Autumn Home Decor Tips

With Autumn approaching, it’s time to ditch your light florals and pastel colours and make the home look and feel super cosy and warm. As evenings slowly get darker and darker, there’s nothing quite like coming back to a soft and snug living room and bedroom. Aside from the obvious throws and cushions, here are ten ways to make your home so gorgeously cosy, you’ll actually be excited for that cold weather to home!

1. Warm Leather

Warm brown toned leather seats or sofas with soft, beaten up surfaces look absolutely great in an Autumnal scheme. Get that gentleman’s country club look with this beautiful seat from Shabby Store.

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This gorgeous and unique bench from Shabby Store makes an amazing statement

2. Autumnal Tones

There’s no shame in bringing a few tasteful orange and brown leaf colours into your home. As long as things don’t end up looking like a strange plastic autumn shopfront, a couple of pretty orange chrysanthemums and some leaves collected by your little darlings will surely impress your mother-in-law.


3. Vintage Crockery

Trawl your local charity shops for the most attractive pieces which always seem to come into their own in the colder months. When summer returns and you’re bored of them again – just donate them back!


4. Bring in Natural Wood

Everyone knows that the very best thing about Autumn is going for crisp walks, kicking up crunchy piles of leaves. Elements of natural wood will bring the beautiful outside in.

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We love this twist driftwood table lamp from Shabby Store

5. Warm Colours

Always wanted a rich teal blue living room but couldn’t quite take the plunge? Now’s your chance! Jewel colours bring an instant warmth and cosiness that everyone will appreciate during autumn.


6. Natural Fabrics

During Autumn, beautiful fabrics like calico, hessian and raw silk really do come into their own. It’s easy to pick up a couple of metres from your local fabric shop or stall and use as a table runner or wrapped around a vase.


7. Scent of the Season

Replace your usual fresh linen or sweet vanilla scent with something a little more spicy. Reed diffusers permeate the whole house really well.


8. You’ve been Framed

Autumn and winter are a great time to get closer to your family and spend lots of time hanging out. Why not frame up some of your favourite photos or use canvas for a sweet reminder.

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This 9 photo frame from Shabby Store makes a simple and pretty statement just about wherever you decide to hang it.

9. Fairy Lights

The more the better. String these little babies up around your mirror, your picture frames, the bedheads and on the banister for a little early Christmas charm.


10. Warm Metals

Copper and gold will give your home instant warmth and cosiness with no tacky fake fur necessary. The most glam way to do cosy Autumn style possible.


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