decorating-for-fall-on-a-budgetIt may still feel like summer, but believe it or not, fall is right around the corner. Soon you’ll see plenty of pumpkins, fresh picked apples, cozy sweaters and lots of leaves in a gorgeous array of colors! Welcome the change in season by decorating your home – without breaking the bank. Here are some easy and inexpensive ways to incorporate fall décor into your home.

Flowers

Nothing says fall quite like mums! The come in a wide variety of rich hues and can withstand the lower temperatures, making them the perfect fall flowering plant. Try planting them in containers and putting them on your porch, in your window boxes or on your deck to instantly transform your home and give it an immediate kick of color.

Wreathes

Wreathes aren’t just for the holidays, they also add a nice touch to the outside of your front, side or back door any time of year. Head to the store to pick up a festive fall wreath or two, or save money by making them yourself. The best part of wreath making is that they can be made from just about anything, so let your imagination run wild! Visit Pinterest for inspiration and instructions on how to make the perfect wreathes to adorn your doors this fall.

Candles

Candles are an easy way to incorporate both fall colors and scents into your home. Choose scents that remind you of the season, such as apple cider, pumpkin pie or cinnamon, and add them all around your home.

Apples

Apples and fall go hand in hand. It’s the perfect time of year to pick apples and add them to a variety of delicious dishes, but did you know that make great decorations too? Stock up on apples at the store or pick them yourself for a fun and inexpensive way to decorate your home. Try adding them to a bowl for a fresh centerpiece, turning them into candle holders or even incorporating them into a wreath.

Accents

With the weather about to dip, you’ll be spending more time indoors. Make your home cozy and fall ready by adding some accent pieces in great rustic colors. Consider swapping out your throw pillows or adding a nice new blanket to your couches to get in the spirit of the season.

  • By: Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp.
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