There’s nothing quite like the excitement of welcoming a new season with fresh, new decor. Begin by gathering and packing your summer vibe items such as seashells, faux summer flowers, and any other decorations you used throughout the summer. Keep them organized by storing them in a designated location adjacent to other seasonal decor and in a way that’s easy to find next year. The best storage option is labeled plastic bins with lids. Start early in the new season to allow enough time to stay organized and enjoy the process!
What is the Ideal way to begin decorating for fall?
Get inspired by nature! Look outside and select a color palette that is pleasing to you. It doesn’t need to be orange; it can be any hue in muted, darker shades. It might be difficult to have fresh flowers every few days, but you can replace your summery flowers with darker faux flowers and stems, located in local craft stores. You can also go outside and gather branches. The colors are beautiful and it’s also free! Put them in a vase with some water and enjoy the magic of nature!
Cozy up with warm colors! Add warmth to your decor by changing your pillows with the season. This is another great way to re-decorate your home and make it feel fresh. Look for pillow covers only and use the same pillow insert you already have, this will save you money and storage space.
Include seasonal texture in your decor! Mix different types of fabrics in your pillows, throw blankets, and table runners including lovely linen, velvet, and burlap fabrics.
Add signs and artwork! Artwork can get expensive especially if it’s only to be used for one season of the year. You can DIY by printing pictures of beautiful fall scenery, fall statements (Fall is For Friends and Family!), and framing them.
Layer your decor! Include different sizes and shapes of pillows, a throw blanket, candles with a wooden object, and a coffee table book for a complete Autumn decorating look.
Use candles galore! Candles are the one thing that can make any space feel cozy and homey. Pick candles in dark fall colors to finish the look.
And finally, remember your front door! A few fall plants placed in rustic pots and pumpkins will make your front entryway an exciting way to welcome the fall season!
Happy Organizing and Decorating!
Contact Lubbi Saed, Interior Designer, at Ideal Organizing and Design.