5 decorating tips for a warm and inviting home this Autumn

Apr 06, 2024
So grab your comfiest cardigan and let's get decorating! Source: Getty Images.

As the leaves begin to change colour and the weather starts to cool down, it’s time to embrace the cosy comforts of autumn.

Now is a great time to spruce up your home with warm and inviting decor to match the season.

Whether you’re a seasoned decorator or just looking for some inspiration, these five cosy autumn tips are sure to help you create a cosy and comfortable atmosphere in your home. 

From incorporating seasonal colours to adding natural elements, these tips will have your home feeling snug in no time. 

Embrace warm colours


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When choosing items for your autumn-inspired decor, be sure to stick to warm tones such as rust, burnt orange, deep red, and mustard yellow. 

You can easily incorporate these colours into your home through throw pillows, blankets, and artwork. These elements help to create a warm and inviting atmosphere

You can also add pops of these colours through accessories like curtains, table runners, and rugs for a more subtle approach.

Add natural elements

Using natural elements such as pine cones, leaves, and twigs brings a touch of the outdoors inside and adds a rustic charm to your decor. 

Try creating a centrepiece by filling a vase or bowl with leaves and pine cones to place on display, or you can use twigs to create a wreath for your front door. 

Layer up

Layering textures and fabrics help to create that snug atmosphere in your home. 

Try adding a faux fur throw to your couch or adding a knitted blanket to your bed creates a warm and inviting space. 

You can even use this decor element to layer up your floors by adding a plush rug that accentuates autumnal tones to your living room or bedroom.

Light up your space

Warm light plays an essential part in giving any space ambience and warmth, and a great way to incorporate warm light is with candles.

Choose candles with scents that compliment the season such as pine, cinnamon, and apple. Try grouping your candles together on a tray or decorative holder for the ultimate cosy feel. 

Another great way to bring autumn vibes into the home is with the use of warm light with table lamps, floor lamps, or string lights to create a soft space.

Place your fairy lights in with your table runners or across curtain rods and use a lamp to accentuate the warmth of any room.

Swap out accessories

Swapping out your home decor items is an easy way to switch up your colour scheme for the autumn season, and make it easy to change your decor with each season.

A quick and easy way to add autumnal touches is by switching out your throw pillows and curtains to ones with fall colours or prints.

Another easy way to incorporate this element is with wall art and decor, as well as the more knick-knack type of accessories in your home such as vases, table runners and settings, and duvet sets in your bedroom.

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