As the leaves begin to change and the air smells like fall, it is time for your garden or porch to weat that autumn coat too 🙂 In this article, we’ll explore 9 creative ideas for outdoor fall decorations to make your home’s exterior warm and inviting.
1. Wreaths with a twist
Upgrade your traditional fall wreath with unexpected elements. Use mini pumpkins, pinecones or even colorful gourds to add depth and texture.
2. Pumpkin planters? Sure!
Turn your porch or garden into a pumpkin paradise. Carve the insided of pumpkins and use them as planters. Plant fall flowers like ornamental cabbage inside.
3. Autumn fairy lights: Illuminating lanterns
As the days get shorter, warm lighting can create a magical atmosphere. Arrange lanterns with LED candles or fairy lights on your outdoor tables or steps. Use light cords in your terrace, bring blankets and pillows and enjoy last evenings of this year outside.
4. Hay Bale Seating
If you have the space, consider adding a few hay bales to create rustic seating areas. Top them with cozy blankets and plaid cushions for a comfortable spot to enjoy the autumn air.
5. Harvest centerpiece
Craft a stunning fall-themed centerpiece for your outdoor dining table. You can fill a wooden crate or basket with a mix of seasonal produce like apples, pumpkins, and colorful leaves.
6. Leafy garlands: Funny DIY
Take your children for a walk and look for the most beautiful fallen leaves. Create garlands to drape along railings, fences, or pergolas. You can also use them with string lights for a magical effect during the evenings.
7. Autumnal doormat: Must have of the season
Swap out your regular doormat for one that features autumn motifs like leaves, acorns, or pumpkins. It’s a simple yet effective way to set the seasonal tone.
8. Nature’s bounty
Enjoy the natural beauty of the season by decorating with items like pinecones, acorns, and corn husks. Fill glass jars or vases with these treasures and scatter them throughout your outdoor area.
9. Some DIY in the end: Painted Rock Decor
Get the kids involved in the decorating process by painting rocks with fall-inspired designs like apples, owls or scarecrows. Place them strategically in your garden or along pathways for a whimsical touch.