5 Fall Decorating Tricks

Get your home cool-weather ready with our ideas for cozying up your space in a hurry.

Fall Decorating: Layer Up

Photo: Lisa Romerein

Layer Up

In the same way that you dress yourself for cooler weather, add layers to your home with pillows and throw blankets. Use this time to experiment with mixing textures, patterns, and colors.

Fall Decorating: Think Warm Tones

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Think Warm Tones

Even bright white can feel autumnal when combined with warm oranges and browns. Consider giving those seaglass tones a break until spring in favor of more seasonal pillows or throws.

Fall Decorating: But Not Just Orange

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But Not Just Orange

When adding fall color, orange is not your only option. Jewel tones of deep purple, magenta, and even dark teal can go a long way in warming up a space.

Fall Decorating: Create a Cozy Nook

Photo:  Annie Schlecter

Create a Cozy Nook

Even seldom-used areas of the home can be cozied-up. The addition of a daybed turned this pass-through porch nook into a comfortable destination for curling up with a good book. Throw pillows with plenty of texture warm up the cotton duck mattress cover.

Fall Decorating: Accessorize

Photo: Lisa Romerein


Pull those accessories out of the closet. In the warm summer months you may have craved a simpler look, but during the cold, dark winter, seeing your favorite things will offer a sense of comfort.

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