20 Dreamy Farmhouse Style Fall Decor Ideas

How to decorate in rustic farmhouse style for fall

With the leaves changing and the weather becoming more cold and blustery, it's time to decorate for fall! 

Beautiful, farmhouse style decor is the perfect way to decorate with pumpkins and leaves in chic style. 

I love all of these different rustic decor ideas because they will take all the way from first fall to Halloween and Thanksgiving. Just decorate once and you'll be set until Christmas!

I've linked to my favorite farmhouse decor ideas for fall. Some are small projects and others are whole home tours! Be sure to read my blurbs because that living room shot you love might actually have 10 more of the whole house if you click over to see!
To help you get started with your fall decor shopping, I may include affiliate links below to items I love. Any items bought after clicking the link may result in a small commission for me.

The Best Rustic Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas for Fall

how to decorate a small living room in rustic farmhouse style
Farmhouse Style Living Room
from Creative Green Living
This is my living room! To dress is up for fall, I swapped out my spring pillows for cozy fall pillows from World Market. I also added different sizes of white pumpkins to my mantle.

Pretty farmhouse style decor for fall with white pumpkins
Basket of Pumpkins
from Liz Marie Blog

It looks like Liz loves white pumpkins as much as I do. She went all-in with her pumpkin decor by crafting a giant basket full of them!

Inspirational farmhouse living rooms
Farmhouse Chic Living Room
from Grace Lee Cottage

Check out how dreamy her photo wall is! I love how her living room has a mix of cozy and rustic features like this twig style basket and this cozy pom pom throw.

Dollar store pumpkin makover into rustic fall pumpkins
Rustic Dollar Store Pumpkin Makeover
by Simply Beautiful by Angela

Pretty fall decor doesn't have to be expensive! See how Angela transformed these garish dollar store pumpkins into something cute and rustic!

Beautiful rustic farmhouse style entryway bench decorated for fall.
Fall Entryway
from Cherished Bliss

Ashley does such a great job nailing farmhouse style home decor! I am extra in love with her entryway (which if I remember correctly has previously been featured in Better Homes and Gardens!).

I recently saw similar rustic galvanized style organizing bins on Amazon if you are looking to do some fall decorating yourself.

Really, her entire home tour is incredibly dreamy so be sure to go check it out if you are looking for fall home decor inspiration.

Rustic succulent planters made from recycled cans, burlap and lace
Rustic Style Succulent Planters
from Creative Green Living

White is so big in farmhouse decor style. Especially in the fall when you start adding pretty white pumpkins to your already dominantly white room.

Need to add some color? Try succulents! I teach you how to make the succulent planters here: Make Recycled Succulent Planters

Stacked log fireplace insert to create a cozy farmhouse look for fall
Faux Fireplace Log Stack
from The Decor Fix

I really love the look of logs stacked in a fireplace like this. If your fireplace isn't functional for actual fires, or if it's not quite fire season and you need a cute way to dress it up while it doesn't have a fire, try this!

Heather shows you exactly how she made this here: Faux Log Stack for the Fireplace

Cozy up in your farmhouse living room this fall with these recycled sweater pillow covers
Re-Purposed Sweater Pillows
from Tidbits

I'm a huge fan of all things re-purposing so of course I am in love with these snuggly pillows from Tidbits.

Clean out your closet, break up with your holey sweaters. Turn them into the perfect snuggly farmhouse accessories for your living room this fall with this step-by-step tutorial from Tidbits.

Sewing not your jam? You can duplicate this look with store bought pillows. Here are some of my favorites from Amazon:

How to decorate a rustic tiered tray for fall with Rae Dunn pottery and pumpkins
Farmhouse Style Tray Dressed up for Fall
from @myautumnfarmhouse on Instagram

Nicole from MyAutumnFarmhouse looooves her Rae Dunn pottery and mugs. She dressed them up on her farmhouse style tray with ceramic pumpkins, a doily and some greenery.

This look is easy to pull off at home with some farmhouse decorating basics.

Warning: some Rae Dunn pieces may contain lead. 
Our official recommendation is that your Rae Dunn collection remain decorative.

Build a Farmhouse Tray Look for Fall:

Wooden Farmhouse Style Tray • Ceramic pumpkins • Rae Dunn Sugar & Cream Set •  Rae Dunn Thankful Mug •  Rae Dunn Hello Mug • Crocheted Doilies

How to set your table for Thanksgiving
Chic Farmhouse Style Thanksgiving Table
from Living with Landyn

If you are hosting Thanksgiving or any other dinner party at your house this fall, you will love these romantic fall tablescape from Living with Landyn.

Pop over to her Thanksgiving table set up post to see how she made the centerpiece.

To try to duplicate the look of the place settings, try a loosely woven table runner topped with these driftwood chargers from World Market.

