Use these quick and inexpensive fall decorating ideas to make simple but impactful changes to your home for the season! Many of these ideas will also transition well for the holidays!
Happy Halloween! I know many of us are getting ready to switch gears towards the holidays tomorrow (I’m even planning to share my Christmas design boards). However, since we’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, I’m still 50% focused on fall for the next month! Today I thought I’d share some inexpensive fall decorating ideas you can easily implement over the next month if you’re not ready to move on to the holidays yet! Next week, I’m also hoping to share my Thanksgiving tablescape inspiration as well!
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Quick & Inexpensive Fall Decorating Ideas
The ideas I’m sharing today are meant to be quick, easy and affordable updates you can make this next month. If you haven’t decorated yet, using even one of these tips will help add some fall vibes to your home! I’ve included a list of more extensive fall decor and inspiration at the end of this post if you’re looking for even more ideas!
Dress Up Your Main Bathroom for Fall
I rarely decorate our powder bathroom. But the reality is, it’s one of the rooms both visitors and we see on a regular basis! I found some old Home Goods olive topiaries in the basement and placed them on the counter. I then add this new affordable grid bathmat to the floor and love the rich camel color paired with the navy blue cabinets. Voila! Install fall vibes without much effort. Another easy update is to switch to a fall-scented hand wash! Side note: this is by far the most difficult room in our home to photograph which is why you don’t see it that frequently 😉
Fill a Bowl Or Tray With Pumpkins
I shared this idea last year when I decorated our dining room in non-traditional fall colors. These types of centerpieces are easy to assemble and add a fall vibe without going overboard! It’s also nice when everything is contained and easy to move! You could use fresh mini pumpkins from the grocery store or even faux ones like these I found at JOANN last year! I like going faux with these types of things though because of the cats, but also because I only have to invest one time!
DINING ROOM SOURCES: Dough Bowl (smaller option available here) | Linen Chairs | Dining Table | Hutch | Velvet Navy Blue Pumpkins | Cream Felt Pumpkins | Faux Lamb’s Ear | Tea Dried Leaf Spray | Gray Green Leaf Spray
Switch Up the Throw Pillows in Your Main Living Area
Throw pillows are an easy way to change the entire vibe in your living space. This time of year, many fall throw pillows are marked down to make room for holiday inventory! Better yet, find some cozy fall options that will work well now and will then transition into the holidays and winter. I know many of you loved the pom pillow in our living room but the price was out of your budget. I’ve been searching high and low and final found this option and this option at much more affordable pricepoints!
I also seem to find a lot of affordable throw pillow options here. The best part is, many of their pillows include down inserts! Which makes them an even better steal!
Swap Out Your Everyday Art/Photos for Something Seasonal
You can do this in a big way by swapping out oversized artwork in your home for something of a similar scale. We replaced our palm tree art with this blue pumpkin canvas for fall. I really didn’t have to change much else in the space to completely switch seasons in here!
DEN SOURCES: Linen Sectional | Coffee Table | Rug | Blue Pumpkin Art | Jute Poufs | Roman Shades | Scallop Light | Vase | Faux Eucalyptus | Linen Pillows (color: Gunmetal) | Striped Tassel Pillow | Plaid Pillow (old from HomeGoods) – similar here and here | Chunky Tassel Throw (old) – similar here
You can also do this in a much smaller fashion by swapping out the photos in frames around your home. In our living room gallery wall, I replaced our vibrant beach photos with black and white photos of Italy that remind me of fall! It’s an under $10 update when I have them printed at Target!
I have a whole post dedicated to simple and affordable artwork ideas for even more options if you’re interested! You could also print off some of these free fall printables to use as art around your home!
Add Fall Foliage to Your Decor
One of the easiest inexpensive fall decorating ideas you can use is to add some fall foliage to your spaces. This can come in the form of faux botanicals and stems or by simply cutting some leaves and branches from outside! Thanks to the cats, I usually go faux, but it’s a fun way to add some seasonal color and texture to your spaces!
Burn a Fall Candle
Don’t want to mess with any of the above ideas now that we’re already almost into November? Burn a fall candle for an instant mood booster! In case you missed it, I shared our favorite fall candles recently with detailed descriptions on each!
Additional Fall Decor Inspiration
Click any of the post titles below for even more fall decorating ideas!
- Cozy Fall Favorites
- Neutral Fall Throws
- The Best Fall Candles
- Guest Room Ideas & Cozy Tips
- 2019 Fall Home Tour
- Fall Decorating Ideas & Design Boards
- A Few Fall Fashion Trends I’m Loving
- Fall 2019 Home Decor Trends
- Pumpkin & Oak Leaf Thanksgiving Tablescape
- 2018 Fall Home Tour
- Splurge vs. Save Blue Thanksgiving Tablescape
I hope you found these quick and inexpensive fall decorating ideas helpful! I’ll be back tomorrow with my Christmas design boards and plans before switching gears back to fall again!
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