Fall is right around the corner!

Fall decorating and party planning can be simple and inexpensive. I encourage you to look around for ideas and experiment. My decorating skills are limited, so I shamelessly hack sites such as “Halloween & Fall Finds” on Totally Promotional’s Pinterest page.

Easy indoor fall party decorating

Got a few minutes? Then you’ve got time to create this easy-to-make centerpiece:

Fall Party Decorating Idea centerpiece with pine cones.
Fall decorating ideas can be simple by filling earthy containers with low-cost decorations. Courtesy of May Days

Place a candle on top of acorns in the bottom of a large wooden bowl or other rustic containers. Cover it with a hurricane vase, surround it with pine cones and mini pumpkins … and presto! A beautiful fall creation.

Let’s talk fall porch ideas

Fall Sign Front Porch Decorating
You can create beautiful fall themes with many items you already have in your home. Image by lovegrowswild.com

Mums and cornstalks seem to take center stage on porches everywhere this time of year. Accent bigger items such as straw bales or crates with randomly arranged silk flowers, scarecrows and colorful leaves.

Autumn Decorating Ideas
Rustic-looking tubs or wooden crates make perfect containers for fall-themed items. Image by Shelterness.com

It doesn’t take a lot of time to stuff containers until they overflow with pumpkins and gourds or even items from your own backyard like small twigs and leaves. Colorful or antique-looking tables can display more of your fall favorites. Pumpkins of all sizes, real or fake, make great fill-ins.

Warning: Don’t overdo it. You wouldn’t want your postal carrier or visitors to trip on the way to your door!

It’s time for fall-themed parties

My love for everything pumpkin is matched only by the rich aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg. Who needs to burn a scented candle when a scrumptious apple crisp is baking in the oven?

Fall Food Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler

One of the desserts I plan to try soon is Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler; the recipe can be found at Lauren’s Latest. I can almost taste the warm, crunchy cobbler with vanilla ice cream melting through it. Yum!

The Internet has millions of recipes for autumn-themed snacks and drinks. (64,300,000 on Google, to be exact) Some that caught my eye are Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip (served in a hollowed-out pumpkin, of course), Oreo Acorns and  Apple Cider Floats.

Fall Food bean and bacon soup

For your main dish, I suggest taking the chill off the day by serving a variety of hearty soups! Browse through The 50 Most Delicious Fall Soups at House Beautiful to warm up your party guests.

Custom fall party favors and supplies

Fall Party Ideas Halloween Favors
Totally Promotional has many fall party supplies including can coolers that can be imprinted for your unique event.

Before you start planning your party menu, order custom cups, napkins, can coolers, treat bags, Styrofoam bowls or other supplies to make your event truly unique! You can customize any of the items at Totally Promotional with autumn, Halloween and other template themes. If you’d prefer, you can send us your own artwork to decorate many of our fall party supplies.

Fall Party Ideas Halloween Tumblers
Order customized party cups for your fall parties!

You can also give your guests fun fall favors such as customized can coolers and tumblers to enjoy during the party and take home. Other popular fall season favors to consider are lip balm, hand sanitizer and stress balls.

Fall is my hands-down favorite season. I love the smell of pumpkin spice and the warm colors of the falling leaves. I plan on enjoying this time of year to the fullest and I hope you do, too!


This blog was updated March 15, 2023.


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