10 Fall Flower Projects

by Maxwell Tielman

As of this past Monday, it is officially fall up here in the northern hemisphere. For many of us, this means donning sweaters and scarves, stocking up on hearty foods, taking up long-neglected craft projects, and waiting in line for pumpkin-flavored anything. Oh, and gourds. You can’t forget about the gourds. Indeed, autumn is, for the most part, pretty dern awesome. What with all of the leaf-peeping, pumpkin-patching and apple-picking to be done, it’s a shame that the season can’t last forever. If savoring the season for as long as possible is part of your September-December agenda, we’ve got you covered! From stunning autumnal wreaths to spooky arrangements for your Halloween parties, these are our favorite flower projects for bringing the magic of fall home. Check out all of them after the jump! —Max

Above: This beautiful wreath uses bittersweet and rosehip for a look that is perfect for fall. 


Above: This arrangement combines fall foliage and seasonal blooms for a warm, moody look.


Above: Poppies & Posies’ fabulous autumn arrangement uses seasonal cuts and warm tones to create a perfect fall centerpiece.


Above: If fall hikes and nature walks are your thing, this DIY collection board is a beautiful way to display your foraging finds!


Above: This centerpiece adds bird feathers for a warm, seasonal touch.


Above: You can’t forget about the front porch! These tips from the Ladies of Foret will help you to give yours a beautiful seasonal look.


Above: This arrangement uses vintage test tubes and dried flowers for an eerie “mad scientist” look—perfect for Halloween!


Above: Gilding is a simple way to impart a bit of warmth and festivity into everyday objects like planters!


Above: If you like to collect fallen pinecones, this lovely garland is a wonderful way to put them to good use!


Above: These charming arrangements combine autumnal blooms with seasonal farmer’s market finds for an unusual (and beautiful) tribute to the season!

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