Many people enjoy redecorating their homes to suit the season. Autumn, with its bold colors, is the perfect time to adorn your surroundings with a touch of nature. Take our quiz and find out whether you know how best to decorate your home for the fall season.
As the weather cools, the colors of the leaves begin to change. The result is a dramatic effect on the appearance of the outdoors.
Most leaves are green. During the fall they start to turn various shades of yellow, orange, red, and brown.
Apples, oranges and clementines are all in season during autumn. These fruit taste great and work well as decorations.
A simple glass bowl full of fruit can make a lovely centerpiece. Fill a bowl with different apple varieties to beautify your dining room.
Autumn leaves are beautiful and free. Collect some and frame them to produce easy-to-make autumn art.
Rather than wait for your leaves to dry, which might produce mold, simply use some silica gel. You should be able to find some at a craft store.
To really bring out their colors, frame your leaves using a white cardboard background. The contrast will be stunning.
Some acorns have bitter tannins that can irritate your skin. Use gloves to collect acorns, and always wash them before displaying them.
Rather than spend a fortune at a fabric store, go to a craft store and buy simple and affordable ribbon for decoration.
Simply tie some bows of velvet ribbon in seasonal colors to your dining room chairs as a fall accent.
The connection between pumpkins and Halloween is undeniable. Use these and other gourds as decorations during the pre-winter months -- especially October.
Some people paint pumpkins with cute or silly faces. It's a fun activity for the entire family.
Acrylic paints tend to dry rather quickly. That makes them ideal for painting pumpkins, because the paint won't run.
Pinecones are the pollen and seed carriers of evergreens. These cones have a lovely fragrance that can add a special sense of fall to your home.
By tying one or two pinecones to your curtain ribbons, you can add both beauty a fragrance to your home at little to no cost.