DIY Fall Decorations: 19 Unique Ideas For The Craft-Challenged (like me!)

19 DIY Fall Decorations

Don’t have the get-up-and-go to make your home fun and cozy for fall?  No worries, friend.  I’ve got nineteen DIY fall decorations ideas just for busy wives!  I promise these are unique and not the typical ones you see floating around Pinterest.  You can get your DIY on alone, with some girlfriends, or with kiddos.  Let’s get creative, shall we?!

DIY Fall Decorations

Yep, nineteen gorgeous, fall decorations that I’ve gathered in one spot for us to have fun with.  I love these designs because “normal is boring,” right?  And … they are very easy!  Visit these awesome craft bloggers and tell ’em I sent ya.

19 Beautiful DIY Fall Decorations to Brighten Your Home

1. Twin Dragonfly Designs – DIY Painted Leaf Garland

2. Carolyn’s Homework – Bird Seed Acorn Cakes

3. DIY Candy – Leaf-Stenciled Canvas

4. Crafts by Amanda – Mosaic Acorn

5. Mom Spotted – DIY Mosaic Fall Vase

6. Mason Jar Crafts Love – Candy Corn Mason Jars

7. Uncommon Designs – Glittered Fall Leaves Wreath

8. Crafting in the Rain – Acorn Towel

9. Crafts Unleashed – Autumn-Leaf Oatmeal Spice Homemade Soap

10. Crazy Little Projects – Fall Owl Decorations

11. Craftaholics Anonymous – Fall Bunting Tutorial

12. Tried and True Blog – DIY Autumn Burlap Sign

13. Uncommon Designs Online – Pine Cone Flower Embellished Mason Jars

14. Carolyn’s Homework – Painted Clay Pots

15. This Silly Girl’s Life – Fall Leaf Garland

16. Made to Be a Momma – Fall Ruffled Table Runner

17. The Nerd’s Wife – Fall Mesh Poly Deco Wreath

18. 365 Days of Crafts – Fall Burlap Centerpiece

19. Frugal Mom Eh – Autumn Decor with Repurposed Fence Boards

Blulu 15 Pieces DIY Burlap Banner Hand Painted Wedding Party Bunting Banner, 1 Rope

Are you in love or what?  I can’t even!  Let’s get our supplies and get crafty, girlfriend.

Which DIY Fall Decorations are Your faves?

DIY Fall Decorations

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  1. September 22, 2016 / 7:12 am

    OMG – this is an awesome bookmark for me and my little girl. We’re so challenged in coming up with these “maker ideas” to spend our hobby time, although we enjoy the creative process. Thank you for this cool long list!

  2. September 22, 2016 / 8:50 am

    Great round up. I especially love the burlap sign with the Anne of Green Gables quote!

    • Shan
      September 22, 2016 / 8:58 am

      Thanks, Lauren! I know, right?! I love Anne of Green Gables. I thought these were so cute and NOT overwhelming. Thanks for taking the time to let me know!


  3. Shanda
    September 22, 2016 / 8:32 pm

    Great info! Sharing on my FB page- Rachell Jackson!

    • Shan
      September 22, 2016 / 8:36 pm

      Thanks, Shanda. I’m honored! I’ll check it out!


  4. September 27, 2016 / 7:18 am

    Awesome round-up! My problem with crafting is getting in gear and going to the craft shop with a PLAN!

  5. September 27, 2016 / 8:46 am

    That’s a truly great collection of DIY. Great share

  6. Alicia
    September 27, 2016 / 8:46 am

    These are great, I could definitely do some of these for fall!

  7. September 27, 2016 / 8:58 am

    There are some awesome ideas in here! I especially liked the DIY Candy recipe!

  8. September 27, 2016 / 9:01 am

    Love it you took the time to gather some great decorations for fall. Fall is my favorite time of year.

  9. September 27, 2016 / 10:24 am

    These look simple. Thank you for your suggestions. Love the homemade candy idea!

  10. September 27, 2016 / 11:36 am

    I’m the WORST at being too crafty – I just don’t have that skill! LOVE seeing simple, even-possible-for-me diy! Thanks for sharing!

  11. September 27, 2016 / 2:31 pm

    Honestly, I love all of them! I especially love leaves and burlap! You did a great job pulling these together.

  12. September 27, 2016 / 6:47 pm

    Is it just me, or did fall come from out of no where?!?! Lol… great ideas love!

  13. September 27, 2016 / 6:52 pm

    Those owl pillows are too cute!!! these are so fun!

  14. September 27, 2016 / 7:09 pm

    I had so much fun visiting you! What a wealth of ideas. My favorite was the acorn mason jar and candy corn jar. A couple of these I want to adapt for children ministry crafts.

  15. September 27, 2016 / 9:15 pm

    Ok the Acorn Towel is AHMAZING!!! I loooove it <3 Now to get the supplies so I can get making!!! Ooo and those owls are pretty darn cute too!

  16. September 27, 2016 / 11:04 pm

    Such cute stuff–especially those leaves. I love the fall!

  17. September 28, 2016 / 12:06 am

    I have a craft night for all the ladies in the Fall and these will be perfect! Thank You for all the great ideas 🙂

  18. September 28, 2016 / 6:49 am

    Oh, I love DIY and that Burlap centerpiece is screaming, “Make me first!” Thanks for the inspiration

  19. September 28, 2016 / 1:55 pm

    Wow! What a fun list of fall crafts. They are so cute.

  20. September 30, 2016 / 8:07 pm

    I love the acorn dish towel. I’m thinking of an applique acorn as a second towel and tea staining it. These are all great ideas. Thanks for sharing with Thankful Thursdays.

  21. October 12, 2016 / 7:07 am

    This is great! I needed some motivation to get decorating for fall! Thanks for sharing on The Homesteader Hop!

    • Shan
      October 12, 2016 / 7:57 am

      I always do too, Staci. It’s not my gift, but I love creating fun fall home. Thanks for visiting and letting me know. 😉


  22. October 12, 2016 / 1:22 pm

    Super cute ideas! Love the candy corn jars and table runner the best 🙂 Also love your blog header! ♥ Happy Fall Shan!

    • Shan
      October 12, 2016 / 2:10 pm

      Thanks so much, Heather! Anything candy corn has to be amazing, right?! Happy Fall to you too!


  23. October 13, 2016 / 12:56 pm

    Awesome roundup!!! I love making things like this with the kids, cant wait to try some of these!

  24. October 14, 2016 / 12:19 am

    Some super cute ideas I’m excited to try a few with my toddler. I’m always looking for fun activities and crafts to do each season.

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