As we depart summer behind my thoughts forge ahead to cool, crisp air and also the appearance of colorful fall leaves. I welcome the autumn with open arms, together with mother nature’s impacts within our house’s decor. Shades of orange, red, gold and green will make an appearance in my decorating scheme this year as my dwelling reflects the changes happening outside.
This ideabook captures 8 of the season’s finest decorating ideas using things you might already own and offers suggestions about what to buy if you would like to bring a few new things to your repertoire.
Bring the outside in. Employing the season’s crop on your decor — a bowl of bright red pomegranates, berries or an arrangement of spare branches — signals that autumn is here.
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Pillow and throws. The easy addition of accent pillows and 2 throws in an earthy colour palette turns up the heat in this otherwise impartial living area.
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Add warmth. Following a long hot summer, it is time to roll out the carpets once more in preparation for cooler temperatures. Besides colour, textures play a role in setting the tone for autumn decorating. This plush rug of navy, taupe and creme guarantees heat underfoot and sets the mood for cozy relaxation.
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Insulate while you decorate. Insulate your bare windows and doors with heavy drapery. This not only conserves energy, but also adds visual burden to an airy space.
Dress living area In layers. Determined by your locale, fall might be a fantastic time to add a second layer to your bedding ensemble. To keep the design from appearing too heavy, fold the blanket neatly at the foot of the mattress when not in use.
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Use art to set the tone. Cooler temperatures welcome artwork with warm colours. This bit, consisting of a beautiful melange of heavy gold hues combined with wood-toned furniture, improved the warmth in an otherwise cool dining room.
Velvet Tufted Headboard, Antique Gold – $349
Add a touch of velvet. At $349, this velvet tufted headboard is a budget-friendly option for a seasonal change in your bedroom. Try pairing chopped with abundant, cranberry-hued accents to get a warm boudoir primed for cuddling.
NEST Moroccan Amber Classic Candle – $32
Use frequent scents. Fall calls to get a full-bodied home fragrance like this candle out of Nest Fragrances. Its clean smell with a touch of spice sets the air only the same as your favorite wool blanket.
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