Written by Paisley Tedder

5 autumn Pinterest projects to do this weekend

Autumn has arrived! Embrace the change of season and the beginning of October with some homemade crafts. What better way to spend a rainy afternoon than creating something beautiful for your home?

If you’ve already mastered the autumn wreath design, try your hand at these DIY autumn Pinterest projects…

Photo: Pixabay/ wal_172619

1. Toilet paper pumpkins

These quirky creations are really easy to make in just 30 minutes! Made from loo roll, they can be created with a basic stash of craft supplies. They’ll add creative flair to your Halloween pumpkin display and make good use of old fabric.

2. Falling leaves sensory jar

Drawing the eye of both children and adults alike, these sensory jars will look wonderful on a mantelpiece – or your lovingly curated shelfie. They’re straightforward to make and look really impressive to guests.

3. Leaf fairy lights

Add intrigue to your bannister, mirror or headboard with these quirky autumn leaf lights. All you need are some beautiful leaves, waxed paper and some glue. The light shining through the leaves creates the most beautiful colours..

4. Paper pumpkins

For a pretty – and less smelly – Halloween display this year, why not try your hand at carving a paper pumpkin instead of a real one? These look stunning when filled with light and will light up your living room during the dark, gloomy nights.

5. Fall candle centrepiece

Update your dining room for the changing season with this simple centrepiece idea. Easy to do, and perfect for adding extra oomph to your fall feasting!

Which of these autumn Pinterest projects have caught your eye? Post a picture of your home crafts on Twitter @goodhomesmag, or via Facebook or Instagram. Use the hashtag #ThisGoodHome for your chance to be featured on the Good Homes feed.

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