On top of that, add a dinner plate and salad plate from this rustic rimmed plate set, a linen napkin tied with a piece of string and a piece of greenery tucked inside.

Farmhouse style pumpkin bucket fall decor project idea
DIY Farmhouse Style Pumpkin Bucket
from A Night Owl

On her blog, Kimberly teaches you how to buy a brand new, shiny bucket from the store and give it an aged patina look with paint. No old, rusty, leaded garage sale find required!

She'll also walk you step-by-step through stenciling a fun label on the front.

How to decorate a rustic pacific northwest farmhouse mantle for fall
Neutral Fall Fireplace and Mantel
from Taryn Whiteaker

I have met Taryn personally and in addition to thinking she is a lovely person, I really love her style! She's a pacific northwest girl like me and the rustic, northwest style touches come through in everything she does.

Her fall fireplace and mantel project is  no exception. I love the rustic sign, the crate, the logs, the white pumpkins - all of it!

Meadow Lake Road fall farmhouse living room decor ideas
Casual Fall Living Room
from Meadow Lake Road

Unfortunately the Meadow Lake Road website appears to be down but I do have this dreamy living room picture I posted about in 2016 on my inspirational farmhouse living rooms post.

I love all the cozy fall details she added to her couch.

Build a Farmhouse Couch Look for Fall

plaid throw blanket • watercolor pumpkin pillow • patterned throw pillow • giant button throw pillow cover • rolled arm sofa

Fall front porch decorated for fall with pretty white pumpkins and buffalo check rug
Pumpkin Topiary and Farmhouse Style Front Porch
from Inspiration for Moms

The DIY pumpkin topiary Laura made for fall is so cute! I love that she matched it with a double layered rug as well.

How to Build a Farmhouse Style Front Porch for Fall

Pumpkin TopiaryBuffalo Check Rug"Hello" coir rug

Farmhouse style fall mantle decor ideas
Pretty Fall Mantle Idea
from @TheDowntownAly on Instagram

I love this light and bright farmhouse style fall mantle. The white pumpkins, the windmill, the lace banner. All of it together creates a light and bright fall look I love!

How to Decorate a Fall Mantle


Rustic farmhouse style entryway decor ideas
Fall Entryway
from Grace House Interiors

This entryway feel light and bright and super cozy. I especially love her wreath featuring pine cones and white pumpkins.

Colorful farmhouse style fireplace decorating ideas
Farmhouse and Teal Fall Mantle Decor
from Giggles Galore

Sometimes the light, sun faded farmhouse decor look really needs a bit of color! I love that when Mariah from Giggle Galore did here fall mantle decor this year, she added some pops of color! From the lovely wool ball garland to the pops of teal, I think the color palette of this rustic look is perfectly balanced.

How to make dollar store pumpkins look good
Make Dollar Store Pumpkins Beautiful
from DIY Beautify

Beautiful, rustic, farmhousey - none of these are words one might normally use to describe the fake foam pumpkins available from the dollar store each fall.

If you are a DIYer on a budget, though, there's no better place to get starter pumpkin forms! Cindy from DIY Beautify shows you how to turn your blah dollar store pumpkins into "Ta-da!" beautiful pumpkins fit for any farmhouse or rustic decor scheme.

rustic farmhouse dining room decor for fall - how to decorate with a rustic antique bread bowl and pumpkins
Simple Dough Bowl Fall Centerpiece
from Liz Marie Blog

With a degree in interior design, Liz Marie's decor projects are always beautiful and on-trend. In this post on her blog, she shows you how to decorate your farmhouse for fall with a rustic bread bowl filled with greenery and a menagerie of pumpkins.

Fall style rustic centerpiece from Craftberry bush
Fall Tray (and home tour!)
from Craftberry Bush

Even though this home tour is from the 2016 season, Lucy from Craftberry Bush really nails it with beautiful, light and bright fall decor that looks like it hopped out of a magazine! I especially love this tray vignette featuring a rustic pitcher, candle holders and pumpkins. Be sure to click over to the post to see her whole, beautiful house!

20 different farmhouse style home decor looks for fall

About the Author:

Carissa Bonham is a lifelong crafter and mom of two creative boys. The owner and lead writer at Creative Green Living, she won the Craftys Award for the "Best Craft Blogger" category in 2016 and the ShiftCon award for "Best DIY Blogger" in 2018.

Her creative pursuits don't stop at crafts - she is also the author of the hardcover cookbook, Beautiful Smoothie Bowls (Skyhorse, 2017) and several ebooks. Her projects have been featured in magazines like Kids Crafts 1-2-3, Capper's Farmer and Urban Farm Magazine. Follow her on PinterestInstagramTwitter or join the Creative Green Living community group.
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