As the crisp breeze of autumn sweeps through, it’s time to bid farewell to the vibrant hues of summer and embrace the warm, inviting colours and textures that define this enchanting season. Switching up your décor for autumn not only invites cosiness into your living space but also adds a touch of rustic elegance that instantly elevates your home’s ambiance.
Embrace Warm And Earthy Tones: The new season is synonymous with rich, earthy tones from deep reds, damson and burnt oranges to rich greens and browns. You can incorporate these shades with cushions, throws and rugs, or even paint an accent wall. This creates an inviting and warm atmosphere, making your home feel like a haven on chilly autumn evenings. Pictured: The AW23 Modern Collection from John Lewis.
Play with Texture: Texture is key to creating a welcoming autumn atmosphere. Swap out lightweight, summery fabrics with plush, tactile materials like velvet, faux fur and wool. Imagine sinking into a velvet-covered armchair or wrapping yourself in a soft, faux fur throw. These textures provide comfort and add visual interest. Pictured: Harvest from B&M Stores.
Decorate with Nature: Bring the outdoors inside by incorporating natural elements. Autumn is the perfect season to showcase pumpkins, gourds, and acorns as decorative accents, as well as darker florals and rich-hued animal prints. Pictured: AW23 NHM x Dunelm.
Light It Up: Autumn evenings are made for soft lighting so chose warm, ambient sources like candles, string lights and table lamps with soft-toned bulbs. Perfect for curling up with a good book or hosting an intimate dinner party. Pictured: Light Up Pumpkins from Lights4fun.
Layer Your Décor: Just as you layer clothing to stay warm, you can do the same with your décor. Mix and match different textures, patterns and colours to create depth and interest with blankets, rugs and a variety of cushions in complementary hues and patterns. Pictured: Autumnal Floral double bedding from Primark.
Create a Welcoming Entryway: The entryway sets the tone for your home. Welcome guests with a wreath made from autumn leaves, a seasonal doormat and lighting for darker evenings to make visitors feel at home. Autumn pumpkin doorscape products from Wayfair.