As we spend more time indoors as the weather cools, it’s the perfect time to craft with this collection of the best fall craft ideas for 2021.
I love the fall season, but here in the Midwestern United States, it often means rainy days, cooler days and more time spent indoors. It’s also the perfect time to start working on more craft projects. And it’s also the perfect time to start planning your handmade holiday gifts.
A couple of weeks ago I shared with you how to prepare acorns for use in crafts and home decor. Then I shared a collection of over 30 acorn craft ideas. One might think that I like fall. Or that I like fall crafts. Or that I look for any opportunity to craft.
All true! In fact, even on vacation while walking along the shore of Lake Huron, I’m gathering rocks that I think will make nice little paper weights to crochet. Always thinking about crafting!
The Best Fall Craft Ideas
But, for today, let’s take a look at this collection of some of the best fall craft ideas. Most of these craft ideas you’ll find right here on The Birch Cottage blog. The rest you’ll find on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry – where I happen to be a monthly contributor.
Not all ideas are mine. So, you see, I’m not the only one who likes fall themed crafts. Take a look. Let me know which is your favorite or even what craft you might add to this list.
Best Fall Craft Ideas
As we spend more time indoors as the weather cools, it's the perfect time to get your craft on with this collection of the best fall craft ideas.
After a long summer break, it feels good to be back sharing DIY projects with you. Today, I’m really fortunate to be once again sharing over on Kenarry: Ideas for the Home how to make pumpkin candy dishes from terra cotta pots.
My friend Carrie at Kenarry Ideas for the Home put together this great DIY burlap wreath tutorial. I followed her tutorial, added my own embellishments and came up with a fall themed burlap wreath. So, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite DIY Burlap Wreaths to help inspire you.
It’s no secret that you can save money with Dollar Tree. And to help you prepare your home for fall decorating here is a collection of 50 Dollar Tree Hacks for Fall Decorating. My husband and I were vacationing this summer at our family’s vacation spot in northern Michigan.
When I was out taking pictures of the fall foliage a couple of weeks ago, I purchased this beautiful pot of mums. I had already purchased one of those colored plastic pumpkins from Walmart and wanted to turn it into a planter.
I spent some time today perusing The Wood Grain Cottage‘s blog. Shayna is the creative voice at The Wood Grain Cottage and she has some incredible projects featured on her blog. If you haven’t been to her site – go there now!
Learn how to customize a round piece of wood to make a one-of-a-kind door hanger. Perfect as a wedding gift, housewarming gift, or to decorate your own front door or add some rustic charm to your home décor.
I am super excited to share today’s reclaimed wood DIY project with you! Making this shabby chic wood tray from repurposed fence pickets was an easy and rewarding DIY project. It’s just the perfect little piece to add a touch of farmhouse charm to your decor.
I was even able to work on a couple of furniture refinishing projects. How cool is that? Well, my daughter who was home (today’s her last day) visiting before her Pacific Ocean deployment, is also quite the crafter at heart. She discovered this hand-painted wood box and is in love with it.
Follow this easy DIY Rustic Wood Framed Christmas Ornaments tutorial to add classic farmhouse charm to your holiday decorating. We typically put up at least three Christmas trees every year. Two of the three trees are decorated with handmade ornaments and I absolutely love them.
Learn to sew a fabric pumpkin with this pumpkin pattern in 3 sizes. Add a touch of fall to your home decor with this easy fabric pumpkin pattern! Like a lot of you, I just love fall. I love the cooler weather. I love the changing of the colors. I love all the acorns, Buckeyes …
Add a touch of fall to your home decor with this easy to crochet Herringbone Crocheted Pumpkin pattern from The Birch Cottage. A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you how to crochet the Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC) stitch. The HHDC stitch creates this lovely textured chevron pattern. Because I just love the …
Learn to crochet a pumpkin with this free crocheted pumpkin pattern. This crocheted pumpkin adds the perfect handmade touch of autumn to your home decor! I love to crochet. In fact, I just finished crocheting a large afghan for our daughter for her birthday.
Learn how to make this easy fall art project of fun creative animals and characters using seasonal treasures found out and about and in the forest during the fall months. With a few horse chestnuts and pine cones, you’ll be surprised just how many ideas the kids can come up with.
Burlap has become a very popular fabric in home decor these days, especially in seasonal wreaths. Here are 3 beautiful ideas to easily make your own Fall Burlap Wreaths. Making your own Fall Burlap Wreaths is a great way to welcome a new season. These craft ideas will inspire you and show you how easy…
Create a beautiful piece of fall wall decor to decorate your home for Thanksgiving with this fun variation on an acorn and leaf mobile. Whether you’re planning to DIY some Thanksgiving decor or just want to dress up your dining table for fall, you’ll love how simple this fall wall decor is to make.
Create a beautiful easy to make fall leaf dish! This polymer clay project uses a simple technique with pigment powders to create the look of fresh fall leaves. A simple way to add fall color to your home. Fall is in the air and the trees are starting to show us all of their beautiful…
Create colorful home decor using wool roving and acorn caps. This beautiful nature craft is fun to make and adds a great touch to your home. How to make felted acorns! Winter in New York can be pretty tough. The squirrels are very aware of that.
More Craft Ideas
Some of the most popular craft ideas here on The Birch Cottage blog are:
I hope you found something fun to craft this fall season. If you make one of these fall craft projects, be sure to share a picture on social media and tag me #thebirchcottage. Or come on over to A Handmade Home Facebook Group and share a photo there!
Til next time…
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