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Craft Projects to Lose Yourself in This Fall

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New seasons are the perfect time for crafts, especially the fall with the coming of special holidays and family gatherings. But sometimes it’s hard to decide what kind of crafts you want to start with. Should you really make another fall wreath or should your try something new this year?

We’ve compiled a list of great fall crafts to help you find that new and exciting activity to indulge in this year. And maybe you’ll even make a few awesome new home decorations in the process.

Pillows and Blankets

One of the best ways to make it feel like fall in your home is to bring in some fun fall blankets and pillows to decorate your living space. Not to mention they’ll make it super cozy when you just want a night in.

You can make your own pillow covers or purchase some covers and square pillows to change out each season.

Get in on all of the seasonal fabric sales while you can too, and make some fall fleece throws to keep on your couch.

Floral Arrangements

If you like living flowers, pick up some fall perennials and arrange a bouquet to keep in rustic flower pots like tin buckets or wooden barrels.

You do have a lot more options if you choose to get crafty with silk flowers though because you don’t have to worry about them dying.

Silk flower projects you can get started on:

  • Wreath
  • Mason jar bouquet
  • Table centerpiece
  • Floral napkin ring
  • Pumpkin bouquet

Pallet Projects

When it comes to pallet projects, the options are limitless. If you have an in with anyone who receives large shipments on pallets, ask them for their discarded pallets from https://www.challengerpallet.com and get creative.

Here are some great ideas to get your started:

  • Pallet furniture. Create some fun outdoor seating like a bench or stools from your recycled wooden pallets. Add some decorative pillows for cushioning and you’re done! Pinterest has you covered when it comes to how to get started here.
  • Pallet signs. Cut your pallet to the size and shape that you want it, and then paint it with beautiful fall colors and fun phrases.
  • Pallet sculptures. Cut your pallets into fun shapes like pumpkins and turkeys. Or take the slats apart to build these fall icons from scratch. Add some straw bows and burlap and place it in your lawn.

Scarecrow

There are so many different ways that you can make a scarecrow, and it’s a great addition to your yard decorations. Go to a thrift store to pick up some old clothes that you can fill with straw and maybe even a straw hat. At your local craft store pick up things like burlap, ribbon, straw, and buttons to add the finishing touches.

If you need some directions for putting your scarecrow together, check out the DIY Network.

Candle Jars

Pick up a few mason jars and spruce them up to become a beautiful fall candle holder. Paint them your favorite fall colors, add some silk flowers or leaves, burlap ribbon and twine, and place your favorite fall scented candle inside! This are great for the fireplace mantle or to use as a centerpiece for your table.

Take some time to let your creative juices flow this fall. Even if you don’t need new decorations, use these activities as bonding time with friends and family or to make gifts for loved ones this season.

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