Need a little fall inspiration? Here are 8 beautiful fall decor elements to use in your home this year!
Let’s talk about fall home decor ideas! What fall elements can we use to add a bit of the glorious fall season to our home? Gone are the days of fall tchotchkes and tons of fall decor dripping all over our homes. Let’s make decorating easy and natural and elegant!
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Fall is my very favorite time of year and I’m not alone!
We all love the beauty and bounty of the fall season. Let’s take those fabulous fall elements and bring them indoors and use them to decorate our homes.
Just a few beautiful arrangements of organic fall bits and pieces will make our home fall ready! I’m sharing my 8 fabulous fall elements to use in your home!
NUMBER ONE FALL HOME DECOR IDEA… WHITE PUMPKINS
There are a few quintessential fall elements that most of us use in our homes. Using pumpkins is the best fall home decor idea!
Pumpkins are a must!
White pumpkins are here to stay so let’s embrace them and add them to our decor!
If you can’t find real white pumpkins use great fakes! I actually like faux pumpkins better than real! They last so much longer!
Use them as supporting characters in vignettes, fill a cloche with baby boos or make them the center of attention on a pedestal.
It really doesn’t matter how you use them. Just do it!
Bittersweet is what I call “brambly fluff”.
It’s twiggy and untamed and can fill up lots of visual space.
Bittersweet grows wild in my area so I can find the real deal each year but because it is an invasive plant and illegal to grow in most areas, real bittersweet may be hard to find.
If that’s the case buy some fabulous fakes! Just like pumpkins… just do it!
MUMS ARE GREAT FALL ELEMENTS
What is fall without mums?
I love these perfect, hardy, fall flowers!
Mums last weeks and add color and life to our decor! So, we need to be nice to them and give them a pretty container to bloom in and some supporting fall elements around them.
Sunflowers are beautiful, organic, and fit into vignettes and decor, bringing fabulous shapes, saturated color, and great texture!
The fields in Lancaster County are full of gorgeous heads of fall into October!
And once they bloom their seed heads make marvelous natural elements to tuck into decor!
USE GOURDS IN FALL DECOR
We grew our own gourds for decades! They are great for fall decorating. I love their bumpy surfaces, quirky shapes, and colors, and how they just look like fall to me!
Use them along with pumpkins in any arrangement!
Pinecones are fabulous fillers for any fall decor! Use them as a base or as a great textural element!
They look so pretty gathered together en masse in a bowl or on a cake pedestal!
I have a huge bin of pinecones I have collected over time and I use them liberally during the fall season!
Hydrangeas are flowers that are such pleasers! They begin to bloom in early summer and keep going straight until fall.
Hydrangeas can be dried and used the rest of the fall and winter! And do you know the best thing about hydrangeas? They are GORGEOUS!
Make a wreath, create a beautiful bed of hydrangeas for a pumpkin, or use them in a vignette! They are amazing!
LEAVES ARE BEAUTIFUL FOR FALL DECOR
Don’t forget to bring a branch of colorful leaves into your home to celebrate fall! Put it into a tall container with water and it will stay fresh for a couple of days!
If you, like me, celebrate fall before the leaves begin to change then “fake it” till the real ones are ready!
Add these gorgeous fall elements to your home.
What fall naturals will you be using this year?