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Fall Decorating Ideas on a Budget

The changing colors of leaves and pumpkin spice lattes are in full swing. Fall has finally arrived! Fall is the ideal time to spruce up your house without breaking the bank. Autumn is the harvest season for a reason. Everyone can make inexpensive, lovely fall decorations when nature offers so many beautiful decorations for free.

It makes sense to want to store away the mementos of summer and switch to decorations like wreaths and pumpkins. However, before swiping your card and stocking up on pricey fall décor, look at these unique fall decorations to help you celebrate the season.

There are many ways to decorate your home for fall while saving money. Here are some suggestions:

Fall Wreath

Making a fall wreath is simple because there is so much free stuff available. Nature offers us many materials for crafts that we can choose from for our inexpensive fall crafts.

Use a basic wreath form, such as a straw or grapevine wreath. Artificial flowers and leaves have come a long way and can often be found at the dollar store for a minimal cost. Glue, clip, or pin your autumnal ornaments to your wreath form. That is how simple it is to create a handcrafted product that costs (nearly) nothing.

Use the Fireplace

Use your fireplace as the focal point if you haven't used it in a while. Play up the fireplace since it is the most admirable feature in any space. Paint the fireplace's interior in bright or vibrant colors while highlighting the rustic elements. Fill the vacant space with a big plant, a pile of pumpkins, or any larger Autumn decor piece you have. Light candles in a group to create a cozy and beautiful atmosphere. You could also keep additional books or a big wicker basket full of pillows and throw blankets. Don't waste the potential of this spare space!

Collect from nature

A fun activity for the whole family, such as gathering pinecones, can be an exceptional idea to mingle and collect resources from nature for fall decorations for your home. You can also gather tree branches or acorns if collecting pinecones is not an option. Tuck the branches in a vase or dough bowl. Gather fallen leaves and create art installations with them if all else fails! Combining these elements of nature allows you to create elaborate fall centerpieces or vignettes.

Visit the fruit cabinet.

Fruits give a place such a beautiful visual and texture element. For immediate and natural color, arrange a variety of citrus fruits in sizable glass jars, vases, or bowls. To get rid of the spots on the fruit, periodically rotate and replace it. Change the citrus for apples, pumpkins, and gourds as the seasons change. You may quickly turn your house into a home without spending any money, thanks to all the natural and available resources you already have there!

The Bottom Line

Don't be scared to use your imagination and the materials you already have. Sometimes all it takes to give your house a timeless fall sparkle is adding a few new pieces to your year-round decor. And if you're feeling brave, roll up your sleeves, get into your creative side, and get started on these autumnal accents! Need inspiration? You can find fantastic decorative Fall items on our website, www.sassafrasorig.com.

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