12 Upcycled Projects to Help Decorate for Fall

12 upcycled fall decor projects

I’m all about cheap and easy decorations for the holidays.  If I can reuse something I already have, save something from the garage, or buy it for super cheap at a thrift store, it’s my type of project.  ALL of these fall decorations are just that – upcycled from stuff you might already have laying around the house, or thrift store finds.   (Click on the image to view the complete tutorial.)

Here’s the easiest place to start – find some acorns and add paint and glitter!

Gold and Glitter Acorns

Use a vintage dust pan and some corn to decorate your front door:

Vintage Dust Pan Fall Wreath

Search through your dresser for old flannels and sweaters and create a unique table runner:

sweater and flannel table runner

Dig through that scrap wood pile and glue together some pumpkins:

Scrap Wood Pumpkins

Any type of branch can be cut in half to create this candle holder centerpiece:

Birch Log Centerpiece

Need a place for those apples after visiting the orchard?  Create your own tiered storage with vintage enamelware:

Vintage Enamelware Centerpiece

Reuse those old fabric scraps to make colorful ghosts:

diy halloween fabric scrap ghosts

Mason jar ring pumpkins aren’t new – but try adding some color with Washi tape:

Mason Jar Ring Pumpkins

Old picnic paper plate holders work great for DIY front door signs:

diy halloween wreath

Use fabric (or real) leaves to cover an old glass jar:

leaf covered mason jars

Or use those old glass jars to make candle holders with leaf pattern:

reuse glass jars as votives

Finally, one last project for those old fabric scraps – make a pumpkin!

no sew fabric pumpkins

upcycled fall projects

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