15 Rustic DIY Fall Decor Ideas
Fall might just be my favorite season to decorate for. The smells and natural look to fall decor is what makes me enjoy it so much. Which is why I wanted to put together a list of amazing and easy to do DIY fall décor projects that I love and you’re sure to love too.
I all about keeping it simple, keeping in minimal, and staying frugal. These DIY fall decor ideas fit all of those specifications.
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Cinnamon Broom Fall Garland
No smell says Fall better than cinnamon and this cinnamon broom fall garland from Mom Foodie is a great way to infuse your home with the sweet scent in a way that looks amazing.
- Cafe Lights
- Cinnamon broom – You can find these for a decent price at a local craft store or I’ve even seen them at Aldi, in the fall, for pretty cheap
- Wired gold or burlap ribbon
- Fall flowers, pine cones, and acorns
- Glue gun and hot glue
Recycled Succulent Planter
Succulents look amazing all year long and are extremely easy to care for, making them the perfect indoor décor to dress up with burlap and lace, like these recycled succulent planters from Creative Green Living.
- empty tin cans
- Burlap ribbon with lace (or burlap and lace separately – whatever you have!)
Mason Jar Centerpieces
A mason jar filled with sunflowers and wrapped with ribbon make gorgeous fall centerpieces. This one from Crafts by Amanda might just be my favorite.
- Glass Mason Jar
- Burlap Ribbon
- Red Gingham Ribbon
- Hot glue gun and glue
Wooden Mason Jar
This wooden mason jar from Create and Babble can easily be dressed up for any season and has a great inspirational quote to hang on your wall.
Materials needed are more intense, including such things a saw. Be sure to check out the link I provided for full details on this project.
Burlap Sack Wall Art
Few things say, Fall, to me more than burlap, which is why a hanging burlap sack like this one from One Thousand Oaks might just be the perfect fall décor.
Following on the burlap theme for a moment, Crafts by Amanda teaches us how to make this gorgeous burlap wreath that belongs on every door in fall.
- Burlap fabric
- wire coat hanger
- silk flowers
- lace ribbon
- small pliers
- hot glue gun and glue
Fall Tealight Candle Holders
I love being able to reuse things around the house when I can and these Fall tealight candle holders from Atta Girl Says are the perfect way to reuse old glass jars and give them a little spice for the season.
- glass yogurt jars (or an actual yogurt jar you ate out of or any other small jar you have)
- acorns, miniature pumpkins, cinnamon sticks, and any other small natural decor you may have
- hot glue gun
- tealight candles
Budget-Friendly Fall Tablescape
Using some thrift store finds and some dollar store deals you can put together a gorgeous rustic fall tablescape like this one from Making Manzanita.
There’s a soft spot in my heart for DIY projects that reuse old pallets like these adorable pallet pumpkins from The Handyman’s Daughter, they’re just so much fun and so creative!
Stenciled Autumn Pillow
A good throw pillow is sometimes all you need to completely change the feel of a room, which is why I love these stenciled autumn pillows from Burton Avenue.
- cut file from Burton Avenue’s resource library
- and a whole list of things listed on her blog
Fall Sunflower Wreath
If you want what may be the easiest fall décor DIY you’ll ever come across you need to check out the fall sunflower wreath from Our Happily Ever Home. It’s so simple and yet looks so sophisticated.
Embroidery Hoop Pumpkins
If you have some old embroidery hoops laying around you can make an adorable, very minimalist looking rustic pumpkin. If you don’t have any, try your local thrift stores before you go buy new ones. These embroidery hoop pumpkins from Dukes & Duchesses is so easy to do you’ll wonder why you didn’t come up with it yourself.
- embroidery hoops
- orange paint
- burlap ribbon
- burlap leaves
- brown wire
- hot glue gun
Mason Jar Ring Pumpkins
Here’s a similar idea to the embroidery hoop pumpkins, except this time you’re using the metal ring from mason jars. These mason jar ring pumpkins from Happy Mothering make a great whimsical centerpiece.
- mason jar lids
- cinnamon sticks
- orange paint
Pumpkin Flower Centerpiece
Get some seasonal fall flowers and put them in a pumpkin, it doesn’t really get any easier than that does it? You can use real pumpkins or fake ones in this DIY project from Ruffles and Rainboots.
- real or fake pumpkin with the center cut out
Shabby Chic Wreath
Finishing off the list we have this gorgeous shabby chic wreath from Mission to Save that can be hung on a door, a wall, or used as a centerpiece.
- natural willow wreath (can be found at Dollar Tree)
- cream fabric
- burlap fabric
- hemp cord
- fake flower (can be found at Dollar Tree)
- hot glue or fabric glue
I hope you enjoyed these ideas. I thought they were all lovely. Make sure you thank the original designer of these projects for their wonderful ideas. 🙂
Thank you so much for reading my ideas! If you enjoyed these ideas then stick around for a bit and check out my other DIY projects.
I’m Katie and I love encouraging women to be the women they were created to be. I believe that through simple systems and routines you can keep homemaking simple and be productive with the time that was given to you. Be sure to join my newsletter for more tips on using your time intentionally and taking care of the home that God gave you. When you sign up you gain full access to my Free Printables Library.
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