DIY Fall Decor Sign

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SIGNS! SIGNS! And more SIGNS! Signs are a really popular trend right now. I think that Joanna Gaines has something do with that but who knows. Joanna is my answer to everything these days. I personally love the style. I think that farmhouse sayings and rustic signs are a great decor piece for a small wall you just don’t know what to do with or just leaning one on your entry way table.

I think that besides decorating, Signs can have a great meaning to them. Whether its your favorite quote, or just something that makes you laugh. I think that positive sayings around your home is a MUST. So instead of just “Pinning” sayings, Hang them up!

As I have said in the past. Fall is one of my favorite seasons and I love everything fall besides being cold! I saw this fall sign on Pinterest and I knew that I had to make it for myself. I made mine a little different but I loved how it turned out.  Isn’t it adorable?!

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Fall Porch Decor Ideas

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Decorating your front porch can be exciting but often overwhelming for some people. Here are some great ideas for simple, yet charming Fall Decor ideas for your Front Porch.
There is just something about summer turning into fall that I just love. The smells, colors, changing clothing styles, baking and DECORATING. Fall and Winter means a lot of decorating in my house. But besides the inside, the outside needs some love too. I am not one of those people who decorate my lawn for Halloween or go all out in lights for Christmas. However I do love an inviting front porch and door.

Fall means that the Holidays are near and that means GUESTS, GUESTS, GUESTS. I don’t just decorate my house for guests but I do it because my child likes it and so do my husband and I. It is so inviting to walk up to our front door with warmth of the holidays.
I hope you enjoy these ideas as much as I did!

 

Fall Porch Decor - OliviaRink.com

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Add Assorted pumpkins of different shapes and colors down the steps of your front porch for a simple yet decorative look. Add a fall welcome mat for extra flare.

cozy fall front porch decoration idea

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Cleaning out a dead flower pot doesn’t have to be depressing for you spring and summer lovers. Fill it back up with a beautiful Autumn flower arrangement.

10 DIY Fall Burlap Decorations - love these pillow covers!

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Add burlap or autumn fabric pillows onto front porch seating for a more fall ready look. I love this and a lot of the time you can find pillow case covers to accommodate for the holidays or seasons. Instead of buying separate pillows. Just change the case!

You can Find some fall covers HERE

DIY faux pumpkin flower pot tutorial

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This is such a NEAT idea! Instead of just having empty flower pots for half the year. Spice them up. Click on the link above for a tutorial on how to make PUMPKIN FLOWER POTS. I know I’m making a few of these.

outdoor fall light decor...

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Add A floral arrangement to those bare sconces. Would be a great decor idea especially for Thanksgiving and Holiday entertaining.

Autumn Mailbox Swag

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This is another great entertainment idea. Of course you can do some of these just for decoration. But to me I think it would be easier to find a residence with decor out front of the Holiday party I am attending. Add a floral arrangement or garland to your mailbox.

Fall Pumpkin & Hay Front Porch Idea....these are the BEST DIY Fall…

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Adding Hay Bales to any space is very fall-like. This person stacked them and added ribbon and stacked painted pumpkins on top. Painted pumpkins are a great idea because they seem to last longer and they look AMAZING.

harvest barnwood sign for fall, crafts, seasonal holiday decor

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Porch Boards are EXTREMELY popular right now. You can make all kinds of them for the holidays throughout the year. This one is a hand painted Harvest board decorated in vine with autumn flowers and pumpkins staggered around it. This is another easy porch idea.

If you would rather Buy something like this you can find some HERE.

Thanksgiving Decor  Fall Wreath  Fall Decor  by HomeHearthGarden

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I am one of those people who believe that the front door was really made to put a wreath on the front. I ALWAYS have a wreath on my door. I look forward to changing them out for the upcoming holiday or season. Adding a Autumn wreath to the front door is inviting and elegant. You can make this by buying a vine style wreath and hot gluing fall colored hydrangeas and leaves onto it.

Hay bales for height, mums, pumpkins, and cornstalks for a fall-themed entry

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Here is another idea for porch steps. This idea is great for all of you non-crafters out there. This looks crafty when all it is is pumpkins, hay bales, and autumn arrangements staggered down the steps. Really simple but looks great.

DIY: HUGE Front Porch Welcome Sign.  Make this by using pre-cut letters from Hobby Lobby, paint the letters with exterior paint (Wrought Iron by Benjamin Moor), find a large weathered board, then attach pre-cut letters to weathered board using a super hot glue gun or use finishing nails. http://www.thewoodgraincottage.com/2013/10/17/huge-front-porch-welcome-sign/

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Here is another Porch Board Idea but instead of switching out the board you can do a WELCOME Board and decorate it throughout the year. Corn stalks set around this looks really cute and decorative.

