The beginning of autumn is almost here and brings with it a rain of leaves, golden light, the scent of apples and lots of inspiration for new DIY projects. With the following craft ideas for beautiful autumn decorations to hang up, you can warmly welcome autumn!

Ideas with autumn leaves

DIY wall hanging from leaves. What you need:

  • autumn leaves
  • twine
  • A branch or stick
  • scissors

Make beautiful autumn decorations to hang yourself

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That’s how it works:

  • Prepare all necessary materials.
  • Experiment with the arrangement of the leaves and decide what order you want them in.
  • Cut a piece of twine for each leaf. Cut the pieces longer than you expect to need. You can always shorten the cord later. Tie the twine around the stem of each leaf and tie a knot.
  • Tie the other end of the string to the stick. Knot it to secure. Continue until all the leaves are attached in the order you chose. Pay attention to how the tapestry looks. You can change the position of the leaves by shortening the length of the pieces of thread.
  • Adjust the spacing between the cords and leaves so everything is in balance.
  • Hang your DIY wall hanging with tape or clips and enjoy the end result!

Foolproof DIY fall garland with natural leaves

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DIY garland of autumn leaves. What you need:

  • Leaves in different fall colors
  • tape
  • Strong tape or glue
  • Clear acrylic spray paint
  • scissors

That’s how it works:

  • Pick only good-looking leaves and place them under a book overnight. Do not use completely dried leaves as they may crumble. You need leaves that still contain some moisture.
  • Spray all the leaves on the front side with acrylic paint. So they last a little longer. After drying, spray the back as well. Let the leaves dry completely.
  • Lay your ribbon on a flat surface and spread the leaves evenly face down, mixing the shapes and colors.
  • Apply small strips of tape to the stems. For this you need a strong adhesive tape. Press the leaf stalks to ensure they are securely attached to the ribbon.
  • Your foolproof fall garland is now complete! Hang the garland on a wall or over the fireplace.

Everything you need for the next DIY project

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With pine cones

DIY garland of pine cones and autumn leaves. What you need:

  • pinecone
  • leaves
  • copper spray
  • thread
  • needle
  • Book for pressing the leaves

That’s how it works:

  • Gather nice looking pine cones and fall leaves. Make sure the leaves aren’t completely dry so they don’t crumble.
  • Press the leaves in a thick book overnight. If desired, you can cut out the stems.
  • Spray all the leaves and cones with copper spray and let them dry well.
  • Take a thread and a needle and thread all the cones and leaves. Your autumn garland is ready!

And this is what the end result looks like

diy garland of fall leaves copper spray and pine cones


Make autumn decorations to hang up with paper

DIY fall paper garland. What you need:

  • cardboard (yellow, orange, red, brown)
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • thread
  • duct tape

Make an autumn garland with thread and paper

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That’s how it works:

  • Print out sheet templates or draw sheets on cardboard yourself.
  • Carefully cut out the sheets from the cardboard.
  • Take a needle and thread and thread all the leaves. Your autumn paper garland is ready!

Make autumn decorations to hang up for the front door

DIY wreath with leaves of tissue paper. This DIY fall wreath idea is easy to customize however you like. We encourage you to choose a wide range of leaves of all shapes, sizes and colors.

What you need:

  • tissue paper
  • Styrofoam wreath
  • Lightweight orange fabric
  • Silver pins
  • Natural jute twine
  • wreath hook

Bring warm fall colors into your home!

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That’s how it works:

  • First, cover the wreath shape with strips of fabric. Wrap the strips around the wreath and secure the ends of the strips with silver pins.
  • Tie a piece of jute twine to the top of the wreath as a hanger. Spread out your leaves on a flat surface. You can use both paper sheets and silk sheets.
  • Layer the leaves on the front of the wreath, alternating colors and shapes.
  • Secure the leaves to your DIY fall wreath with silver pins. You only need a few pins to attach the leaves to the styrofoam wreath base. A pin can fasten multiple leaves at once.
  • Hang your homemade fall wreath on your front door using the jute twine and a detachable hook.

