I love decorating our tiny home (aka our 5th wheel) and fall RV decor is no exception! However, I try to be as frugal as possible and still keep things minimal. Storing tons of decor in a 5th wheel is not super realistic.
Today I want to share with you how I decorated for camping in fall in our home on wheels for less than $50!
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Where to purchase fall RV decor
Dollar Tree? Yep! The secret to cheaply decorating your camper is buying everything you can at Dollar Tree.
I purchased 95% of my fall RV decor at Dollar Tree and saved a small fortune by doing so. You can find cute wall decor, fall signs, fall leaf garlands, little decorative pumpkins, and more. And the best part is they’re only $1 each!
I checked a few other craft stores to compare prices and it was crazy how much more expensive everything was.
For example, a 6 ft strand of fall leaf garland was $25 at Michael’s. Granted the thickness of the foliage was a lot better, but instead, I purchased 3 6 ft fall leaf garlands at Dollar Tree and wove them together to create the thickness I wanted. Instead of spending $25, I only spent $3!
Fall signs are also very popular. But why spend $10-15 for one, when you can get some really cute ones for $1?! Ok, you get the point. Moving on!
Michael’s has tons of cute fall RV decor! When I went, all the fall decor was 40% off. I didn’t purchase much there. (Although it would have been easy to do so!)
I did however get a cute vase with the initial of our last name on it, “M”. The original price was $15 and I spent $9.
I use it in all my decor and can switch out the floral stems each season. It perfectly compliments my kitchen decor so it’s a win, win!
Although I didn’t purchase any of my fall RV decor at Hobby Lobby, it is worth mentioning that they have a lot of cute options.
The last time I was in the store, all of their fall decorating items were 40% off on sale as well.
Incorporating current RV decor in your fall RV decor
I love finding items that can be used as decor year-round. If you have anything that can be changed up just a bit and repurposed for each season, then that can be a great way to save money.
My mom gave me a cute decorative lantern as a gift one Christmas. It sits on this countertop year-round. By adding some fall leaves around it and a cute little pumpkin sign, I am able to incorporate it into my fall RV decor.
In a couple of months, I will be able to switch out the leaves for garland and it will match my Christmas RV decor!
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How I decorated our RV for fall
Decorating above the slides
I love adding decor above the slides. I feel like it quickly dresses up the room without really having to do much.
First, I measured the length of each space that I had. Then I used that to figure out how many strands of leaf garland I would need. Each slide needed 3 strands to reach across and I knew I wanted them to be doubled up for extra thickness so I needed a total of 6 for each RV slide.
I also used 5 strands in the attic railing and 2 strands above the pantry and cabinets. To hang them, I used these command hooks. I love using command hooks in the 5th wheel because they’re easy to use and they’re also easy to take down when you no longer need them.
I also hung an autumn sign in the corner on the wall above the slide using the same command hook.
On the table and countertops
For the table, I used the vase I purchased at Michael’s and added 8 fall leaf stems I purchased at Dollar Tree. I also added a cute little sparkly pumpkin beside the vase.
I don’t usually like to add a ton of decor to the table so that it doesn’t take up too much table space and make meals difficult.
For the corner countertop, I used the lantern I mentioned earlier. I surrounded it with 1 strand of fall decor and added a cute little quote pumpkin from Dollar Tree.
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Above the door
This red sparkly “Give Thanks” sign was left over from my fall decor last year and was purchased at Dollar Tree as well.
I hung it with this type of command hook since it was slightly heavier and I didn’t want to chance it falling.
I also used two strands of the fall leaves doubled up around the top of the door attached to the earlier command hooks.
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Total fall RV decor cost with a breakdown
Above the slides – $24
- 23 Strands of fall leaves – $23
- 1 Fall sign – $1
On the table and countertops – $20
- “M” vase – $9
- 8 Fall leaf stems – $8
- Fall pumpkin – $1
- Fall leaves around the lantern – $1
- Quote pumpkin – $1
Above the door – $3
- 2 Strands of fall leaves – $2
- “Give Thanks” sign – $1
Grand total – $47
Fall RV decor doesn’t have to be super elaborate or expensive. I hope this post has been helpful and that you’ll be doing your fall decorating soon!
14 thoughts on “Fall RV Decor – How to Decorate Your RV For Fall on a Budget”
Oh wow, what a great idea! I always forget about Dollar Stores but when I do go, I fill up a cart easily! You’ve inspired me, I need to get decorating!
It’s so easy to do! 🙈😂 Can’t wait to see what you come up with Jen! ♥️
Love it! Great suggestions, as usual 😊Fall is my favorite season 🍁 I love the cooler temps and colors and the focus on gratitude 🙏🏻 🍂
You are definitely a Fall girl 🥰
Okay I love it all 😍😂 I second using the dollar tree! It looks just as good for a fraction of the price. That vase is super cute and you can totally use that year round too
Haha! Thank you! 🥰 Dollar Tree for the win! 🙌🏼
Ahh I’m getting so excited to decorate for fall now! I love going shopping for new seasonal decor but I don’t think my husband appreciates the price tag 😂 thank you for the inspiration of doing it on the cheap! I can’t believe you did all that for less than $50, good job and what a beautiful fall home!
Haha! 😂 Things can definitely add up super fast! Thank you so much! ☺️♥️
What great decorations! I love it! I’m never able to find such nice pieces! And then I worry about storage space for next year. Looks amazing and so cozy.., like fall
Thank you! 😊 I keep all my seasonal home decor in one tote. Everything fits except the tree 😉
Love your idea for using the lantern for fall and then switching out the leaves for garland, easy peasy and such a cost efficient idea!
All about saving space! 🙌🏼
Budget decorating is the best! Especially dollar tree ideas. They’re always my favorite
I’m all about saving money when I can! ☺️