It is officially the first day of Fall and while some of you may be mourning the end of Summer, I am over here celebrating (Pumpkin Spice Lattes all around!). Fall is my absolute favourite time of year. It is by far the coziest with al of the chunky knit throws, the emergence of chai tea lattes and the insanely oversized scarves (If this makes me basic then I don’t care). It means breezier days calling for layered outfits, cooler nights where I can leave the windows open and all of the beautiful colours that define Autumn. This Summer was so brutal when it came to the humidity that I am completely embracing the beginning of Fall. I put out my Fall decor a couple weeks ago (Check out that shelfie below;)), which may have been a little premature but I was ready for a change. This week I am dedicating my post to Fall decor that will make you forget about the end of Summer and make you Fall for the home!
Tip: A small touch of greenery goes a long way! Add touches of real greenery wherever you can to get that natural feel without having to spend on fresh bouquets all the time.
I tend to be a little of a traditionalist when it comes to Fall decor. I love pumpkins (any colour, size, fake or real. I will take them all please!) I love rich jewel tones (jade green, deep aubergine, burnt orange) and I love added textures (luxe velvet, chunky knits, natural wool). This year I am seeing all of these classics in Fall collections everywhere but I am also seeing some new colour combinations and style pairings. One of my favourites is blending pastels with the deep hues. Try pairing blush pink with the dark maroon hues or mixing a burnt orange with a Tiffany blue. Both of these colour palettes are very current and make transitioning from Summer to Fall effortless. If you are looking for something a little more classic but still want “bold” try pairing a rich turquoise with an eggplant hue. These are equally saturated and will lend a chic and dramatic palette for the Fall.
I love to play with blues and greens but this year since I have a lot of brass and gold elements (including my new round mirror, now on sale at Target!) I put little touches of brownish-yellows and orange to update the space for Fall.
I have also kept some of my favourite Summer prints out, such as my Rifle Paper Co. peony print and Moroccan inspired bedding, because I love a little touch of floral and the navy and turquoise scheme of my bedding will continue to fit in into the winter months.
Don’t be afraid to mix up Summer blues and pinks in with your Fall decor, it will keep your home feeling fresh, bright and incredibly stylish.
Splurge and invest in a Moroccan pouf and sheepskin that will lend style to any space all year round.
For my “Fall for the Home” round-up I have gathered some of my favourite pieces for the entire home that will make freshening up your home super easy. I went warm with brassy metallics, luxe with fabrics and incorporated my favourite hue for fall, jade green! There are so many amazing pieces (including some timeless furnishings, I mean that secretary desk though!) out right now and now is the time to snatch them up before they sell out! Now it may be time to put away the seashells and starfish but have fun mixing these Fall pieces with your favourite Summer pillows, candles and decor.
Get cozy and enjoy the change of seasons (But let’s not wish for Winter just yet, I am not ready for snow!) Enjoy your seasonal sips and blanket scarves, bust out the Fall booties and lets get creative in the home! Happy shopping and decorating everyone!