I wanted to keep my seasonal decor even more minimal than the previous years and thought about what I had laying around the house and in the garden to add some simple boho fall decor to our home.
Today’s post is part of Marty’s (A Stroll Through Life) Fall Blog Hop and if you are coming from Rachel’s of This is our Bliss, then a big warm welcome to you. And check at the end of this post to see who is next in line after me.
simple boho fall decor
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fall mantle with lots of plants
I have been eagerly adding to my plant collection and every summertime all the plants grow substantially outside. So for me, fall decor means bringing the plants back into the house and finding room for them all again. All the plants don’t leave a lot of room for additional fall decor.
I also want to show you that over the years I have done so many styles in our home. It’s transitioned from more traditional to colorful Jonathan Adler to boho and other looks in between. It’s important to always point that out because the house didn’t change and most of the splurge furniture pieces are still here as well.
I love pointing out that you don’t need to have major makeovers to change the look and make it involve with you and how your taste changes. It can be done on a budget.
Some of my plants like the prayer plant and rattlesnake plant weren’t doing so good and it makes me beyond happy to see that they thrived outside and look better than ever. I mean look at that prayer-plant on the little coffee table! It’s so pretty. It even bloomed.
I added the DIY beginner macrame garland that I made a couple of years ago. Hey, why not bring it back, right? I never had plants on my mantle like this before. They won’t stay permanently because of Christmas coming up and when it gets really cold, we have the fireplace on all the time and it would just be too hot and dry for most plants. So this is definitely just a seasonal fall display and the plants will eventually be distributed throughout the rest of the house. I have no clue where yet though because I’m running out of space. Usually, our bedroom feels like a jungle in the wintertime since we have a big window in it with high ceilings.
The bookshelf that I made over last year is still displaying my ever-growing basket collection.
boho fall macrame floral arrangement
We have mums, sunflowers, and grasses in the yard which I used to make the below simple floral arrangement on my old macrame piece that I made a couple of years ago. The darker pampas grass is the same grass that I used for my pampas grass Christmas tree last year. This year I’d like to make a bigger one. Let’s see!
Watch my short video about how I made the boho fall decor floral arrangement
Unfortunately, I don’t have a tutorial for the wall hanging (you can buy one just like it HERE) but I do have a tutorial for the flush mount macrame light fixture, the long narrow wall art piece, the bleached cherry secretary desk, and the macrame dresser drawer pulls you see in the background.
As always the kitties need to pose for photos as well. They can’t just let me decorate without being able to supervise every step of the process especially if it involves grasses from the yard.
Simple boho living room decor
The rest of the living room only got more plants again, a dry floral arrangement, and some pumpkins on the window sill. I wanted to add more pumpkins this year but couldn’t find any that I really love this early. I probably will in 2 to 3 weeks.
I’m currently battling a small infestation of scales on my favorite kangaroo paw fern, so it has to hang alone in the window far away from other plants. It was not outside over the summer with the others and I’m super frustrated that it got bugs anyways.
I’ve been wiping the leaves with alcohol and after spraying them with an alcohol and mild dish soap mixture. This is no joke on a plant with so many dense leaves.
The below fiddle leaf is my old one that I’ve had for years. It was growing two really long stems which I chopped off in springtime to encourage new growth and branching out. I can happily report that it worked and the Fiddle leaf looks better than ever. The chopped off branches also rooted and created another fiddle leaf plant.
Next, please make sure that you visit 11 Magnolia Lane for some beautiful fall decor so we can keep this blog hop going. Enjoy!
While I am certainly no minimalist and have a lot of stuff collected and displayed all over the house, I tend to decorate with only minimal seasonal decor.
That’s it for today. Talk to you soon and enjoy the fall.
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