DIY: Fall Decorating

If you haven’t gotten into the fall decorating spirit yet, it’s not too late! There are many simple ways to transform your porch or yard into a picturesque, seasonal landscape.

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Fall Flowers

Purchasing mums, pumpkins and winter cabbage is a simple and inexpensive way to decorate for fall.

Old apple baskets make a great mum holder and can often be found for cheap at antique and consignment shops.

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Hay bales are readily available this time of year and add height and dimension to your outdoor autumn vignette.

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Spooky Spectacle

If you want to go for a Halloween fun and spooky look, that is also achievable on a budget we have some ideas for you.

Check out these awesome glowing ghosts easily made out of tomato cages, white lights, and a small sheet. These would look good scattered on a lawn or even placed right by a front door.

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The pumpkin witch below is adorable and a unique way to welcome your trick or treaters. This project is kid-friendly and a great way to get kids involved in helping to “spookify” your home.

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This is one yard spider that you want hanging around for Halloween! This is such a simple idea that makes a big impact! All you need is three varying sizes of pumpkins, large twigs and you can make your own eyes out of anything! (Hint: Check out Target’s dollar bins for giant googly eyes.)

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Saving the best for last, with this witch stuck in a pot!

I absolutely love this whimsical porch accessory and look forward to making mine again this year! It might look complicated, but it is not! You’ll need: a garden urn or pot, striped stockings (found in Halloween aisle at your local big box store), old shoes, glitter paper to create a buckle, and something for stuffing the legs. Also, the old moss can be purchased at any craft store.

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Like what you see? Click each image to learn more!

**Visit us on Pinterest for more Fall and Halloween decor ideas**

Oh, and one last thing…order a Harvest CSA Box from your concierge and get a jump start on your decorating!

Post by: Cristin M.
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2 thoughts on “DIY: Fall Decorating

  1. Thanks for the idea, my son had a blast!!

    Dawn M. Jones, C.I.D.
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    Design Support, CAD
    443.558.5505
    Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
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