Is your home in desperate need of a Fall revamp?
The changing seasons make for the perfect excuse to refresh your space with seasonal accessories or a couple of conversation pieces. The trick is to avoid kitsch items, and find pieces that fit with seamlessly with the style of your home and decor. Most importantly, have fun with it!
Not only are lanterns popularly associated with all things Fall and Halloween, but they are actually extremely on-trend in 2016!
Refurbishing Thrift Store Finds
Photo By: David A. Land (styled by Elizabeth Demos). Found via HGTV.com
Feeling bold? For an inexpensive yet transformative Fall refresh, visit your local thrift store and find some inexpensive pieces. Done right, painted furniture can be chic and eye-catching.
Changing Out Pictures in Frames
The absolute simplest seasonal home update is changing out your framed pictures. The design above is simple, contemporary and unique.
The above home shows a modern take on Autumn décor, while still adding a touch of holiday-friendly comfort. The perfect compromise! The easiest way to achieve this effect is to swap out your fabrics. Expertly curated pillows, blankets and rugs can completely change a space.
If you’ve been to your local Target or Hobby Lobby, you may have noticed the latest antler trend! Trends are fun, but it’s always better to add your own twist. Avoid big box stores and go “on the hunt” instead at thrift shops, farmer’s markets, or (if you prefer faux antlers) local design shops. Antler’s give a space a rustic touch without having to go full-cabin!
A fun holiday project for the family! Painted pumpkins are stylish, and completely customizable. If you’re no Martha Stewart, buy them online instead! Etsy has an endless supply of homemade options.
If you’re feeling adventurous and antlers aren’t your thing, pitchforks are a rarely seen in decor but serve as a fun and surprising addition. The above space uses rustic elements to add a comfy feel to an otherwise transitional kitchen.
Candles are always a Fall must-have. They add an element of warmth. With candles, placement is everything. How cool is the placement idea featured above? Don’t be afraid to step out of the box!
Set the table
Your family will be spending more time indoors during the Autumn season and you’ll probably have some surprise visitors. Keeping your table set with a few seasonal pieces is a simple and classy way to impress visitors with your home-making skills.
When in Doubt, Just Add Leaves