40 Modern Fall Decorating Ideas for a Festive Home


“Always know the size of your room before you make any changes in your décor,” Michael Helwig, interior designer at Michael Helwig Interiors, says. Measure your ceilings, your walls, your floors—and any pieces of furniture you plan to keep around. Dark green decor accents will bring a nature-inspired feel to your interiors. Swap white walls for beige to maintain a neutral feel while adding warmth. This Scandinavian apartment from Fantastic Frank pairs beige walls with gray, black, and blue accents for a modern feel.

  • The charm of pinecone centerpieces lies in their natural allure, and versatility.
  • Michelle and her team work closely with each client to thoughtfully create fresh and livable environments that beautifully embrace their personal style and each family’s day-to-day needs.
  • We can learn a lot from the professional stagers who take care of model home kitchens, living rooms, bedrooms, and all the little nooks and crannies in between.
  • First, remove and donate books that you’re sure you won’t read again and allow for tidy organization of upright bookends and horizontal placement.
  • It’s also important to note that most of IKEA’s furniture pieces require assembly, and the directions can be confusing.

As a failsafe hallway decorating idea, a garland will create a welcoming first impression for guests. Just a few tips – whether you go real or fake – one threaded with wire will make it easier to wind around the banister securely. If you do go for a real one, pick foliage known not to drop, wilt or brown quickly. Brighten up your Christmas decorating with the best neon lights. Create this sweet scheme by tying ribbons to the branches and pair your pink decor with silver and gold metallic touches to bring in some sparkle too. ‘Like the moon across water, the play of light through rich shades of copper and iridescent blues brings decadent splendour with a sprinkle of sparkle,’ explains Billings-Cray.

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Just a hint of orange may be all your space needs to feel fully fall. Arrange a small bouquet of orange flowers, likeBecca Interiorsdid in the living room above, or rely on a hint of the hue in a throw pillow, blanket, or a pumpkin or two. Open shelves are the ideal place to design a fall-themed vignette. Using pumpkins, candlesticks, vases, and other object you can show off both your favorite fall items and your eye for styling. Come autumn, display moodier-colored flowers, like mums or African daisies, in rich reds, oranges, and neutrals.