Fall Décor Ideas
Summer flew by this year, and it is hard to believe that it is already over. The feeling can be a little bittersweet at first, but the delight returns when thinking about all things autumn! The crispy cool air and beautiful colors of nature, the crunching leaves, an afternoon at the pumpkin patch or farmer’s market, the feeling of soft flannel, apple scented candles, and crackling of the fireplace. This is the time of the year to make your home feel warm, cozy, and welcoming. L’IMAGE Design Studio has put together a list of some interior design fall décor ideas to help you prepare for all things autumn.
Create a festive fall front porch to welcome friends and family. Add some planters, a plaid door mat, or a few stacks of hay layered with mums, sunflowers, or pumpkins. If your porch is covered, drape a cozy throw blanket and some fall patterned pillows on a rocker. Don’t forget to dress up the front door with an autumn wreath.
Autumn is the beginning of entertaining season and it a great time to spruce up the foyer. In facts, a foyer or entryway is a must for fall home décor because it is the first thing that guests see once they enter your home. Add a bench and coat rack for guests to remove their boots and coats. An entry table with some fall décor adds a warm welcoming feel.
Add Fresh Flowers
Brighten up the mood and feel of your home with vases filled with fall flowers. Sunflowers, chrysanthemums, and alstroemeria are great choices because they will remain beautiful for up to a week. To ensure they last, clip dead leaves and the leaves that are below the water line. Trim stems at a 45° angle. This allows flowers to have a larger surface area to drink and it prevents the stems from sitting flush on the bottom of the vase which causes bacteria. Last but not least, change the water every other day.
Antique vintage accessories are perfect to use as fall décor ideas because they already have a rustic weathered look. Think old barn door, vintage wood, old glass bottles, flour sack towels, antique amber vases or copper pitchers, antique books, oil lamps, or an old sign. Swing by an antique shop to get your own unique vintage fall décor ideas and accent pieces.
Fall Décor Ideas with Warm Metallic Tones or Classic Rust Hues
Metallic tones add a warm feel while Rust hues are a classic. Both are easy to incorporate and perfect for fall. Add some glass candles in light and dark shades of gold, copper, or bronze, the glowing candles add extra coziness with some shine. An ivory or burlap table runner with rust or terracotta napkins or placemats are always a simple and classic go to idea.
Cozy Throws & Pillow Covers
Heavy yarn or woven fabrics such as bouclé, fake fur, velvety weighted blankets, or fleece and flannel are a sure way to create a safe warm feeling. Purchasing throw pillow covers for different seasons is a time and cost-effective way to change the look and feel of a room. Don’t limit the pillows and throws to the sofa, put a couple pillows on the bench in the entryway or outside rocker.
Fall Décor Ideas Include Fabric & Textures
Autumn is all about fabric and textures. Texture in interior design enhances a space’s dimension which adds feeling or perceived feeling. Recommended fabrics and textures this fall include cable knits, Sherpa, wool, velvet, leather, suede, plaid, stripes, flannel, buffalo check, gingham, burlap, faux fur, and tweed.
Wood Tones and Inspiration from Nature
Fall décor ideas with wood tones are as easy as using some baskets or wooden bowls. These can also be used as a base for a coffee table arrangement. Add fall foliage, dried Flint corn/ Indian corn, pinecones, fresh flowers, and gourds to the basket or bowl to dress up the mantle or table.
Thanksgiving Table Fall Décor Ideas
When you’re hosting Thanksgiving, or any fall gathering, your table should be your focal point, but not just the food. Create a fun centerpiece by adding a few apples, cinnamon sticks, or miniature pumpkins around candles as a unique focal point. Another unexpected yet popular trend this autumn is replacing a traditional table runner for a fringe plaid blanket instead. This creates a comfy modern look while still conveying a rustic style. A Thanksgiving table is not complete without proper dinner settings and of course, the most important, dessert!