Are you mad that I’m bringing you a post filled with fabulous fall ideas on August 11? It’s not even September yet. Every year in the middle of winter AJ and I talk about moving down South or to California. And then around August of every year I start wishing for chunky cable knit sweaters and riding boots (but with the temperature never dipping below 45. :)). I start to crave hot chocolate and caramel apple ciders and warm soups. And every time this year it’s confirmed that I live in the right place… the place where I get all the seasons (even though I’d be happy with winter for just the month of December).
Today I have a great collection of fall ideas for you that I hope you’ll have fun perusing. I collected these from some of my talented and fun blogging girlfriends and a few from my own archives as well.
Fall Home Tours
Bre, from Rooms for Rent, is fabulously talented. She showed off her Fall Dining Room in HERE from last year. Bre is so great at bringing the outside in every season.
I love how Rain on a Tin Roof used mini pumpkins in a lot of her vignettes.
Amy from The Blissful Bee did a great job of making the front porch on her rental look very autumnal!
House by Hoff did a great job with pops of color in her fun fall home tour.
So Much Better with Age really worked in textures and whites into her decor as she cozied up her space.
Making Home Base did this adorable fall setup.
Shayna from The Wood Grain Cottage works loads of natural elements into her kitchen vignette.
I love April’s vintage fall decor ideas because it’s so different from other things that I see all over blog land.
Pumpkin Projects and Decorating
There are so many good ideas to implement with pumpkins… probably nothing else says fall more than pumpkins and there are few things that are as inexpensive to decorate with…
This is an adorable sign from House by Hoff… it’s so reminiscent of those times that I’ve gone to grab pumpkins at this apple orchard by our house.
Just A Girl and Her Blog shows how a little metallic spray paint can totally change the look of plastic pumpkins.
The Wood Grain Cottage takes pumpkins to a new level by making her own concrete pumpkins.
Here’s a great idea from The Happy Housie for something to do with those sweaters you are ready to give to Goodwill.
So Much Better with Age did a fantastic job making these pumpkins look aged with chalk paint.
Here’s another great way to change the look of pumkins or gourds with a color scheme that don’t fit the look of your home. Maison de Pax did a great job of using a few different neutrals to update her pumpkins.
Other fabulous inspiration
Maison de Pax’s Thanksgiving Advent Calendar is so adorable.
These fall blocks from Maison de Pax are a great idea which I could see working for any season… especially winter when you need a little something fun to put up after all the Christmas decorations come down.
Maison de Pax had a great log chalkboard that will bring in rustic naturalness into your fall decor.
So Much Better with Age joined with four other bloggers to create some fall tablescapes that are so to inspire some ideas of your own.
Shayna used wood chargers that she made as the base for her Thanksgiving table setting.
I adore this split pea wreath from So Much Better with Age and really want to make my own!
Rain on a Tin Roof opted for door decor that wasn’t a typical wreath shape.
Sweet Treats and Delicious Dinners
This recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip cookies is one of my most pinned from the blog… and rightfully so, they are delicious.
This family recipe for Roman Apple Cake is addicting. It’s the perfect fall treat… and I like a
tiny good-sized piece for breakfast sometimes too. 🙂
I’ve been making this Pumpkin Bread recipe for a few years now and it is melt in your mouth delicious!
I hope this compilation of ideas gave you something to think about… if you had to choose one of these ideas to do (or do your own take on) this season which would it be?
PS: The winners of the Melissa Lyons prints are (I’ve replied to each of your comments on THIS POST and emailed you if you’ve won.)
Lindsay from I’m Always Nesting
Ann from Farmhouse Blues