8 Fall Finds for $50 (Or Less!)
Because when pumpkin dishware is involved, money can buy you happiness.
The more things change, the more they stay the same … right? Wrong. Switch it up and add some new goodies to your life this fall. We’ve rounded up eight finds that we’re dying to snag for the season, and we're willing to bet you're going to love them, too!
Oh, and did we mention they’re all $50 or less? If you've been looking for an excuse to do a little internet browsing this afternoon, consider this fate. Grab your beloved PSL, sit back and enjoy all the decor deals that bring major fall feels.
Because, let’s be honest — casseroles taste 100 percent better when they’re being served out of a charming, little pumpkin dish. Get it here.
French Knot Pillow
Greet this fabulous, fall season with a grin (and a "Hello Fall" pillow, while you’re at it!) Get it here.
Embroidered + Printed Sham
Warm jewel tones paired with a rich, chocolate brown make this embroidered sham a total must-have for your bedroom this fall. Get it here.
Rose Gold Stainless-Steel Water Bottle
Sip in style with the hottest metallic of the season. This S’well bottle will keep your morning cup of coffee nice and toasty for up to 12 hours. I'm pretty sure that makes this a morning commute essential, guys. Get it here.
Fall marks the beginning of cuddle season, and you’ll be needing an extra-cuddly (and stylish) throw blanket to get you through the upcoming chilly months. Our pick for seasonal snuggling? This gorgeous woven throw. Get it here.
Porcelain Bear Mug
Woodsy and wonderful, this funky mug gives us all the fall feels. Not to mention, it’s beary, beary cute. Get it here.
This pretty plaque serves as a perfect daily reminder to be thankful. Stick it on your office desk, kitchen counter or entry display to instantly give yourself a reason to smile. Get it here.
Plaid Coaster Set
With crisp, autumn afternoons heading our way, flannel clothing is soon to follow. Can't wait for the temps to drop? This darling coaster set is ahead of the game and exactly what you need to bring all those fall feels into your life (or, onto your coffee table)! Get it here.
Turn Your Front Door Into a Harvest
Turn fresh magnolia leaves into cool door decor with spray paint, hot glue, and a wreath form. (Find the complete DIY instructions for the wreath here.) Use similar paint colors to make a coir doormat feel fall festive. (Find the complete DIY instructions for the doormat here.) Apply custom peel-and-stick vinyl numbers to a patch-grown pumpkin to help guide guests to your place, then load the rest of the porch with more pumpkins and gourds. Doormat: Basic doormat, $25, worldmarket.com; House numbers: Custom 6"-tall removable numbers in sparkly font, $1.50 each, vinylwallexpressions.com
Make Your Entryway More Cozy
Transform vegetation into decoration—and give your entry an instant autumn vibe. Display gourds, mini pumpkins, and sheet moss under glass cloches. Round log slices, with the rough-hewn bark intact, serve as the bases. (Just make sure the veggies are 100% dry before you cover them with the domes so they don’t get moldy.) Also fun: Temporarily swap out the hardware on a console or dresser for knobs shaped like foliage. Cloches: Glass bell jar domes, $30 for a mixed set of 2 (large is 15 3/4"H x 9"-diameter), save-on-crafts.com; Wood tree rounds: Natural birch slabs, from $9 each, lightsforalloccasions.com; Knobs: Atlas Homewares Leaf 2"-wide zinc knobs in rust, $6.50 each, build.com
Add Color to Your Dining Area
How low-effort is this wall of fall colors? You just need simple white frames and scrapbook paper in assorted orange and yellow hues. For a tablescape in a cornucopia of tints, spray-paint mismatched thrift store candleholders the same shade as tapered candles. Add bright mums and pumpkins that you’ve painted with chalk paint. Scrapbook paper: Recollections Basics 12" x 12" paper pad in bold, $20 for 180 sheets, michaels.com; Frames: Framatic Modern 12" x 12" MDF frames in white, $18 each, aifriedman.com; Candles: Taper candles in assorted colors and sizes, from $2 for a set of 2, keystonecandle.com; Chalk paint: (on pumpkins, from back) Eucalyptus, Terra Cotta, Pear, Cantaloupe, and Blue Agave, all by Martha Stewart Crafts Vintage Decor
Warm Up Your Mantel
With decoupage, you can skip pumpkin carving altogether. These are embellished with giftwrap affixed with Mod Podge and arranged next to twigs sprouting leaves cut from paper. To fill out the mantel, spray-paint lanterns and put battery-powered candles inside. The plywood fireplace screen is spray-painted orange and customized with a seasonal message. (Find complete DIY instructions for the screen here.) Gift wrap on pumpkins (circles): For a similar look, try smudgeink.com; (squiggles) Propellers gift wrap, $22 for a mixed set of 8 sheets, eggpress.com; (links) Palm Beach gift wrap in sea, $7 for 2 sheets, bellinvito.com; Vase: Juno 11"H x 10"-diameter bamboo gourd vase, $40, target.com; Lanterns: For a similar look, try Black metal lanterns, from $15 each, pier1.com; Candles: Flameless paraffin wax pillar candles with timers in ivory, from $15 each, crateandbarrel.com; Spray paint: (on lanterns, from left) Pumpkin Orange, Island Splash, and Banner Red, all by Krylon; (on fireplace screen) Cadmium Orange Hue 2 by Liquitex; Vinyl letters (used as a reverse stencil): Custom 15 3/4" x 19 3/4" lettering in heber font, $76.50, vinylwallexpressions.com
Spice Up Your Kitchen
No-sew cafe curtains—make them in minutes by attaching leaf-print tea towels to clip-on curtain rings, then slide them onto a tension rod—set the autumnal mood in the kitchen. Let pumpkins have the final say with 3-D stickers that spell your favorite food words. Tea towels (used as curtains): Fig Leaf linen tea towels in white, $40 for a set of 2, giardino.etsy.com; Curtain rings: Bali 1 1/2" curtain rings in nickel finish, $17 for a set of 7, target.com; Tension rod: Room Essentials 28"–48" round tension rod in nickel finish, $4, target.com; Letter stickers: For a similar look, try Making Memories Puffy Alphabet stickers in green, $5 for a pack of 73, joann.com