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Fall Decorations

When I think of fall decorations, I cannot help but think about the amazing ways I can make my front porch ready for the brisk and colorful autumn days that lie ahead.  What better time is there than to spend sitting on the porch wrapped in a snug throw and sipping on some warm cocoa or a nice cup of hot tea? All I can say is it is my absolute favorite season of the year.

Whether my porch is adorned in happy and oddly shaped pumpkins or filled with a mixture of colorful mums, I am always delighted to find a neat idea to feature on my front porch each year.

Well, if you are looking for some great fall decorations to make your home warm and welcoming this season, here are some inspirations I have found to share with you for autumn 2014.

fall decorations2What a playful fall scene! I think the birdhouses adorned in colorful autumn garland add an extra special touch to this seasonal porch. What do you think?

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Create a unique focal point on your patio or front porch with an old wooden wheelbarrow. Fill it with an assortment of pumpkins, gourds or butternut squash and you have a nice little fall harvest scene.

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I have always been a fan of all things antique, country or vintage inspired. This charming front porch idea does not disappoint. The old wooden barrel and some simple distressed wooden drawers mix matched in a stacked fashion atop the bench just makes this home feel warm and lived in.

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Repurposing is a great way to create eye-catching decor. This interesting idea for fall decorations boasts an old cabinet perched upon a table and features a few simple yet lovely pieces for fall.

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Even a wooden wagon wheel should never be tossed aside in the barn. This home is so homey and fall ready.

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Adding chair cushions that reflect the colors of fall, along with strips of burlap ribbon, pumpkins and sweet wreaths are an easy way to make your front porch an invitational haven.

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Dress up your door with some unique and impressive fall decorations. Grapevine wreaths can be used for any season. This lovely design is both rustic with a tad bit of elegance. This is the perfect way to add loads of curb appeal to your home.

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Fall leaf garland is a simple way to dress up your windows or door frame. Add a few little pumpkins to add some color to your doorsteps and mini flower pots will give your porch railings some personality.

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Mums and more mums. You just cannot go wrong with them.

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A fun fall project is painting your pumpkins. Do you want to make them glamorous? Paint them in metallic paints such as silver and gold. What a bold and classy way to make a statement.

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This porch beams with sweet and simple country pride. A wagon filled with some fall harvest will give an instant fall ready look to your porch of front yard. Thank you Farmhousecountrystyle.blogspot.com for sharing with us!

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Don’t forget the hay bails and rakes as they are effective ways to bring in the autumn days when you add them to your fall decorations.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

I am crazy about pumpkin decorating ideas in the fall and who is to blame me when you can dress them this cute!

There are crazy pumpkin faces, scary and creepy pumpkins, adorable pumpkins and so many more. If I were to decorate my pumpkins with all of these sweet ideas… Well, let’s just say I would never have time to do anything else.

So what do you think about these Cute Pumpkins?

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

This crafty mix of pumpkins is so cute. Like patchwork for a quilt, the designs on the orange and gray pumpkins make the whole scene feel warm and country. The friendly and smiling pumpkin is a happy addition.

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Cookie cutters are perfect tools to use for carving some neat designs into your pumpkins this fall. Once you are done with your creative artwork, simply add a light and watch it glow. How festive!

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This would be a fun project for both mom and kids.  Paint a few of your pumpkins white and exercise your inner artist by drawing some crazy faces. Stack them and presto, you have a fun fall/Halloween pumpkin stack!

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Another really fun project with your kids. Glue on some really wacky faces and make your pumpkins come to life.  Create a family of pumpkins and place them upon your doorsteps so they can greet your guests.  You can find felt, sponge and other types of craft materials at places such as Hobby Lobby or any of your local craft stores.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Corn husks are some all natural items that you can use to make your pumpkins super creative. Simply glue them on your pumpkins and smooth them down evenly. What an eye-catching design.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Dress a shelf with a wealth of pumpkins! These pumpkin decorating ideas are so varied yet they are all cute.  Here we see a variety of black pumpkins, a spider pumpkin, sweet carved white pumpkin, felt button design, bold stripes, black lace and little mini designs.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Call me a little partial but I really love the simplicity of this pumpkin. Maybe it is my southern roots shining through. He is so sweetly dressed in one elegant ribbon and neatly tucked into an old wooden crate box.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Paint some pumpkins dazzling white and make them demand attention with some attractive neon polka dots and ribbon. I would certainly take a second glance back at this little design.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Wow! This decorator is talented.  Halloween blended with some mysterious and Gothic allure.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Metallic paint can really add some sparkle to your pumpkins. Add some jewel crafts and get creative and you will have some amazing pumpkins to adorn your home.

