Can you feel that slight chill in the air? It's that time of the year again. Summer is bidding us farewell, and autumn is knocking on our doors with its warm hues, cosy vibes, and pumpkin-spiced everything. For us it's one of the most exciting times of the year, the transition from summer to autumn in the realm of home decor.
As we wave goodbye to the vibrant and airy summer palette, we welcome the rich and earthy tones of autumn. It's time to infuse our homes with a sense of warmth and comfort that matches the changing season outside. In our homes we embrace the change to autumn with open arms!
Autumn tones and colours
First things first, it's all about colours. Say goodbye to the bright and bold summer hues and hello to warm and inviting shades. Think deep oranges, rusty reds, golden yellows, and earthy browns. These colors will instantly transform your space into a cosy autumn haven. Whether you choose to incorporate them through throw pillows, curtains, or even a fresh coat of paint, these tones will create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
Introduce texture to your home
Now, let's move on to textures. Autumn is all about tactile experiences, so it's time to bring in some cosy fabrics and textures. Swap out those lightweight summer linens for plush velvet or soft wool blankets. Add chunky knit throws to your sofas or chairs, inviting you to snuggle up with a good book and a cup of hot cocoa. And don't forget about fluffy rugs that feel like walking on clouds!
Bring the outdoors, indoors
Another way to embrace the autumn spirit is through nature-inspired elements. Bring the outdoors inside by incorporating natural elements like dried branches, pinecones, and acorns into your decor. Create stunning centrepieces using a mix of seasonal flowers, such as sunflowers or dahlias, paired with autumn foliage like eucalyptus or maple leaves. These elements will infuse your space with the beauty of the changing season.
The scent of Autumn
And what's autumn without a touch of candlelight? As the days get shorter, candles become the ultimate mood-setters. Fill your home with the warm glow of scented candles in fragrances like cinnamon, pumpkin spice, or vanilla. Not only will they add a cosy ambiance, but they'll also bring delightful aromas that capture the essence of autumn.
Don't forget your tableware
Now, let's talk about your dining area. Autumn is the perfect time to spruce up your table settings. Opt for rustic-inspired tableware with earthy tones and textured finishes. Add a beautiful table runner in autumnal colors, complemented by seasonal napkins and elegant chargers. Don't forget to complete the look with a stunning centrepiece that incorporates elements like autumn leaves, berries, or small pumpkins.
A warm welcome
Lastly, let's not overlook your entrance, where you can set the tone for the autumn season right from the moment your guests step inside. Hang a wreath made of dried flowers, colorful leaves, or even small gourds on your front door. Add a cosy doormat and some seasonal potted plants, to create a warm and inviting entrance.
As we bid farewell to summer and embrace the enchanting season of autumn, remember that home decor is a fantastic way to celebrate the changing seasons. So, let your creativity flow and infuse your space with the warmth and cosiness that autumn brings. From colours and textures to natural elements and candlelight, there are countless ways to transform your home into an autumn-inspired sanctuary. Embrace the magic of the season and let your home shine in all its autumnal glory!