The temperatures are going down, acorns are falling, leaves have started to change their colours, and pumpkins are ready for harvest. This hints at only one thing — fall is here!
It’s time to say hello to fallen brown leaves, gourds, and fall foliage. With all the excitement of darker days, cooler temperatures, sweaters, and comfort food comes the eagerness to redecorate your home with plush textures, warm hues, and natural materials.
Ready to celebrate this changing season fully? We’ve got tons of interesting fall decor ideas to help you transform your home, both outside and inside, to create the perfect fall house.
Make A Wreath Out Of Dried Flowers
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If you want to be crafty and creative with decorating, this idea is for you!
Pull out a glue gun and safely weave dried flowers, leaves, and branches into a wreath form. Begin with the larger items and follow with the thinner items on top. Next, wire dried fruit with floral wire by wrapping it around the wreath to give a stunning finishing touch to your beautiful front door accessory.
But, in case you’re not a crafty expert, no need to worry. You can simply scour through some nearby stores and find an affordable and ready-made flower wreath.
Switch The Throw Pillow Covers
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When decorating for fall, focus on warmer shades, ranging from orange to brown.
Replace the bright-coloured summery throw pillows with a neutral tone, such as olive green. Try incorporating textures like sherpa, faux fur, and velvet for a cosier atmosphere.
Also, remember not to limit the throw pillows to your couches. Adding them to your bedroom can upgrade the entire feel of your room by creating a comfortable and intimate environment. Mix and match them in creative ways for stunning arrangements!
Turn Your Home Into An Aromatic Fall Haven
Using Autumnal essential oils in diffusers is an incredible way to shift from summer to autumn. The subtle warming and sweetly spiced aromas instantly get you into the mindset of fall.
You can also use scented candles instead. The aroma of autumn leaves, pumpkin spice, and fresh apples can do wonders in bringing in autumn feels! Whilst there are several aromatherapy blends you can take inspiration from for fall, a few other scents that you could choose from include:
Take The Autumn Vibes Into Your Kitchen
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From cooking for our family to baking for gratification, everyone spends plenty of time in the kitchen, making decorating that room one of the most exciting parts of fall designing!
Try purchasing a autumn-themed dinnerware set to make your meals a lot more magical. Don’t forget that small changes like swapping summery linens with cosy waffle knits and adding fall candies (such as Halloween M&Ms) in snack dishes can make a big difference, too. Fall table cloths with buffalo plaid prints in orange hues can also be used to create a calm and autumnal vibe in your space.
Additionally, you can create fall centrepieces with gourds and pumpkins (to bring outside) or make your own bouquet with cotton stems and pampas grass to adorn your kitchen countertops.
Create A Gallery Wall With Fallen Leaves
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Fallen leaves have always had a big moment during autumn.
Collect the prettiest leaves from your garden and press them between wax papers with something heavy placed on top. A couple of days later, you can put them in bronze or wooden picture frames and hang them over a console table to create a beautiful pressed-leaf art gallery wall. If you’re struggling with curating a coherent gallery wall, go through our top tips here.
Build An Outdoor Setup
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With the temperatures getting cooler, spending time outdoors with your loved ones becomes a lot more enjoyable.
To make the moments even more memorable, build a charming tablescape by decorating it with fall flowers, festive dishware, and lanterns. Adding texture through an outdoor rug and colourful throw blankets will enhance the homey and welcoming feel.
Read more about outdoor decor ideas here!
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Pumpkins are a classic choice when decorating your home for fall.
You can brighten up your front door by stacking pumpkins on either side. An easy way to do so is to join them together with hot glue. Don’t forget to add some carved pieces for a fancier look. Also, be sure to prepare your pumpkins beforehand to preserve them for decor.
Stacked pumpkins also make for great Halloween decor!
Embrace and enjoy autumn fully with the right home decor. Whatever ideas you choose, just remember to make the most of this beautiful season — wear your sweater, sip on your hot drink whilst inhaling sweet aromas, and enjoy every moment of autumn this year!
Loving the autumn vibes but having trouble bringing it into your home & garden? Just book one of our Home Design Gurus here! They can look at your space over video chat and give you tips, ideas and guidance on how to achieve a home that you love.