Oct
   24

 

It’s always a great idea to get friends together before the schedule fills up with the holiday bustle. Before you get busier with Thanksgiving preparations, enjoy a simple fall dinner party with your friends for some quality time together. From using beautiful acorn wreaths to making a delicious pumpkin cheesecake, here are some simple ideas for hosting a night of good food and great company.
 
Employ Understated and Heartwarming Décor
 
For a casual fall dinner party, simple and sincere does the trick. Acorn and pumpkins are staples when it comes to fall decorating and give your home a beautiful, natural touch. These natural embellishments can be placed almost anywhere and can be used in small or large quantities without overwhelming your existing décor. Leaves, branches, and yellow berries also make the list of must-have fall decorations, while candles in burlap-covered candle holders set an intimate tone for both indoor and outdoor settings.
 
Acorn Wreath
 

 
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  Oct
   23

 

The challenge of Halloween decorating is finding new and exciting accessories to display that will make the holiday more fun. This year, stand out from the crowd with creative and tasteful Halloween decorating ideas that bring a playful touch to your décor.
 
Monogrammed Pumpkins
 

 
They look fancy, but are oh-so appropriate for Halloween. The black letters against white pumpkins suit the theme of the season, but doesn’t look too spooky. These are perfect for the porch or along your driveway as a greeting to trick-or-treating kids. To make this, just print out some letters (make sure they fit your pumpkins) and then cut out the inside of the letters using an X-acto knife. Afterwards, use painter’s tape to stick the paper flat against the pumpkin before spray painting. Let it dry before displaying.
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  Oct
   22

 

Your coffee table presents the perfect setting for seasonal decor. With just a few accessory switches and some styling, your coffee table can become a fall focal point in your home. For this season, here are some ideas you can use to create a fall-inspired coffee table.
 
Candles and Books
 

 
During the fall season, utilize candles to create an intimate atmosphere and add visual warmth to your space. To further boost the fall ambiance, cover your candle holders with burlap or twine. Next, gather some books to add height to your coffee table décor. You can have a couple of stacked hardcovers along with your candles or other elements, such as a key tray or bowls.
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  Oct
   20

 

This season, decorate your kids’ playroom with fall-themed accessories that bring fun and color to their private space. From turkey handprints to leaf collections, these kid-friendly decorating ideas add a seasonal touch to the playroom, as they help encourage creativity in your kids.
 
Fabric Leaf Garland Craft
 

 
Using some fabric, an embroidery needle, and some floss, you can make your own reusable leaf garland. You can display your fabric leaf garland along your mantle or wall, and you can even embellish it with acorns. For complete instructions, check out this how-to from Good Housekeeping.
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  Oct
   17

 

Pumpkins are quintessential fall decorations, but carving them can be messy and time-consuming. However, you can still create a festive display using designs and techniques that look amazing even without the carving. Here are some fun and exciting no-carve pumpkin ideas that both leave out the mess and keep your pumpkins fresh all season.
 
Painted Pumpkins
 
Copper Herringbone Pumpkins
 

 
Glam up your fall décor without the mess with these stylish copper herringbone pumpkins. Using copper paint pens and white mini pumpkin, you can design your pumpkins with thin lines and swirls. With the copper (or gold) paint set in white, the effect is a clean, sophisticated style that looks perfect anywhere in the house. Get the tutorial from Lovely Indeed for the complete instructions.
 
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