37 Easy Flower Arrangements Using Fall's Favorite Hues

Whether you're a floral pro or a novice designer, get your home party-ready this fall with a bounty of colorful and unique floral arrangements you can create right at home.

Keep in mind: Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money from these links.
July 28, 2019

Photo By: Heidi Geldhauser

Photo By: Jason Kisner ©Copyright 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Photo By: Jason Kisner

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

©Janie Medley Flora Design

Photo By: Flynnside Out Productions

Photo By: Jason Kisner

Photo By: Jason Kisner

©Image courtesy of Kat Flower

©The Photo Love

Photo By: Jason Kisner ©Copyright 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

©The Photo Love

Photo By: Carter Kay

Photo By: Susan Teare ©Joanne Palmisano

Photo By: Heidi Geldhauser

©Rustic White Photography

Photo By: Stacey van Berkel

Photo By: Jason Kisner

Photo By: Jason Kisner

Colorful Cornucopia

Create a unique cornucopia of fall colors by arranging your favorite autumn blooms on a chic serving tray. Simply cover a moistened block of floral foam with a combination of spreading greenery and low-lying fall blooms. When you're finished, place the tray on a buffet table and surround with a delicious selection of fruits and cheeses for guests to enjoy while they admire your gorgeous centerpiece. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Fall Harvest

Autumn is known as harvest season and for good reason. Gorgeous deep red dahlias, cheery yellow mums and decorative gourds are at their prime and ready for picking. Take advantage of nature's wealth by arranging your fresh-picked flowers in these easy-to-make butternut squash vases. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Grocery Smarts

For this arrangement, you can snag all of your floral supplies and shop for dinner at the same time. Rich-hued fall grocery flowers, hand-strung grape kebabs and floral foam are all you need to create this stunning conversation piece. "First, add floral foam inside of the vessel after soaking it in water. Next, add grapes to kebabs and stick them into the top of the floral foam after all flowers are in place," says designer Brian Patrick Flynn. Get the step-by-step instructions >>

Fall Harvest Centerpiece

Incorporate your favorite fall fruits and blooms for the perfect fall dinner party centerpiece. To get this look, arrange sunflowers, cockscomb, calla lilies, hydrangeas, pin cushion protea, orange roses, apple, pear and seeded eucalyptus and eucalyptus gunnii in a low, rustic-style vase filled with a moistened block of floral foam.

Cotton Stems

Natural cotton stems are a gorgeous and cost-effective way to incorporate fall into your home decor. The cotton's neutral tone can complement any color but is especially striking when mixed with deep pomegranate and warm orange hues. "Simply gather the stems in odd numbers, five and seven working best, then place them into a large vessel," says designer Brian Patrick Flynn.

Vintage Southern Charm

Create a fall table worthy of a Southern rock star with distressed and repurposed containers filled with light pink dahlias, dusty miller and dark-hued berries.

Punch of Pomegranate

The saturated, brilliant color of orange ranunculus and fragrant aroma of rich red pomegranate seeds packs a big punch in these small autumn arrangements. Designer Brian Patrick Flynn placed the glass votives side by side in a customized plank of reclaimed oak to add a touch of warm wooden texture, allowing the rich floral colors to pop.

All-Orange Centerpiece

Orange is a popular fall hue, so show your love for the color and season with an all-orange centerpiece. To get the look, arrange gerbera daisies, orange roses, safflowers, snapdragons, Grevillea foliage, Bonsai eucalyptus, curly willow and a grapevine ball in a metallic vase filled with a moistened block of floral foam.

From Refrigerator to Table

Many fall floral arrangements follow the "farm-to-table" mantra, but don't overlook the "fridge-to-table" method in a pinch. If time slips away from you the day of a big get together, you can still create a gorgeous floral arrangement from what you have at home. Forage your veggie and fruit bins for anything colorful and keep in mind that your backyard has a wealth of resources, too! This pretty arrangement features magnolia leaves, hydrangea and blackberries but you'd never guess it was homemade.

Go All Green

You don't need colorful blooms to make a statement. Keep it simple by filling a vase with fresh green foliage. To get this look, arrange silver brunia berries, Bonsai and seeded eucalyptus, eucalyptus gunnii, frosted explosion grass, Grevillea foliage, salal, succulents and variegated pittosporum in a tall, skinny vase filled with a moistened block of floral foam.

