Five Ways to Ease Into Autumn Decor
Labor Day is here and it is beginning to feel more like fall. Today I am sharing five ways to ease into Autumn decor.
Fall might just be my favorite season. Autumn decor offers such spectacular colors that can be added to any room for an instant pop of fall! Looking for some creative ways to add Autumn decor to your home? You have come to the right place!
It’s so fun to add autumn decor to your home. But here’s the thing. It doesn’t have to be hard. Check out my five tips to help you ease into Autumn decor.
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Decorating for the autumn season doesn’t;t have to be hard. In fact, it should be easy.
I have been gradually decorating our home for a few weeks now. Because it still feels like summer here I decided to do it gradually. I also was not ready for our entire home to have autumn decor at once. I wanted to ease into the new season
Today I am sharing five ways you can ease into your autumn decor.
Tip #1 – Don’t Feel Rushed
You do not have to change the seasons in your home all at once. Take your time and do it gradually.
As I mentioned, I didn’t want to have my entire home full of autumn decor while it was still 100 degrees outside. So I added some light decor and added a bit more each week. To be completely honest, I haven’t even brought the fall bins down from the attic. So that is the primary reason you only see one pumpkin in our home. I just happened to see this one at TJMaxx and it went straight from the bag to the general store counter in our living room.
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Tip #2 – Use What You Have and Add to It
My summer decor this year was inspired by our beach house and I used a lot of aqua and green. I thought it might be fun to add to this decor rather than start over.
So what was my inspiration?
We have a painting over our fireplace that was painted by a dear friend of ours, Ray Turner. If you look closely, you can see the colors are dark brown/black, aqua, and orange highlight. Why not go with that, right?
Tip #3 – Use Fall Florals For Color
Fall is the perfect time of year to add colored branches and florals. They are all gorgeous and I am so in love with the autumn decor foliage that is available this year. (See below.)
I bought these pinkish/orange leaves a few years ago and had them all over my house. These leaves are something each year, when I pull them out, they make me smile knowing for years to come, they will adorn our house.
These maple leaves are new this year and I listed them below. I love the array of colors and they look so great in the light. I still have a ton of fall florals that I need to bring them all out next week.
Tip #4 – Change to Fall Pillow Covers
Most normal people buy new fall pillow covers. Or use ones they already own.
Making your own pillow covers is not that hard, I promise, you can find full instructions here. There are so many amazing decor fabrics to choose from, so I usually make them every season.
I made some sage green burlap pillow covers (from some leftover fabric) and some green pin-striped covers. I made the aqua floral covers earlier for summer.
Tip #5 – Use Metals (Copper) as an Accent
Adding some highlights of copper, brass, gold, or even silver to your home can be great for fall. I absolutely love this copper pot filled with some wonderful fall florals.
I love these vintage chairs which I got from Debra at Debra Hall Lifestyle. Aren’t they amazing?
Frequently Asked Questions
First, shop your own home. What do you already have that helps to make your home feel warm and cozy? Adding faux fall florals is a really easy way to add Autumn colors for very little money. See the photos below for inexpensive options from Amazon.
Easy ways to ease into Autumn. Click on the photos below to add some faux Autumn foliage to your home.
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I’m easing into autumn, too…so much summer beauty still to love. Loving the copper! Thanks for always inspiring.
Thank YOU Leslie!
So beautiful! I love all of your fall foliage. Happy Fall, my friend.
Thank you Renae, right back at you!
I love al your ideas . So similar to my own but I’m from the northeast central New York so I just enjoy the California views so much. I have pumpkins I bought from you last year just love them and yes of course they are pink !!! Have a great day. KK
I am so happy to hear that! I hope you are having a fantastic day as well, Kathy! Thanks!
Do you decorate with Halloween items at all or just go directly into fall only?
There will be Halloween soon!
Yes cannot wait to see Halloween decor