It’s that time of year already! Are you ready for the changing colors in the leaves? The smell of fresh autumn in the air? We know you may be anxious to start making your home look like fall. We’d love to help you with the inspiration so here’s a list of autumn decorating ideas that we discovered.
Once September hits, everyone has Halloween and Thanksgiving on their minds. Orange and brown colors will start to cover every store, and the smell of spices will fill the air. Here, we’re sharing some indoor and outdoor decor ideas.
Autumn Decorating Ideas for Gardeners
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Succulents and pumpkins really compliment each other visually. And what makes you think fall more than pumpkins?
The texture and color of this DIY corn wreath just screams autumn! This wreath is completely homemade, and you can finish it in 30 minutes or less. All you need is enough mini corns and super glue.
When it comes to decorating your front porch, the sky is the limit!
Grace your home with this non-traditional, beautiful fall table decoration using orchids, succulents & seasonal elements including white pumpkins, pomegranates, sweetheart pears, magnolia cones and more. Check out the entire tutorial here.
Here is another DIY idea with pumpkins and succulents. These are mini-pumpkins so they’ll make great centerpieces or bring life to your mantel. Don’t forget the outdoors either! Imagine how they’d look by your front door or on your front porch massed together.
A wheat bundle such as this screams fall. This is similar to Martha Stewart’s beautiful mixed grain bouquet, without the work! Also, consider matching this product to our Mixed Wheat Wreath made of the same materials. You could have your table centerpieces and wall wreaths match perfectly.
This bright bouquet is beautiful and smells so spicy. A simple yet colorful accent to any of your tables.
Here is everything you need to know about caring for mums in the fall.
More Pumpkin Inspiration!
These rich, soft colors of fall are something to look forward to, especially if you can enjoy them in your own living room.
Isn’t this display stunning?
Can you imagine how good this smells too?
Looking for a different way to decorate a pumpkin? Then check out this simple, unusual pumpkin DIY in natural/neutral tones. It’s easy, there’s no maintenance & it’ll last for a few months.
If you’re looking to add more decor to your kitchen table, gather some ideas here: 37 Elements To Inspire Your Thanksgiving Tablescape
Fall Plant Ideas (Good for Indoors!)
You can also incorporate more houseplants into your fall decor! We think these colorful plants will add the right amount of color to your home.
Not only Aglaonemas easy on the eyes, but they’re one of the easy maintenance houseplants out there. The red varieties are great for fall decorating. These Chinese Evergreen care and growing tips will get you well on your way.
The Croton Mammy has a look and feel that just screams: it’s fall, look at me! The colorful leaves grow in a spiral fashion, and they come in red, yellow, and green colors. If you grow it indoors, it can easily grow to 3-feet which will naturally attract the attention of your guests. It’s great for front porch decorating in frost free climates.
A popular plant among our readers, these houseplants are easy to care for all year round. We thought that they were a great addition to this list because of their color variety. You can find them in orange, red, and yellow. They’re long-lasting color and will be a great additive to any fall display!
Anthuriums are beautiful flowering plants that can be grown indoors if the conditions are right. And, they’ll give your fall display an exotic look.
We love these gorgeous phalaenopsis orchids – surely you can find a color to compliment your fall decor!
Kalanchoes are long lasting and almost always available at Trader Joe’s and other retailers. They’re commonly found in red, yellow and white.
Coleus, Rudbeckias, Ornamental Pepper, & Calibrachoa are planted together in a rustic ceramic to create a gorgeous display of vibrant fall colors.
Which of these ideas do you like the most? Tell us about some of your plans for decorating your home for the fall season!
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