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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 tips to help you decorate your home for fall. Learn how creative DIY and craft projects, along with vintage and thrift store finds, can fill a house with a unique, eclectic, industrial farmhouse style.

You can create a look that is affordable but still stylish. Good taste doesn’t have to come with a huge price tag. These ideas will inspire you to think outside the box when decorating and encourage you to look for affordable and timeless pieces to create your own style.

Follow along as I share my vision.

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Welcome To My Fall Home Tour

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

When planning the farmhouse, we decided on a modern, industrial style with a laidback timeworn appeal. The farmhouse is based on neutral colors of white, grey, and black. This allows for seasonal pops of color.

Along with the pops of green, rust, orange, and blue, you’ll notice many textures that give the space a warm, cozy feel.

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 workstation layered with creative displays.

The vintage gas station light illuminates the old ceiling tiles above the doorway, enhancing the industrial vintage feel.

The oversized 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 unique deconstructed chair was a project from a few years ago. I still want to tackle another chair but I’m still recovering from the real truth lessons I learned during this project.

The thrift store lamp project is still one of my favorites. The lamp looks so much like my inspiration photo, but by scouring thrift stores, it was created for a fraction of the cost.

In addition to these projects, I’ve added two craft ideas to the entry table. Talk about crafting something for almost nothing; you’ll want to check out the sweet gum ball stems and the Corn Stalks Topiaries, which are foraged.

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

My desk is on the other side of the door, where you will find me most days as I research new projects for the website.

The desk is a repurposed dining table with many vintage and slightly worn office supplies, such as a typewriter and rotary phone.

The desk chair is also an antique but has 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 workshop.

Since my desk is adjacent to the living room, I spend much of my work time between the desk, 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, fall crafts, and slightly worn finds that sit harmoniously within the space to 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.

The neutral sofa allows for a mix of decorative pillows, including 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

The large repurposed coffee table was found while the farmhouse was under construction and is a treasured find. The reclaimed barn wood and industrial metals provide a patina-rich focal point for the living area.

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

Fall Centerpiece for Living Room Coffee table on Fall Home Tour

A favorite antique wooden bowl holds a bed of corn stalks and husks as a base for the centerpiece.

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

Then I added a bundle of fall stems to add some color. However, the main focus is the three natural gourdes, which are nestled into the florals and corn stalks.

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 decoupage 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

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 center is filled with vintage amber bottles for a fall vignette. This also allows plenty of workspaces to remain around the ends of the island.

Amber bottles are a relatively inexpensive way to add a warm glow to your home for fall. You can see 15 more ways to decorate with Antique Amber Bottles for Rustic Fall Decor.

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.

I added several antique amber bottles, DIY, free sweet gumball stems, and fun concrete pears this fall.

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.

Bespoke 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.
Grace Upon Grace Prints Available

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 thrift store find is the folding bench. Always look for buried treasures while thrifting. A little white paint brought this dull $10.00 bench to life.

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. The pumpkin colors were inspired by the yard sale quilt and added to the stylish, cozy feel to the bedding.

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 recently shared is 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. These tips will help you to create an affordable and timeless style within your home. When you trust your judgment, your home will truly reflect you and your family.

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


Many of the items in my home are vintage. However, I have several links for items I have purchased new or similar. You can click below to shop resources from the fall tour if you like.

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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.

Teri Pickens

Tuesday 19th of September 2023

You have decorated your home for fall beautifully!


Tuesday 19th of September 2023

Teri, I really appreciate your sweet compliments.

Bonnie Baker

Sunday 17th of September 2023

OMG! You did find the perfect table for you dining area. Gorgeous!!


Sunday 17th of September 2023

Bonnie I'm so glad you like it. We were thrilled.


Thursday 14th of September 2023

Everything looks so beautiful. You have done so many great projects. Hugs to you.


Friday 15th of September 2023

Renae, I really appreciate this.


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.