Aaaah, Fall is in the air! The air is crisp, the leaves are turning, apples are aplenty. It's my favorite time of year! I love celebrating Fall by bringing out cute, festive decor. But it can be tough to decorate for Fall without breaking the bank! Here are a few inexpensive ways to decorate for Fall on a dime.

1) Use Fresh Apples

Apples are so inexpensive this time of year! If you use the Flipp app, you should be able to find them for $0.99/lb or less. When you see them for a good deal, stock up! Put the gorgeous apples in apothecary jars, decorative bowls, or baskets in your home.

They look festive and smell great. Once they start getting soft, make apple sauce, apple pie, or other apple deliciousness. Great way to use and reuse what you already have!

2) Spray paint baskets

Take inexpensive baskets from clearance sections, thrift stores, or even yard sales, give them a fresh coat of paint and poof! Now they are custom and perfect for fall.

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3) Check the Dollar Spot!

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We all know you can find gorgeous decor at designer boutiques and expensive home decor stores. Have you considered Target, and even the Target Dollar Spot?? A few years ago I found clones of expensive name-brand decor, for less than $3 each! Use the Flipp app to keep your eye on Target sales as well.

 

4) Don't carve your pumpkin...paint it!

Carving pumpkins is ooey, gooey fun, no doubt. But once you cut into them, they go bad quickly! Instead of carving, paint your pumpkins and they will last all month long (or more!).

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With this pumpkin we used yard sale stickers and spray paint to get this adorable polkadot affect. Combine with mini pumpkins, hay, flowers, and crates, and you've got yourself gorgeous fall decor.

5) Make a Thankful Tree out of scrap paper

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One of our favorite Fall traditions is to make a "Thankful Tree". We take scrap paper from shoeboxes, packages, and even newspaper, and we make shape it into a tree and stick it on our wall with painters tape. All season long we add leaves that express things we are thankful for. By the end of Thanksgiving our tree is bursting with gorgeous gratitude!

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Your home can be BURSTING with the feeling of fall, for an affordable price. Be sure to check out FunCheapOrFree.com for more decorating and holiday tips like these!