How To Prepare Your Home For Fall

Put away the pastels and prepare for fall. The seasons are changing and so should the decor in your home! Whether you are looking for simple upgrades or full transformations reflected by the fall home trends of 2018, our list will help you prepare your home for fall.


Swap in Seasonal Greenery

Out with the bright coloured flowers and in with the deep lush colours of fall with a simple change this season. Using plants and greenery in your fall home decor will incorporate a subtle use of colours into different areas of your home. Create a stunning centerpiece using both seasonal floral arrangements and foraged clippings from your yard to tie everything together. This is a great decor option, especially leading up to Thanksgiving.


Add Warmth and Texture Through Accessories

Swap out your light summer throw blankets and pastel accent pillows for more prominent thick blankets and fall coloured accessories. By adding in texture through room accessories, it will create a more dynamic look in any room in your home. Flannel is a common texture for the fall and winter, but consider trying velvet as your accent texture. This subdued fabric adds a touch of elegance to any space. Check out some of these options from CB2 that will guarantee a more luxurious look.


Mid Century Modern Elements

The standard fall home design has influences of mid-century modern design, which includes touches of wood detailing and vintage pieces combined with a classic and sleek look. This style blends splashes of bold color and patterns with clean lined furniture to create space that focuses on function over fashion. Try adding robust wooden accents as side tables, bookshelves, and accessories to start your mid century modern conversion. This accent table from Article gives a modern mix of wood and metal that adds a sleek look to your living room or bedroom.


Storage Options for Cold Weather Accessories

As the season gets colder, the scarves, mitts, and hats begin to circulate back into our wardrobes. Look to create storage options for these cold weather accessories with functional furniture pieces. Dress up your foyer with a stunning storage bench like this wooden option from Wayfair that provides ample storage space for your hats and scarves, and also tying into the mid century modern aesthetic that was mentioned previously.