turn a plain picture frame into a celebration of fall with acorns. By gluing acorns around the frame, you give it a unique, textured edge that brings a bit of the outdoors inside. It’s ideal for framing your favorite fall memories.

6. DIY Maple Leaf Candleholders by Recreated Designs

Enhance your fall decor with candleholders adorned with faux maple leaves. Attach the leaves to the outside of glass candleholders using Mod Podge, and the flicker of the candlelight will illuminate the leaves beautifully. It adds an autumnal ambiance to any room.

7. Burlap Pumpkin Art by Sondra Lyn at home

Create charming pumpkin wall art using burlap and a simple frame. Cut the burlap into the shape of a pumpkin, affix it to a painted or decorated background, and frame it for a rustic fall decoration. This craft blends simplicity with the cozy textures of fall.

8. Fall Leaf Bookmarks by Instructables

Craft personalized bookmarks using real or faux fall leaves and laminating sheets. These bookmarks capture the essence of fall and make for a thoughtful, handcrafted gift for the bookworms in your life. They’re a beautiful way to mark your place in your fall reading list.

9. Glittery Fall Leaf Garland by A Rose Tinted World

Add some sparkle to your fall decorations with a glittery leaf garland. Coat faux fall leaves in glitter and string them together on a length of twine. This garland is perfect for draping over a mantel or doorway to bring a festive and shimmery touch to your fall decor.

10. Pine Cone Door Hanger by Laura Ann stone

Create a rustic door hanger with pine cones picked up from a walk in the woods or bought at the dollar store. Simply tie the pine cones on varying lengths of ribbon and attach them to a ring or hook.

11. Velvet Pumpkin Accents by She Holds Dearly

Transform foam pumpkins from the dollar store into luxurious velvet pumpkins. Cover the pumpkins with pieces of stretchy velvet fabric, gathering and securing the fabric at the bottom. These plush pumpkins are a trendy and elegant addition to any fall decor arrangement.

12. Fall Scented Potpourri by Home Baked Bliss

Mix a homemade potpourri of dried oranges, cinnamon sticks, and star anise for a fall fragrant home. Display it in a decorative bowl or jar and enjoy the comforting scents of autumn.

13. Candy Corn Bottle Vases by Mom Spark

Repurpose empty glass bottles into adorable candy corn vases with just a bit of paint. Paint the bottles in sections of white, orange, and yellow to mimic the look of candy corn.

14. Felt Leaf Coasters by Confession Sofa Home Schooler

Protect your surfaces in style with DIY felt leaf coasters. Trace leaf shapes onto different colored felt, cut them out, and sew or glue them together for a multilayered look.

15. Twig Candle Holder Centerpiece by Rustic-Crafts

For a touch of rustic charm, create a centerpiece by attaching twigs around a candle holder or a small vase. The twigs can be bound with twine and filled with a candle or seasonal flowers.

16. Faux Chalkboard Sign by Designer Trapped

Craft a faux chalkboard sign with a spooky or thankful message to celebrate fall festivities. Use a piece of black foam board as the chalkboard and white paint pens to mimic chalk art.

17. Indian Corn Napkin Rings by Fun Family Crafts

Add a special touch to your fall dining table with Indian corn napkin rings. Simply glue a piece of miniature Indian corn to a napkin ring or directly onto a napkin for a festive look.

18. Fall-Themed Throw Pillows by House Digest

Update your throw pillows for the season with fall-themed pillow covers. Use fabric paints or iron-on designs to add leaves, pumpkins, or other autumnal elements to plain pillow covers.

19. Wooden Bead Garland by The Crafted Life

Craft a wooden bead garland in warm fall colors to decorate your mantle, shelves, or table. Painting wooden beads and stringing them together offers a customizable and charming decoration that adds texture and interest to your fall decor.

20. Miniature Fairy Garden by Rhythms of Play

Create a miniature fairy garden with fall-themed decorations like tiny pumpkins, gourds, and leaves. Use a shallow container or pot, add some soil, and decorate with your mini accessories for a magical touch that brings the whimsy of fall to your home or garden.

21. Antiqued Mirror with Fall Motif by 1905 Farm House

Give an old mirror a new lease on life with a fall motif by using glass paint or etching cream. Create designs of leaves, acorns, or anything that speaks to fall on the mirror surface.

These DIY fall decoration ideas are perfect for adding a touch of coziness and warmth to your home. From simple crafts using nature’s bounty to more elaborate projects, there are endless ways to celebrate the beauty of autumn in your decor.