For an Elegant Gathering

When paired with fall-blooming foliage, like Scotch heather and 'Autumn Joy' sedum, traditional flowers, such as light pink roses and cream tulips, are elegant options for formal fall parties. To create this classy bouquet, leave stems long and arrange loosely to maintain an airy, graceful silhouette and promote the life of the blooms. Photo courtesy of Kat Flower

Monochromatic is the New Black

Do you have a favorite fall color? Then showcase it! Choose a variety of similarly hued flowers, such as these tangerine orange ranunculus and tea roses, and group them together for a unique yet super-simple arrangement.

Pumpkin Succulent Planters

These mini pumpkin planters are a chic and simple way to dress up your dinner table for fall gatherings and can double as fun party favors for your guests to take home. Get the step-by-step instructions >> 

Easy Floral Alternative

This stacked pumpkin table topiary is a long-lasting alternative to the traditional fall flower arrangement. Simply stack three heirloom variety pumpkins in small, medium and large sizes on a flat surface. For an ombre effect, choose a light color for the largest pumpkin, medium for the middle and a darker color for the top, smallest pumpkin. Add a collar of magnolia leaves, acorns and pinecones around the bottom to complete the look.

Simple Setting

Get your dinner table ready for fall with an easy-to-make place setting. Simply tie greenery and sprigs of berries or grass together with a small piece of rustic twine and place on a cloth napkin. Rather than sourcing the foliage from your yard, it's best to buy from a florist to avoid the possibility of inviting unwanted bugs to the party.

Yellow Accents

For a lighter take on yellow fall hues, trade bright sunflowers for accents of golden amaranth, yellow berries and lemon lime celosia. Designer Camille Styles displayed this mellow autumn bouquet on a wooden table runner littered with seasonal cream and yellow gourds. Get more of Camille's tips >>

Spoils of Fall

If your style is more informal, a laid-back arrangement, such as this mix of sea oats, June grass and guelder rose berries, is for you. The best part? All of these plants grow wild in the fall and can be snipped from bushes in your own backyard. Be sure to choose the freshest-looking stems with little to no dead or damaged leaves, and add a floral preservative to the water for longevity. A homemade mixture of 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon bleach, 2 teaspoons lemon juice and 1 quart of lukewarm water will do the trick.

Small Groupings, Large Statement

Make a beautiful fall statement with very little effort. All you need is an assortment of mismatched clear vases and three different types of autumn-hued flowers like these soft pink roses and red and mustard yellow ranunculus. Group small bunches of each type of flower in separate glass vases and display adjacently on a side table for a charming effect.

Long-Lasting Color

Save money without skimping on style by incorporating local, in-season greenery and flowers in your arrangements. Blue thistle, deep red celosia, brunia and seeded eucalyptus are inexpenisve fall favorites that will last for up to two weeks with regular maintenance. Pair these subdued fall tones with rich neutrals for a sophisticated table setting.

Don't Forget the Bathroom

Add fall flair to the often-neglected bathroom with humidity-loving blooms such as these bright orange phalaenopsis orchids. Gorgeous fall favorites, such as celosia, bright yellow yarrow and sunflowers, are also great options in this humid space.

Bare is Beautiful

Take advantage of the falling leaves by plucking a handful of sprawling bare branches for your home. When arranged, a large vase of curly willow, pussy willow or any other decorative branch can add seasonal drama to an otherwise plain mantel or coffee table. Use branches of varying type and height, and for extra fall flair, search for branches with moss or berries still attached.

Dress Up Your Planter

For quick and easy fall curb appeal, place bright-colored seasonal gourds in your outdoor planters instead of underplanting. No watering required! Just remember to rearrange or replace the gourds every two weeks to avoid rot that could potentially harm your plant.

Vegetables Aren't Just for Eating

Brightly-hued cauliflower, artichokes, mushrooms and rosemary sprigs steal the show in this rustic fall arrangement. "To arrange them expertly, first add a floral foam brick inside of the vessel after soaking it in water," says designer Brian Patrick Flynn. "Then secure each vegetable in place by pressing it to the floral brick. Once they’re in place, fill the gaps between them with rosemary sprigs."

