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Autumn has arrived, and it's time to spruce up your space for cozy nights at home. Here are 25 accessories to update your bedroom for fall.
You can never have too many blankets on hand when the weather starts getting chilly. These cozy plaid throws come in autumn-inspired hues and will look great at the foot of the bed or thrown across an armchair (target.com, $20-$23).
From fashion to home decor, woodland creatures are big this fall. We dig this natural-toned fox figure (target.com, $15).
Is your growing to-do list keeping you from getting your beauty sleep? Keep a journal on your nightstand and jot down your thoughts. This Ryan Gosling journal is sure to give you sweet dreams (urbanoutfitters.com, $10).
Reminisce about sunny summer days by updating your bedding with a bright and cheery yellow print pillow. Pair it with gray for a modern color combo or with brown for a classic fall look (target.com, $17).
Have a snow day while still in your cozy bed. Stick a photo of your favorite fall moment in this snow globe frame and get ready for winter (urbanoutfitters.com, $6).
Keep a carafe of water on your nightstand for a middle-of-the-night drink. We love this fun Russian-doll inspired carafe (amazon.com, $17).
Not only do these three wise owls remind us to "speak no evil, see no evil, and hear no evil," they are super cute, too (zgallerie.com, $20).
Make a wish
Both feather accents and brass finishes are hot this season. This feather curtain tie-back covers two trends in one and is an easy way to update curtains on the cheap (urbanoutfitters.com, $14).
Gold is the "it" metal color this season. Keep it from getting gaudy with a chic, artistic look. Arrange a trio of these scoppio wall decor pieces for a three-dimensional look (zgallerie.com, $15-$25).
Bring the outdoors in with these nature-inspired ceramic wall tiles. The rustic brown design pops against the ivory terra-cotta background (westelm.com, $4-$5).
The natural beauty of these birch candles will bring a rustic chic look to your cozy bedroom space (worldmarket.com, $5-$25).
Autumn tree branches can make gorgeous floral arrangements. Put a few on display using this rustic chevron vase (crateandbarrel.com, $13).
Mad for plaid
Nightstands are magnets for miscellaneous tchotchkes, and a stylish tray can help contain the mess. We love this chic plaid tray (crateandbarrel.com, $9).
Fight back against winter blues by reminding yourself how fabulous you really are. Place this cheery statement rug at the foot of your bed so it's the first thing you see in the morning, and put some pep in your step (urbanoutfitters.com, $19).
Don't let your kisser dry out with the cold fall weather. Keep lip balm stashed in your nightstand, and put some on before nodding off to sleep. We love this autumn-inspired owl lip balm (worldmarket.com, $4).
Constantly misplacing your phone? Keep it stashed in this leather leaf tray so you know where it is at night (crateandbarrel.com, $15).
Those cool autumn mornings sure do make it easy to stay nice and cozy in bed. Go ahead and sleep in. Hang this sign on your bedroom door to let your family know that mama needs her beauty sleep (worldmarket.com, $7).
Your baubles deserve to be put on display. Place a few of these colorful decoupage trays on your dresser to show off your favorite pieces (westelm.com, $7).
Use the longer fall nights to set the mood with your sweetie. This bronze pillar candleholder combines a modern zigzag design with rustic metal finish (lampsplus.com, $20).
Hang it up
Keep your robe off the floor by hanging it on a decorative hook. This dazzle branch hook is both fabulous and functional (pier1.com, $12).
From corralling cozy blankets to stashing your favorite late-night books, water hyacinth baskets can help keep you organized (pier1.com, $12-$29).
Stimulate your senses
There's something amazingly luxurious about lighting a scented candle. Some candles can be overwhelming, but we like the complex scents of Voluspa candles (anthropologie.com, $16).
Put some of your favorite fall memories with loved ones on display with sleek silver frames. Cluster three of them on a dresser for impact, or place a single frame on your nightstand (potterybarn.com, $10-$20).
A classic alarm clock can help make sure you wake up during dark autumn mornings (wayfair.com, $12).
Store summer clothes
Keep your closet organized by stashing seasonal clothing under the bed. A storage bin with a clear top lets you easily see what's inside (target.com, $12).