Fall is quickly approaching and although Summer has still got a few more weeks, it won’t stop me daydreaming about crunchy leaves and hot apple cider. The general rule of thumb I live by when preparing to start the holiday …

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WOW! I love this idea. Using an autumn garland to wrap around the front door casing is so decorative. I have seen this for Christmas but not during fall.  It also uses alot of the previous decor ideas listed above. Autumn Wreath, Flower Pot Flare and pumpkins set out. Easy and looks Incredible.

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Wheelbarrows are a great fall decor item. Add anything you want in them and put them out for show. I have even seen scarecrows sticking out of them on the front lawn.

Source: Prudent Penny Pincher

Add fall items into over-sized lanterns and set by your front door, porch seats or down the porch stairs. You can also see more lantern ideas I have posted HERE.

Fall Front Porch Decor. An easy way to decorate for Fall.

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Use crates to add a little fall decor to your porch and put things on and in them. You can even stack a few of them on top of each other. You can pretty much get these crates anywhere. Keep them Raw colored or stain them different shades for a more rustic look.

 

Pantry Organization

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Keeping the Pantry organized to me might as well be a full time job! It is easy to organize but not everyone in the family keeps it uncluttered when they are trying to find something. I think the key to keeping a pantry clean and organized is making everything easily accessible so there is no tossing around trying to find a particular item. It also hard when grocery shopping took everything out of you and you just want to throw all the groceries in the pantry and close the door. But I think having special bins and baskets or even File Folders to help you at is a must! Check out these awesome Pantry tips.

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Decorating with Lanterns

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Lanterns are becoming more and more popular. I have seen people use them a lot for holiday decor and just for dressing up their front and back porches. I have put a few different decorating ideas together on how to dress them up in your home! Enjoy.

 

 

Lantern pair wall decor wall sconces bathroom decor by LisaMarieDS

Source: Etsy

This is a picture I found from Etsy. I have linked the site to the picture but I think these would be really easy to make yourself. Stain 2 pieces of wood. Screw on hanger and then add the lanterns. I love this idea for lanterns because it looks so elegant to me. I think this would be really cute in a foyer or entry way next to an entry way table or something.

 

Dimples and Tangles

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This is a FUN idea! Get extra large Lanterns for your front porch and then decorate them according to the Holiday for the upcoming month.

 

Preserved wedding bouquet in lantern / http://www.himisspuff.com/100-unique-and-romantic-lantern-wedding-ideas/7/

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Most of the time after weddings people will make shadow boxes for their keepsake memorabilia and then hang it on the wall or stashed somewhere in  your closet. I think instead of a shadow box. Dressing up an antique lantern with your wedding memories is so elegant and different. This is really pretty to display on top of your dresser or even vanity.

 

lantern atop an urn with greenery...o i have one like this and i will make it look good !!!

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Adding a lantern on top of a planter is a really decorative idea. I think even putting the lantern on top of a planter or pot and then plant flowers around it would be really cute and decorative as well.

 

How I decorate with Lanterns. Come see my Spring Home tour filled with lots of  DIY decorating tips and inspiration! www.settingforfour.com

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This is a different decorating idea for those of you who don’t want to use an end table. Instead of the end table at the end of a couch or chair. Add a few over-sized lanterns with greenery inside of them for a more personalized style.

 

 

Non Working Fireplace With Lanterns And Accessories : Decorating Ideas For Non Working Fireplaces

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Adding lanterns to a non working fire place or even in a wall niche is a clever idea. I have seen pictures where people either fill them up with logs or clutter them with candles. I like the lanterns because it looks cleaner.

 

 

Lantern...I am going to do this to my daddy's old lantern he gave to me.

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Dressing up an antique lantern will put a great touch of Farmhouse Style decorating to any home.

 

 

Cream painted cabinetry with carrara counter tops, classic white subway backsplash with herringbone insert behind the stove top and lantern pendants.

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Instead of the average “Popular” drop down pendant lights. Use lanterns! I love this. This is also another Modern Farmhouse style of decorating your home.

 

Burlap Bunny Lantern Swag

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This is another Holiday lantern. I love these because you change out the decor and make your own toppers to accommodate for the holidays.

 

 

Beautiful deck/patio lighting option

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Instead of using flower pots down your walk way stairs. Use oversized lanterns in various sizes. Would look beautiful for entertaining nights with candles lit up inside of them. I think this is also more functional throughout the year. Instead of empty flower pots during the cold months. Lanterns can stay out year round.

 

 

Mantle decor/ love the framed chalkboard idea for decorating

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Instead of decorating the mantle with candlesticks. Use lanterns for something different, unique and stylish.

