Celebrating Fall with 10 DIY Decorating Ideas

by Brittni Mehlhoff

created at: 10/09/2012

Fall is my favorite season. Honestly, it is probably the only time of year I think about putting up decorations, aside from Christmas of course. The only trouble I have is that there are so many great projects out there, I never know which ones to try. So this year, I am on a mission to change that and have put together a list of my favorite fall DIY decorating ideas. Which ones will make their way into your home this year?   

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How To: Make a Framed Spider Web

by Craftmel

created at: 10/09/2012

Can you tell I'm enjoying Spider Web things this Halloween season?  It is most likely because at no other time of the year will I let webs OR spiders stay for more than a millisecond in my house.  The fake yarn versions can make themselves at home in the month of October!   

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How To: DIY Spooky Spider Sacks

by Craftmel

created at: 10/08/2012

Well, in relation to the Halloween decor that graces my humble abode, these spider sacks would fall in the "spooky" category- especially if I walked past them in the middle of the night on the way to check on a teething baby.  Regardless of whether or not they fit your definition of spookiness, they are a fabulously easy project with only three materials:

  • Yarn
  • Glue, and
  • Balloons 

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Five Clever Faux Pumpkin Makeovers

by DIY Maven

created at: 10/08/2012

'Tis the season to get your gourd on. As evidenced by these savvy DIYers, who used a bit of paint, newspaper, and etcetera for their pumpkin makeovers, it doesn't take much to turn a cheap, funky, faux gourd into something special.

Heidi used Mod Podge and pages from old encyclopedias to turn foam pumpkins into....

these. Click here for more details.

Here's a similar idea from A Smith, also using foam pumpkins. 

Lindy...

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