Ideas for Fall Decorating
Super simple centerpieces and stress-free decorations for fall elegance.
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Circle of Bounty
Add charm to a wheat wreath with golden maple leaves. Slip the stems of the leaves into the spaces between the wheat heads. This arrangement looks best done in a spare manner so the shapes of individual leaves aren't lost. When the leaves fade, remove them and save the wreath to use again next fall.
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Quick Fall Centerpiece
Create a stress-free centerpiece by setting several pumpkins or gourds on the table. This arrangement contains them on a long white platter, but a low basket or tray would work just as well. Garnish with a few leaves, berry clusters, or flowers to add a bit of color and texture.
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Gourds on a Shelf
Consider this simple approach to fall decorating: take one object and repeat it along a shelf or window sill, or down your dining room table. Surround each item with something special -- a circle of beaded garland (as shown here), some fall leaves, pinecones, or even a toss of little acorns.
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Pumpkin and Roses Centerpiece
Make a spectacularly easy floral arrangement for fall.
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Dried Flower Arrangement
Check out your local craft store for the dried materials needed to make this woodsy, autumnal arrangement. See how in our online video!
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Go for Green
Summer's big color gets bright and intense in fall. The hot chartreuse of Granny Smith apples declares the effect. Nest a stocky candle in the middle of a glass salad or punch bowl filled with green apples. No need to use a tall candle; simply elevate a short one with a candlestand or aluminum can. Then hide the stand with apples.
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Miniature Apple Wreath Project
Whether you choose miniature apples like ours or full-size replicas, this wreath will look great for weeks. Don't miss our how-to video for more tips.
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Fall branches make wonderful -- and cheap -- decorations for your home. Look for interesting shapes with leaves, acorns, or berries.
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Here's an object that will look in season from October through December. Pinecones have a natural, rustic appeal that can also be dressed up by combining them with ornaments, ribbons, or garlands.
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Red and Gold Glory
Bring the bright, bold colors of harvest season indoors to adorn your home. Wooden bowls nested together give a gathering of apples height and dimension. Maple branches full of golden leaves accent the arrangement. Place the vignette in front of a mirror to maximize the impact.
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Black and White
Both sophisticated and country, this white pumpkin has been elevated to designer status with a swoosh of black paint and a unique footed cake stand.
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1-Hour Fall CraftsWith so many holidays around the corner, fall is the perfect time to do some extra decorating. If you're short on time, try one of our one-hour fall crafts. The easy projects will spruce up your home without stealing an entire afternoon.Begin Slideshow »