Easy DIY Cheap Fall Decorations for Home Decor Ideas in 2024

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Are you looking forward to the changing season, cozy blankets, and pumpkin spice everything? If you love the autumn season and want cheap fall decorations for your home – we’ve got you covered! 

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As we say farewell to summer and hello to a new season, let me be one of the first to wish you a happy fall ya’ll!

The days are getting shorter, and the evenings are cooler, which means fall is upon us – it’s officially time to decorate! 

I found tons of beautiful fall decor often at an unbeatable price at so many retailers both online and in store.

Plus – I’ve got some great DIY cheap fall decorating projects as well to share with you.

Fall season is undoubtedly a time of warm throw blankets, coziness, and the perfect time to enjoy indoor fall decorations and outdoor fall decorations and the cooler weather.

It is the time when we bid adieu to the scorching heat of summer and welcome the cool autumn breeze and fall foliage. 

As the season changes, so does our home décor, and it is essential to keep up with this seasonal transition of summer flowers to harvest season decor.

Decorating your home for fall doesn’t have to be an expensive affair. 

With a little bit of creativity, a trip to the dollar store, Amazon, you can add festive touches to your home without breaking the bank. 

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From inexpensive fall rustic wreaths to pumpkin-themed accents for the fireplace mantel, we’ve included some of our favorite cheap fall decor ideas.

From budget-friendly décor items that will transform your home into a cozy autumn oasis to some fall decor items you’ll love, we’ve got you covered.

Whether you’re looking for simple DIY options or store-bought products, we’ve found those as well. 

Our recommendations are not only affordable but also stylish and versatile, so you can use them for the fall season to come.

So, let’s get into it and turn your home into a great focal point to celebrate fall in budget-friendly ways.

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1. Update Your Mantle with Fall Leaves Lighted Garland for Cheap Fall Decorations for Home

As we enter the fall season, many homeowners are turning their attention to festive decorations to spruce up their living spaces.

Among the best cheap fall decorations to purchase this year is the festive fall leaves garland with lights for a fireplace mantle. 

Cheap Fall Decorations living room mantle

Using lighted fall garland is a cheap fall decor item and is a great addition to any home.

This easy decorating idea brings a touch of autumn beauty and charm to your mantle, sofa table, console table, or even dining table.

Featured in different colors, you can easily find a garland that matches your seasonal decor, complementing your existing DIY fall decorations and fall and Halloween decor.

Whether you’re hosting a fall party or simply want to add a touch of warmth and coziness to the right place in your home, the lighted fall leaves garland is an excellent choice to decorate on a budget this fall.

2. Elevate Your Dining Table With a Fall Runner for Amazing Fall Decorations

If fall is one of your favorite seasons, creating a cozy and inviting atmosphere in your home is top of the to-do list.

An easy way to make your house cozy is to add a burlap table runner with natural elements like a burlap ribbon on a piece of fabric with earth tones or white pumpkins.

cheap fall decorations for home table runner

This can be a great way to achieve the desired fall effect while remaining within a budget.

Not only do table runners make the home come together like a finished product, but they are also affordable and make it a great time to decorate your kitchen table or dining room area.

Select a holiday season or happy fall table runner with neutral colors and texture so it can be paired with a variety of other fall decorations, such as mini pumpkins, gourds, fresh pumpkins, and autumn faux leaves.

This simple addition of a fall season table runner can transform your kitchen area and dining room into a warm and inviting space, perfect for family gatherings or dinner parties with friends. 

3. Grab Cheap Fall Throw Pillows for Some Great Fall Home Decor Ideas

Fall is a great season to decorate your entire home to create a warm and cozy vibe.

One easy and affordable way to add some fall charm to your living room or bedroom is by adding some fall-themed throw pillows

cheap fall decorations for home throw pillows

Not only do pillows bring in the colors of the different seasons, but they’re also functional and comfortable for snuggling up on chilly, fall nights.

In addition to purchasing great fall throw pillows, a budget-friendly option is to use fall pillow covers on your existing pillows.

Whether you grab some throw pillows at local stores like Hobby Lobby or a thrift store or purchase online at Amazon, these items will celebrate the fall time of year.

4. DIY Fall Candles and Wooden Trays are Cheap Fall Decorating Ideas for the Home

If you’re looking for an affordable way to add some autumn charm to your home decor, DIY pumpkin spice candles over wooden trays are a great option.

These decorative candles can be easily made into a fall craft with just a few craft supplies, including soy wax, pumpkin spice fragrance oil, candle wicks, and wooden trays.

cheap fall decorations for home candles

In addition, you can paint your wooden trays with acrylic paint and attach the candles with hot glue.

Many of these items can be purchased budget-friendly at

In addition, you could also grab some fall candles and a pre-made wooden tray online or in stores.

Not only do they smell like fall but they also add a cozy touch to any room.

Plus, making your own candles can be fun DIY projects to do with friends or family. 

5. DIY Cheap Fall Wreaths are Great Fall Decorations for the Home Decor

If you are looking for affordable ways to decorate your home this fall season, consider investing in a cute and cheap fall wreath for your front porch or interior wall.

