Design Ideas, Travertine Pavers

Create a fall paradise in your front yard with these seasonal ideas

Now that the weather’s getting colder, you may think that your chances to show off your front yard are past you. However, that’s not the case, because there are many ways that you can decorate your front yard for fall. For example, now may be a great time to install travertine pavers, since these are the best stone pavers to help your yard look great throughout any season. You should also think of all of the things that fall represents, and let it inspire you to decorate the outside of your home.

While it’s too early to put out the Halloween decorations, there are other yard decorations that are appropriate for fall. From pumpkins to scarecrows, there are a number of fall-inspired items that are sure to spice up the look of your yard.

Look for dried items
DIY Network recommended that you make an arrangement in front of your door of dried items during fall. For example, dried cornstalks have always been popular staples of fall and they’re very easy to display. Simply get 15 to 20 dried cornstalks, bunch them together with bailer’s twine and then cover the twine with a colorful ribbon. You can likely find these cornstalks at your local craft supply store, or maybe you can drive to any local farms and see if they have any.

Along with cornstalks, you should also look for dried, colorful corncobs. These cobs often feature the orange, brown and yellow colors that people associate with fall. You can place them around your yard, hang them in front of your door and even use some leftover cobs to decorate the inside of your home.

Create a fall terrarium
Better Homes and Gardens magazine recommended that you place an outdoor fall terrarium in front of your door, or create several and place them going down your path made with travertine pavers. Simply use a bell jar and a shallow terra-cotta bulb dish to create the terrarium and put small pumpkins, colorful leaves and dried branches inside to create a lovely fall display.

Dress up a beautiful fall urn
If you have large urns in front of your door that you fill with flowers or plants during the summer, you should consider filling them with gourds and artificial leaves, berries and branches.

Display craft items
According to DIY Network, fall is the best time to display some of the craft projects you’ve created. For example, consider making a wooden sign to hang outside your door that says something that conveys a sense of fall, like “apples” or “cider.” This is also a good time to try your hand at making a wreath for the outside of your home. Wreaths aren’t just for the holiday season – they can be for any time, but they happen to look particularly great during the fall. Consider making a wreath using branches and fake fruits and vegetables such as apples, oranges and squash.

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