 

 

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This source above for this picture will lead you to a tutorial to make Paper Lanterns. But when I saw this picture my mind went to vinyl. I think adding different vinyl decals to the glass of the lantern would be really cute through the holidays. Especially when its lit up.

Amazon Farmhouse Decor

I am loving farmhouse decor more and more. Although I love Joanna Gaines i’m not as rustic as she is but I think a lot of the farmhouse decor items you can incorporate or even use in your house such as produce baskets and calendars are both great pieces as well as provide a functional use.

 

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I wrote up a previous post about farm house decor ideas and I just wanted to share with you that Amazon has great deals on farm decor as well. Most of these are fairly inexpensive and by the looks of them they are decorative pieces to incorporate some farm style or rustic into your home.

Hanging Produce Basket

 

 

Windmill Clock

Metal Windmill Wall Clock

 

Pillowcase Cover

 

 

Lavender Bouquet

 

Personalized Farmhouse Sign

Farmhouse Storage

 

 

 

Rustic Clocks

 

 

Tiered Basket

Succulent Box

 

 

Farmhouse Sign

 

 

Barnwood Frames

 

 

Distressed Candlesticks

 

 

 

Rustic Bathroom Signs

Rustic Sign Soak Wash Relax - Farmhouse Bathroom Decor - Set of Three - Whitewash Wood Sign

 

 

 

Rustic Style Calendar

Chicken Wire Baskets

Distressed Lanterns

Hanging Shelf

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Tiered Plant Stands

Deco 79 Metal Plant Stand, 24 by 18-Inch

Distressed Wall Decor

Deco 79 Metal WD Wall Panel, 10x1x20 inches

Salt and Pepper Sets

Salt and Pepper Shakers Set, FREE Small Butter Dish, Ceramic Vintage Designed Kitchen Gadgets for Restaurant Decor, Wedding Housewarming Gifts

Dollar Store Hacks

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Decorating your home is a lot of fun but can be very expensive. Alot of the time even a simple vase can cost you more than you want to spend. Did you ever think to look at the Dollar Store for home decor items? Target is right next to the Dollar Store where I live and I often find myself forgetting about the Dollar Store most of the time. I love Target but I have found that I can make or even buy some of these “expensive things” i would normally buy at Target at the Dollar Store.

I have put together a few ideas for home decor as well as other organization hacks that can be found at the Dollar Store. Some of these things absolutely shocked me! Enjoy.

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Decorating Farmhouse Style

Farmhouse style decorating is becoming the new trend more and more thanks to Chip and Joanna Gaines. The more older that I get the more I discover what my style is like. I will admit that I change my mind several times a year but there is something about modern farmhouse decor that sticks with me.

Fixer Upper has been one of my favorite shows for years now.  I think I can speak for most of us when I say that Joanna Gaines is basically our spirit animal. I absolutely LOVE her design plans with her light colored walls and her stained wood accents. It is also really simple and most of the time inexpensive to incorporate farmhouse into your home. I put together a few ideas that are so simple it even blew MY mind!

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Some of the things I found with farmhouse decorating is alot of the small accents you could find at the Dollar Store, Goodwill Stores or even local thrift stores. They might not be the color you want but chalk painting or spray painting them will be a quick fix to that.

 

FLOATING WOODEN SHELVES

 

DIY Floating Shelves just like the ones from Fixer Upper! Make 2 of these for about $10! Great way to add farmhouse charm to any room!

Tutorial: Thrifty and Chic

I am absolutely IN LOVE with these shelves. I never knew how easy they were to put together until I saw this tutorial on how to make them yourself. They look so elegant and clean as well as add a rustic charm to any space you put them in. I also love that you can decorate them up with fun antique finds.

 

DIY Bathroom Sign

Create this adorable DIY Industrial Farmhouse Bathroom Sign with this easy to follow tutorial!

Tutorial: Cherished Bliss

Adding distressed metal to the space is a great look as well as adding more to the theme other than wood. This is a simple tutorial to make a bathroom sign using a wooden plaque from your local craft warehouse and then hot gluing galvanized letters onto it. I think I am totally doing this idea!

 

Candlesticks

The Easiest DIY Farmhouse Candlesticks. Check out this easy tutorial to see how old spindles were used to make farmhouse style candlesticks in just a few simple steps!

Tutorial: Little Vintage Nest

Buying new candlesticks can be pricey. But often you will find a set at a thrift store or yard sale that you can chalk paint and then distress or antique. In this tutorial she used table legs. Candle sticks give any space charm as well as a simple but yet decorative accent to any space.

 

 

Thrift Store Finds

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The picture is pretty self explanatory but I love this idea because these things are so cheap at goodwill stores and thrift stores. If you were to buy them at an actual store You would be paying anywhere between $10-$20 for just one item. They would make a great display in a china hutch or even bring them out for serving platters at family gatherings.

