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Fall Home Tour: Inspiring Budget-Friendly Decorating Ideas

Welcome to my Fall Home Tour. I’m so excited to share all the budget-friendly decor ideas and how I’ve used them to decorate my farmhouse for fall. Creative DIY and craft projects, in addition to vintage and thrift store finds fill the home with a unique, eclectic, industrial farmhouse style.

I hope these ideas will inspire you to think outside the box when decorating this year.

My tour is part of the Bloggers’ Best Fall Home Tour 2022, hosted by my friend Kelly from The Tattered Pew. You will see links at the end of this post to tour all the beautiful homes.

If you are joining me from Tammy at White Lilac Farmhouse, I’m glad you stopped by. Didn’t you just love Tammy’s beautiful farmhouse?

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Welcome To My Fall Home Tour

We will start today’s tour in the entry area, although you can see the whole house as you enter the front doors.

When planning the farmhouse, we decided on a modern, industrial style with all neutral colors.

Therefore, you will see many textures within the home.

Mini Goldendoodle invites you on this Fall Home Tour of our Industrial Modern Farmhouse

Farmhouse Entry Home Tour

As you enter the home, you are immediately in the living area. This vaulted space includes an entry table and my work station.

The vintage gas station light illuminates the old ceiling tiles above the doorway.

The entry rug provides ample space for guests to enter.

Entry to Industrial Farmhouse with vintage ceiling tiles and french doors.

Entry Table

The entry table and surrounding area are filled with budget-friendly DIY Projects that help to create a unique fall decorating style.

The deconstructed chair was a project from a few years ago. I still want to tackle another chair but haven’t gotten over the real truth lessons I learned during this project.

The thrift store lamp project is still one of my favorites. The lamp looks just like my inspiration photo for a fraction of the cost.

In addition to these projects, I’ve added two craft ideas to the entry table.

First, the sweet gum ball stems are made with foraged supplies for Free.

Also, a favorite Fall DIY is the Corn Stalks Topiaries which are foraged and almost free for fall decor.

Entry table in modern farmhouse decorated with DIY corn stalks topiaries & DIY Sweet Gum Ball Stems
Farmhouse Entry Table

The bedroom barn door is a perfect place to display another recent project, the DIY Preserved Magnolia Wreath.

DIY Fall Wreath made from preserved magnolia leaves for fall decorating

Office Desk

On the other side of the door is where I write my blog.

The desk is a repurposed dining table with many vintage office supplies like the vintage typewriter and rotary phone.

The desk chair is also an antique find with an updated chair cushion.

Desk with vintage typewriter and rotary telephone on repurposed dining table.


You can view the industrial loft area from anywhere in the entry and living room.

We spend most of our evenings in the loft because it’s our home’s entertainment area.

Last year I shared this tour of the loft decorated for fall.

Loft area in modern industrial farmhouse with open concept living, dining and kitchen combined.

Living Area Fall Home Tour

During the daytime, this is work central. That is unless I’m in the greenhouse or my shop.

Although my desk is adjacent to the living room, I spend much of my work time on the sofa and side chairs.

Industrial farmhouse living area in open concept modern farmhouse decorated for fall home tour.
Neutral Rug with touches of blue and rust.

The living room is also filled with budget-friendly projects and fall DIY crafts that give the room a cozy feel.

The side table is my #1 Industrial transformation, and the stationary box on top is a trash to treasure transformation of an old silverware box.

In case you missed it, the decorative pillow is a scrap fabric craft project from last year.

Repurposed table and chest.  DIY Scrap Fabric Pillow Cover in Living Area of Industrial farmhouse.

Coffee Table Centerpiece

One of the focal points of the living area is the large repurposed coffee table that we found while the farmhouse was under construction.

For this fall, I wanted a centerpiece made using natural elements, so here’s what I did.

Fall Centerpiece for Living Room Coffee table on Fall Home Tour

I began with a bed of corn stalks and husks.

Vintage Wooden Bowl filled with corn stalks, dried gourdes and okra pods, faux fall stems and berries for fall centerpiece.

Then I added a shed leaves bush and a shed leaves candle ring to add some color. The main focus is the three natural gourdes nestled into the florals.

Gourdes, corn stalks, dried okra pods, berries and faux fall stems fill a wooden bowl on coffee table.

Additionally, some dried okra pods, dried wheat, and faux berries completed the centerpiece for fall.

A couple of burnt orange pom pom pillow covers add a fun punch of color on the swivel side chairs.

Real Dried Gourdes Centerpiece for Coffee Table in center of the farmhouse living room.

The pedestal table holds more fall decor, including a glass cloche filled with napkin decoupaged dollar tree pumpkins. This inexpensive decor technique is a great way to update decor for any season.

Napkin Decoupage Dollar Tree Pumpkins under a glass cloche in Living Area of Farmhouse

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Farmhouse Kitchen Home Tour

Next, let’s move into the farmhouse kitchen. Here you will see the play on textures that help to keep a neutral home from looking blah.

The brick backsplash is a welcome break from the white shiplap walls. Although the brick is neutral in color, there is enough contrast to draw attention to the wall.

The open Living area connects to the kitchen for Fall Farmhouse Home Tour

DIY Kitchen Island

The DIY kitchen island adds a pop of color since it was repainted last summer. The muted green color was a mix of several shades to compliment the original chippy paint on the repurposed pantry door.

DIY Kitchen Island with Industrial bar eating area and industrial bar stools in modern industrial farmhouse kitchen.

The 6 x 7-foot island is filled with vintage amber bottles for a fall vignette in the center. This also allows plenty of workspaces to remain around the ends of the island.

Vintage Amber Bottles create a unique vignette on DIY Kitchen Island in Farmhouse Kitchen Home Tour

The vintage toolbox was one of my first purchases after building the farmhouse. It has occupied a spot on the island ever since. However, it is always filled with new and interesting thrifted finds.

