Treat your home to a revamp this season by creating a fresh, new atmosphere for autumn.
What can anyone say about the fall season, except that it’s fabulous? A time to wind down and catch our breaths after a steamy summer, autumn offers a calming transition period full of amazing colors. You practically can’t leave your house without taking in fresh scenery of falling leaves in beautiful hues.
If you enjoy fall, show it off in your home with a new decorating plan. There are so many simple ways to become fall-forward this season, whether you choose a new paint color or small home accents you can store away once the season is over. If you’re thinking about giving your space a lift in style, here are some autumn-inspired hues you may want to consider.
Green is pretty much a go-to color when it comes to decorating, as it can blend wonderfully with both warm and cool palettes. When thinking about the fall season, choose a hue that is both rich and relaxing. Olive green is a great option for the home, as it is not too vibrant and helps to set the mood, pairing well with gold and neutrals. Create an enchanting experience by using olive in your textiles, as a paint color and in small doses with candles.
A metallic that is often associated with wealth and grandeur, gold is another great option for an autumn home. Its reflecting qualities help to enhance the hues of surrounding colors in a magical way. Though you probably wouldn’t want to use gold with your large items, it does look marvelous as a complementing tone in smaller decorative items like table decor.
- Antelope (DwellStudio, $25)
- Vase (ZGallerie, $10)
- Papier-mache bowl (Etsy, $25)
- Serving tray (Target, $25)
Those who have been looking for a chance to add some visual texture to their home will be quite pleased with slate. A mysterious hue, slate is the perfect fall neutral that helps to keep things balanced and earthy. Use slate pieces for entertaining, or use the color for wall and floor textiles.
- Slate board (Crate & Barrel, $10-$30)
- Vase (Ikea, $7)
- Bath rug (Target, $20)
- Pillow cover (West Elm, $34)
Need a splash of color to add a little oomph to your interior? Choose one that is rich in berry hues. Traditionally speaking, fall is commonly associated with deep hues like red and purple, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun. Colors like fuchsia and magenta are gorgeous options for the home that keep things feeling bouncy and fun. Feel free to pair them with dark gray and rich blues for a more mature look.
- Lantern (World Market, $20)
- Tea light (Ikea, $3 each)
- Storage bin (Serena & Lily, $28)
- Decorative pillow (Wal-Mart, $16)
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Main image courtesy of West Elm