Favorite Faux Fall Stems

September 1, 2021

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Happy September! September is my favorite month and I don’t care who knows it. The kids are all back in school, routines are in loop, and fall is on the cusp–can’t get enough of it really. With that in mind, all I can think about these days is getting my hands on some fall branches. When it comes to branches, I’m all about grabbing a pair of clippers and heading outside to get the real thing, but sometimes what you have outside isn’t what you want, and so faux is the way to go.

The rest of the house is getting transitioned to fall (minus the parts under construction) and like I mentioned in the Fall Decor Essentials post, I’m mostly lighting candles (here are our top 21 favorites), placing cozy blankets, incorporating some gingham, and making the greenery a little less green.

We rounded up all the good ones and and I’m putting them all around the house to inspire some fall spirit, and who knows, maybe I’ll be bringing out the faux pumpkins soon. ;)


1. 28″ Gingko Stem $5
2. 28″ Rubber Tree Stem with Leaves $5
3. 28″ Juncus Plant Stem $6
4. 34″ Burgundy Cotinus Leaves $14
5. 39″ Willow Eucalyptus Stem $17
6. 18″ Dried Natural Yarrow $18
7. 38″ Plum Leaf Beech Branch $20 ** these are the ones in the image above
8. 27″ Dried Red Broom Corn $24
9. 23″ Dried Flax $24
10. 45″ Dusty Green Amaranthus $25
11. 37″ Maple Leaves $26
12. 16″ Cream Globe Amaranthus $26
13. 48″ Autumn Aspen Tree Branch $29
14. 66″ Golden Yellow Leaf Branch $35
15. 14.5″ Autumn Bittersweet Branch $39
16. 72″ Turning Maple Branch $79



You can find some of our other favorite faux stems here!

What do you think?

  1. Sarah says:

    Hi – Love this image at the top – which room is that from? I would love to know the paint color.

  2. Barbara says:

    Julia! How do you clean your faux green?!

  3. Coleen says:

    Love the delicate Burgundy Cotinus and Golden Yellow leaf branches. And I’ve always been partial to the maples too. I grew up in the Pacific Northwest where varietals grew well, especially my favorite, Japanese Lace Maple.
    Thanks for the great list with visuals!

  4. Jonna says:

    Excited to purchase some of the stems. I also love the end table is there a source for that or is that unique find? Thank you.

  5. Great round-up! I need to get some fall up and running in my house and stems may be the perfect way to do that!

  6. Siel says:

    Would love a blog post about which stems to put in which vase. I always struggle with that…

  7. Katie says:

    That yellow dried yarrow is calling my name!!

  8. Lisa says:

    I love all my faux and dried stems too! Thank you for your recommendations! (I may need some of these now 😆). Related question for you though please: how do you store them all?! I’m struggling to find a good system. Thank you!

  9. Delaine says:

    Which stem is the one you have in your main photo?!

  10. Carol says:

    These are lovely faux stems. Do you have 6 in the vase in the photo? I have the same vase and these look perfect!

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