A Guide to Decorating Your Home for a Colorful Fall Season

Crisp, cool breezes fill you with inspiration. Autumn leaves in Waterfall Glen fire up your imagination. You're ready to celebrate fall by decorating the house inside and out. It's time to explore all the creative opportunities tucked away in your Darien, IL self storage facility

Decorate With Nature's Palette 

The beautiful colors of fall are just outside your door. Scoop up those brilliant hues by gathering maple, elm, and hawthorn leaves. Pair your autumn foliage with pretty green apples for crafting centerpieces. 

Imagine the colorful possibilities in planters and urns stashed in your storage unit. These springtime containers are perfect for potting fall flowers. Fill yours with Chicago-friendly flora like cranberry bushes and ornamental kale. 

Celebrate Autumn Inside 

Make the house inviting with clever DIY fall decorating ideas. You don't have to break your budget at the hobby store to handcraft these homemade fall flourishes. 

  • Line a carved-out pumpkin with foil, and turn it into an autumn planter filled with mums.
  • Decorate fragrant oranges by adorning them in patterns made with whole cloves.
  • Warm up the bedroom with fuzzy throws and plaid coverlets retrieved from self storage.

Embrace the Season Outside 

As you step out to greet each day, the cool change in seasons is truly inspiring. Embrace fall on your front porch with these simple decorating projects. 

  • Drape railings with sisal rope garlands of dried broom corn and Indian corn.
  • Brighten up the porch with piles of blue Lakota, white ghost, and orange pumpkins.
  • Spell out your personal welcome to autumn on a rustic, thrift-store blackboard.

Double Up on Thrifty Decorating 

Stretch your craft budget around the calendar by making affordable storage units a part of fall decorating strategies. Self storage gives you plenty of room to stash extras from one season to the next. 

When it's time to take down fall decorations, stow them away in your storage unit. When it's time to get ready for the next holiday, bring the basics home, and update them to suit the season. Whether you call it recycling or repurposing, it's a thrifty way to celebrate all year long. 

Enjoy a Storage Unit for Every Season 

Here in Chicagoland, we all welcome the transition from summer to fall. Enjoy this time of year knowing you have access to the best storage units in Darien, IL. Enjoy it even more knowing Safeguard keeps your favorite decorating supplies ready for every season, and we're here for you year-round.

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