fall crafting

Fall Decor Craft Ideas

Sep 11, 2020

Fall is right around the corner and here at Newport we’re excited for the return of pumpkins, falling leaves, and warm apple cider. To get in the spirit, we’ve rounded up some of the best crafts for adding an autumnal twist to your apartment’s decor. Whether you’re looking to go full spooky Halloween vibes or searching for a more subtle hint of fall, read ahead for our favorite DIY decorations for the season!

Fall Wreaths

Hanging an autumn-inspired wreath from your door is a great way to welcome the shift to cooler days. Country Living offers this list of seasonal options, which range from an olive branch wreath adorned with foliage to an easy to make pine cone wreath brushed with festive fall colors. Hang these from your front door or from a window for an instant decorative statement.

Wheat Bundle Centerpiece

Good Housekeeping shares this idea for a wheat bundle centerpiece sure to set the right tone for fall. Tie a ribbon or colored string around a grouping of dried wheat, then display the bundle in a decorative glass cloche. Find cloche domes for showing off your masterpiece here.


Seasonal Garlands  

Decorating with Halloween in mind? Try making this skeleton garland from Women’s Day. All you’ll need is a few simple supplies like a skeleton pattern, paper, and some glitter to create this charming holiday trimming. If you’re looking for a bit more of a crafting challenge, check out this leaf garland from Good Housekeeping.


Firefly Mason Jar Lights

Blogger Lil Blue Boo suggests this great fall decor idea using mason jars to create a “firefly lantern.” Simply arrange a set of LED string lights within an empty mason jar. She also recommends filling the jar with dried moss and weaving the lights throughout for a particularly magical look.

Spooky Soap 

Save an extra mason jar for this fun Halloween hand soap dispenser. Oprah Magazine says the project is simple: purchase these spooky eyeball ping-pong balls and fill your jar with hand soap--finish by attaching a mason jar soap pump insert, and you’re done! You can find the full tutorial here.


Apple Candle Holders 

Fall is apple season and maybe you’ve been able to head out to one of the nearby apple picking orchards JC Families lists here. Whether or not you’ve picked your own, turning apples into a seasonal candle holder is a simple way to make decorative use of the fall fruit. Good Housekeeping instructs to core an apple and find a candle to place inside to give any room an instant autumn glow.


We can’t wait to see which of these easy DIY fall decor ideas you decide to try! Share your creations with us by tagging #YourNewport on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter