Once the leaves start turning into beautiful reds & browns and falling to the ground, it is time to say our final farewell to Summer. Even though I absolutely love the UK Summer, I think that Autumn is the most beautiful season of the year; for it is full of colour and beauty. Over the last few weeks I feel as though the once bright daylight that streamed into our house feels rarer and rarer.
As well as updating mine and my family’s wardrobe for the new season I have also been getting my home ready for the changes, by adding a few cosy autumnal touches, which I talked about recently. So with that in mind, if you too are looking for some home decor inspiration then here are a few ways you can add Autumnal style into your home.
1/ Soft leather. Add in bags of style to your home with brown leather chairs or sofas (or a bed like ours below) for a real country/vintage look. I have softened up our potentially masculine looking bedroom, with pastel cushions and warm throws.
2/ Oranges, browns & greens. Add in autumnal colours to your home such as brown faux-fur cushions or a sage green rug. This will instantly give a room a warmer feeling. Perhaps add in curtains into your home too for something a little thicker and warmer for the room.
3/ Materials. Go for natural materials in your home such as wicker baskets, oak tables, copper, wire and slate accessories. These kinds of natural materials are beautiful and earthy (reflective of the changes outdoors) plus they will help to bring the outside, in.
4/ Display. Instead of pink & green blooms that we have been lusting over Instagram all Summer…this season is all about twigs and foliage in vases and bottles. Go for branches, pumpkins and candles and keep it all very chic and simple.
5/ Cosy. We are talking anything warm & cosy right now!…blankets, throws, cushions, scented candles and duvets will all help to keep you and your family warm during the colder months. Plus they look great in your living spaces too!
This new grey shaggy rug above has been a really cosy addition to our home.
6/ Get creative. If you are throwing a Halloween party or dinner then make your own centerpieces using foliage, leaves, twigs and candles. Or maybe fill a fish-bowl vase full of rosy apples & pears. This will give the room a feeling of the new season and make your party that little bit more special.
How have you been preparing for Autumn & Winter in your home? Please do share your tips!
Love, Jess x