Decorating the Kitchen For Fall With These Four Simple Tips

September 6, 2023

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When the weather starts to change, I love transitioning little “moments” in our house to fall. Last week, the bonus room had its own moment, and today, it’s all about the kitchen! – Which happens to be the *most* fun room in which to welcome autumn because the “decor” can actually be edible. Read on for my tips on decorating the kitchen for fall with ease — and stop scrolling when you get to Chris’s famous snack mix (I always do).

decorating kitchen for fall

Charcuterie Board | Dish Towel | Candle | Apples | Wood Bowl | Pears | Off-White Pumpkin | Beige Pumpkin | Gray Speckled Pumpkin | Green Speckled Pumpkin | Red Speckled Pumpkin | Orange Pumpkin | Raw Wood Bowl

The easiest part of all: I shopped all of this fall goodness on the Walmart app and had it all delivered for free with my Walmart+ membership. This membership helps to save us on everything you’d expect (candy corn) plus the things we wouldn’t expect (I had a pretty charcuterie board delivered!). If you’re not already a member, sign up for free for 30 days. And then put these pumpkins in your cart…

1. Populate Your Open Shelves with Pumpkins

shelves decorated for fall

Shop Walmart Fall

Swap out the faux artichokes and summer citrus for gorgeous gourds. I scored all of these faux pumpkins from Walmart, and the color palette is matte and muted and moody. (Plus — they’re lovely little “space fillers” for shelves that just *need something*.)

2. Stock Up on Edible Decor

fall in the kitchen

Apples | Glass Pumpkin Jar | Candy Corn | Honey Roasted Peanuts | Honey Roasted Almonds

A bowl of apples gives a pop of color, and they’re also so seasonal and delicious this time of year. We love replenishing this bowl, so apple snacks are encouraged on the daily. (Especially as we near cold/flu season. Something about an apple a day…)

This Candy Corn Snack Mix is my weakness. I can’t even walk into the kitchen without grabbing a handful. It’s salty and sweet and looks very Trick-or-Treat sitting on the counter. In a handsome glass pumpkin, it feels fancy.

P.S. A bowl of pears can look rather painterly, too.

3. Display Seasonal Cookbooks

fall decor

Ceramic Pumpkin Jar | Faux Pumpkin | Pumpkin Spice Candle | Pedestal Bowl | Pears | Fall Cookbooks

Another easy “decorating the kitchen for fall” tip is to pull out all of the seasonal cookbooks. Grab everything you have on sauces and stews — all of those savory comfort foods and pumpkin-y desserts. Stack them with an autumnal candle and a chic ceramic harvest jar. (Spoiler: There’s more candy corn mix in there.)

4. Swap in Pretty New Dish Towels

decorating the kitchen for fall

Charcuterie Board | Apples | Candle | Striped Dish Towel

I got these sweet striped dish towels in a pack of three! I hung one over the oven handle and one over Chris’s shoulder :) The black and white feels like fall to me, and this Red Apple & Cedar candle is a whole vibe. It’s fresh and cider-y without smelling too sweet.

One more note about edible decor: Make sure you stock up on caramel to go with all of your apples. You’ll go through them twice as fast.

Become a Walmart+ member and save with free delivery, plus discounts on gas, and even a Paramount+ subscription included (Essential plan only. Separate registration required).

I’ve linked some of my favorite fall decor pieces found in the Walmart app, and with your Walmart+ membership, you can add them to your cart, along with your groceries, and get everything delivered in a jiffy. Happy Fall!

  1. Glass Pumpkin Jar $49
  2. Green Speckled Pumpkin $7
  3. Taupe Brown Taper Candles $19
  4. Fresh Bosc Pears $1
  5. Charcuterie Boards $15
  6. Faux Maple Stem $5
  7. Pedestal Bowl $44
  8. 3-Piece Striped Kitchen Towel Set $7
  9. Apple & Cedar Scented Wooden Wick Candle $14
  10. White Ceramic Pumpkin Jar $12
  11. Red Speckled Foam Pumpkin $7
  12. Mango Wood Bowl $39

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