Welcome to my Fall Home Tour! Here you will find simple and inexpensive ideas for fall decorations using things from around your home.
fall decorations for the home

Fall Decorations for Your Home

Hi, and welcome to my Fall Home Tour! I hope you find autumn inspiration galore for fall decorations along with a few easy fall decorating ideas! Thanks to my lovely friend Meg of Green with Decor for coming up with the brilliant idea of a Fall Home Tour hop. This group of talented ladies has ideas for simple and easy fall decorating of every decorating style and skill level imaginable. Even if you aren’t into seasonal decorating, I think you’ll find something that catches your eye, so be sure to check out my fellow bloggers at the end of this post.

Our Story

If you’re popping in from another blog on the Fall Home Tour, welcome! It’s so great to meet you! My small family of seven (ha!) moved into this house about nine years ago. The first few years we spent most of our time keeping everyone alive – five is a fair number of kids. After being relatively successful with that, we decided to tackle a few DIY projects. Since then, little by little, we’ve been making this home truly our own! To learn more about me, my better half and all of those kids, stop by the About Me page. For more about our home and the projects we’ve tackled so far, you can go here for details on our home or check out the myriad of projects in the project library.

But enough talking! On with the lovely pictures!

fall decorations for the home - front table
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I don’t know about you, but somehow, the eventual cooler temperatures always light my imagination on fire and bring out my creative side.. not to mention my booties, scarfs, and sweaters.

fall decorations for the home - scarves and bags


fall decorations for the home - accessories

Although we’ve yet to see too many of those cool temperatures, I know they aren’t far away, and I was dying to break out the plaid and a few pumpkins. I may or may not have overindulged on apple cider.. but I’ll never tell.

I like to change things up around the house and fall gives me another excuse to do that! I’m always changing artwork around my house from one wall to the other and moving accessories in and out of each room. I like doing this – it keeps my environment fresh and moving stuff around is a bit less work than painting and repainting.. but only a bit.

Each room gets a bit of a shuffle, even if it’s just with the throw pillows.

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Fall decorating for the home
easy and cheap fall decorating
 fall mantel
fall home decor - throw pillows
cheap fall decor


fall home decorating ideas

In the kitchen, I’m getting ready to start a project on this shelf area, and I think we’re due for new paint, but for now, the red flows nicely into fall without a lot of effort.

cheap and easy autumn decorating
fall decorating with fruit

Decorating with fruit is an inexpensive way to add color and texture, and it’s perfect for transitioning between seasons. Although plums are a summer fruit, I loved the dark plum (see what I did there) color against the apples and neutral shade of the pears.

fall decorating - candle makeover
Candle Tutorial

These rope candles are a super simple and fun DIY!

fall decorating with apples
fall decorating on a budget

I was SO excited to pull this dining table out! This is the first time we’ve set the table since we made over our dining room earlier this spring into a dining room/play room multi-purpose space. It’s worked for us beautifully ever since, but most of the time the room is set as a playroom. Let’s be honest, most of the time I’m pulling on the hip waders to get through the toys. But with Fall comes dinner parties and Halloween parties and Christmas parties! Although we hardly eat at a table set like this often – we’re lucky if we can get everyone home at the same time these days! –  it’s sure nice to pull out fancy plates and napkins every once in a while.

fall table setting dining room
fall home decor flower centerpiece
fall dining room setting
fall table setting with napkin


Thanks so much for hanging out with me ’til the end! Be sure to head on over to the other bloggers’ beautiful fall home tours for more fall decorating ideas! You can also fall along on Instagram by searching #hometourgwd.






Looking for more Fall decorating and projects? You’ll want to take a look at these!


Basic to Bedazzling

Welcome to Fall Wreath

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  1. Meg - Green With Decor on September 20, 2016 at 2:04 pm

    The hip waders, haha you crack me up – I miss you! Love all your fall touches, especially the pumpkins and throw pillows!

    • admin on September 21, 2016 at 2:41 am

      I miss your face, too! Can't wait for all of us to get together.. provided I can find my way out of the toys that is. 🙂 Thank you so much for organizing all of this.. you're the best!

  2. Amy Dowling on September 20, 2016 at 2:04 pm

    Beautiful, Kim! I love all the touches of fall especially in your entryway by the staircase. It looks so welcoming! I really wish it would get cooler here. I'm dying in this hot weather!

    • admin on September 21, 2016 at 2:43 am

      Thank you, Amy! I'm so with you! It's tough to think pumpkins and ponchos when it's 85+ degrees outside, but I'm rebelling. I'm over-dressed but there is no turning back now!

  3. Michelle James on September 20, 2016 at 3:12 pm

    Everything looks so warm & cozy! I love the hello fall pillow & your tablescape!

    • admin on September 22, 2016 at 12:51 pm

      Thank you, Michelle! The Hello Fall pillow was a great Target Dollar aisle find – not bad for $5!

  4. GiGi EatsCelebrities on September 20, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    Fall is hands down my favorite season out of all of them and your decor is only making me swoon THAT MUCH harder right now!

    • admin on September 22, 2016 at 12:52 pm

      It's in the air, Gigi.. just give in to the season! 😉

  5. Kim @ NewlyWoodwards on September 20, 2016 at 6:44 pm

    What a beautiful fall home! I love the tip about using fruit for fall decor. I have a bag of apples that you've inspired me to find a pretty home for. And I just love your dining table.

    • admin on September 22, 2016 at 12:52 pm

      Thank you, Kim! I loved your home as well.. that's what makes this hop so fun!

  6. Iris Watts on September 20, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    It's so warm and cozy looking!! I love it!