Fall wreaths are a simple yet effective way to add some seasonal charm to your front door or any room of your house.

cheap fall decorations for home front door wreath

Plus, they come in a variety of styles, fall colors, and materials, making it easy to find one that suits your fall style and overall home decor. 

For a budget-friendly option, consider an easy DIY fall wreath project.

Grab a wreath form, some floral wire, and faux fall leaves or flowers, and let your creativity soar.

For great DIY ideas – check out Pinterest.

Whether you make one yourself or purchase a great made for your wreath from Etsy, adding a wreath to your fall decorating can instantly transform your home’s ambiance and create a warm and cozy atmosphere. 

6. DIY Fall Mason Jar Centerpieces and Crafts Make Great Fall Decorating Ideas

Mason jars have become a classic style in home decor, and they are perfect for creating chic fall centerpieces that add a rustic touch. 

This fall season, consider adding a Mason jar centerpiece to your dining room or living room coffee table to create a cozy and inviting ambiance.

cheap fall decorations for home mason jars with acorns

Mason jars can be filled with autumn elements such as pine cones, acorns, and leaves, or you can opt for a more minimalist look with simple string lights for Mason jars.

The best part about this fall decor idea is that it is affordable and easy to create.

To make it a free way, add some outdoor charm with free items like acorns from your own backyard.

In the long run, you’ll see there are endless possibilities for customization with a Mason jar centerpiece that adds both a versatile and timeless fall feel. 

7. Decorate with Faux Pumpkins for Cheap Fall Decor Ideas in the Home

One of the most iconic symbols of fall is the pumpkin, but purchasing the real thing can have a short lifespan and turn messy. 

cheap fall decorations for home faux pumpkins

Luckily, there are plenty of inexpensive decorative faux pumpkins available that can be used year after year.

These faux pumpkins come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors, so you can find the perfect ones to match your home decor. 

From glitter pumpkins to wooden tree branch ones, faux pumpkins are the perfect option to bring fall charm to your home.

8. Decorate with Fall Wall Art for Amazing Home Decor Ideas

As the autumn season approaches, many people are looking for affordable ways to decorate their homes with a cozy and festive feel.

One great option is to use cheap fall printable wall art from Etsy

cheap fall decoration for home free printable wall art

These can be easily downloaded and then printed at home or at a local print shop, and are an inexpensive way to add some autumn-inspired charm to any room.

Etsy is filled with a variety of fall printable wall art options, ranging from hand-drawn images of pumpkins and leaves to fun seasonal quotes. 

9. Get Cozy with Fall Throw Blankets for Home Decor Ideas

Fall is the perfect season to add some warm elements to your home, and cozy blankets are a must-have item for snuggling up on chilly evenings.

Plaid blankets with faux fur or fall fleece throw blankets are popular for adding a touch of warmth and texture to any room.

cheap fall decorations for home plaid throw blanket

This makes them a great addition to your fall decor.

When shopping for plaid blankets, consider the material and size to ensure that you get the most comfortable and functional option for your home and style. 

Fall blankets come in a variety of colors and sizes, so you can find the perfect fit for any decor style and room in your home.

Whether you’re looking for a classic red and black plaid throw blanket or a more modern take on the pattern, there’s a blanket for you.

10. Add a Doormat to Welcome Everyone with Fall Decorations for the Home

When it comes to autumn decorating, adding a front doormat is a great idea.

When visitors come, this is the first thing they see. So, why not decorate it with a great doormat loaded with fun and festive fall charm?

Cheap Fall Decorations front porch

Not only do front porch door mats provide a warm welcome to guests, but they also help keep your home clean by preventing dirt and debris from being tracked inside.

There are many budget-friendly options available on Etsy or Amazon or The Dollar Tree, ranging from simple designs with a few pine cones scattered across the mat to more elaborate fall patterns.

When selecting a doormat, it is important to consider the size of your front steps and the overall look of your home.

With so many affordable options available, adding a fall doormat to your home is a must-try for any budget-conscious decorator.

11. Find Some Cheap Fall Decorations for Home at Dollar Tree

In addition to the many ideas we’ve covered, several other options are available for a very reasonable price.

I wanted to check out The Dollar Tree in-store and online to find some more cheap fall DIY decorating ideas.

I found several items at Dollar Tree online like pumpkins, fall signs, and tablecloths all available for great and frugal pricing.

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Final thoughts

Decorating your home for the fall season can be a fun and affordable way to add some warmth and coziness to your home.

By incorporating some of the best cheap fall decorations, you can create a welcoming atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying the fall season.

From festive fall leaves garland with lights to cozy fall candles to autumn-themed wreaths to a fall table runner, there are many options available that can fit any budget and fall decorating style. 

With a little creativity and a few fall DIY projects, you can transform your home into a beautiful budget-friendly fall oasis.

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Your turn

Do you love decorating for fall? Which of these cheap fall decorations for home are your favorites? Let me know in the comments!


