5 Simple Fall Decorating Ideas for Your Home
“The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.” – Isaiah 40:8
Fall is finally here — the leaves starting to change into beautiful colors, the breeze get cooler and the days grow shorter. This season is full of holidays, entertaining and welcoming guests into your home. It is also the best time to tidy up and decorate your home for Thanksgiving. And, if you are looking for some ideas that will turn your home into an inviting, warm and sweet fall escape, here are some fall decorating ideas to spice up your home and remind you of God’s love and faithfulness.
Celebrate fall season by decorating your front door.
“Celebrate the Festival of Harvest with the firstfruits of the crops you sow in your field. Celebrate the Festival of Ingathering at the end of the year, when you gather in your crops from the field.” – Exodus 23:16
Hang a Happy Fall pumpkin door hanger made with linen, burlap and jute twine to spice up your front door and to celebrate the blessings of the Lord and the season of harvest. You can also make a wreath with colorful fall leaves, pinecones, apples, pumpkin, squash or anything that defines this season or festivity. Thus, add some decorative gourds, squash and pumpkins with different sizes and potted plants that has the shade of fall to add a pop of color into your porch, front yard or backyard. “You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out.” – Deuteronomy 28:6
Put or make a fall-themed centerpiece on your coffee or dining table.
“By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.” – Proverbs 24:3-4
If you live in a location that experience autumn — you can see colorful leaves and pine cones everywhere during this season. So, incorporate these things in your home — collect some colorful leaves and pine cones in your area and put it in a fall-themed charger plate, serving dish or a Grateful Ceramic Platter where you can arrange the dried leaves and pine cones. Likewise, put your Bible in your coffee table to remind you to read the Word of God always — having a Bible in your coffee table is one of the best ideas to share the Word of God to your guests. “We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.” – 2 Corinthians 5:20
Spice up your home with vibrant colors, textured pattern and rustic elements.
“Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God.” – Romans 15:7
Make your home a refuge for your family, relatives and guests and fill it with the things that can give you joy, peace and comfort. Fall season is known for its beauty and brilliant colors; and adding up textured patterns and rustic elements such as wooden or metal frames, canvas wall art, trays, Give & Thanks Hostess Set, cushions, throw pillows, fleece or knitted blanket with the shade of warm yellow, orange, beige, brown, tan maroon, red, purple or green — these things will make your home feel warm and cozy. Fill your home with love, kindness, calmness and talk about God and His blessings always. “Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.” – Ephesians 4:29
Set up your dining table for Thanksgiving.
“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.” – Psalm 100:4
Make your kitchen inviting by adding color and vibrancy to your dining table — add a greenery, lay a tablecloth or runner and set up your table with fall-themed tablewares such as serving dishes, coasters, mugs, glasses, plates, utensils and layer it with a Pumpkin Tea Towel. You can also write or print your Thanksgiving menu and your guest’s name and place it in their designated area. Be creative as you can when setting up your dining table and make it a lovely place where you and your loved ones will enjoy eating, spending time together and giving thanks to the Lord. “Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for God has already approved what you do.” – Ecclesiastes 9:7
Make your home smell good.
“Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.” – Proverbs 27:9
Lastly, light up an apple, cinnamon, cedarwood, sandalwood , vanilla or pumpkin spice candle to make your home smells like fall. But, always remember not to leave your candle unattended. You can also put some oil or wax melts with sweet or spicy scent in your candle or electric burner to make your home smells warm and pleasant.
Also, you can also make your home smell good by baking or cooking using autumn harvest foods and spices such as squash, pumpkins, carrots, cinnamon, turmeric, rosemary and ginger. “But some of the priests took care of mixing the spices.” – 1 Chronicles 9:30 Thus, let this be a season filled with love, happiness and thanksgiving to God’s unending blessings to your family. “For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.” – 1 Timothy 4:4-5
Most people love the fall season because the air becomes cooler, leaves begin to change colors and harvest is bountiful. It is a season filled with fun activities and festivities, therefore, make your home inviting with these fall-themed home decor tips.