Amazing Fall DIY Decorating Projects

Posted on Sep 30 2013 - 7:00am by Jessica Johnson

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Autumn is one of the best decoration seasons — so many beautiful colors and interesting shapes in leaves and gourds, so many textures to work with. It’s a DIY crafter’s dream.

Thinking of doing a little decorating this fall but don’t know where to start? There are so many options it’s worth breaking them down into categories. Here are neat ways to highlight different elements of the season.


Pumpkin projects

These easy fabric pumpkins can also be called yo-yo pumpkins.

These playful fabric pumpkins can double as toys for kids.

These no-sew fabric pumpkins are ideal for the crafting novice.

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Gourd projects

These gourd vases just couldn’t be prettier.

These painted gourds are straight from Martha Stewart.

This gourd bowl has a lovely, earthy quality.

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Leaf projects

This felt leaf garland is easy and colorful.

This paper fall leaf garland requires no stitching.

This leaf art is as simple as it is eye-catching.

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Wheat projects

This wheat wreath has an understated beauty.

This message-on-a-bottle wheat display says it all.

These harvest vases are classy enough to be a centerpiece.

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Burlap projects

This burlap harvest banner is a festive way to celebrate the season.

This burlap table runner is not just for weddings.

This burlap wreath helps you share your love of fall with everyone.

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Wreath projects

This autumn raffia wreath is so perfectly orange and crinkly.

This apples-and-pinecones wreath is absolutely autumnal.

This moss-and-pumpkins wreath makes for a seriously seasonal front door.

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What are your favorite autumn DIY decorating projects? Do you prefer using pumpkins, leaves, burlap, or some other material?