88 Awesome DIY Fall Decor Ideas for the Home & Garden

88 Awesome DIY Fall Decor Ideas for the Home & Garden

Looking for ideas, inspiration, tips, and tricks for your DIY Fall Decor Projects?  This brilliant collection features 88 of the best DIY Fall Decor ideas for the home and the garden.

As summer draws to a close, it’s time to turn our eyes & hearts to the colors of fall.  A rich bounty of natural beauty, fall is a celebration of earth-tone colors and rich textures.

The color palette of fall is also one of my favorites.  Warm, rich earth tones dominate the fall color schemed, and blend beautifully into the rich red and orange of Halloween as we transition to the red, white, green, and blues of Christmas.

The only thing I don’t love about the Fall is that it is the harbinger of Winter which is – I will admit – my least favorite season.  Well, except for Christmas.  I love Christmas! 

But let’s not let January and February… which are still MANY months away… spoil the beauty that is autumn!

88 Awesome DIY Fall Decor Projects & Ideas

To celebrate the season in style, we have pulled together an absolutely massive collection of ideas, tips, tricks, and more to help inspire your next DIY Fall decor project!

This collection includes some of our own personal favorites as well as some of the best Fall decor projects from some of the best DIY minds on the Internet.

So grab a pumpkin spice latte, sit down, and enjoy!

DIY Cut Bark Owl

DIY Cut Bark Owl

All you need is a jigsaw, some wooden balls from the dollar store and a large piece of bark to create this wonderful DIY owl decoration.

DIY Mason Jar Fall Luminary

DIY Mason Jar Fall Luminary


Simply cut out some adhesive vinyl in any fall-inspired shape you want and paint the entire jar with acrylic paint. When it’s dried, gently peel the way the vinyl decal, add some popcorn kernels and a votive candle, and trim with some sisal twine.

Orange and Cinnamon Candle Holder

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String together some cinnamon sticks and dried, sliced oranges to create this delightfully rustic fall candle holder.

Hanging Basket of Gourds

Hanging Basket of Gourds

A wire hanging basket with some straw or coconut coir fiber in the bottom, and then a variety of gourds are placed on top for a simple but delightfully rustic fall decoration.

Rustic Fall Sweater DIY Candle


Fall is the time of sweaters, and this candle holder, which takes the cuff of an old sweater and sews it onto a glass candle holder, is the perfect way to celebrate that.

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Glammed Up Dollar Store Pumpkins

Glammed Up Dollar Store Pumpkins

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Completely transform ceramic, glass, or foam dollar store pumpkins into a glamorous decoration using some white acrylic paint and reflective mirror spray paint.

DIY White and Floral Painted Pumpkins

DIY White and Floral Painted Pumpkins

For late summer leading into early fall, this delightful DIY project takes the best of both seasons and combines them into one terrific DIY craft project. 

All you need are some dollar store pumpkins, some paint, a glue gun, and some artificial flowers.  You can change this project up with different colored paint and different flowers to suit your own decor or the time of the season.

No Sew Burlap Pumpkins

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A super easy and wonderful fall decor made from some burlap, jute twine, stuffing, and some rubber bands.

DIY Fallen Leaf Art Plaque

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Hot glue some fallen leaves to a darkly stained wood board to create this quick and easy piece of DIY Fall decor.

DIY Fall Potpourri Bowl

DIY Fall Potpourri Bowl

Collect some fall botanicals, including matured seed pods, pine cones, sticks, leaves, bark… whatever you desire.  Add a couple of cinnamon sticks and some dried apple slices for a lovely DIY Fall Potpourri Bowl.

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  1. Elizabeth O says:

    These ideas are so cool. I love the candle decor. I will try them for sure.

  2. Jayashree Sengupta says:

    All ideas are great!!!! But my personal favorite is the candle. That looks awesome.

  3. tweenselmom says:

    So many people love Halloween, I’ve seen hundreds of ideas of Fall and Halloween themes, amazing.

  4. Rachel says:

    These are some really creative ideas! Can’t wait to try a few!

  5. Mira says:

    oh wow I love all of these simple ideas! I know a few of them wouldn’t look good at my house but a few others would be super adorable!

  6. Sushmita says:

    Wow! These are pretty cool! Even I can try some of them, they are so easy. I am otherwise very clumsy and messy 😀

  7. Jeannette (Jay Joy) says:

    The Rustic Fall Sweater DIY Candle is soo awesome! I love the way it looks as though it has a sweater on.

  8. Celebrate Woman Today says:

    So many colorful and imagination-full decor items! Every taste and style can choose theirs!

  9. Kuntala Bhattacharya says:

    Nice unique and homey ideas. I love potpourri bowls too. I liked your pumpkin ideas, very nice.

  10. Lyosha says:

    looks so very pretty and simple enough for me to make! I like it a lot! I am sure it will make my home more cozy for fall.
    P.S. I am so making this owl!

  11. Britt says:

    I love how simple these ideas are! It’s easy to bring some autumn vibes into your home with just a little creativity

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