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These 40 Must-See Dollar Store DIY Fall Décor Ideas will transform your home for autumn on a dime! And they’re super easy to make – even if you’re not crafty!
I love fall! If it were up to me, I’d have fall all year, though I suppose that might make the season feel a lot less special. The idea that the gorgeous fall colors and perfect temperatures can only last a few weeks make me long for it all through the rest of the year.
The cool, refreshing autumn days, hot, comforting drinks by the fire, hiking through the woods on crisp fall days, the beautiful changing leaves, spooky Halloween celebrations – it just doesn’t get any better than this!
If you love fall as much as I do, you’ll want to make sure to make the most of this magical time of year. These Easy and Affordable DIY Fall Décor Ideas are all made with items you can find at the dollar store, discount box stores, online, or even during a hike in the woods (free finds!) to help you deck out your home in lovely fall colors and designs without breaking the bank.
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Supplies You May Need
BASIC CRAFTING SUPPLIES
Before we get started, here are some basic crafting supplies you may want to get before tackling any of these projects. If you’re just getting started with crafting, these supplies will come in handy for just about any project.
Most of these supplies are available at your local dollar store, but they’re also available at box stores, craft stores, and online through the links below.
Check out these seasonal items for more crafting and design inspiration.
Gorgeous Dollar Store DIY Fall Décor Ideas That Will Transform Your Home
Greet your guests with a beautiful pop of color with one of these DIY fall wreaths.
For more ideas, check out 30 Easy DIY Fall Wreaths Anyone Can Make.
This tutorial gives classic fall leaves an upgrade with dollar store faux maple bushes, berries, and branches.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Place Of My Taste
Remove the golden pumpkins, and this simple grapevine wreath will take you from fall through winter.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: The Home I Create
EASY FALL WREATH
This creative square wreath will give your front door a unique fall look.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Thrifty Décor Chick
This cotton wreath will give your home a softer farmhouse feel.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: The Crazy Craft Lady
The dried flowers in this DIY wreath offer a chic fall look without the traditional autumn red and orange colors.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: A Piece Of Rainbow
Wow your guests with these beautiful table designs perfect for fall entertaining and Thanksgiving!
For more tablescape ideas, check out 10 Gorgeous Fall Centerpieces That Will Wow Your Guests.
APPLE TEA LIGHTS
Celebrate the fruit of the season with these colorful apple tea lights.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Juniper Home
PUMPKINS + PINECONES
Grab a couple bags of vase filler at the dollar store or online to make this super easy centerpiece in minutes!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: 2 Bees In A Pod
TIN PUNCHED VOTIVE CANDLES
Repurpose tin cans for this Crate and Barrel copycat design perfect for hosting Thanksgiving dinner.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: A Beautiful Mess
COLOR WRAPPED WHEAT
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Inspired By Charm
PUMPKINS + EUCALYPTUS
This tutorial uses faux eucalyptus, but you can also pop into your local flower shop to add some wonderful natural fragrance to your home this fall.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Mom Always Finds Out
CINNAMON STICK CANDLES
Raid the pantry to give candles a fragrant upgrade.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Home Stories A To Z
Celebrate harvest with this simple, elegant wheat bundle centerpiece. Gather materials at your local craft store or on Amazon.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Uncommon Designs
Take a walk in the forest on one of those delightfully crisp autumn days to gather free pinecones for this fabulously frugal arrangement.
Just remember to bake the pinecones in a 250 degree oven for 30 minutes to ensure you don’t bring any bugs in the house!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: May Days
INDOOR FALL DÉCOR
Deck out your entire home with these simple, creative designs that’ll last right through Thanksgiving.
For more fall décor ideas, check out the following:
HANGING MASON JARS
Check out the savings on this DIY Pottery Barn knockoff:
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Live Laugh Rowe
DIY FALL NAPKINS
These easy DIY fall napkins will take center stage at your next dinner party!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Paper & Stitch
NATURAL LEAF STAMPED TEA TOWELS
Perhaps your décor is a little more understated. These simple napkins will fit right in!
