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20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

One of the greatest parts about the changing of seasons is all of the new options you have when it comes to decor, especially during the fall. But, it’s even more fun when you can make those decorations yourself! The fall DIY decor possibilities are practically endless because it feels like there’s always something new and trendy happening. So, if you’re looking to give your home the fall decor makeover it deserves, check out this list of fall DIY decor ideas that you’ll be dying to make and use!

1. DIY Mason jars

Need something to put your flowers in or hold your kitchen utensils? Why not use those old mason jars sitting in your house and turn them into something useful! You can paint them, wrap some fabric around them, or just decorate them for fall in any way that you like!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

2. Cork pumpkin

Get your glue gun out for this next fall DIY project! All you’ll need is a bunch of old corks, some fabric, and some paint, and you’ll have a cute new pumpkin decoration! This would be super cute as a centerpiece or just anywhere around the house.

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

3. Turkey wreath

Get your gobble on with this next fall DIY idea! This turkey wreath is absolutely adorable, and it isn’t as hard to make as it might appear. You can use any type of fabric you like, but I would recommend something waterproof. Just roll the fabric up and glue it to the base. Then add your turkey and hang it up on your door!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

4. Pumpkin candles

Light up your life with these super cute pumpkin candles that are super easy to make! Use a tiny pumpkin or gourd as your base and scoop out all of the insides. Then melt down some candle wax and pour it into the pumpkin! Stick a new wick in the center and let the wax cool.

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

5. Toilet paper pumpkins

You might be wary at first of our next fall DIY decor idea, but don’t knock it till you try it! It’s a super simple craft, all you’ll need is a roll of toilet paper, some fabric, and a few details that will make it look just like a pumpkin. Just wrap your toilet paper in the fabric, tuck it into the top, and add a stem and some leaves!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

6. Potpourri

Nothing reminds me of fall more than the enchanting smells of cinnamon, nutmeg, and all the other goodness you find in potpourri! I love this DIY idea because it’s both a decor piece and an air freshener! You can find tons of recipes online on how to make potpourri, so check it out!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

7. Door hanger

If wreaths aren’t necessarily your style, check out this cute fall door hanger! This DIY project is great because you get to customize it however you like! Add one single letter and some fake flowers like pictured below, or add your favorite quote and mix it up a little!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

8. DIY fall canvas

If you’re more artistic than crafty, consider creating your own fall-themed canvas! You could paint, do some fancy lettering, or just do whatever makes you happy! Hang your canvas in your bedroom, your living room, or lean it against another piece of furniture!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

9. DIY doormat

Don’t forget to take your fall decor to the outside of your home as well! You can do this so easily with a fall-themed doormat, and it’s even cooler if you customize the doormat yourself. Just grab some paint, a stencil if you like, and go to town! Now, anyone who walks up to your door will appreciate your new fall decor!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

10. Pumpkin vase

Clearly, pumpkins have a lot more uses than I originally thought. This adorable pumpkin vase can be made easily with any size pumpkin, as long as you clean out the insides before using it. Fill your new pumpkin vase with beautiful fall-colored flowers and place it anywhere in your house!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

11. Pumpkin centerpiece

Whether you plan on hosting lots of fall dinner parties or you just want as much fall decor in your house as possible, this pumpkin centerpiece is a must-have! All you need is a mix of different colored and sized pumpkins, plus any other fall decor items you might like. Just arrange them on your table however you like and enjoy your new centerpiece!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

12. Candy corn decor

While there’s certainly a difference between fall and Halloween decor, you honestly can’t go wrong with either. All you need for this DIY idea is some sort of foam cone that you can find at a craft store and yarn or string. Just wrap the different colors around the cone and you’ll have cute decor pieces in no time!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

13. Fabric pumpkins

Fabric pumpkins are one of the cutest ways to decorate for the fall and it’s clear why. You can choose whatever color and pattern of fabric you like, then sew or glue these pumpkins together! You can use stuffing to make your pumpkins nice and soft, but if you don’t have that, you could honestly just wrap up a real pumpkin in fabric and it’ll look just as cute!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

14. Fall tiered tray

This next fall DIY might require a bit more materials than the others, but don’t let that stop you! If you have a tiered tray like pictured below, it’s a great opportunity for a fall-themed tiered centerpiece! Stack your tray with pumpkins, leaves, flowers, and whatever you like!

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20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

15. Fall coffee bar

You might not be creating anything from scratch with this next fall DIY, but you’ll certainly be creating a new fall-themed space to enjoy. All you have to do is add some fall details to your coffee area, whether it be a tiny gourd or a cute canvas!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

16. Twine pumpkin

Pumpkins are definitely a popular decor item when it comes to fall and I truly can’t complain. Especially after seeing this amazing twine pumpkin, I couldn’t resist adding another pumpkin DIY to the list! So, grab some twine or rope from your craft store and get to crafting!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

17. Painted pumpkins

Like I mentioned before, if you’re more artsy than you are crafty, you will love this next DIY! Simply paint your pumpkins however you like! Paint them with simple and low key designs, or go crazy and add some big colors and patterns! Show off your pumpkins inside or out on your porch!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

18. Pinecone wreath

A beautiful pinecone wreath is a perfect way to decorate the exterior of your home without going too overboard! You can color your pinecones before gluing them together like pictured below, or just leave them as is! This is a great way to add texture and color to your home during those fall months!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

19. Mini lanterns

Get the Modge Podge out because it’s time to get gluing! Just grab some fake leaves and mini jars, and glue the leaves to the inside of the jars. Then, light it up with a battery-powered candle and place these all around your home! These will give your home such a nice feel and they are perfect for the entire fall season!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

20. Pumpkin topiary

Forget that boring old topiary on your front porch, and say hello to these super cute pumpkin topiaries! I highly suggest using fake pumpkins if you’re looking to DIY this because it’ll last longer and be a lot easier to construct. You can also make a topiary in any size you like, as long as you have the right materials!

20 Fall DIY Decor Ideas That Are Actually Useful

Do you think you’ll be trying out any of these DIY decor ideas this fall? Let us know in the comments which ideas are your favorites!

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