Celebrate the beauty of the fall season with naturally colorful apples. Dress up an entryway or foyer with a basket of apples, showcase a fireplace mantel with an apple garland, or make a simple centerpiece with a pretty mix of the yummy fruit. Apples are, after all, one of the feature fruits of the fall season.
Get inspired with these different ways to decorate with apples for fall:
Apple candleholders – Hollowed-out apples are the perfect vessel for small votive candles, and they look great lined up on tables, fireplace mantels, or even walkways. They’re very easy to make yourself, and cost just a few cents apiece to put together. This is a simple decoration for a small dinner party or get together, or just as a pretty accent piece for the home. Get the complete instructions here.
Apple wreath – Apple wreaths are the epitome of autumn, don’t you think? There are many ways to assemble this type of fall décor, depending on what materials you have to work with. Apples, pinecones, and acorns can be used to make an impressive wreath. Apples and cinnamon sticks are also a great mix. A simple wreath of dried apple slices gives off a rustic touch, as is a homemade twig wreath accented with a few colorful apples.
Apple swag – While browsing the Internet for unique ways to decorate with apples, I stumbled across this very cute apple swag idea. String apples together with bale wire and hang on the back of dining room chairs. How cute! This idea would also work above a fireplace mantel or over a doorway. Get the complete ‘how-to’ instructions at www.thebridescafe.com.
Apple basket – If you’re short on time, place an assortment of apples in the corner of a room inside a wicker basket, metal pail, or bucket. Display colorful apples in a glass or ceramic dish in the center of the table. Fill the bottom of a wide clear vase with apples and accent the top with simple flowers. Spray apples with gold or silver paint to add a fresh color to your fall decorating.
Apples and flowers – Another quick way to decorate with apples is to mix them in with autumnal flowers, such as chrysanthemums. Toss a couple small pumpkins and gourds in for balance, and voila! You’ll have an instant autumn vignette.
Looking for pre-made fall decorations with an apple theme? Now is time to find them! Check out the selection as retailers such as Pier 1 Imports, Kirklands, Pottery Barn, Bed Bath & Beyond, Marshall's, and more.
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