Creative Fall Decorating Ideas

Put a twist on the usual fall decorating. Try something new, and break away from the expected red-orange-yellow color scheme. Here are four ways to think outside the box when decorating for fall.

Rustic Fall Vignette

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Create an easy fall vignette using fresh cut sedum and scented pinecones.

Clip some sedum from the backyard, and pick up some scented pinecones from the crafts store to create this simple fall display. Sedum flowers have a rose or light plum hue which are so pretty with their green leaves. It would be a shame not to enjoy them indoors as well as in the garden. Group these with a few lanterns or pillar candles on a tray to create a rustic fall vignette for your coffee table or console.

Simple Fall Decor

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Don't get overwhelmed with decorating for the holidays.

Sometimes, less is more. Before your guests arrive for the weekend, create a welcoming display for your entry. Fall decor does not have to be just orange, yellow and red. Think outside the box with a hint of shiny silver. Add a stylish touch to your tabletop with antique mercury glass accessories.

Fall Centerpiece Idea

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Impress your dinner guests with a stunning fall centerpiece using seasonal fresh cut flowers.

Pick up some sunflowers and hydrangea -- sure favorites this time of year -- add colorful berries and greenery from your backyard, and voila! You have a beautiful focal point for the room. Keep it casual by adding a simple burlap runner.

Simple Fall Wreath

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One of the easiest ways to transition into fall is to add a seasonal wreath to your front door.

Elaborate wreaths are everywhere, but sometimes simple is more dramatic. Start with a plain boxwood fall wreath and add your own embellishments to make it unique. Burlap is a fall favorite and can be used in so many ways. For this wreath, make a bow out of burlap ribbon, and attach it to the bottom of the wreath with floral wire. It's seriously that easy.


  1. Fall colors have never been my favorite palette so I have looked for alternatives but never found anything that I thought was still representative of the season. I have fallen in love with the rustic fall vignette and the boxwood wreath! They both embrace the season without the overwhelming fall color. Thank you for sharing this post.

    1. sherlock56...check out some of the white artificial pumpkins and gords. They look gorgeous with wheat and bare branches.

  2. Beautiful!

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