Today I am sharing our minimalist Fall decor and how to make Halloween bats.
When decorating for Fall I like to use as many natural decor items as possible. This year I only bought pumpkins, and a witch’s broom made from sticks. I love that all these decorations will go back into the earth.
All the other decorations I made or already had. I love reusing my decorations year after year and seeing how I can rearrange them to look completely new.
Fall Paper Bats
I love the look of the black bats on the white wall and fireplace and I knew I could create this. Using black construction paper I traced the pattern of a bat and cut them out. I am sharing my bat pattern as a free pdf template in case you want to make these. (just scroll to the bottom of this post)
Since I am a lazy crafter I stacked 3 pieces of black construction paper together when I cut these out. After a few minutes I had about 20 bats!
I used some blue painters tape and stuck them to my fireplace and wall. Make sure you stick the bats at different angles so it looks like they are really flying out of the fireplace.
Minimalist Fall Decor Video
Minimalist Fall Pumpkin Decor
Nothing says Fall like some orange pumpkins. We have a very small ledge on our fireplace so I thought it would be fun to stack some mini pumpkins.
I think it is fun to move decor around until it looks “right.” There isn’t a right or wrong way to decorate, it’s just what looks good to you. I always think less is more so I limit myself to only decorating one room.
Minimalism and Decor
When I first became minimalist I was kinda extreme with not having much seasonal decor. My thought was I didn’t want to buy and store anything else. The only problem is I really like decorating, especially for Fall.
This is when I realized minimalism is not about depriving yourself of something you enjoy. By using all natural decor I can literally throw all the pumpkins away at the end of the season.
This way of decorating solves all my problems. I have the joy of a cozy fun home and I don’t have to store a bunch of junk for next year.
Are you decorating for Fall or Halloween this year?
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