Fall Door Decor Using Hay Bales and Fairy Lights

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It’s Fall! Although we don’t have much of a change of seasons here in Florida, I did want to make my front door look festive and Fall-like. So, with the use of Hay bales and pumpkins and fairy lights, I’m on my way to achieving this look.

I wanted to share the steps in my Fall door decor and hope it’ll help and inspire you. In preparing the door, I'm actually creating tutorials for various projects. You can go to my website for the details, decor photos, and tutorials. The projects highlighted there will be:

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Here’s a photo of my “before” door. It’s a pretty entry but it certainly doesn’t look like Fall is here.

I bought some Hay bales at the local feed store. They cost me a total of $42 for the four bales. I like to stack them a little bit staggered so that I can then situate the decorations on them.

I used these pumpkins and gourds from our local supermarket. They’re perfect to add a little more dimension, different heights, and different colors then just decorating with pumpkins alone.

Here’s how it looks with some real pumpkins, a plastic one I decorated using a Cricut machine, and the gourds. I like to make sure to very the heights so it looks kind of natural.

Wrap the fairy light wire around the gourds and pumpkins. I find it best to go around and then stagger the wire back and forth, weaving it between the decorations rather than just having it in a straight line.

I used two strings of lights on each side and I kept the power switches together so that it would be easier to turn on and off.

Here’s how the decor looks once the fairy lights are turned on!

And here’s the other side.

Finally, here’s the completed door. It does now look festive and Autumnal and I hope it inspires you in decorating your door!

Please view more decor ideas and inspirational photos by visiting my website or by joining me on Pinterest!

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