 

 

Kitchen Herbs

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Tutorial: Rustic and Woven

This project is on my to-do-list! In this tutorial she chalk painted terracotta pots and then stamped the letters onto them to spell out the herb. I think they are so cute and look great. I think clean looking herbs in the kitchen is a great idea. They offer a convenience as well as add greenery and charm to any space.

 

DIY High Beams

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Tutorial: Jenna Sue Design

In the show Fixer Upper you will see ALOT  of beams in the design plan. Most of the time they use heavy real beams in the homes but I have seen them do wrap arounds like in this tutorial. I love this especially for those who have high ceilings. They give the ceilings a more drastic look and the eye will be drawn to the massive ceilings as well as give great symmetry to a room.

 

 

SIGNS! SIGNS! SIGNS!

11 Gorgeous DIY farmhouse signs that are perfect for personalizing your walls without spending a lot of money.- www.Littlehouseoffour.com

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Simple LARGE worded signs are great in decorating. They take up space which means less clutter in decorating and are also inviting to guests and members of the household.

 

Pantry Organizaton

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For me I am always looking for organization tips. Organizing the pantry with crates and over sized mason jars is a great idea. It serves for a clean look but still being decorative….. IN YOUR PANTRY! If that isn’t a terrific idea I don’t know what is! The pantry door is meant to be closed but If my pantry looked like this I wouldn’t mind showing it off.

 

 

Shiplap

Cheap & Easy Farmhouse Shiplap Wall for less than $15 | How to install a faux shiplap wall | Update your boring bathroom with easy Farmhouse DIY | DIY Ship Lap Wall in Bathroom | How to update your bathroom | Installing shiplap | Fixer upper bathroom | Get fixer upper style in your bathroom | Do it yourself shiplap | Plank wall that looks like shiplap | Shiplap in bathroom | Farmhouse wall in bathroom | Shiplap before toilet | Check out this easy Farmhouse DIY

Tutorial: Making Manzanita

Adding a ship lap wall is a fun accent. I really like how they did this behind the toilet jazzing up a small space. I think this would be a great accent wall idea even on the wall of where your bed goes.

 

Wreaths

Triad of Narrow Whitewashed Mirrors Accented with Eucalyptus Wreath

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Adding a wreath to mirrors, windows, picture frames, walls, etc. It is a great accent to any room. As well as bringing in a little color into a rustic room. I for one am obsessed with wreaths. I feel like a piece of me is missing if there isn’t a wreath on my front door. So I love the idea of bringing a small one into my home somewhere as an accent piece.

 

Antique Doors

Repurposed Antique Door Farmhouse Decor - KnickofTime.net

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I don’t think you can watch Fixer Upper without Joanna bringing in an old antique door that she found. I think adding one in places such as the pantry, laundry room or even an office adds a lot of charm.

 

Baskets

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Source: Knittering in Appalachia

Organizing a space with baskets or crates is a great decorating idea. Often times you can even find the metal baskets at the Dollar Store. It cleans up clutter but offers a great accent piece.

4th of July Door Hanger

This DIY Fourth of July hanging decoration is so simple to make and looks great anywhere you hang it!

The Fourth of July has always been such a HUGE celebrated Holiday in my family so it has been one of my favorites to celebrate. I love everything about it, from engaging in summer fun activities, snow cones, fireworks, BBQ’s, Swimming. You name it! Everything about those things spent with family are memories worth making.

I saw this project on Pinterest on thought it was so CUTE! I knew I wanted to make it. I always think that the most simple projects end up being the cutest decorations.

I also wanted something to hang on my Welcome Post. If you are wondering how to get one of those than check out how to make your own HERE!

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Picture Frame Calendar

Don’t throw out those old frames sitting in your garage. Up cycle them into a cute and decorative dry erase calendar!

I loved this project. It is one of my most used and favorite things that I have made. As a mom it seems like I am always on the go as well as most moms you might meet. I actually made one of these a few years ago but it ended up falling and breaking. I was SOOO SAD! So I decided to make a new one.

This is so much fun because you can do so many things with this. Usually when you buy a calendar that’s dry erase or chalkboard they include so many other things that you don’t need like menus and to do’s. It usually takes up a lot of unwanted calendar space and is usually WAY overpriced. Making your own is effective because you can add what you want to it, Make it the size you want, cheaper and looks decorative.

Here’s how to make one!

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Cake Stand Decor

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I’ve always loved walking into a house and seeing fresh pastries or cakes underneath that glass covering on a cake stand. It always seems so homey and welcoming to me. I love displaying goodies in the kitchen but i’m finding that cake stands can serve more purposes than by just displaying desserts or collecting dust on your pantry shelf.

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