A leaf wreath adorns the front door, pumpkins spice candles fill the air, and pumpkins of all shapes and colors decorate your home. We are always looking for ways to spruce up our home on a budget and today's blog will help you do just that. Set the mood in your home with some handmade fall and Halloween decor pieces
. This time of year is the best time to decorate and there is no better feeling than sitting on the couch, snuggled under a blanket with a cup of hot apple cider and enjoying the fall ambiance. It's time to slow down, get cozy, and start crafting!
According to the Better Homes and Gardens article The Top Fall Decorating Trends to Cozy Up Your Home, According to Designers
, there are several key themes that we are likely to all see this year in home decor trends and we encourage you to incorporate these 4 things into your fall decor this year.
- Earthy, Nature-Inspired Colors
- Textured Fabrics & Surfaces
- Cozy Sanctuaries
- Entertaining-Ready Spaces
While the traditional decor pieces of fall are a staple, we have also taken these trends and themes to the level and made them our own. Keep reading to see how we incorporated these trends into our fall crafting
Before you dive into giving your home a stylish makeover, you'll need to stock up on some of the must-have products
that we used to create some of these festive fall projects. Click each photo below to shop now.
If you are itching to get crafting to decorate your home, we have anything blog you need to check out to help you along the way. Make sure to read our most recent blog titled 4 Crafting Techniques Everyone Needs to Know
. It is packed with helpful tips from our crafting experts to help you with some of the more challenging aspects of crafting such as stenciling, creating a buffalo check, painting on glass, and distressing. Click below to read now!
Time to jump into the fall season full force with some handmade home decor
pieces that you will love and add an extra touch of style and charm to your harvest season.
Join Cathie and Steve in this Make it with Mod Podge
episode to create some spooky decoupaged bottles that are a unique decor piece for your Halloween celebration.
Nothing says Halloween
like candy corns and whether you like them or not they are sure to be a sweet addition to your Halloween decor. Use Mod Podge Resin
to seal in your candy in with these stylish coasters and matching sign. Are intimidated by using resin? No worries, we've got you covered with a handy info sheet
that provides you with all the tips, tricks, supply lists, how-to guides, and so much more. Download
for FREE now!
Speaking of coasters, these Mod Podge Resin
Spider Coasters are so easy to make with our silicone molds. This glittery set is the perfect spooky addition to any coffee table and a great piece to have when hosting guests this Halloween!
Traditional but unique! Using traditional fall colors you can paint a wicked rainbow to decorate your entryway for the season.
In this painting, we really pulled in those earthy tones to create a beautifully paint poured
piece that is a subtle touch of fall in your home decor. Easily paint pour a canvas, let it dry, then paint beautiful sunflowers on it for a stunning piece of art for your wall or mantelpiece. If you love sunflowers, check out this month's Let's Paint Live class
Again, earthy tones are a great way to decorate for the fall and the absolute best way to achieve this look is with FolkArt Terra Cotta
! This lightly textured acrylic paint will add a subtle, raw terra cotta feel to all your arts and crafts and is a great way to make your space cozy. FolkArt Terra Cotta has a durable, multi-surface formula. Use any of these unique weather-resistant colors on all your indoor or outdoor projects. Featuring a wide range of muted and neutral tones
, your DIY projects will look and feel like real terra cotta with these colors as part of your art supplies. We even have kits
to help you with color coordinating!
This pumpkin stand project is perfect for any spooky celebration, with its bright bold colors and patterns this stand can be a work of art in your home decor.
Also tying in with the textured fabrics theme, Bucilla
embroidery kits are not just for the Christmas season. There are a variety of fall felt applique pieces that would make a beautiful addition to any home decor like this stunning floral pumpkin design. This is a must-have for making your home cozy and inviting.
Turn a basic birdhouse into a haunted house as a unique addition to your frightful home decor. Use our best selling paint kit
to make it!
This cozy little trinket tray made with Mod Podge Resin
is a great gift but also the perfect addition to any entryway table to hold all your pocket change.
Direct the way to all that is spooky with this unique Bucilla sign wall hanging. No fall gathering is complete without this sequin and bead-covered felt applique piece in their decor.
Using different fabrics, unconventional colors, and faux pumpkins, you can create a space that is cozy and slightly different than the traditional colors of fall with Waverly Inspirations
. Great project to keep up all the way through Thanksgiving!
There is still time to join our pumpkin party! What is a pumpkin party you say? Learn more below!
Join us for the #PlaidPumpkinParty
and win free Plaid products! We are giving away 55 prizes this year, including five Plaid Crafts prize packs valued at over $50. From painted pumpkins to paintings OF pumpkins, and everything in between – we want to see your creativity shine! The only rule is that you use Plaid products or tools to create your pumpkin art: think Apple Barrel & FolkArt paints, Mod Podge, and our wood burning or photo transfer tools.
🎃 Make sure you are following @PlaidCrafts
🎃 Tag us & use #PlaidPumpkinParty
on each entry.
🎃 Tell us in the caption what Plaid Crafts tools & formulas you used on your creation.
👻 The first 50 individuals with qualified entries will get “Booed by Plaid” & receive a mini prize. You can enter as many times as you like, but you can only get “Booed by Plaid” once. 🌟 Challenge ends at 11:59pm ET on October 12, 2021. The winners will be announced on Friday, October 15th, via a post here on Instagram. Challenge open to residents of the US only. Profiles must be set to public for entries to be visible.
How are you decorating for fall and Halloween? Share your creations with us on social media with the tag #PlaidCrafts! You could be featured on our Fan Friday segment on social media and in our weekly email newsletter.