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Something about that rustic look just makes your home feel so cozy and inviting. With the fall season underway, you may need more inspiration for whipping out some new rustic fall crafts to keep your home decorated throughout the fall holiday season. Here are a few favorites.
Rustic Fall Leaves and Apples
Rustic Twig Leaf: Save those twigs that you find under the trees or while you’re clearing the lawn for mowing and then use them to create a three-dimensional leaf that you can place on your mantle or hang on the door. You can find similar items at the craft stores, but The Kim Six Fix shows you how to make one on the cheap.
Fall Leaf Printable: Choose your favorite rustic-looking frame and put this printable from A Night Owl blog inside it.
Rustic Pine Cone Apples: Next time you go on a nature hike in the fall, keep your eyes open for some pine cones. Bring them inside and very easily make these adorable pine cone apples. Fireflies and Mudpies even shows you how to turn them into little ornaments.
Rustic Fall Pumpkins
Burlap & Lace Rustic Pumpkin: Dress up your typical rustic design by adding a little lace. Sparkles of Sunshine made her papier-mache pumpkin a little fancier using some lacy burlap ribbon that she found at Wal-Mart.
Tree Stump Pumpkin: Looking for something to do with that tree stump in your yard? Did you or a friend or neighbor recently have to cut down a tree and have plenty of stumps lying around? Turn them into a rustic fall craft! Premeditated Leftovers makes a pumpkin slice on a stump that is so easy, even your kids can make them.
Rustic Pumpkin Twig Craft: Put the kids to work by going on a twig hunt outside. Then use those twigs to make a simple pumpkin pattern on a piece of pallet. Craft Create Cook has easy directions to follow.
Rustic Fall Leaf Pumpkin: While they are outside, have the kids gather a bunch of leaves. Premeditated Leftovers shows you how to then use the dried leaves to make a beautiful pumpkin around a foam ball.
Rustic Fall Pumpkin Decor Using Reclaimed Wood: Grab those old pallets or other old boards that are not being use and reclaim them for some gorgeous rustic fall pumpkins. Thrifty Northwestern Mom used some scrap wood to create these beautiful pumpkins.
Rustic Wood Pumpkins: Or check out the scrap bin at your favorite home improvement store to make these fun pumpkins by DIY Swank. They’re extra fun because they have more of an abstract look to them.
DIY Fabric Tape Pumpkins: Remember as a kid how you wanted to put tape all over everything? As an adult, now you can do just that with fabric tape, and get away with it. Mountain Modern Life uses fabric tape over fake pumpkins and gourds for a fun rustic fall craft that will complement your decor.
Distressed Dollar Store Pumpkins: The Dollar Store is overflowing with inexpensive crafty materials and inspiration. The Kim Six Fix shows you how to really dress up their pumpkins with a gorgeous distressed look.
Rustic Fall Wreaths:
Fall Burlap and Lace Wreath: You can use burlap and lace to make a decorative wreath for your front door. Inspiration for Moms even has a quick tutorial on how to make little flowers to put on your wreath.
20-Minute Dollar Store Wreath: This fall wreath by Organized Island is not only fast, it’s inexpensive, as you can find all of the items you need at the Dollar Store. You’d never know it with this adorable scarecrow decoration!
Rustic Fall Signs:
Fall Printables: Welcome fall and show your gratitude with these simple, yet elegant printables from A Shade of Teal that will look beautiful in your favorite rustic-looking frame.
Fall Wood Sign and Vignette: Bust out the Cricut to help you make a wooden sign inspired by this one by My Cup Runneth Over. She also gives you some other ideas for some simple rustic fall decor to go with it.
Rustic Fall Centerpieces:
Burlap Mason Jar Centerpieces: Mason jars have endless possibilities. Adding burlap is a snap. The Frugal Navy Wife easily turns them into a beautiful centerpiece idea in just a few steps.
Easy Rustic Fall Centerpiece: Turn a wooden box into a reusable and changeable centerpiece that you can create on the cheap. Kendall Rayburn gives a quick tutorial on this inexpensive festive piece.
Rustic Fall Mantels:
Fall String Art: String art is ever so much fun and the possibilities are endless. Sustain My Craft Habit uses it to make this fall sign. Check out the video for a simple tutorial.
Burlap and Jupe Topiaries: If you want to put something really different on your rustic fall mantel, you could try a topiary. Crafts and Coffee is responsible for this different idea, and has a ruffled version.
Rustic Fall Mantel: When you are finished making your crafts, you can put them together on your mantel for a lovely fall scene. Or, if you aren’t feeling particularly crafty, you can still have a beautiful space by purchasing inexpensive decor and setting it up. My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia has a few ideas for simple and inexpensive decorating to give your mantle that rustic fall charm.
So how are you decorating this fall season? Which of these ideas are you going to try? Let us know in the comments!
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