What do you do if you want to decorate for fall but you have limited space? Instagram is filled with huge, drop dead gorgeous homes that have so much space for decorating and therefore storage! If you’re a resident of a metropolitan area and live in a small space like I do then you know the struggle is real! The struggle to get your creativity on, while still having the space to live and not purchase a storage unit.
So what’s the answer? How can you have a decorated home while still not needing additional storage? Natural décor is the answer! Using items that are natural and that will biodegrade over time, helps you get rid of items after the season is over and you don’t feel wasteful trashing store bought décor. Here are my favorite natural décor items for fall that you can get at your local grocery store at a great price.
Pumpkins and Gourds
The O.G. of fall décor! Pumpkins come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Grab one or several pumpkins depending on the size of your home for your tablescape, landscape and of course for carving. These biodegradable accents can also be used for your next pumpkin pie!
Dried flowers, leaves and grasses are an easy way to bring the fall feeling into your home! The dried textures and colors accent add seasonal ambiance to your home. These decorations also have the added benefit of lasting throughout the season with little to no maintenance. You don’t need to water dried flowers!
During the fall season grocery stores and craft stores sell bags of fragranced pinecones. These add a great cinnamon scent to your home, reminiscent of fall foliage and sweet pies and seasonal desserts. The fragrance will easily last for weeks and when it’s gone, these also make great kindling if you have a fireplace. I also love to throw a bag of these pinecones in my back seat to add a seasonal air freshener to my car!
Dried corn cobs cost just a few dollars at the store and make great kitchen accents during the fall. Add them to a bowl or tray for just a little touch fall that will last throughout the season. Add a name tag on a few of these and you have a great place setting at your Thanksgiving table!
No matter how much space you have, these natural accents can add great touches of fall to your home!
Very Happy Decorating!