Fall Craft Projects You Can Get At a Thrift Store

The month of October kicks off a season of feeling festive, cozying up at home, and spending time with loved ones. Make your home feel festive with some simple decorations that you can make yourself or with your kids. If you’re feeling creative, these craft projects will get you in the fall spirit. Plus, you can get some of the supplies at your local Goodwill thrift store. Let’s get crafting.

#1 DIY Scarecrow

These DIY scarecrow ideas are so cute and will make a unique addition to your fall décor.

What to look for at Goodwill:

  • Small terracotta pots
  • Large flannel shirt
  • Large jean overalls

#2 Candle Votive

Burning a fall-scented candle is one of our favorite things to do on a crisp autumn day. Did you know you can make your own festive candle holder? It’s easy! Check out this tutorial.

What to look for at Goodwill:

  • Medium- to large-sized glass vases

#3 Harvest Baskets

Decorating with fall-themed baskets is an easy way to make your home feel festive. Plus, you can change them up for each holiday.

What to look for at Goodwill:

  • Wicker baskets or wood crates

#4 Fall Quote Sign

DIY your own quote sign. Simply paint over an old piece of artwork or canvas. Then stencil on your favorite fall quote!

What to look for at Goodwill:

  • Old canvas or wooden sign you can paint over

#5 Festive Centerpiece

Dress your tables to impress your guests. Arrange candlesticks with small pumpkins on top or make your own fall leaf table runner using old flannel shirts instead of felt fabric.

What to look for at Goodwill:

  • Flannel or plaid shirts
  • Candlesticks

Feeling inspired? Head to Goodwill to hunt for some craft supplies. With our sizeable selections, you never know what you’ll find. Still need a Halloween costume? We’ve got you covered. Find a location near you to start shopping.


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*Daily deals are valid at select Metro Phoenix, Prescott, and Yuma locations. Please check with your neighborhood Goodwill for details. Dollar Day pricing adjustment goes into effect on Jan. 5, 2023.

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