6 Fall Inspired Decorating Tips for Your Home

October 25, 2017 3 min read

Aerial view of a wooden dining room table with green leaves and white and gold plates and a frosted cake.

A change in season always calls for a change in your decorating! And with the temperatures dropping and the leaves changing colors, it’s apparent that the beginning of fall is upon us. Adding autumn touches to your home’s décor is one of the best ways to welcome the new season.

With the rich colors of fall, the opportunities for both the interior and exterior of your home are endless. Whether you’re looking for a rich and robust look or a subtle and subdued look, try incorporating one of our favorite fall decorating ideas into your home!

1. Warm Things Up With New Pillows and Throw Blankets

It’s time to swap out the lightweight fabrics with heavier ones! Pack away your linen and cotton pillows, and replace them with luxe velvet ones in rich, fall shades. From warm maroons to burnt oranges, use the changing leaves as inspiration for the perfect seasonal accessories. Don’t forget about incorporating heavier throw blankets too! They’re perfect for cozying up by the fire with, making your space even more inviting.

2. Freshen Up the Front Door

With many big holidays coming up, you want your guests to feel invited into your home. What better way to make a great first impression than sprucing up your entryway? Between pumpkins, gourds, croton, wreaths, and mums; there are plenty of different ways to add a festive touch to your front porch. If your door is looking a little dull, you may want to think of purchasing a can of exterior paint before the weather gets too cold to paint!

3. Add Natural Elements

Nature offers so much beauty in the fall. Use it as inspiration for every room in your home! Use firewood for decorative, yet functional flair to your living room. It will add the perfect woodsy charm to your home! In addition, there are many beautiful flowering plants and greenery that thrive during the fall season, which make the perfect decorations for bedrooms and guestrooms.

4. Create a Festive Centerpiece for Your Table

Fall is a great season for entertaining. Between holidays and dinner parties, a festive centerpiece is the perfect addition to your table. Keep it casual by creating an edible centerpiece using different colored apples and other fall favorites, or add a more formal touch by creating a beautiful flower arrangement in an old antique china piece. There are tons of DIY fall centerpieces on Pinterest that you can try!

5. Craft a Gorgeous Wreath

Wreaths aren’t only meant for the outdoors. Depending on the materials you use, a wreath is a wonderful and festive addition to both the interior and exterior of your home. Try using woven bark or burlap for a simple and elegant interior wreath, or faux flowers, pinecones, and leaves for a bright and cheery exterior wreath. Make it even more personalized with a mini chalkboard greeting or wooden letter!

6. Add a Fresh Coat of Paint

Looking to breathe a new life into your space in time for the holidays? A fresh coat of paint can do that! Rich reds, deep blues, and warm yellows are great interior paint options for the fall that will look stunning all year long. These inviting colors will have both you and your guests feel relaxed. Not ready to paint a room? No worries! Try painting an old piece of furniture for a smaller DIY project that will have a similar effect.

Paint and Decorating Stores in Pennsylvania

Whether you’re welcoming fall with a fresh can of paint, wallpaper, or window treatments for your home, you can trust the experts at Gleco Paint Stores in Easton, Scranton, and Mt. Pocono, PA, for all of your home design needs. For more information about the products offered at our locations, please do not hesitate to stop in or contact us today!


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