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Fall Tiered Tray Decor

It is so much fun to have a big kitchen island to be able to style for the seasons. With a brand new kitchen this year I have a whole new look for the holidays! I am so honored to be joining 22 other bloggers being hosted by Katherine from Katherine’s Corner for a Welcome Autumn Home Decor on a Tray Blog Tour!

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Why use a tiered tray:

Tiered trays are a great way to display more items in a smaller footprint. By going vertical you can expand a vignette for displaying seasonal decor or to act as a coffee bar or appetizer serving spot.

There are as many tiered tray decor ideas as their are different tiered trays. I like to include something natural on mine, like many of the ones above show. Small signs are a fun way to add a message to your tray display.

My Fall tiered tray:

It is the ability to keep my fall kitchen display corralled onto one part of my kitchen counter that made me select this wooden tiered tray for this beautiful fall display. Instead of going with traditional fall colors, I chose a different color scheme this year.

I styled my tiered tray a with a color palette of blues using the blue pumpkins I had painted for my Fall Tablescape in Shades of Blue. It is so easy to

I love to catch detailed shots of my tiered trays. These sweet little wooden cheese boards are the perfect size for setting out some snacks when friends and family gather in the kitchen.

My fall pheasant from Michael’s is a great addition to my themed tiered tray. She is one of the focal points on my tray.

Bundles of raffia add natural texture to the seasonal touches on my tray. Did you know that the leaves of a raffia tree can grow up to sixty feet long?

I always pick out my real pumpkins with interesting stems like this one. When the fresh pumpkins are past their prime, I break off the stems and save them from year to year. I simply add those natural stems to my artificial pumpkins with a little hot glue. It is so easy to use acrylic paint to make your pumpkins exactly the color you want!

Just like the wooden cheese boards, a few small plates add color, and are convenient for setting out some treats for visitors.

Natural beauty adds to the seasonal look of my tray. How many natural elements could I capture in this one photo? The natural pumpkin stem, the wooden tiered tray, the raffia…fun, right?

Figurines, elegant or fun are a great addition to your tiered tray.

Fall decorating is just the most enjoyable for me, I love adding all of the seasonal touches to my home.

Isn’t that cheese knife with its acorn decoration a little cutie?

This large blue pumpkin is a focal point on the bottom of my tiered tray. Make sure you use a mix of larger and smaller items on your tray for balance.

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Where to buy tiered tray decor:

If you haven’t decorated tiered trays before and are looking for some ideas for where to find the perfect items, check out these places:
Etsy Shop
Target Dollar Spot
Amazon

Items to add to your tiered tray decor:

Wooden signs
Fall coffee mug
Pumpkin spice and apple cider candles (If you are going to burn the candles ON your tray, make sure you place them on the top tier)
Wooden bead garland
PIne cone
Decorative mini rolling pins
Mini pumpkins
Mini Fall wreath

Traditional Fall tiered tray decor:

If you prefer a more traditional look for fall, you can see how I styled this same tiered tray with some of the same elements here. Check out the video here. Let me know what you think! Which one do you like better?

More Fall tray inspiration:

If you are looking for more ideas for beautiful fall displays, check out this tray I set in our living room last year:

Cozy little sweater pumpkins dressed up this tray set with some wine, cheese and fruit.

HAPPY DECORATING!

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17 Comments

  1. Chloe,
    Good Morning!!
    What a great autumn Decor Tray!! I simply Love the actual tray itself! Stunning!! And those blue pumpkins are drop dead gorgeous!! Love them!!! Love how you layered it and also enjoyed the addition of that pretty plate!! Your other trays are lovely too!!!
    Stay safe, healthy and happy and enjoy the Tour!!!
    Hugs,
    Deb
    Debbie-Dabble Blog

  2. l LOVE this tray Chloe! Your blue pumpkins are beautiful – and the tray itself is gorgeous. How smart to use rafia bundles! You’re right – they add so much texture. I may have mentioned how I learn something new everytime I visit your site – thanks for always giving me so much inspiration! It’s always fun to tour with you! Pinned!

  3. Chloe, your pretty tiered tray and blue pumpkin assortment make a lovely combination! Blessings, Cecilia @My Thrift Store Addiction

  4. This is so gorgeous! I love how you save the stems. Thanks for that tip!

  5. There is soooo much to love about this tray! First, the textures. You nailed it. Love the colors, too. The bead trim on your tray is to die for. Now I want it…

  6. Chloe your tray is fabulous. I love the tray itself and you styled it beautifully. That pheasant figurine totally caught my eye and the acorn cheese spreader is super cute. SO nice to be hopping with you today. XO- MaryJo

  7. So many pretty trays and I love your pheasant. Every year I find one I like and it sells out. The yarn pumpkins are rustic and pretty.

    The stems say it all when choosing pumpkins. I totally agree. Pinned

  8. Chloe, what a beautiful tiered tray in your new kitchen. Loving those blue pumpkins and all the different textures you added. Great touring with you.

  9. Linda Hickey says:

    Thank you for sharing your ideas. This gives some great inspirational ideas I can do. Have a wonderful blessed happy Fall.

  10. Hi Chloe, really liked the blue in your tray. I’m a big fan. That bird needs to come to my house. He adds such a presence to the tray. So many different textures add to the overall effect. Lovely! Lynne

  11. Chloe, I’m enjoying the contrasting colors of pretty blues and neutral colors in the tiered tray. That bird is calling my name!

    I just learned a new decor trick, raffia bundles! How inventive 🙂 I need to incorporate those into one of my own vignettes.

    So happy to know that you are keeping safe in FL.

    October Hugs,
    Rachelle

  12. hi Chloe! First of all, I love your tiered tray, it is so unique and pretty with that decorative edge. And I am crazy over your blue pumpkins and pumpkin plate! Love the mini boards, leaves and raffia, and the pheasant is the star! Your tray is one of my favorites of the tour!

  13. Chloe, I love your mix of natural elements for a fall tray! The textures come through even in photos. Having the design vertically layered adds a lot of impact. Although I tend toward ‘traditional’ colors for autumn decor, I’m a sucker for blues and your pumpkins are delightfully striking. This will make a wonderful statement on your island — or anywhere else!

  14. You styled a lovely autumnal tray my friend. That carved pheasant is a keeper! Thank you for joining in the fun. Pinned! Hugs!

  15. Chloe your tray is overflowing with Fall and I love it! The pheasant is one of my favorite parts and I need to get my hands on some of those adorable little cutting boards. So cute!

  16. Hi Chloe, I love how you’ve taken that gorgeous plate and used it as a theme for your tray. The rectangular shape gives so much more space to display. And LOVE that wonderful blue pumpkin. I’m like you, saving real stems and changing them out for the faux plastic one. Happy Fall!

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