Budget-Friendly Fall Decor

Mason Jars / Vases

Repurpose different-sized glasses and fill them up with leaves, pinecones or fake fruit. You can also make mason jars into a source of light with small candles from your local dollar store. Check out more mason jar ideas here. Once finished, place the jars on kitchen tables, in the entry way of your home or on nightstands. You guests are sure to be impressed! 

DIY  Wreaths

Wreaths are super easy and inexpensive to make. They allow for maximum creativity and can be repurposed as the seasons change. You can use natural elements like sticks and twigs from your backyard or you can use wiring to hold it all together. The choice is up to you. Burlap for a covering is a good alternative and can be used time and time again. Check out these DIY wreaths for inspiration.

Stenciled Wood Quotes

You've seen these in your local craft store, but have you ever thought about making one yourself? You can use reclaimed wood from old furniture or purchase some new wood from your local home improvement store. Stain the wood and use stencils or freehand a few words or a phrase. Hang up in your family room for ultimate charm! 

Bedazzled Gourds

This DIY project is perfect for the kiddos! You'll need dried gourds, rhinestones, glue and any kind of paint you desire. Read a full tutorial here.

Melted Crayon Pumpkins

Another project perfect for the kids. You can use a real or fake pumpkin for this project. Make sure to lay out trash bags to avoid a mess! Full tutorial here. 

Wine Covers and Bowl Warmers

Be the hostess with the mostess this year with elegant wine covers and bowl warmers! Use some extra burlap to glue around your wine for the ultimate fall feel. Keep your fingers cool and your bowls hot during chilly days with an old sweater scrap. Read more here.