Chic Pumpkin Topiary

Give your front porch a floral update too with an elegant, nature-inspired pumpkin topiary. Weave baby's breath, vines, feathers and fall greenery between a trio of similarly-sized white pumpkins to enhance your home's entryway and greet guests in style.

Arts and Crafts

All you need is some patterened scrapbook paper, glitter, spray paint and a handful of branches from the yard to craft this creative fall centerpiece that's guaranteed to get compliments. For a special touch, enlist the kids to help by asking them to write what they're most thankful for on the leaves. Get the free leaf template and step-by-step instructions >>

High End Meets Low End

Designer Lindsay Colleta mixes garden variety autumn flowers, such as leaves, berries and hydrangea, with premium stems of orchids and dahlias to create a seamlessly chic fall arrangement that only looks expensive. Follow these step-by-step instructions to recreate this simple bouquet in any container you have on hand at home.

No-Stress Bouquets

If you're still a little wary of arranging a large vase without professional help, don't despair! A beautiful floral design doesn't have to be complicated. Choose quality flowers in bold fall colors, like these bright red anemones, coral tea roses and fuschia carnations, and arrange them separately in low vases. Group the finished bouquets together on your table for a bold seasonal centerpiece.

Fresh-Cut Cabbage

You're probably familiar with potted fall cabbages, but did you know they're just as gorgeous in fresh-cut form? With their stunning resemblance to roses and a variety of purple, pink and white hues to choose from, long-stemmed cabbages stand out in fall arrangements. Display them alone or with autumn florals like these warm orange tulips.

Flower School

Want more flower arranging tips and tricks? Learn how to build this gorgeous fall arrangement and boost your design skills with these 7 tips for creating beautiful flower arrangements at home.

Tropical Arrangement

Bring a tropical look to your home during fall with a statement-making, tall centerpiece. To get this look, arrange Billy Balls, birds of paradise, dalhias, gerbera daisies, sunflowers, Aspidistra leaves (folded and pinned in half), Grevillea foliage, eucalyptus gunnii and curly willow in a large, low vase filled with a moistened block of floral foam.

Color Me Citrus

Citrus fruit may be a summer favorite, but when paired with fresh, white flowers and seasonal berry branches, the saturated autumn hues of lemons and oranges become fall superstars. To get the look, arrange flowers in a block of wet floral foam, then cut fruit in half and insert just off the center of the arrangement using wood floral picks. Scatter a handful of small fruits around the base of the arrangment for an extra pop of color on your fall tablescape.

Flirty Pastels

Think outside the box of traditional autumn hues this season with a fresh pastel arrangement. Light pink peonies and silver brunia berries set a fun and flirty tone when paired with seasonal copper amaranth and fuschia hydrangea in this crisp, autumn arrangement.

Magnolia Stems

While magnolia leaves ordinarily play backup to autumn's traditional floral stars, a full bouquet of the two-toned greenery can be visually stunning in a neutral or white kitchen. Using long stems, remove any foliage along the bottom 3/4, then arrange in a tall, clear vase for a classic look. The leaves require very little water; simply mist lightly once a week to maintain color and freshness.

The Simplicity of Sunflowers

When paired with chocolate brown and rich orange decor, nothing says fall quite like a gorgeous bunch of bright, yellow sunflowers. Arranging these showstopping blooms is simple, as they often need little or no embellishment or filler flowers to make a gorgeous bouquet. If you're working with large sunflowers, be sure to wrap each stem with floral tape for added stability and easier arranging.

Blooming Onion

Did you know that allium, one of fall's flashiest flowers, is actually part of the onion family? But no worries! The beautiful blooms carry only a faint oniony scent. Arrange these bright purple poms with other fall favorites, such as green mums and white dahlias, in a chic mint julep cup for a crisp, fall feel in any room.

Subtle Hues

Your decor doesn't have to scream "fall!" Make a subtle seasonal statement with light autumn hues like these fuchsia and cream blooms and a gold handpainted vase.

Green Mahogany Centerpiece

Dry pods and branches add texture and interest to any fall centerpiece. To get this look, arrange white hydrangeas, Green Fashion roses, Trick dianthus, scabiosa pods, lotus pods, mahogany pods, birch branches, Grevillea foliage and seeded eucalyptus in a container filled with a moistened block of floral foam.

Shop This Look

More from:

Fall Design Trends