I invite you to check out more of our fall decorating ideas.

Don’t forget our fall blogger favorites.

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Our Favorite Blogger Fall Decorating Ideas Outside

I  am delighted to share with you some of the best fall decorating ideas outside featuring some very talented bloggers and their awesome fall creations. I invite you to make your house turn into a warm and welcoming home this autumn season by trying out these lovely inspirations.

Fall Decorating IdeasMake your front porch boast some charming farm-house style like Courtenay with Creek Line House does with her farm style fall porch. The plaid blankets give the design a warm and welcoming feel and I adore the wall art.

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If you love the beach and you love decorating for fall you will fall in love with this porch brought to us by Suzy with WorthingCourtBlog.com.

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Suzy’s unique fall wreath ranges from the lovely classic fall colors and arrangements that we are accustomed to with a twist of beach love by splashing some pumpkins with an ocean refreshing blue paint. Can we say awesome!

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Becca at Adventures in Decorating has created the perfect blend of simple autumn love mingled with a dash of cute.  This is a super easy way to make the entry way to your home fall ready and inviting.

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Glitter Glue and Paint has this fall decor thing all figured out.  Mums are almost a must have if you want to bring color to your fall porch.  A happy scarecrow makes it even more inviting for your guests.

Fall Decorating Ideas Outside

Notice the lovely wreath she has on her door. Burlap gives it a wholesome country feel and the punches of fall color gives this door some wonderful personality.

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Mary Beth with Cupcakes and Crinoline shares with us her delightful fall porch decorating idea. The orange toned floral vines she uses to top off her door really makes it stand out.  This sweet design idea is both simple in style yet fashioned with a touch of elegance. I really love the black door with the orange and burlap draped to frame it.

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Giving the door a bit of a rustic feel, Mary Beth chose a grapevine wreath, simple burlap ribbon fashioned with some sweet corduroy acorns.  Very unique and interesting.

Fall Decorating Ideas Outside

KY girl photography keeps it simple yet so very cute. A small child’s chair can easily be used to feature happy and playful farm style scarecrows and other sweet decorations for fall. Perch them on your porch, set a few pumpkins and mums around them and watch how your porch comes to life with these little guys.

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Deborah from Dirt Simple gets creative with her charming fall decorating ideas outside. She gathers tall grasses to make an attractive display and uses several sizes of pumpkins and gourds to create an abundant display of harvest.

If you enjoyed the lovely fall decorating ideas above, be sure to check out some more of my favorite ways to dress your home for fall!

Fall Decorating Ideas     More Amazing Ways to Decorate for Fall            Autumn Love

Decorative hay bales

Decorative Hay Bales

Did you know decorative hay bales can really turn your yard into a fun and festive place during the fall? Fall may not be officially here but it is just around the corner and on my quest for some more awesome fall decorating ideas I have discovered some unique hay bales that deserve some attention. Who would have thought you could turn a bale of hay into such a work of art?

These amazing hay bales are brought to us by quaint little farming towns all over the USA. The little farming town I live in will be featuring some charming hay bale art in the near future and I will be sure to venture out and capture some of those images and post them for you. In the meantime, check out these inspiring outdoors decorating ideas for fall.

hay bale artThe cute yet mysterious black cat is featured as hay bale art. This little dude blends fall and Halloween together.

decorative hay baleDon’t you just love the cute little owl and the cat that add some sweet charm to these hay bales that dress up the rolling hills of Montana?

hay bale artCookie Monster awaits the guests to this farm home. Just don’t steal any of his cookies!

Decorative Hay BalesThis artist did a fine job bringing Snoopy to life with these decorative hay bales. I wish I was this talented. Don’t you?

Decorative Hay BalesThese M & Ms are sweet and sassy!

