The summertime was all about bringing your indoor décor outside, via statement-making outdoor rugs, outdoor chandeliers, and stylized painting methods. On the flip side, including elements of the outdoors inside is not only a cost-effective way to decorate, but also a wonderful way to pay homage to nature, all fall and winter long. Keep reading for ideas on how to integrate fall tree branches into your interior decorating scheme.  


A Hanging Coat Rack 

Just in time for jacket-season, we love this creative coat rack idea, using a painted tree branch. Not only is this idea cute as can be, but it’s ideal for small entryways lacking closet storage or a mudroom.  

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Visit House & Home for full instructions on how to make this hanging coat rack.


A Woodsy Photo Frame 

And while we’re on the topic of twigs, how sweet is this rustic photo frame idea, comprised of 20 twigs measured and cut to size.   

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Visit The Seaman Mom for full instructions on how to make this rustic photo frame.


A Twiggy Lamp Shade 

The best part about this DIY? You can recreate it for almost nothing, cost-wise. The toughest part about this project is gathering your twigs; according to this DIY-er, you’ll need 100 or more! 

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Visit The Shabby Creek Cottage for full instructions on how to make this twiggy lamp shade.


A Rustic Handrail 

Kick your current stair-scheme up a notch with this organically-inclined idea, while bringing the outdoors in, in a really unexpected way. Juxtaposed against a backdrop of contemporary décor, this creative handrail idea can be used as a tactic to break up the monotony of redundant textures and lines.  

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Visit Hunker for full instructions on how to make this rustic handrail.


A Branch Towel Bar 

Along the same lines as the rustic handrail idea, this branch towel bar idea is relatively simple in form and function, as well as in DIY-ability. The toughest part of this DIY is ensuring you’ve sanded your branch thoroughly for splinter-free results.   

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Visit Pretty Handy Girl for full instructions on how to make this branch towel bar.

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Zakiya Kassam

Zakiya is a freelance writer/editor based out of Toronto.

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