Autumn Decorating

One of the many reasons I love this season is decorating. I love buying pumpkins and gourds and filling my home with jars of candy corn. In fact, my sister and I were talking about how autumn decorating is so much fun because there are so little opportunities for decorating in the summer. I have been busy pinning ideas on Pinterest and finally got around to making some things for our home to welcome in the season.

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I made a yarn wreath for our door–they seem to be all the rage these days. I used this tutorial, except I didn’t incorporate fabric, just felt. I used a light gray yarn so that I can easily switch out the flowers for other seasons. It was a great project to work while watching TV.

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I also made some autumn garland of felt leaves to hang on our hutch in the dining room. I used this tutorial, and it was even easier than the wreath.

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Both projects cost me about $20, but it could be cheaper if you already own a glue gun or have leftover yarn.

  • Glue gun: $6
  • Straw wreath: $5
  • Felt: like $3 for 10 sheets (it’s ridiculously cheap!)
  • Yarn: gray and brown colors at $3/each

Voila! Another Pinterest project complete.  Now, if I can only tackle a few other items in my boards…. :)

Have you done any autumn decorating this season? What crafts have you been making lately or want to?

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