JES at Strangers and Pilgrims on Earth shared these nice ideas for decorating our houses with natural things for autumn. Since Thanksgiving is approaching in the U.S. I thought some readers might be interested in some ideas for simple, potentially inexpensive decorations.
JES got her ideas from The Pottery Barn, but she explains how to do them with things that you may have on hand. For the clear vases she recommends canning jars, but you could use clear glass vases if you have them or the clear glass chimney part of an oil lamp or candle. Even glass bowls will work as I did above.
Here I used a small pumpkin that I bought and some pine cones. The leaves I used are fake, but if you still have real leaves that are pretty in your area you could collect some for this. You could also cut some out of craft paper or fabric.