Some people have a difficult time knowing when to transition to fall and holiday decorations depending on where they live and how the seasons change.
There is no hard and fast rule for trading out the season of summer decor for the beautiful soft autumn foliage.
Regardless of the season, decorate for this special time of year according to your own taste.
Use seasonal cues and let your creativity shine.
Here we provide some recommendations on when to decorate for fall.
When To Decorate For Fall?
As early as late August and throughout the holiday season, you can start decorating whether you’re changing your exterior or interior decor. You should put up fall decor once the temperatures start changing in September or October. You should wait until late August before hanging fall décor so that your decorations are seasonal.
How To Decorate For Fall
Even though it is a more involved activity, it’s always a blast with the kids.
Look around your backyard or local bush area to spot some beautiful leaves that you can use.
Melt beeswax in a crockpot or double boiler and place the leaves in.
When you bring them out, let the excess wax drip off and then lay out the leaves to try.
For a magical effect, hanging the leaves with translucent thread after they have cooled and hardened will give off a unique look.
Beeswax provides a sweet scent to your home, and you can reuse any wax you have leftover.
Using Items That You Find
It’s also a great time of year for finding pinecones, acorns, and interesting branches that are free!
Create little vignettes of these items around your home by taking a walk and collecting a variety.
You can enhance your creations by spray painting them in fall colors.
Even a pre-made or purchased wreath can be decorated with the leaves to create swag or wall hanging.
Thanksgiving And Fall Decorations Is There A Difference?
You may be wondering how to choose decorations specifically for a holiday since both holidays share the same color palette of greens, red, orange, and gold.
A reminder to keep in mind is that autumn decorations are often filled with colors, while Thanksgiving ones are often on the subject of turkeys, harvests, and gratitude.
With your fall decoration might also come your Halloween decoration.
Halloween is celebrated at the end of October.
Traditionally pumpkins are carved and converted to lights, the children go on a ‘trick or treat’ hunt on October 31st.
How To Tell When Fall Is Near
Before changing your fall decor, you should also look out for a few signs.
The best time to hang decorations is according to the natural cycle of the seasons.
Change your summer decor to fall decor when the weather cools off.
Changing to Autumn-friendly colors signals the change from bright summer to cool autumn.
At this time, the leaves start changing. It’s easy to tell when autumn is coming just by looking out your window.
It is a common sign that fall decor is appropriate once the leaves begin to fall and change colors.
When Do We Take Down Our Fall Decorations?
From Fall to Winter
When should we take downfall decorations and start with winter?
You should consider transitioning your home decorations for the winter holidays late in November. Get the fireplace ready!
Initially, go with green foliage and gradually transition as Christmas approaches.
During colder temperatures, make your living room, bedroom, and lounge areas more comfortable by spreading chunky wool blankets.
Make your Christmas decorations warm with, dried fruit, wood, and evergreens.
A room can also be made cozier with candles. Various shapes and sizes should be grouped together at night to create an outstanding effect.
Decorating With Mason Jars
The Mason jar is more than a canning jar.
As well as being adorable fall decor, they are also very functional.
Embrace the neck of the bottles with twine, then stick in a few raw twigs and branches.
Group the simple but striking arrangements to create a centerpiece for your dining room table or even a mantel area.
One of the warmest and coziest seasons is fall.
Let fall decor guide you through the end of this year as you prepare to celebrate the holidays and to usher in the new year.
The decor for your Thanksgiving celebrations, party themes, and invitations should showcase your seasonal decor.
Frequently Asked Questions about Decoration for Fall
Where can I Find Fall Decorations?
Fall décor can be brought from so many places from dollar stores, online stores, craft stores, discount stores, and even garden stores. You can find something in all different places. You just need to be creative.
Where Can I Decorate For Fall?
We mainly see kitchens and mantels decorated for fall. You can decorate front doors, bathrooms, bedrooms, patios gardens, and porches. You can decorate wherever you like.