11 Ways to Add Fall to Your Home

Fall is an amazing time to transform your home. It’s hands down my favorite season to decorate. I love after a long, hot summer, the days getting crisper and cooler. We break out the boots. Football is on all day Saturday, so we spend time together as a family and eat delicious food. The leaves turn gorgeous colors and I’m in awe of the beauty around us.

Something about the fall just cozily shouts family, good food, wonderful sights, tastes and smells. Maybe it’s the time leading up to Thanksgiving? All I know is that it’s just wonderful. When I was younger, I said spring was my favorite season, but it has quickly become fall in recent years.

11 Ways to Add Fall to Your Home

So, let’s talk decorating your home for Fall. I love nothing more than to pull out my fun decor and just go to town trying to find new and different ways to infuse my home will autumnal charm. And … I like to shop for it too. No lie. :)

But sometimes when it comes to decorating for a holiday or season, I find myself trying to figure out where to start. I want my home to be beautiful and festive, but not cheesy, you know? There’s a lot of cheese out there, and I could just go buy it all up and throw it all over my house. But I’d rather take a more subtle and beautiful direction with my home.

Here are some of my favorite ways to decorate for my favorite season …

1. Chalkboard: can translate into any season, but I really love it for Fall

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Harvest Chalkboard Mantel from Nest of Posies

Nest of Posies

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Harvest Mantel from The Happy Housie

The Happy Housie

2. Leaves & Sticks: bring the outdoors in

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Festive Decor from Four Generations One Roof

Four Generations One Roof

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Dining Room from Liz Marie Blog

Liz Marie Blog

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Mantel from At the Picket Fence

At The Picket Fence

3. Pumpkins & Gourds: obviously :)

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Dining Room from Jennifer Rizzo

Jennifer Rizzo

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Festive Entry from BHG

Better Homes and Gardens

4. Apples: fresh and seasonal

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Caramel Apples from My Sweet Savannah

My Sweet Savannah

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Decorate with Apples from Jennifer Rizzo

Jennifer Rizzo

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Mantel from The Turquoise Home

The Turquoise Home

5. Burlap: nubby, cozy and textured

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Burlap Bow from Thistlewood Farm Thistlewood Farm

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Mantel from A Cultivated Nest

A Cultivated Nest

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Burlap Embroidery Hoop Wreath from The Lily Pad Cottage

The Lily Pad Cottage

6. Mums: beautiful autumn hues

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Decorating with Mums from Eclectically Vintage

Eclectically Vintage

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Decorating with Mums from At Home on the Bay

At Home on the Bay

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Mums and Pumpkins from Four Generations One Roof

Four Generations One Roof

7. Acorns & Pinecones: once again, bring the outdoors in

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Acorn Frame from BHG

Better Homes and Gardens

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Autumn Tablescape from Miss Mustard Seed

Miss Mustard Seed

8. Fresh pillow covers: quickly changes the feel of the room

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Burlap Houndstooth Pillow from Making Home Base

Making Home Base

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Pillows from Pottery Barn

Pottery Barn

9. Mercury glass: rustic glam (or farm sexy, as we call it around here)

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Mercury Glass Pumpkins from Hooked on Houses

Hooked on Houses

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Mercury Glass Pumpkins from Pottery Barn

Pottery Barn

10. Rustic, wooden elements: warm fall textures and colors

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Picket Fence from At the Picket Fence

At the Picket Fence

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Mantel from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

11. Books: in fall colors, invite you to cozy up and read by the fire

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Decor from The Shabby Creek Cottage

 The Shabby Creek Cottage

 

11 Ways to add Fall to your Home | Fall Decor from The Turquoise Home

The Turquoise Home

Hopefully this round-up will get your creative juices flowing. Don’t forget when decorating for the seasons to always shop your house first! Try out old items in unexpected ways. For instance, I had everything on my mantel except for the faux pumpkin and the pinecone filler, which cost me about $7 at Hobby Lobby. Bringing fall decor into your home doesn’t have to be expensive!

And trust me, you’ll want to follow my Fall Decor board on Pinterest. I’ve been pinning fall inspiration like crazy and will keep it up. So stay inspired!

 

 

Happy Fall, y’all!

 

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