25+ Fall Kitchen Decor Ideas: Warm Up Your Cooking Space for Autumn

25+ Fall Kitchen Decor Ideas: Warm Up Your Cooking Space for Autumn

Prepare your kitchen for pumpkin carving, pie-baking, and Thanksgiving feasts with these clever fall decor ideas for kitchens.

Pumpkins, cider, and bonfires, oh my! Fall is finally upon us, and we’re dishing out our favorite kitchen decor ideas to get festive this season. From cozy tablescapes to DIY crafts, these unique decorations are sure to make your family and friends fall for your kitchen this season.

Remember, you don’t have to spend a fortune to make your kitchen a pumpkin spice wonderland. Many of these ideas can be achieved with a low budget and a little creativity. So grab some tea, cuddle up in a flannel, and enjoy these 25+ fall kitchen decor ideas!

1. Elegant Fall Tablescape

modern fall tablescape decor with pine cones, white pumpkins, candles, glass dishware, wooden table and faux plants

Joyfully Growing Blog

This fall kitchen table decor by Joyfully Growing is a beautiful option for a modern Thanksgiving feast, or simply a relaxed autumn dinner with family and friends. The focal point was created with a plain table runner, pine cones, small pumpkins and a few candles. These affordable DIY decorations produce a sophisticated and elegant look.

To recreate this style, visit your local craft store—most of these decor items can be found for under $10. For example, you can purchase pine wood discs from Hobby Lobby for just $5!

2. Autumn Orchard Tray

white 3 tiered tray on kitchen countertop with pumpkins, copper mugs, mini signs, fresh apples and fake plants

Crisp Collective

One of our favorite ideas for fall kitchen counter decor is this beautiful white tiered tray from Crisp Collective. Recently, tiered trays have exploded in popularity—they save space, don’t break the bank, and are an easy style boost to any fall kitchen design.

You can add virtually anything to a tiered tray, but this example is particularly quaint. It creatively displays mini signs, faux plants, copper mule mugs, and fresh apples. And don’t forget the jar of marshmallows, perfect for S’mores season!

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3. Cute Customizable Sign

wood letter board on white kitchen countertop with white subway tile backsplash

Beauty For Ashes

What’s the best fall decor item that can be used year-round? Customizable letter boards! From Halloween to Christmas, a high quality letter board can be reused hundreds of times to display all your favorite festive quotes.

Beauty For Ashes used this gorgeous wooden letter board to showcase a clever message for the apple-picking season. Letter boards are also a fun way for kids to use their imagination and see their own ideas displayed on the wall or countertop.

4. DIY Succulent Pumpkins

modern white succulent pumpkin fall decor sitting on white table

Sand & Sisal

Another trending fall centerpiece idea is DIY succulent pumpkins. These gorgeous pumpkins are a fresh take on modern Halloween decor and will fit in flawlessly with any kitchen design. Not only are they adorable, they are inexpensive and don’t require any glue! You can find the instructions for how to create these cute succulent pumpkins at Sand & Sisal.

5. Intimate Table Setting

small tablescape for thanksgiving or fall dinner with assorted plants and flowers, candles, rustic chairs and table

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Fall tablescapes for small tables don’t need to be any less extravagant! In fact, this cozy dining space is anything but. Four burning candlesticks make the atmosphere feel intimate and inviting. Two arrangements of fresh foliage bring the beauty of nature inside, serving as the main focal point of the table. To tie everything together, simple white tablecloths and striped linen napkins give this rustic tablescape a relaxed boho style.

6. Lighted Fall Pumpkin Basket

DIY pumpkin craft with three neutral colored pumpkins in a metal bucket. pumpkins are wrapped in fall foliage and christmas lights

Clean & Scentsible

Another inventive way to spruce up your kitchen for fall is to create DIY decor that can be moved to any room in the home. This adorable lighted fall pumpkin basket is the perfect example—if you get tired of it in your kitchen, just move it to the entryway or living room to refresh the look. You can even use this basket on your front porch for a warm welcome to your home during the fall season.

This idea only requires a few cheap materials and can be reused year after year. You can find the instruction guide at Clean & Scentsible.

7. Farmhouse Island Centerpiece

farmhouse kitchen with white shaker cabinets and black countertops. on kitchen island sits two white pumpkins, vase with fall flowers and large rustic lantern

Stone Gable Blog

Continuing on the theme of money-saving fall decorations, this fall island centerpiece by Stone Gable is affordable yet striking. The large rustic lantern, placemat, and white vase are all pieces that can be used year-long in any room of the house. Simply add white pumpkins and warm-colored faux flowers to create a cheery autumn vibe. You can either purchase white pumpkins from your local craft store or save money by buying small pumpkins and painting them yourself.

