Breath deep and smell the pumpkin spice and feel the cool breeze on your face as fall slowly makes its appearance. Fall
is almost here and we know that you are just as excited as we are about decorating. There is nothing more relaxing than spending a crisp fall evening on your porch
watching the sunset, spinning your favorite drink. We are here to make your outdoor space
enjoyable and festive for all your fall celebrations. Today we want to give you 10 outdoor DIYs to transform your porch from a summer oasis to a cozy fall sanctuary.
Before we get started on our list of 10 fall outdoor crafts, you should pick up some of these products
to complete each of the projects we will be discussing in today's blog. Click each product to stock up for the fall season NOW!
The FolkArt Outdoor formula
includes an array of bright, beautiful colors that are weather-resistant and UV stable - perfect for all your outdoor arts and crafts! FolkArt Outdoor dries to a stunning gloss finish and is self-sealing meaning no primer, sealer, or varnishes are ever needed to protect your outdoor creations. With Mod Podge Outdoor
it is easy to preserve the beauty of your outdoor decoupage projects and more with this multi-purpose, all-in-one glue, sealer, and finish.
FolkArt Home Decor Chalk
is an ultra-matte chalk finish acrylic paint that has a rich, highly pigmented color that provides long-lasting beauty to all your upcycled projects. This paint requires minimal surface prep, is easy to distress, and can be layered and sanded to give your project a weathered look. FolkArt Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint
provides a wide array of beautiful colors perfect for the crafter and decorative painter. Use this multi-surface paint on a variety of surfaces such as wood, terra cotta, canvas, glass, fabric, ceramics and more. This formula is also great for indoor and outdoor projects as well as top-shelf dishwasher safe when cured.
Check out this finished look we created with some of the projects you will see today. Learn how to make each piece by reading on.
#1 Repurposed Bed Bench
Click the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to get supplies and instructions.
Who knew that taking a headboard and turning it into a bench could be so easy! Check out how we made it!
#2 Halloween and Harvest Pillows
Spooky season is almost upon us! Spruce up those plain outdoor pillows with festive colors and patterns using Mod Podge Fabric
and FolkArt Multi-Surface Acrylic paint
#3 FALL Buffalo Check Banner
Usher in the fall season with a beautiful hand-painted buffalo check banner that is sure to put you in a cozy fall mood.
#4 Pumpkin Patch Sign
This hand-painted pumpkin patch is the perfect way to tie all your decor pieces together. Easily create this sign with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk and FolkArt Sign Shop, exclusively at Michaels. Watch the Michaels Community Classroom Class where we show you how to make this sign!
Join us each week for more how-to classes in Michaels Community Classroom. Check out the schedule
#5 Wood Block Jack-o-Lantern
old blocks of wood to make fun jack-o-lanterns is the perfect way to give your front porch a rustic and farmhouse look.
#6 Haunted Home Sign
Easily create a haunted home sign with this DIY! Perfect for adding a little extra flair to your front porch during the month of October.
#7 Monogram Wood Bead Wreath
Monograms are always a staple in any fall arts and crafts. Easily create this monogram wreath with hand-painted wood beads for an elegant touch to your harvest decorations
#8 BOO & Bye Welcome Mat
This two-sided fun welcome mat is the perfect addition to any porch decor to make your trick or treaters chuckle this Halloween
#9 Hello Autumn Sign
Welcome autumn into your home with the beauty of a hand-painted sign to decorate your front door!
#10 Decorative Items
Decorate your outdoor table with contrasting textures and colors for a unique addition to your outdoor tablescape
BONUS FALL PROJECTS
Want more fall projects for your outdoor space? Check out some of the projects below to get you inspired! Click on each photo below to learn how make it!
And if you are looking for something a little more elegant in your space, watch this easy-to-follow tutorial from Donna Dewberry on how to paint a beautiful harvest wreath with stunning florals with her One Stroke method of painting. Get her kit
so you can learn how to paint beautiful florals with ease.
Check out our entire libray of FREE online art lessons and more for the fall season on our Youtube Channel
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Have you decorated for fall already? How are you decorating your outdoor space? We want to see your decorations! Share them with us using #PlaidCrafts
Stay tuned all fall season long as we share more great ideas from our crafters, share some of your ideas, as well as many more things to get you in the fall mood. Plus be on the lookout for some great giveaways, challenges, and more!