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Bringing autumn into your home


Fall is falling once again, and with it comes colorful leaves, crisp breezes, blazing bonfires and your pumpkin-flavored favorites (think: coffee, cupcakes and savory soups!). Celebrate the start of sweater season by bringing the outdoors inside your home. Here are some simple yet stylish ways to sprinkle autumn throughout your abode.

Start at your front door.
A rustic wreath can provide a seamless transition from the vibrant outdoor foliage to the sophisticated seasonal setting inside your home. We’ve fallen in love with this wood and burlap one!

Comfort with color.
Swap out your throw pillows for ones in seasonal shades of burnt orange, rust, gold and brown. Toss in a few patterned picks to add visual interest. Stripes and plaid are always a seasonal slam dunk!

And don’t forget the blankets. Nothing says autumn quite like wrapping yourself in a cozy cable-knit throw and lounging in front of the fire.

Get creative with candles.
Candles are another great way to add a little autumn to your home. Set a beautiful branch votive holder on your coffee table or place stunning autumn leaf hurricanes atop your mantle. Another simple yet stylish idea: Add branches or fresh berries, water and floating candles to a grouping of glass containers of varying heights. Who knew DIY fall decorations could be so easy—or so elegant?

Top off your table.
Use a bounty of “found” seasonal items, like pinecones, acorns, berries and fallen twigs and branches to create a stunning autumn tablescape. And your fall table décor won’t be complete without linen napkins in seasonal shades, rustic chargers and a few strategically placed pumpkins (paint them for a gilded effect).

Fall for fragrance.
Now it’s time for the pièce de résistance…the signature scents of the season. Amp up your autumn atmosphere with hints of cinnamon, clove, apple, pumpkin and other seasonal staples. There are so many options for adding autumn fragrance to your home—wax melts, essential oils, room sprays and plug-in air fresheners. Or choose ingredients that appeal to you and follow this simple recipe to create your own homemade simmering spices.

Enjoyed these autumn decorating ideas? Keep following our blog and be sure to check out our Pinterest boards for more great ideas for the season and the home!