Sophisticated Fall Decor Ideas for a Cozy Space

If you’re anything like me, your home decor changes with the seasons. And right now, I’m filled with fall decor ideas!

As summer draws to a close, I tuck away lightweight fabrics and fruity scents to make way for cozy knits and warm autumnal colors. But instead of kitschy Halloween decorations, I like to add sophisticated seasonal decor I can keep out until it’s time to put up my Christmas lights.

Even the simplest of swaps— such as changing pillow covers, table decorations, or wall art— can instantly transform your home from a summer sanctuary to an inviting autumn space. So to help you cozy up your space, I’ve rounded up five of my top fall decor ideas below.

 

These 5 fall decor ideas are guaranteed to add a chic, cozy feel to your home.

 

Opt for a warm autumnal color palette.

When swapping out your home decor for fall, stick to a warm autumnal color palette of oranges, reds, yellows, and browns. Reminiscent of changing leaves, these earthy hues have a distinctly fall feel. Incorporate your seasonal palette throughout the house using color-coordinated pillows, tabletop decorations, or even a chic hand-blown drinkware set. Your place will instantly feel a bit more inviting.

Crate & Barrel Taylor Hurricane and Autumn Candlelight Arrangement Fall Table Arrangements Autumn Home Decor Ideas

Crate & Barrel Taylor Hurricane and Autumn Candlelight Arrangement ($6.95 – $39.95)

West Elm Happy Harvest Pillow Cover Set

West Elm Happy Harvest Pillow Cover Set ($32.50- $129)

Our Place Warm Drinking Glasses Easy Fall Decor Ideas for Small Kitchens Apartments

Our Place Warm Hand-Blown Drinking Glasses ($85)

 

Add textured throw blankets and accent pillows.

Now that temperatures are dropping, it’s time to swap out lightweight summer linen and cotton for heavier knits and faux-fur fabrics. Chunky knit throw blankets, faux-fur pillow covers, and sheepskin rugs make your couch, bed, and accent chairs feel super soft and cozy. On a cold November morning, all you’ll want to do is curl up with a cup of coffee, a comfy fall outfit, and a good book— preferably in front of a crackling fireplace.

For Fall 2021, I can’t get enough of the luxurious throw blankets, pillows, and bedding sets from The Citizenry. While their products are a bit of a splurge, they’re well worth it! The global home decor brand uses superior-quality, ethically sourced natural fibers like wool and leather. Not to mention, many of their products are handmade by skilled artisans to preserve traditions and celebrate the incredible craftsmanship around the globe.

The Citizenry Celeste Handwoven Chunky Wool Throw Blanket Decorating Ideas for Autumn

The Citizenry Celeste Handwoven Chunky Wool Throw Blanket ($495)

The Citizenry Sheepskin Throw Tan Fall Decor Ideas

The Citizenry Tan Sheepskin Throw ($175)

The Citizenry Dhara Square Leather Pillow Fall Decor Ideas Living Room Couch Throw Pillows

The Citizenry Dhara Square Leather Pillow ($175)

 

Add inviting lighting that doubles as art.

As the days get shorter, you’ll need to come up with a few fall lighting solutions to brighten your space after the sun goes down. Instead of harsh overhead lighting or boring table lamps, liven up your space using artsy accent lights, string lights, and unique floor lamps. Not only will they accommodate for the lack of natural light, but they’ll add a sophisticated feel to the room. These fall lighting ideas are guaranteed conversation starters.

West Elm Revolve Table Lamp Fall Decor Ideas Inviting Lighting Solutions

West Elm Revolve Table Lamp ($249)

Crate & Barrel Beau Brass LED Floor Lamp Lighting Ideas for Winter

Crate & Barrel Beau Brass LED Floor Lamp ($399)

Moon Shaped Salt Lamp Autumn Home Decor Ideas Fall Lighting Solutions Small Spaces

Urban Outfitters Moon-Shaped Salt Lamp ($59)

 

 Stick to simple, sophisticated seasonal decor.

Less is more when it comes to seasonal fall decor. Focus on sticking to a cohesive color palette full of different textures and classic fall symbols. A few simple pumpkins on your tabletop or a festive doormat in your entryway can be just as effective as kitschy spiderwebs and ghosts. While some Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations detract from your space, these sophisticated seasonal decorations do anything but.

Crate & Barrel Pumpkin Patch Arrangement Halloween Thanksgiving Tabletop Decorations

Crate & Barrel Pumpkin Patch Arrangement ($16.95 – $49.95)

Anthropologie Autumn Leaf Doormat Fall Home Decor Ideas

Anthropologie Autumn Leaf Doormat ($38)

West Elm Autumnal Gourds Tea Towel Fall Decor Ideas for Kitchen

West Elm Autumnal Gourds Tea Towel ($16)

 

Set the mood with fall scents.

Home decor is about more than just what you see with your eyes. It’s about what you hear, smell, taste, and feel. A space that engaging all your senses feels more interesting, more inviting, and more memorable for your guests.

And if there’s one thing that sets the mood of your space, it’s scent. Nothing beats coming home to a space that smells incredible. This autumn, look for warm, spicy fragrances that include notes of bergamot, leather, cinnamon, clove, and sandalwood. While fall scented candles are a no-brainer, don’t forget about reed diffusers, room sprays, and essential oils too.

Homesick Pumpkin Picking Reed Diffuser Fall Scents for Home

Homesick Pumpkin Picking Reed Diffuser ($39)

Anecdote Autumn Glass Candles Best Fall Scents

Anecdote Autumn Glass Candles ($32 each)

Juniper Ridge Desert Cedar Room Spray Autumn Scents for Home

Juniper Ridge Desert Cedar Room Spray ($15)

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