For more festive fall table design ideas, check out 20 Stylish DIY Thanksgiving Napkin Rings for a Gorgeous Holiday Table.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: All Things G&D
Put those fallen acorns to good use with this super cute DIY made with acorns and brightly colored wool felt.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Free People
RUSTIC WOOD SIGN
Transform an old board into a rustic statement piece with some black and orange paint and stencils.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Making Lemonade
Give your mantel a warm, neutral color scheme with this easy farmhouse design inspiration.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: A Diamond In The Stuff
Make a bold statement with these beautiful, multi-colored pinecones.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Whimzeecal
WHITE PUMPKIN VASE
Create a more formal look with this DIY arrangement.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: A Pumpkin + A Princess
A little copper spray paint turns these cheap plastic pumpkins into an elegant design.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Up To Date Interiors
HAND PAINTED SIGN
Recreate this chalkboard sign with calligraphy stencils.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Dear Lillie Studio
Give a simple galvanized steel bucket the rustic, distressed treatment with this easy tutorial.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: A Night Owl
REAL LEAVES ART PROJECT
Make this striking focal point out of leaves and an old, rustic piece of wood for a simple and easy project with big impact.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Just A Girl
CANDY CORN CANDLES
Repurpose colorful candy corn as a cheerful and inexpensive fall decoration.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Unknown Source
Add a pop of color to your home with faux fall leaves and a little sewing know-how.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Making Home Base
FALL LEAF CANDLES
Here’s another faux leaf design that can make your home ready for fall in an instant!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: That’s What Che Said
GOLD LEAF PINECONE GARLAND
Jazz up simple pinecones with gold leaf for a fancy decoration you can keep out through winter.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: The Sweetest Occasion
GOURD SOY CANDLES
These DIY natural soy candles will help you add a splash of fun and creative fall design to any room in your home!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Momtastic
Outdoor Fall Décor
Outfit your porch and gardens with these rustic designs.
HARVEST BARNWOOD SIGN
Rustic barnwood looks great any time, but is especially fitting in the fall!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Hometalk
Bring some country fun to your front porch design with this surprisingly easy DIY sign.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: The Frugal Homemaker
MARQUEE LIGHT LETTER PUMPKIN
Vintage inspired marquee lights make these pumpkins stand out.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Kara’s Party Ideas
Add some glamor to your home with this personalized glitter pumpkin. Make it with a faux craft pumpkin for a design piece you can enjoy for years to come!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Unoriginal Mom
ORNAMENTAL CHILI PEPPER PLANT
Add a unique pop of color to your front porch with an ornamental pepper plant in fall colors.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Making Lemonade
ORNAMENTAL FALL VEGGIES
Display gorgeous fall veggies for an easy and inexpensive seasonal front porch design.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Shelterness
Welcome fall visitors with this creative, rustic design.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Better Homes & Gardens
RECLAIMED WOOD PUMPKINS
Reuse old reclaimed wood from home and garden projects to make these cute wooden pumpkins.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Infarrantly Creative
Add understated Halloween elements to your front porch design with this rustic DIY.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Vintage Home Love
This easy scarecrow makes a fun project to do with the kiddos and pulls double duty to keep crows out of the garden.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: 2 Little Hooligans
MUMS THE WORD
Nothing says fall quite like a porch full of big, healthy mums!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Serendipity Refined
FALL FESTIVAL SIGN
The best part of fall is the fun activities offered at fall festivals across the country!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Lydi Out Loud
Show how much you love spending time with friends and family with this easy sign tutorial and free printable!
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Lolly Jane
PLAID + BRIGHT COLORS
Bright turquoise adds a cheery pop of color to this fall design.
Inspiration + Photo Credit: Tatertots & Jello
These Easy Dollar Store DIY Fall Décor Ideas are so elegant and sophisticated, you’d never believe that you can make them with items from the Dollar Store!
What do you think of these Easy and Affordable Fall Décor Ideas? Do you think you’ll make any of these projects for your home? Please share your thoughts in the comments below!