Fall Decor Living Room Ideas

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Guess what we did? If you are looking for some decor inspiration, check out these new fall decor living room ideas!

These ideas will help you create a warm and inviting space for your friends and family to gather in this autumn. So get inspired and let’s decorate!

Fall Decor Living Room Ideas

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Autumn Colors

Fall Decor Living Room

There is something so warm and cozy about autumn colors. The list of gorgeous fall colors is a long one, but these are some of my favorites. Orange, gold, russet, aubergine, cranberry.

One of my favorite things about the fall palette is that the colors not only complement each other but augment and bolster each other.

I have a confession to make. Our living room is the hardest room in our home to decorate. The overall space is large and yet the individual areas seem just a smidge too small. And, the light on the living room side of the house is fickle which means the living room is usually pretty dark.

Fall, however, looks amazing in our living room. The colors seem to perk up the room and lighten it from within.

Ready for my fall decor living room ideas?

Pillow Covers

Fall Decor Living Room

One of the easiest and least expensive ways to add fall to your living room is by changing out your pillow covers. Just the covers, not the whole pillow.

I have a large stack of pillow covers that I have made. Two of my favorite things are art and sewing and I combined them into a sewing technique called free motion stitch embroidery. First, I paint a design on a plain pillow cover and then I sew around the painted areas which makes the painted design really pop.

Last year, I made the fall leaves pillow. Be sure to check out the post because you won’t believe the transformation from a plain pillow cover into a gorgeous work of art. Here is a link to all of my free motion embroidery pillow covers! You are going to be so inspired to make your own!

The pillow inserts stay on the couches and then I just change out the covers each season. It makes storage really simple and, I might add, compact. I organize the covers by season and keep them in clear containers so that it is easy to find each cover.

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Mix Vintage and New

Fall Decor Living Room

Our home is filled with a mixture of vintage and new. In the picture above, can you tell which items are new and which are vintage?

You may be surprised to learn that the table to the left of the photo is new. Of course, the faux fall foliage is new too.

Fall Decor Living Room

So which items are vintage? A lot of them! The vintage counter, french chairs (from Debra Hall Lifestyle), windows on the wall, sconces, calf bucket (with flowers), books, wood box, ironstone compote, and the cranberry punch bowl are all vintage.

The vintage counter (which is under the window) is a piece that I treasure. It is fabled that the piece lived in the home of a famous actress. I choose to believe that it is true. It makes the piece more interesting I think, don’t you?

Fall Decor Living Room

Styled on the counter is a mixture of old and new as well. The faux leaves, the faux pumpkin that I decoupaged with fall napkins, the fall-scented candle, my DIY whitewash beaded cake stand, and the lamp are all new.

Create a Cozy Space for Quiet Time

Fall Decor Living Room

We have two seating areas in our living room. The first is adjacent to our fireplace. My husband loves to sit by the fire and read in the evenings. In the fall, after the sun has set and we’ve had dinner, he will bring a glass of wine into the living room, turn on the fireplace and read for a while.

This room is peaceful to him and it is quiet for reading.

Fall Decor Living Room

The photo above is a view that I don’t often show. I’m not sure why, because I really like this photo. I love the vintage empty window frames that are on either side of the french doors.

Fall Decor Living Room

The area in front of the fireplace is also a mix of vintage and new. I created the coffee table by painting an old chest and adding vintage tin tiles to the top. You can find the post on how I created it here.

Fall Decor Living Room Ideas

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Fall Decor Living Room Ideas

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12 Comments

  1. So beautiful, Leslie! I love the 2 round covered baskets you have in front of your fireplace. Can you provide a resource? Thank you.

  2. Now you finally have shown a room in your house that Iโ€™ve been waiting to see because I couldnโ€™t find it in previous blogs, the living room. When you enter through front door its to your rightโ€ฆbig, pretty room!

  3. I have used several of your DIY projects in my own home and I appreciate your sharing them! You have a more interesting style of anyone else I follow. I ordered the large crock for me and both of my daughters and we love them!

  4. I see that beautiful cranberry bowl with the faux eucalyptus. I don’t see a link for it. Can you please share where you purchased it? It’s so pretty for fall. I purchased 2 sets of your rose gold candle stick holders and would love to have this bowl for a dinner party that we are hosting in October. Thank you Leslie.

    1. Hi Debbie – the cranberry glass bowl is amazingly spectacular. Unfortunately, it is a one of a kind that I purchased on Ebay. I am so happy that you were able to purchase the rose gold candlesticks, they are my go to!

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