Vintage tool box filled with amber bottles for fall vignette.  Vintage Home Tour

The pantry door is a repurposed screened door, but instead of a screen, it now has a chalkboard and magnet board.

Its angled position is a focal point of the entire kitchen.

Repurposed Screened Door is now a Pantry Door with Chalkboard and magnetic board in farmhouse kitchen.
The brightly colored kitchen rug adds a perfect pop of color to the neutral space

Storing collectibles on open shelves is one great way to add vintage charm to a modern kitchen.

Collections of vintage rolling pins and pig cutting boards fill open shelving in modern farmhouse kitchen.

Concrete countertops and an apron front farmhouse sink also add to the authentic farmhouse charm.

Concrete Countertops and brick wall surround the apron front farmhouse sink in modern farmhouse tour.

Dining Area Tour

Next on the home tour is the dining area. Adjacent to the kitchen, it’s a convenient spot to store copper pots and dishes.

The DIY plate rack is filled with vintage breadboards, french copper, rolling pins and more.

Dining area for fall home tour with vintage copper and bread boards on DIY plate rack.
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Dining Table Centerpiece

Y’all know that I love setting a seasonal tablescape. However, the centerpiece vignette is my second favorite to create when I’m not adding dishes.

Here I’ve combined a vintage French cheese board with crocks, pumpkins, heirloom salt & pepper shakers, and fall florals to warm up the table for fall.

Centerpiece Vignette for fall dining table.

The rustic chippy church pew has traveled with me from house to house and I always find a spot for it.

A more recent find is the folding bench, a $10.00 thrift store find.

The entire dining area is filled with thrifted finds that are budget-friendly options for decorating your home. You can see more tips for decorating with cheap vintage and thrifted finds here.

Dining table decorated for fall home tour with vintage and thrifted accessories and tableware.

Guest Bedroom Tour

Finally, I wanted to share a brief tour of the guest bedroom.

This room has been updated for fall with a vintage quilt that was a recent yard sale find for only $5.00.

The lovely colors in the quilt sparked a couple fall DIY projects.

Guest Bedroom decorated with vintage and DIY crafts for fall decorating ideas on home tour

First, I wanted a throw pillow to add to the bedding and decided a Scrap Fabric Pumpkin Pillow was just the ticket.

DIY scrap fabric pillow with pumpkins for a fall pillow cover rests on the vintage yard sale quilt.

Finally, the DIY Dollar Store Leaf Wreath I shared earlier was the icing on the cake. The room is now inviting and warm with pink, brown, and burgundy touches.

Dollar Tree DIY Leaf Wreath hangs over guest bedroom bed and matches the yard sale quilt.
Video Tutorial for Fall Wreath with Burlap Dollar Tree Leaves

I hope you enjoyed seeing the farmhouse home tour today and that you got some tips for budget-friendly ways to decorate your home for fall or any season.

Overhead view of living area in industrial farmhouse fall home tour.

Up next is, Heidi from Eleanor Rose Home with her beautiful fall tour.

Bloggers’ Best Fall Home Tours

This week I am joining some of my blogging friends for the Bloggers’ Best Fall Home Tours. Thirty talented and creative women will be opening their homes up for you to tour all week long. You can visit each Fall home tour by clicking the links below.

Monday’s Tours

Monday Bloggers' Best Fall Collage

The Tattered Pew // StoneGable // My Wee Abode

She Gave It a Go // Cottage In the Mitten // Simply2Moms

Tuesday’s Tours

Monday Bloggers' Best Fall Collage

Midwest Life and Style // Willow Bloom Home Blog // Bricks n’ Blooms

Cottage On Bunker Hill // Peacock Ridge Farm // Open Doors Open Hearts

Wednesday’s Tours

Wednesday Bloggers' Best Fall Collage

White Lilac Farmhouse // The Ponds Farmhouse // Eleanor Rose Home

Amy Sadler Designs // Shiplap and Shells // White Arrows Home

Thursday’s Tours

Thursday  Bloggers' Best Fall Collage

My Thrift Store Addiction // County Road 407 // Thistle Key Lane

Cloches and Lavender // My Family Thyme // tatertots & jello

Friday’s Tours

Friday Bloggers' Best Fall Collage

Le Cultivateur // Southern Home and Hospitality // DIY Beautify

WM Design House // A Life Unfolding // Dabbling and Decorating

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Fall Home Tour 2022 Budget Friendly Decorating Ideas and DIY projects.


Saturday 1st of October 2022

Your home is so beautiful! So warm and welcoming. Happy Fall, my friend


Sunday 2nd of October 2022

Renae, I really appreciate this.


Saturday 1st of October 2022

Rachel, it is always a treat to tour your gorgeous farmhouse! I love all of your creative projects and your attention to detail. Everything looks so cozy and inviting! It is so wonderful to be touring with you. Happy Fall, my friend!


Sunday 2nd of October 2022

Lynne, I appreciate your kind words. Such a great tour.

Kate @ Southern Home and Hospitality

Saturday 1st of October 2022

The farmhouse is so full of beautiful fall touches, it's hard to list all my favorites! The magnolia wreath and the coffee table bowl are definitely on the list though. Every room looks stunning Rachel!


Sunday 2nd of October 2022

Kate, I'm so glad you liked the tour. Thanks for your sweet compliments.


Friday 30th of September 2022

Rachel, your home looks amazing as always. I hope you don't get hit by this awful hurricane!! Can't mess up that porch:)


Friday 30th of September 2022

Ann, We've pulled most everything inside. Been a windy and rainy day so far.

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Friday 30th of September 2022

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Friday 30th of September 2022

Coco, Thanks!