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I hated to say goodbye to my Dollar Tree lemon decor but when the calendar rolled over to September, I knew it was time for a change. I mean, it’s not hard to convince me.
I am that girl who posts Fall in Virginia photos every year.
I am a total and complete Autumn lover. I live for cool weather, copper and crimson leaves, cozy sweaters, apple picking on the mountain, and pumpkin everything.
Actually, Virginia’s beautiful apple orchards inspired this fall vignette.
In today’s tutorial, I’m going to show you how I made the “Hello fall” sign and “fresh apples” sign (both shown above) using items from the Dollar Tree.
Keep in mind, you don’t have to use the exact same items in the same way that I did but hopefully, you will at least get some fresh fall decorating ideas.
Fall Decorating Ideas
- 8 x 8 canvas sign
- hello fall tin sign (about 6″ in height)
- 4 x 5 sign with craft paper backing (free hugs sign or similar)
- black and white gingham ribbon
- white chalk paint
- super glue
- glue dots or hot glue gun and glue sticks
- coarse and fine-grit sandpaper
- black acrylic paint
- fresh apples printable (download for free at the bottom of this post)
- 1 piece of white cardstock (optional) *can use regular printer paper
- paper glue (PVA glue used in the video)
- burlap bow (optional)
Did you see how that hello fall sign turned from blah to worn and rustic and wow?!
And the gingham bow I made just pops on this bucket full of faux apples!
The mini apples were a Hobby Lobby find. I used two bags for this display. Dollar Tree straw fills up the basket for a nice organic look.
A few scattered apples on the tray helps give the vignette a cohesive look and by using neutral colored items, it’s calming instead of overpowering.
That Rae Dunn cream container has earned its keep around here. It shows up in all the vignettes!
The greenery underneath the hello fall sign is stuff that I already had on hand. I just displayed it differently to maximize its use.
Since I have white pumpkins on display in my living room, I decided to add a few to the shelves in the dining room. They blend in quite nicely among the ironstone.
If you’re ready to tackle this project, or you just want the free farmhouse apple sign, it’s here!
Click the link below to open the file and save to your computer. Your copy will not contain the watermark. For personal use only.
If you’d like to save this post for later, please pin it to your crafts or Fall board.
What do you think of our Fall vignette?