Fall crafts are great because you can put them out in early fall and leave them through Thanksgiving or even longer. With the leaves changing and the temperatures getting even colder, reds and oranges and yellows are a major color theme in autumn decor. Today, we'll look at some ways to bring the outdoors in through crafting.
Felt is typically a staple at most crafters' homes, so it's easy enough to repurpose some of that material into decor this fall season. You most likely have some lying around already, so get ready to be inspired to use it in different, crafty ways.
1. Adorable fluffy felt pumpkin that will look good all season
Parent Pretty shows how to make these bright orange pumpkins from felt circles. It's a super easy and fun craft for kids to help out with, so you can make it a family affair.
Kids will enjoy stabbing the Styrofoam ball with a broken stick to make the stem of the pumpkin. Then, just pin the pieces to the ball and enjoy.
2. Make a minipumpkin patch from felt pieces and a few stitches
These minipumpkins from American Felt & Craft may look complicated, but they are surprisingly easy. There's even a free cutting template to help you make the right pattern cuts for these charming little pumpkins. If you want to make advanced stems, there's a tutorial for that too, and it's not that hard, either.
3. Glue felt balls to a form, and you'll end up with this gorgeous wreath
The author of The Magic Onions is completely in love with this felt ball wreath, and she's not the only one. It's really stunning. You can either make the felt balls yourself or purchase them from your local arts and crafts store. The colors and texture are just perfect for autumn crafting.
4. Glue some little tops on felt balls, and you have the perfect acorn accessory
You can find out how to make these charming little felt acorns at Catch My Party. They are inexpensive and simple to make, and they add the perfect finishing touches on favor boxes, table settings and fall decor. You can customize the paint on the tops any color you like or keep it in the silver and gold color scheme from the tutorial. Super cute, aren't they?
5. Easy felt napkin rings complete any autumn table decor
These felt napkin rings from The Creative Place are easy enough even for someone who is inexperienced with felt projects. They really help bring some fall interest to the table and add that extra special touch to your place settings. They're really easy and quick to make, so what do you have to lose?
Which felt crafting project will you tackle first? Please tell us in the comments, and don't forget to SHARE the inspiration with others. Enjoy your new autumn felt crafts!