Hay Bale ArtA simple yet cute pumpkin turns a hay bale into a pretty fall decorating idea. I really like this little guy.

Decorative Hay BalesMore bright and happy pumpkins fashioned from hay bales. These would also work great stacked out by your drive way, curb or close to your mail box. Line them with some mums and scarecrows to really load up the idea of fall.

Hay Bale ArtOkay, I really love this one. It is so charming and very welcoming. It has a laid back country life feel to it and would look so cute in my front yard. Thanks for sharing with us The Lettered Cottage!

Decorative Hay BalesI adore this next pretty hay bale idea from theletteredcottage.net. A burlap bow, some colorful flowers, straw bales, pumpkins and a charming plaque placed next to the road or your driveway will instantly create a welcoming entrance for your guests and adds serious curb appeal.

Decorative Hay BalesThis hay bale art is amazing. A talented artist painted a lovely picture on these bales and stacked them for a beautiful show of fall decor.

Decorative Hay BalesGet ready for Halloween with this witch theme hay bale art.

Decorative Hay BalesNow what farm would be complete without a big green tractor? This is a super creative fall decorating idea with bale art turning hay into a classy John Deere. I love it!

Decorative Hay BalesLast but certainly not least, to satisfy our craving for something really sweet, we have this super sized cupcake made of hay. It really looks tasty enough to take a big bite out of it. How artsy!

I hope you have enjoyed taking a peek at some wonderful hay bale art designs and be sure to check back with me for more great decorating ideas.

Halloween Decorating

Halloween Decorating

Are you thinking about Halloween Decorating? Many people just put a Jack-o-Lantern on their porch and are done with their decorating for the spooky holiday. There are actually many more ways to decorate than just one lone Jack-o-Lantern.

Now if you are looking for something that will scare the pants off of people or ideas that are just plain gross, sorry, you will not find them here. The decor ideas that caught my eye are more along the lines of cute, classy, charming, creative and maybe dusted with a tad bit of spooky.

Let’s explore some cool Halloween home decor.

Halloween Decor Carve several pumpkins into Jack-o-Lanterns and add a twist by just carving in some shapes. Get creative and showcase them on your front porch. Halloween Decorating Dress up your fireplace mantel with some cute Halloween decorations. I love the idea of hosting Halloween candy in a vase, using spooky vine, charming yet enchanting garland introducing All Hallows Eve and a sweet craft idea as a backdrop. Halloween Decorating Courtesy of WDWMAGIC

I fell in love with this one at first sight. If you have larger sized porch posts or a balcony this is an eye-catching way to make it magical for the season. Halloween Decorating Draw attention to your home with this idea. I bet some passersby may even drive back by for a second look. Talking about charm overload. An old wagon can be the perfect prop for loading up with bales of straw, Jack-O-Lanterns, pumpkins, mums and happy scarecrows. Halloween Decorating Make a circle of ghosts in your front yard. It is fairly simple and inexpensive to do yet it will surely invoke a spooky feel to your home.

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  Halloween Decorating A creepy idea for your fireplace mantel. Gravestone decor, simple leaf garland and pumpkins work easily to add some Halloween dress up in this home.   Halloween decorating Paper bats hung upon your front porch are sure to create a creepy effect. Halloweendivider Halloween Decorating Add loads of sweet to your Halloween decorating. This idea is really cute. The simple little tree (a small branch painted black) filled with orange balls decorated with Halloween style is eye-catching. Add some more interesting items into the mix a pretty little wreath and you have created something that will entice your guests to attempt to mimic your talented creativity. Halloween Decorating I really like this one! Makeshift witch brooms, pointy shoes, and a cute plaque work great for the front porch. This scene makes it feel like a real life witch lives there. Maybe one does……. ohhhhhhhhhh. Halloween Decorating Drum up a feast for gules with this Halloween table decorating idea. An orange table runner, black candelabra, small pumpkins, a lantern and some very realistic black birds make this dining room unforgettable.

Do you have a child or maybe it is you that needs a great costume for Halloween?  Possibly you are anticipating an upcoming Halloween costume party. Those are always fun.  If so, I recommend you check out the awesome Halloween costumes featured below.

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