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45 thoughts on “Easy DIY Cheap Fall Decorations for Home Decor Ideas in 2024”

  1. These are such cute ideas for fall! Thank you for sharing. I don’t always have a good eye for color.

    • Hi Yara! I’m so glad you liked the fall decorating ideas! Thank you for reading and commenting!

  2. The dollar tree is my go to spot for cute cheap diy ideas. Some very nice ideas you gave

    • Hi Rae! I love The Dollar Tree so much! Thank you for reading!

  3. I love the Dollar Tree for seasonal decorating!! I really love your suggestion to brighten a senior citizen’s place with window stickers. It is amazing what an impact something so small can have on their spirits. Thanks for sharing these great finds!

    • Hi Karen! I love my Dollar Tree finds – hope you find great fall decor! Thank you for reading!

  4. I’m still not ready but great suggestions! lol I love dollar tree!

    • Hi Michelle! I know what your mean about not being ready to change from summer to fall. I love summer but enjoy decorating for fall. Thank you for reading!

  5. Hi there Debbie
    Thanks so much for sharing and this just came at the right time, im hopeless at decorating and do feel like I have two left hands when it comes to creative stuff so this post is a real welcome.
    I recently moved house and it`s still so plain so while looking for decorating ideas, your site came up and im really grateful for these easy to follow tips.Thanks again.

    • Hi Roselyne! I’m so glad you found the Fall Decorating tips helpful. I hope you enjoy your new home and fall this year. Thank you for reading!

  6. I need to check out dollar tree! I want to decorate my office at work but don’t want to spend a bunch of money on it so this will be a good way to do it!

  7. Great post! I love the idea of a mat, quick and easy!

    • Hi Liv! Fall mats are quick and easy! Happy fall! Thank you for reading!

    • Love these ideas! I decorate for each season. Some fun ideas that I’ll be referring to later. Pinning, too!

  8. You offer some great ideas! I can’t wait to decorate for fall!

    • Hi Vaishali!

      I’m excited you found some great ideas and wallet-friendly tips. Thank you for reading!

  9. Your blog posts always make me want to go on a shopping spree! Love your fall decorating ideas. Summer is my favorite season but fall is my favorite for all the decor.

  10. Alright this is getting me excited to start decorating for fall! I’ve decided I need a new decorative door mat!

  11. Who doesn’t love decorating!? I am obsessed with it. Can’t wait for the season. Thank you for sharing

  12. I love decorating for Fall and making the house feel all warm and cozy. These are some great choices! The Dollar store is so underrated for seasonal decor!

  13. This post has me all excited for the fall! Great decor ideas, I am saving this to refer to as I begin to decorate my home for the fall.

  14. I love the fall season. This gives me some great ideas on how to decorate this season.

  15. Great inexpensive fall decor ideas! I get so busy in the fall, I hardly have time to think about decor. Your ideas are easy and actionable.

  16. These were all great ideas! I love decorating for fall but it can be so hard without spending a lot, thank you!

  17. I love that your ideas are very simple and not overwhelming. They actually seem doable. I pinned and followed you as well!

  18. I love fall decorating there are always so many great things decorate my home with, love some of these new fall ideas. BRING ON FALL!

  19. I love this! Doing small touches that are easy to implement is key for me when it comes to Fall decorating. And your post is full of top notch ideas!

  20. You’re post is right on time. I have a faux mantle and I wanted to spruce it up (aka knock the dust off and get rid of the old dried out flowers…lol) for fall. Thanks for so many great ideas.

  21. This is why I love Dollar Tree so much! You can find all kinds of great swag there on the cheap.

  22. I absolutely love decorating for FALL. I love all these ideas from the throws, to the pillows, and to all the other DECOR!! Fall is my favorite season.

  23. I love the pillow cover decors. And if you’re good with embroidery, you can make some very cool embellishments at home for the throw pillows.

  24. Took me a while to find the comments. Thanks for the great advice about decorating ideas. Useful tips.

  25. These ideas for decorating are really good and helpful. I’m pinning it for future.

  26. I couldn’t agree more! Fall wreaths are a cute and affordable way to bring seasonal flair into your home. I love how they come in many different styles and colours to fit any decor. And if you’re feeling crafty, a DIY fall wreath project can be a fun and fulfilling way to add a personal touch to your home decor. Thanks for the great suggestion!

  27. I love fall and making my home feel cozy. These are great ideas for decorations!

  28. Your website is now my go-to for anything decor related! I can’t believe summer is almost ending, but I’m excited to start prepping for fall. I love your idea of fall garlands, and I think I’m going to paint some pumpkins this year. Thanks for the inspo as usual!

  29. These are all really great suggestions you have here! I think that Dollar tree was a brilliant one

  30. Hhhhmmmm…I love the idea of having the throw pillows around. Once my buddies visit, we will definitely have a party with those!

  31. There are a lot of great suggestions you have here, and all of them are well worth considering!

  32. I absolutely love the throw pillows you linked to! I like to switch things up each season, and I’m especially looking for new decor now that I just had my floors refinished. Thanks for all the inspo!

    • Hi Amelia!

      You’re very welcome. I’m excited you found decor inspiration from the post and liked the throw pillows.

      Thanks for reading!


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