Easy & Festive Fall Garland DIYs

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso

Dress your home for fall with a simple seasonal banner. A DIY fall garland brings a festive space full-circle, from mantels to table settings to accent walls. Banners are traditionally only used for special occasions, but a fun garland can be strung up long before and after autumn’s holidays. Check out these 10 fall garland ideas that are super cute and easy to create!

Photo: Sarah Hearts

Autumnal Acorns

Using fabric scraps, BugabooCity sewed this adorable acorn banner (you could probably get away with hot glue-gunning it if you’re not a fan of sewing).


Season’s Greetings

String balls of yarn and letters cut from a book to make this dual garland created by Rae Ann Kelly.



Dip paper feather silhouettes in paint and glitter to recreate Sarah Hearts minimal banner.



Combine paper and silk leaves to make this monochromatic foliage strand. Head to Freutcake for the steps.


Pining for Gold

Gather sprigs of pine needles to forge this fragrant DIY. Get the steps at Make and Tell.


Dress in Layers

Frog Prince Paperie layered up vibrant colors and small details to create this fun decoration.


Paper Trail

Construct a colorful leaf banner like this one from The House That Lars Built that is full of seasonal spirit.


Leather & Felt

Thistlewood Farms threaded felt leaves onto a leather cord to make this ornamental strand.



Craft a feathery garland using a fall color palette with tips from Decor8.

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso
Dani is House One’s assistant editor. As a Norwalk, CT native, Dani graduated from UConn with a BA in Digital Media and Design. This millennial longs for the days of All That, Tamagotchis, and Dunkaroos. When she’s not working, she’s hanging outdoors, playing with her dogs, or watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

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