    • admin on September 22, 2016 at 12:53 pm

      Thank you, Iris! Can't wait to see yours!

  7. Jenna @ Wife in Progress on September 20, 2016 at 8:20 pm

    I love all your fall touches, Kim! Nicely done!


    • admin on September 22, 2016 at 12:53 pm

      Thank you, Jenna! I loved all of your fall-ness also!

  8. Brefish on September 21, 2016 at 12:59 am

    Kim I was cracking up at your comment about just trying to keep everyone alive for the first few years in your home. I only have two kids and I felt the same way! 🙂 Loved your home tour and seeing what a fantastic home you have. Enjoy the season!!

    • admin on September 22, 2016 at 12:54 pm

      I think we all do sometimes. That has become my motto for the fall – if everyone is alive we're doing alright. Thanks so much for taking a look!

  9. Maria on September 21, 2016 at 1:44 am

    Love the festive colors, you have a happy and lovely house. Lots of great projects.

    • admin on September 22, 2016 at 12:55 pm

      Thank you, Maria!

  10. UptoDateInteriors on September 21, 2016 at 10:35 am

    I love how much color and graphic patterns you have in your Fall home! So pretty and fun.

    • admin on September 22, 2016 at 12:55 pm

      Thank you.. having so much fun on this hop!

  11. Lindsay Eidahl from My Creative Days on September 21, 2016 at 3:29 pm

    Your fall touches are so pretty! Your entry is so welcoming for the season! Love it!

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:43 am

      Thank you, Lindsay!

  12. Samantha on September 21, 2016 at 6:36 pm

    Your home looks so festive and pretty for fall! I love those pumpkins on your fireplace!

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:44 am

      Thank you, Samantha! The one fabric pumpkin I've had for eons, and the others are Target finds. I couldn't find real pumpkins this early – of course, now they are everywhere!

  13. Pocketful of Posies on September 21, 2016 at 7:04 pm

    Your house looks great Kim! So warm and inviting! Pinning!

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:45 am

      Thanks, Cat! Loved your tour as well!

  14. Amanda H. on September 21, 2016 at 10:53 pm

    It looks so beautiful! Love it!

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:45 am

      Thank you, Amanda! Still love those pompom flowers on your table. 🙂

  15. Ariel Garneau on September 22, 2016 at 1:12 pm

    adorable vignettes! Love the entryway ones

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:46 am

      Thank you so much, Ariel! I can't wait to see your tour!

  16. The Honeycomb Home on September 22, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    Your home looks SO beautiful and cozy, I love it! But what I really love most is that brown bag!! Where did you get that?

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:47 am

      Thanks Roxanne! Love the bag, too. Believe it or not, I found it at Ross for $25! I love a bargain.

  17. Emily @ Two Purple Couches on September 22, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    Love your home, Kim! The mix of rich colors and patterns is fantastic – everything feels so warm and cozy 🙂

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:47 am

      Thank you, Emily! All I need is a touch of purple. 🙂

  18. Tara Lehman on September 22, 2016 at 3:55 pm

    What a great tour Kim! You found so many fun pumpkins and your dining table looks beautiful too!

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:47 am

      Thanks so much, Tara! I loved your tour as well!

  19. Shabby Grace Blog on September 22, 2016 at 8:08 pm

    Beautiful! Love all the color and cozy touches!

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:48 am

      Thank you – I used to think I was a neutrals girl, but I just love color!

  20. Emily, Our house now a home on September 22, 2016 at 10:18 pm

    Your home is so cozy! I love all of the fall additions!

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:42 am

      Thank you, Emily!

  21. Jennifer Fenton on September 22, 2016 at 11:33 pm

    We are so excited that fall is finally here…even if the cooler temps are a bit delayed. Your home is beautiful! Love all of your fall decor and personal touches.
    Vicki and Jenn
    2 Bees in a Pod

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:41 am

      Me too and thank you so much!

  22. Rachel Beach on September 23, 2016 at 4:11 am

    Love all the beautiful touches and I remember your dining room makeover so it's nice to see it all festive for the fall.

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:40 am

      Thank you, Rachel! It's always fun for me to see it transform by season. So glad you liked it!

  23. Kati on September 23, 2016 at 4:05 pm

    I'm totally in love with your Hello Fall pillow. Such a beautiful home. Pinned!

    • admin on September 24, 2016 at 3:41 am

      Thank you, Kati! It was a great Target find. Love that place.

  24. Uncookie Cutter on September 24, 2016 at 1:04 am

    Kim!!! Your house looks SO GOOD!!! I haven't seen it all laid out in one post in a while, love it! Pinning!

    • admin on September 28, 2016 at 1:46 am

      Thanks, April! xoxo

  25. bon bon on September 25, 2016 at 4:55 pm

    So pretty and cozy. Love that Hellow pillow

  26. Timeless Creations, LLC on September 25, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    Nicely done! Those set of three pumpkins are so cute!

  27. Amanda @ Old House to New Home on September 26, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    Your house looks great! We have a couple of the same pillows too!

  28. Jenny Leads - Refresh Living on September 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    I love the way you set up your dining room for fall, although I bet it looks great as a playroom, too. 😉

  29. Rachael Bliefnick on September 29, 2016 at 7:13 pm

    Such a warm & cozy home, Kim!! I love the decorating with fruit idea! Definitely taking notes for next time. Thanks for sharing your tour with us all 😉 -Rachael

  30. Stephanie -Casa Watkins Living on October 2, 2016 at 12:20 am

    Perfectly fall Kim! Beautiful fall touches and I love the DIY elements you incorporated!

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