Surprisingly the season of autumn means more than Pumpkin Spice Lattes at Starbucks and turkey meals on thanksgiving. It doesn't just mean that winter is coming but it also signifies change. The leaves change from green to yellow, orange and red. The temperatures drop from blistering heat to slightly cooler. We even change our wardrobe from t-shirts and shorts to sweaters and cozy scarfs. One thing people often forget that they can change is their decor! It can be fun to add touches of fall inside the home to really celebrate the season. Here are some fun and inexpensive ways to bring the vibrant colors and coziness indoors.
These are a completely inexpensive way to tastefully bring the outdoors inside. All you need is time; if you have time to collect some pinecones and some time to craft you can really make a statement. Pinecones can be thrown into a glass vase to make a nice centerpiece, they can make a nice wreath to hang on the door, or even garland to go over a shelf or the fireplace mantle.
We all know that halloween and pumpkins are synonymous but why should we limit them to that? Their bright orange color screams fall and pracitcally begs to be used as decor. They can be painted, drawn, carved, or just sit there and still look amazing.
#3. DIY signs!
A painted pallet or piece of wood with a saying can give a certain rustic charm to the home. The great thing about a sign is you can make it really personal with a saying specific to you/your family or it can be really generic and still celebrate the season.
For those who don't mind investing a little bit of money in their fall decor, lanterns are a fantastic idea. They can be filled with pumpkins, pinecones, candles, leaves, etc. They can be used outdoors, as a centerpiece, or just placed on a mantle. They are so versatile and beautiful!
Happy fall and happy decorating!