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Give your home a burst of color that can be used Halloween through Thanksgiving
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The wonderful thing about decorating for fall is that you often don't have to go farther than your neighborhood for materials. Autumn decor revolves around harvest and nature's bounty, so the beauty of the outdoors is all you really need for seasonal decorations — especially if you're lucky enough to live where leaves turn brilliant shades of orange, red and yellow. Read on for a few simple and budget-friendly decorations that rely on the simple beauty of fall.
Add to Ideabookby LDa Architecture & Interiors by LDa Architecture & Interiors When you're using colorful leaves as decor, you don't need to do much to highlight their natural beauty. In this room, the rustic and natural look of the centerpiece provides a great contrast to the polished interior. So, just clip a few branches off a colorful tree and place them in your favorite vase. The bigger the arrangement, the more of a design statement the branches will make. Add to IdeabookKelly of Live Laugh Rowe has a ton of wonderful fall decor ideas, but one of my personal favorites is this simple centerpiece. Put an autumn-themed plate or bowl on top of a candlestick or cake stand. Fill it with leaves, acorns and candles for a simple and casual look. Kelly used electric candles in this centerpiece, which are much safer around dry leaves than regular candles. Add to IdeabookMelissa of 320 Sycamore Blog fell in love with a classic Williams-Sonoma glass hurricane filled with autumn leaves in one of their catalogs, but didn't want to have to pay a fortune to get it. Instead, she made a trip to her local dollar store and found a glass candlestick, a white candle, and a clear glass vase. Add to IdeabookMelissa simply hot glued them all together, and filled them gently with leaves from her backyard. Voila! An easy and affordable DIY version of a Williams-Sonoma classic