Ok, temperatures have officially dropped by 20 degrees, warranting jeans and sweaters. And today is officially the first day of fall! So I am in full-on fall mode.
I always have the best intentions of doing seasonal decorating, but I often have trouble making the leap to actually spend money on new decor. But I’ve recently gotten a bit of my crafting-mojo back and I’m obsessed with fall decor that is inspired by nature.
Last week, I decided to make some fall wreaths (using this tutorial, click here to pin for later), and while shopping for supplies I felt a little silly purchasing pine cones. I mean, seriously, take a 10 minute walk around my neighborhood and you’ll find yourself some pine cones.
So I got to thinking – how easy would it be to incorporate actual found objects from nature into my fall decorating? I mean, that would save a ton of money AND it would be way better for the environment! And it would satisfy this crafting bug I’ve got lately.
And I turned to trusty old Pinterest for some ideas. Here’s what I found!
Fall Decor Using Found Objects From Nature
Twigs and Branches
Twig Letters by The Happy Housie (includes tutorial!)
Branches in a Vase by Apartment Therapy
Twig Wreath by DIY Design Fanatic (includes full tutorial!)
Pine Cone Garland by How to Decorate
Pine Cone Cluster by Inspired by Seasons (Etsy Shop)
Pine Cone Chair Ties by Sophia’s
Also, here’s How to Bake Pine Cones (a MUST before using indoors!) by Refresh Restyle
Acorn Wreath by Tried and True (includes full tutorial!)
Painted Acorns by Home Stories A to Z (includes full tutorial!)
Acorns in Glass Apothecary Jars by Better Homes and Gardens
How to Clean and Dry Acorns for Decorating by HomeTalk
Autumn Leaf Fairy Lights by Wallflower Girl
Leafy Branches in a Vase by Better Homes and Gardens
Leafy Garland by Country Living
And here’s How to Preserve Leaves by KiwiCrate
Elements of nature throughout the home just does something to the tone. It is sort of grounding and comforting. Makes the decor seem thoughtful and intentional and the space feel warm. What is your favorite way to bring nature into your fall decor? Share your ideas by commenting below!
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