Want to enjoy a cozy fall feeling in your home but don’t want to spend a lot of time or money? There are plenty of affordable and easy ways to embrace the changing of the seasons and make your home feel festive without breaking the bank.
Here’s some great inexpensive, easy ways to bring fall into your home:
1. Fabrics and Linens in Fall Colors
Probably the most effective way to switch up your home for fall is with color. Browns, burnt oranges, and forest greens are perfect fall colors and dark reds and deep purples work as well.
Linens are a simple, relatively inexpensive way to add these colors into your décor. Pillows, or even just pillow covers, and blankets on furniture in living rooms and bedrooms, and towels and curtains in your bathrooms and kitchen are easy to switch up. The best thing is that all of these pieces are simple to store, without taking up too much room, once spring comes around and you likely want to swap everything out for lighter tones.
2. Leaves and other Foliage
Leaves strewn across a mantle, or in a bowl on a table really brings in a festive fall feel. You can purchase very realistic looking fake leaves at most craft stores, or you can use the real leaves found in your yard or park – but you will have to switch these up often because they will become brittle and flake off.
Wreaths made from twigs, leaves, winter berries, fall ribbon and pinecones can be displayed in any room in your home or on your front door to give it an instant fall look.
Chopped wood piled into one of those decorative wood baskets displayed beside your fireplace means fireplace season is here! There’s nothing that says cooler weather more than watching and listening to a crackling fire, but even seeing the wood reminds you of those cozy cuddly nights!
Pumpkins! Is there anything that screams fall more than pumpkins?! Not just for Halloween anymore – from the time the pumpkin spice lattes arrive at Starbucks in September right up until Christmas – pumpkins rule the season!
Buy (or grow!) a few small pumpkins, or other squashes or gourds, to place on your tables and mantles or get some larger ones for your front porch. Pumpkin spice candles and room sprays can give off the essence of fall – as can baking a pumpkin pie!
These are all easy ways to bring fall into your home that may not break your bank. Let your kids or grandkids help you decorate and celebrate the season.
You Might be Wondering:
What Is Fall/Autumn Season?
Autumn, interchangeably known as fall in North America, is one of the four temperate seasons. Autumn marks the transition from summer into winter, in September (Northern Hemisphere) or March (Southern Hemisphere), when the arrival of night becomes noticeably earlier and the temperature cools considerably. One of its main features is the shedding of leaves from deciduous trees.
In North America, autumn is usually considered to start with the September equinox and end with the winter solstice (21 or 22 December).