The new season brings many new scenarios. Feeling lost? Grab a warm drink, cozy up with our ultimate fall bucket list, and get inspired to feel good this autumn!Af Edvin Brobeck
Read our ultimate fall bucket list, and boost your mood this autumn!
A new season brings new trends, new activities, and lots of unpredictability. The solution? We wish we knew. But more snug moments spent with loved ones can certainly help.
Whether you’re looking to revamp your interior with fall decor, searching for fall baking ideas, or crazy for fall craft inspiration, browse our list of 25 activities for both indoors and out and tick off one idea each day, or get inspired to make your own!
1. Ace your fall color scheme
Pick a highlight color that screams autumn, and incorporate it into your decor by replacing cushion covers, and adding candle holders, napkins and cute signs.
2. Revamp your decor
Have some fun by adding seasonal fall decor. Think autumn candles, decorative leaves, pumpkin ornaments. Don’t get us started on table decorations!
3. Hang a wreath
Spruce up your porch, entryway or even your walls with an autumn wreath.
4. Get out your favorite blankets
This is one of the easiest ways to bring the cozy and revamp your decor for fall.
5. Light candles
Mood lighting is key. Candles in all shapes and sizes scream fall.
6. Create a Mapiful
Design your own custom map poster that celebrates your biggest achievement, a moment, or a special place, and re-decorate your walls for fall!
7. Paint leaves
Great if you have little ones. This is a cheap way to get crafty, and also create some truly personalized decor. No leaf is the same, right?
8. Carve pumpkins
A fall and halloween classic. Turn on some tunes, grab a warm drink and get creative. Make sure to add a tea-light inside to bring some extra shine!
9. Create a gratitude journal
Take time to be thankful and celebrate what you’ve achieved this year. Check out our favorite accounts for bullet lists and journaling inspiration here.
10. Knit a scarf or cozy sweater
If you’re looking for a therapeutic evening away from your screen, why not knit yourself something cozy! These also make great hand-made gifts too.
11. Curate a playlist
Mood music will always take you back to any season. Check out the Mapiful Fall Playlist here, the perfect accompaniment for spooky season!
12. Change your wallpaper for fall
No, we don’t mean just at home! Update your desktop and phone backgrounds on your devices to a fall wallpaper to always get that autumn mood.
13. Get baking
From cakes, and pastries to cookies, you could pick pretty much any apple, cinnamon or pumpkin treat, and your stomach would thank you later! Missed or delicious pumpkin souffle recipe? Catch it here!
14. Drink apple cider
The most autumnal drink! It also tastes absolutely amazing and you can often buy a locally brewed variety for a true taste of fall.
15. Toast s’mores
Bonfire or not, melting marshmallows and creating s’mores is an easy and cozy way to create a comforting sweet treat! Great for kids with a sweet tooth.
16. Binge your favorite fall movies
The perfect excuse to spend an evening with Netflix! Here are some of our Mapiful staff picks:
17. Get into a video game
Because sometimes we need to escape back to childhood for a minute, right? Grab some snacks and get settled in!
18. Board game night
The best time to gather with friends and family and unwind! If it’s not possible to meet in person, there are tonnes of online games you can play as a group.
19. Read a seasonal book
Here are some of our favorites:
The Secret History – Donna Tartt
After the Rain – Alexandra Elle
Autumn – Ali Smith
Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston
Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn – Kenard Pak
20. Practice self-care
Darker days can bring different feelings and thoughts to the forefront of your mind. Take time this fall to practice self-care, whatever that means to you!
21. Go for a drive or hike
Step out and see the fall colors and leaves falling around you! Plus, exercise is great for the mind and body. Can’t get outside? Read our tips for creating a mindful home gym here.
22. Have a fall picnic
Bundle up and bring your tea flask! This is one of the best ways to enjoy an out of doors meet up surrounded by fall leaves!
23. Swing by a pumpkin patch
Drink some pumpkin spice latte, pick out a pumpkin and explore. Usually there are some fun activities to choose from as well, for both adults and kids.
24. Visit a corn maze
For some good old spooky fun! Tip – better with friends.
25. Attend a harvest festival
If you are able to attend one of these, you’re guaranteed an afternoon of fun. Renaissance fairs and festivals often happen at this time of year too, if you’re looking to add a fantasy twist to your day.