Fall for this. There's still time to spruce up your home for Thanksgiving and fall before the inevitable takeover of winter decorations.
You can use a leaf template (like this one here) or go outside and collect a few leaves to use as a guide. Cut your leaves from fabric - wool or felt will work best - but use whatever you have. Or try using colorful, sturdy paper. Snip a small hole in each leaf and string them up on yarn, twine or whatever kind of string you have handy. Don't have a mantle? Adorn a doorway with them or use them singly as a decorative touch at each place setting for your big meal. Best of all, they store easily so you can enjoy them year after year.
Find more creative projects by checking in with Pink Trees once in awhile. Thanks, Shanna!