You’re going to love these fall crafts for adults! Boost your mood and get in the spirit for the autumn season with these unique ideas.
I’m sure you’ve heard about the health benefits of doing crossword puzzles or coloring as an adult; but did you know that these benefits extend to crafts?
Yep, not only can you save money by making decorations and gifts through crafting, you can also improve your health! Studies have shown that crafting can reduce anxiety, depression, and stress.
Fall Arts and Crafts for Adults
So, next time your spouse questions that craft supply purchase, tell them it is a medical necessity! Okay, that may be a bit of a stretch, but it does help with mental health.
Crafting can even be a great way to help with the seasonal affective disorder many of us feel as the temperatures cool down in fall and winter.
What crafts can be helpful to your mood? All of them! With this in mind, I’ve compiled a list of autumn crafts for adults.
These crafts include a wide range of ideas such as candle making, crochet, embroidery, painting and so much more!
So go ahead and scroll down to see what fall DIY projects you can make. I bet you get a boost in your mood just by seeing these fun ideas.
Fall Crafts for Adults
Fall is the perfect time for some fun crafting. Boost your mood and get in the spirit for the autumn season with these 40+ autumn crafts for adults.
Wood Bead Wreath
I am in love with this combination of split wood beads and faux fall flowers. The muted colors work well in this wreath.
This is one of those craft projects that even beginners can do! Learn how to make DIY autumn gnomes for your fall decor with this easy tutorial.
You don't need to spend a ton of money on autumn decor. Turn a plain bushel basket from the dollar store into a pumpkin with a bit of paint.
Fall String Art
Get into the autumn spirit with this simple and easy fall string art project. Grab the free FALL pattern printable included within the post.
Cork Leaf Trivets
It’s so EASY to make DIY trivets with cork! This tutorial shows you how to make fall leaf cork trivets in four easy steps – adapt it to any design you like.
Toilet Paper Pumpkins
Learn how to make cute pumpkins for fall home decor using fabric and rolls of toilet paper! It's easy.
Wood Bead Pumpkin
Wired twine with wood beads is connected in a pumpkin form with lambs ear leaves. I love the neutral look of this fall home decorating project.
Mini Pumpkin Wreath with Dollar Tree Supplies
Learn how to make a mini pumpkin wreath using supplies from Dollar Tree! You’ll love this very easy fall decor craft on a budget.
Pumpkin Bath Bombs
Get three bath bomb recipes: pumpkin spice, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin spice latte. Find out what you need and get some tips for making them.
DIY Owl Pom Pom
Follow the detailed instructions and pictures to make your own DIY owl pom pom! This is a perfect fall craft for adults (older kids love it too).
Learn how to make the easiest autumn garland EVER! This fall garland is done and on your mantel in three steps.
Three Ways to Decorate a Scarf
Fall is a perfect time to start wearing scarves! Check out these three ideas for a DIY scarf and make them your own.
Cinnamon Stick Wreath
Hang this wreath in your entryway to smell cinnamon as you enter the house! See how easy it is to make.
Don't forget about pears in your fall crafts! Find out how to make a pear mold and use it to make a beeswax candle.
Unique Fall Canvas Stenciled with Real Leaves
If you love simple but unique ideas, this fall canvas project definitely qualifies! Use spray paint and leaves to make fun, seasonal wall art.
Wood Slice Owl
What a hoot! This adorable owl is a super easy wood slice project for fall home decor or any time of the year. It takes about ten minutes to make.
DIY Pumpkin Wreath
This sweater-like pumpkin has all of the cozy feelings of fall without any knitting or crocheting! If you can wrap yarn, you can make this craft.
Add a touch of fall to your drink coasters using a Dremel cutting tool. These are easy, inexpensive and can easily be altered to fit anyone's style. I love the deer one!
Fall Pool Noodle Wreath
Learn how to make a wreath from a dollar store pool noodle! Even beginning crafters can do this project. Perfect for your autumn front door.
This is a fun take on a dreamcatcher! The outside is a small hula hoop and the inside is a doily. The ribbons and flowers are perfect for autumn decor for your door or walls.
Take a dollar store frame and make it perfect for fall with real acorns. This is one of the easiest acorn crafts you’ll ever do.
Wheat Wall Hanging
Plywood, wheat stalks and a little glue is all you need for this modern fall wall hanging. Adds a unique touch of nature to your home.
Embroidery Wall Hanging
Want to give embroidery a try? This autumn wall hanging uses numerous stitches and techniques so you can hone your skills!
Yarn Wrapped Letters
Create a cute and cozy fall sign by wrapping letters in yarn. The felt embellishments are adorable!
Pumpkin Plate Chargers
Make these adorable wooden DIY pumpkin plate chargers for a seasonal table setting. Perfect for fall entertaining and Thanksgiving dinner.
Sugar Scrub Cubes
These sugar scrub cubes are great for exfoliation and are perfect portions. Get 3 fall recipes and tips for making them yourself.
Book Page Pumpkin
Book pages are used in so many decorations and work with a variety of decor. In this tutorial, make a fun fall book page pumpkin!
These apple slice dishcloths just scream autumn, don't they? You can make them in a variety of colors, and even add a little caramel if you choose.
Wine Cork Pumpkins
Make wine cork pumpkins for simple and unique fall decor! These are easy enough for crafters of any level.
Faux Caramel Apples
I can't believe these aren't real caramel apples! Why would you want fake ones? They make really cute fall décor. You aren't going to believe what those 'nuts' on the outside are...
Leaf Stamped Napkins
These leaf stamped napkins are an easy and low-cost way to add a bit of the outdoors to your dining table this fall. They are really easy to make using a rolling pin.
Fall Leaf Scroll
A wood leaf cutout from a dollar store is stained and added to a scrap piece of drop cloth. Such a simple idea that looks great!
Embroidered Wall Hanging
This pretty DIY wall hanging is embroidered with a fun fall theme! Ours has a rustic touch but you can customize yours any way you like. You'll love the rich fall colors of the thread as you work.
Mini Pumpkin Vases
Are you looking for an easy floral decor project that gets your home fall-ready in a jiffy? You can make a pretty pumpkin vase with this quick tutorial.
Turn a plain doormat into a cute pumpkin for the fall season! This works nicely with the layered doormat trend as shown.
Fall banners are easy to make out of felt, and perfect for celebrating the season! Learn how to make this mini version, easy for all ages.
Add a festive touch to your autumn celebrations with this brilliant fall cake topper! It’s very easy to make and you can customize the colors!
Have you ever thought about crocheting jewelry? Here are some cute fall leaves to try out. They are so pretty and easy to customize.
DIY Pumpkin Topiary
Create a cute fall themed topiary for your front porch or entryway. What I love about this is that it isn't permanent. You can take it apart and use the items for other projects.
DIY Fall Wreath
Learn how to make this Dollar Tree wreath DIY for autumn! It's very easy and perfect for your fall decorating.
Clay Leaf Tags
Use Mod Podge on clay in this gift tag project, that works well for place settings as well. Perfect for fall and SO easy to make.
Fall Rock Painting
This rock painting captures a quintessential fall scene on a painted rock. It's really easy to make, especially all of the red, orange, and yellow leaves.
See how easy it is to make your own custom doormat using a stencil. This one is great for fall and a perfect way to greet visitors.
If you love easy fall crafts that make a huge impact – try this scrapbook paper leaf decor in a frame. Free template and SVG files are available.
Bring the beautiful colors of fall into your home by repurposing fallen leaves from your yard!
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