Out of all the responses, in my instagram QnA yesterday, one question popped more frequently than others. Budget fall decor ideas and how to decorate your home for fall, when the pockets are not feeling too generous. Tell you what? I like this. This means you are genuinely interested to make your home look good. Surely you can walk in to the next shop and buy your heart out and overnight turn your home into an autumn paradise. But the fact that you are willing to learn, willing to DIY and sweat a bit is testimony to the fact that you are genuinely interested. And this rocks my boat. Always has.
2 things to consider before you deep dive into the world of budget fall decor ideas
First, the secret to adding fall flair to your home is also one of the most basic design principle. Look for the little things, the details. Change little things through out your home for a cohesive, beautiful fall home.
Second, please do not buy everything orange. Fall decor is not so much about the color orange as it is about that cozy, snug mood that this season brings with it. It is about abundance, harvest; about imbibing those deep, autumnal colors and creating an ambience that speaks of the season. So use the entire gamut of colors that fall throws at us. Light and dark browns, ochre, maroon, green-browns and grey-browns. Tie the palette together with lots of beige and off white. You’ll see how your fall home shines!
And now, to the topic.
Budget fall decor ideas that looks absolutely smashing
- Change your kitchen towels: A fresh set of fall inspired kitchen towels can very well- and almost instantly- add fall into your home. Look for plaid or buffalo checks in brown, rust and cream. You can also add a bit of navy if your kitchen colors allow it. #Tip: Not a huge fan of colors? Go neutral but get a fall print. Maple leaves, stripes or checkered towels in neutrals look great! Add in a pumpkin and some of your wooden chopping board to the mix.
3. Work the colors on your dining with faux and fresh fruits and veggies + Amber glass: Autumn is synonymous to abundance and you’d want to use that to your advantage. Group pumpkins, apple, pears along with a few recycled ale bottles. Add foliage and candles. Voila! The amber glasses are from Glass Forest. A part of their Juliette collection. The runner is from Studio Covers. I work closely with both of these brands so I use them frequently. Click on the links to see and buy.
5. Make cute fall inspired vignettes: A bunch of fabric pumpkins on a cakestand + candles in varying sizes are all you’ll need to prep tabletop for fall. These are from The Gruham which they did last year. I love, love mini pumpkins and they truly are my mini-super efficient fall decor ammo.
In our next budget fall decor ideas series, we will corner cushions. Till then, go autumnify your home!
Goodmorning to all, from a beautiful day here in Mumbai.