Decoration Ideas for a Fall Birthday

Fall is an amazing season to host just about any type of party. And if you are lucky enough to be celebrating a birthday during these autumn months, then you’ll need some festive decorations to set the scene.

From the desserts to the party favors, every element of a fall birthday party is an opportunity to add your own creative twist Take a look at our gallery for some of our favorite creative décor ideas for your next birthday bash.


  • Create Bright Painted Leaves

    Add an extra pop of color to your party with these painted leaves. This craft was originally featured on the blog A Subtle Revelry, but you can recreate them using craft paints and twine. Use them as markers for your guests’ drinks or simply as table decoration.

  • Serve it in a Pumpkin Bowl

    It is the season of pumpkins after all! So, why not serve your guests a delicious meal inside an actual pumpkin? Follow this roasted stuffed pumpkin recipe on Super Healthy Kids or fill the pumpkins with soup, rice or dip. These will definitely add an extra ‘wow’ factor to your table setting.

  • Add Edible Maple Leaves

    How amazing are these maple leave toppers?! Created using wafer paper, these cupcake decorations are available for purchase in Etsy store Sugar Robot. Use them to add a wonderful extra detail to your dessert.

  • Include a Custom Table Runner

    Looking for an adorable table runner? Create this one from The Thriftess with just a few simple items from the dollar store. They will protect your table from any hot foods being served AND look festive.

  • Hang a Fall Leaf Garland

    This DIY leaf garland from A Beautiful Mess would be a great addition to any birthday décor. Using felt in warm tones and yarn as stitching, you can create your own in just a few simple steps. Hang the garland on a mantle or use as a backdrop to turn your home into the perfect party space.

  • Create Mini Cornucopias

    Ok, this cute craft definitely falls under the “why didn’t I think of that?” category. You can easily make these mini cornucopias using liner paper and some ribbon. Fill them with snacks or create party favors for your guests. Check out Live, Laugh, Rowe for a great tutorial.

  • Add Colorful Centerpieces

    These pom-pom centerpieces will make your party stand out for sure! Featured on the Social Graces blog, they are a great alternative to traditional flower centerpieces. Use different colored yarns to match your party theme and include mini pumpkins or gourds for an extra touch.

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