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12 Fall Decorating Ideas Moms and Kids will Love

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Although autumn doesn’t officially begin for a few days, it is definitely time to get going on seasonal decorations! Whether you’re hosting a party or not, our round-up of fall decorations you and your kids will love includes great ideas for welcoming the fall season to your home. These DIY projects include Halloween themed décor such as black spider bowls and interesting Jack-O-Lanterns, but there are also terrific suggestions that celebrate autumn without spookiness. You’ll discover welcoming porches and wreaths, dressed up pumpkins, wood pumpkins, chalkboard signs, vintage signs, wood tag door embellishments and a gorgeous leaf art project. Let the cozy begin!

Family Friendly Fall Decorations

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Pumpkin Man Fall Decorating Idea

1. From Ki Nassauer: Pumpkin Man – A jaunty pumpkin configuration cheerily waves a happy greeting: cute without the spook!
Fall Porch Decor
2. From Tater Tots and Jello: Entrance – This lovely porch references Halloween, but the welcoming entrance works for the autumn season.

Painted Pumpkins

3. From Urbanic Paper: Painted Pumpkins – Stripes, dots and chevron patterns partner with a little paint to completely transform the humble pumpkin. Cinderella would be proud.
Rustic Outside Chalkboard
4. From Rustic Pig Designs: Chalkboard Sign – Here’s a fun shape for a chalkboard sign!  You can also see fall pennant banners, a wreath and several fall vignettes for the home.
Black DIY Spiders
5. From Ki Nassauer: Black Spiders – Bet you’ve never seen such helpful spiders before—leave it to Ki to come up with a better way to use Jello molds!
Giant Wood Tags
6. From That’s My Letter: Giant Wood Tags – Oversized wood tags are a unique alternative for a front door embellishment. I like ‘em.

Neutral Porch Decor
7. From Design Dining and Diapers: Neutral Porch – Grey, white and khaki look especially fresh in this season of darker earth tones.
Vintage Look Sign
8. From Ella Claire: Vintage Look Sign – Like the look of vintage? See how to paint your own seasonal welcome.
Fall Pumpkin Arrangement
9. From Three Pixie Lane: Pumpkin Arrangement – Love this arrangement with iconic autumn colors. Especially notice the pumpkin “basket” filled with flowers.
Wood Pumpkins
10. From Infarrantly Creative: Wood Pumpkins – These good-looking, reclaimed wood pumpkins will never die and leave a mess! Learn how to make them here.
Cookie Cutter Pumpkins
11. From Southern Living: Cookie Cutter Pumpkins – Choose a pumpkin and a cookie cutter and you’re in business. Looks great and it’s easy to do.
Junk Jack o Lanterns
12. From Organized Clutter: Junk Jack-O-Lantern – Here’s another unique and simple take on decorating Jack.

Decorate your house this fall with some great ideas and inspiration put together by the Spaceships and Laserbeams team.

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.