8. Pumpkin Spice Latte Station

kitchen coffee bar station with fall-themed coffee accessories, fall signs, 3 tiered white tray and fall flowers

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Do you wait all year for the return of the pumpkin spice latte? If so, then this creative fall-themed coffee station is for you. Complete with pumpkin mugs, warm fall colors, and festive mini signs, this home coffee bar is a charming way to welcome autumn into your kitchen. Get a caffeinated kickstart to the season with this creative coffee idea.

9. Finishing Touches for Above Cabinets

white farmhouse kitchen with fall decor above the kitchen cabinets. on top of the cabinets there are small pumpkins, a rustic sign, and vintage vases with foliage

Bless This Nest

Choosing the right fall decor for the above kitchen cabinets can be tricky. Depending on how high your ceilings are, some pieces may not fit. Not to worry—Bless This Nest demonstrates exactly what to do with that tricky space.

First, look for a fall-themed sign (or multiple) that is the right size for the area in mind. Next, add some painted pumpkins of varying sizes and colors. Last, finish up the design with a few vintage or antique decor items like vases, jars, or metal tins.

To save money on fall cabinet decorations, try browsing your local thrift stores. You never know what gorgeous rustic dishware you might find!

10. DIY Kids Handprint Kitchen Towels

white dish towel with children's handprints in paint. text reading mom's little acorns fall 2015. the towels sit on a table next to wooden spatulas

Creative Green Living

Fall is a great time for families to spend time together. Whether it’s baking, pumpkin carving or crafting, there are plenty of opportunities to make memories with your loved ones that will last a lifetime.

That’s why we love these DIY kitchen towels from Creative Green Living. Not only are these towels fun for kids to create, but they are a sentimental keepsake that you can continue using for a lifetime. All you’ll need is a few plain white kitchen towels and some paint.

Get Your Kitchen Ready for Fall

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and fall is the best time to decorate it with warm, festive decor. If you want to talk your fall kitchen revamp a step further this year, Lily Ann Cabinets is your cabinet remodel expert.

With family in town and more time spent inside, fall is a great time to give your kitchen a brand new look. We offer an extensive selection of premium cabinetry to choose from, including all the latest styles. Visit our free 3D design tool to get started on a new look for your kitchen today!

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Not finished exploring fall kitchen decor ideas? We've included even more of our festive favorites below.

11. Lovely Tablescape with Floral Accents

elegant fall table setting with gold silverware, white pumpkins, white candles, green foliage and white dishware

2 Ladies and a Chair

12. White Pumpkin Pot

white pumpkin pot dishware sitting on a stove

A Blissful Nest

13. Farmhouse Fall Centerpiece

rustic fall themed table centerpiece with a faux wreath and white and brown pumpkins

Liz Marie

14. Fresh Apple Pie Station

fall kitchen countertop decor with vintage apple pie sign, jar of apples, and large jar of utensils

Liz Marie

15. Sweet & Simple Kitchen Island Decor

black kitchen countertop with white cabinets featuring small tray. tray holds a small white pumpkin, fresh white flowers, black and white checkered kitchen towel

Home Stories A To Z

16. A Pop Of Yellow

fall kitchen table centerpiece using old tool holder. contains five white pumpkins and white and yellow flowers

Sarah Joy Blog

17. Checkered Place Settings

thanksgiving place setting black and white theme with checkered napkins, neutral colored pumpkins and white dishware

Life On Summer Hill

18. Pastel Pumpkin Pots

DIY pumpkin craft with white plant pot. pot holds three stacked pumpkins that are neutral colored

The Latina Nextdoor

19. Wooden Pumpkin Decor

DIY pumpkin craft idea for farmhouse kitchens. a pumpkin shape is formed using different sizes of sticks


20. Rustic Wreath & Hutch Ideas

distressed farmhouse hutch with fall wreath, candle holders, and assorted pumpkins


21. Farmhouse Thanksgiving Table

thanksgiving tablescape with pies, candles, pumpkins and pastel colored accents

Life On Summer Hill

22. Beautiful Fall Textures

white countertop with pumpkin decor and white vase holding cotton flowers


23. Neutral Pumpkins

neutral pumpkins stacked on a kitchen countertop


24. Metal Tiered Tray

metal three tiered tray with mini pumpkins, flowers and vintage dishware


25. Gorgeous Fall Dining Room

rustic fall tablescape with assorted candle holders, white pumpkins and a glass vase


26. Quaint Fall Kitchen Island Decor

kitchen countertop fall decor with a small tray, fall sign, pumpkins and white vase


27. A Fun Fall Twist on Window Curtains

fall window curtains held with fall leaves, pine cones and pumpkins

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