DIY autumn decoration for the front door

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DIY chestnut wreath. What you need:

  • chestnuts
  • foam wreath
  • hot glue gun
  • tape
  • Dark brown craft paint

Beautiful autumn decorations to hang up: Decorate the entrance to the house in an autumnal way

autumn decoration to hang up wreath of chestnuts decoration for front door

That’s how it works:

  • Paint the foam wreath dark brown because the chestnuts are round and cannot completely cover the wreath.
  • Glue the chestnuts flat side down to make them more stable and secure on the wreath. Work from the inside out, making sure there are no gaps.
  • For the bow, you can use a ribbon of the desired color. Glue on the bow and use the leftover ribbon to make a hook that you can use to hang the wreath later. Be sure to use strong hot glue for the hook.

DIY Colorful Cone Wreath. Add a pop of color to your home with this simple colorful pinecone wreath. Suitable for both adults and children, this festive wreath can be customized to match the color palette of your favorite fall color. He’s so cheerful he could stay at the front door the whole run up to Christmas!

Here are the necessary materials

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What you need:

  • Natural mini pine cones
  • wire wreath
  • Acrylic paints (pink, orange, yellow, blue, white)
  • hot glue gun

Put acrylic paint on a paper plate

Making a wreath of cones Put the blue paint in a paper plate

Carefully dip a cone in it

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That’s how it works:

  • Squirt a large amount of acrylic paint onto a paper plate.
  • Dip the edges of a pine cone in paint. For the wreath you need about 2 bags of pine cones, so a total of about 40-45 pine cones.
  • Place the paint-dipped pinecone on a clean paper plate. Continue tinting the edges of the pine cones in different colors. Allow the pine cones to dry completely (at least a few hours, preferably overnight).

Use different colors

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  • Plug in your glue gun, let it heat up and place the wreath of wire on the table. Start with the inner ring of the wreath shape by gluing on a dry, painted pinecone. Continue gluing the pine cones along the wreath shape until the wire frame is no longer showing. The easiest way is to arrange some pegs on the wreath before gluing to determine the positions. Pro Tip! We recommend that you first wrap the wire wreath with jute ribbon and then glue the pine cones to the ribbon with hot glue. This way the pine cones will stick better to the wreath.

autumn decoration for the front door wreath of pine cones

  • Once the wreath is complete, you can use a wreath hook to hang it on the front door, above the fireplace, or anywhere else in your home where you want to add a festive touch of fall.

Autumn crafts with children

DIY 3D paper pumpkin. For this you need:

  • Orange craft paper
  • Green pipe cleaner
  • glue stick
  • white glue
  • scissors

DIY paper pumpkin for kids

That’s how it works:

  • Print out a pumpkin pattern or create your own by folding a piece of paper in half and drawing an arc along the folded edge of the paper.
  • Cut out your pumpkin pattern while leaving the paper folded.
  • Trace the pumpkin pattern onto orange construction paper to create a pumpkin shape. Make at least ten pumpkin shapes.
  • Cut out all pumpkin shapes.
  • Fold each pumpkin shape in half.
  • Without unfolding the pumpkin shape, apply glue to one of the outsides.
  • Glue 2 pumpkin shapes together.
  • Press the two pumpkin shapes to fix them.

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  • Glue on more pumpkin shapes.
  • After placing the final pumpkin shape in place, cut off a piece of green pipe cleaner to make the pumpkin’s stem. Use white glue to attach along the straight edge of the pumpkin shapes.
  • Apply glue to one of the outside of the pumpkin shape.
  • Bring the two outermost faces together by placing the pipe cleaner in the middle. Press them firmly to fix them.
  • Carefully open each of the paper flaps to turn your DIY project into a three-dimensional paper pumpkin.
  • Cut the pipe cleaner to the desired length. Bend it into a hooked stem.

DIY autumn felt garland

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In love with the golden autumn

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More ideas for DIY wall hanging

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