Here is another guest post of our Fall Decorating Ideas Series. Four Fabulous Autumn Decorating Tips for your Home
As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, you may be starting to think of ways to create a cozier home for the season ahead. If you are ready for a change, here are four ways to update your home decor for autumn.
Work from the Outside In
Your home’s exterior is the first thing that your guests see when they arrive at your home so it makes sense to add a few autumnal touches to the outside of your home before you start working on the interior. A simple wreath boasting pine cones and autumnal leaves can add a welcoming touch to your home and you can create a cosy atmosphere with a lantern or two. This article gives a great step by step tutorial should you wish to create your own seasonal wreath. Finish your exterior autumnal display with a few carved pumpkins or alternatively paint them black and gold for a dramatic effect.
Hang Heavier Curtains
As the nights get colder, your home needs to work harder to keep the heat in. Home furnishings play a huge part in insulating your home and replacing your existing curtains with a heavier, more luxurious design will create cozier rooms in an instant. Opt for rich plum shades or rustic brown hues and add an autumnal feel to your home instantly.
Add Autumnal Accessories
If you want to welcome the beauty of autumn into your home this year, you can do it simply by adding accessories in this season’s key colors and patterns. If you are on a budget, accessorize your bed with a cable knit throw or add a few scatter cushions in deep magenta. If you really want to make a statement, invest in a new bed altogether. Nothing makes a bedroom cosier than a king-size sleigh bed like the ones from Revival Beds Place your bed in the center of your room to create a focal point in your room and dress it to suit the season.
Create a Fall Themed Centerpiece
Transforming your dining area with a beautiful fall themed centerpiece needn’t be expensive. Simply gather some crisp autumn leaves and place them in a glass bowl and include berries, pine cones, mini pumpkins and dried orange slices to add a subtle
This post was written by Vickie Bailey who is a keen home decorator and loves to blog on great home DIY and design ideas. ‘