10 Ideas to Make Your Home Fall Cozy

I love autumn and all things fall. The beauty of fall decor is that it can stay up through Thanksgiving. By adding just a few autumnal accents to your home, you can bring the color and warmth of fall days into your home. There are many natural accents, such as gourds and acorns, that you can also incorporate into your decor without spending a lot of money. Plus you can make it a family activity by asking your kids to help you scout out natural elements for a pretty fall centerpiece.

Nashville decorator Paige Williams with Paige Williams Interior Design says it is easy to incorporate fall colors into your home. “My quick tip is to use an interesting vase you already have and fill with fall colors. I bought a few bags of split peas at the grocery store, brought in acorns from the yard and purchased mini pumpkins at Michaels.”

Need more inspiration? Here are 10 ideas to make your home fall cozy.

Mums the Word

I always know fall has arrived when I see the colorful potted mums on display at the grocery. There’s nothing prettier than a cheerful mum by your front door!

Mums on the Porch

Via HomeTalk

Welcome Your Guests

Change out your old front doormat to one that is autumn themed. Feeling crafty? We love this DIY version from DIY Playbook. Not feeling the DIY groove? Amazon has a wide assortment of fall doormats.

fall doormat project Families Connect

Via DIY Playbook

Gorgeous Gourds

Fall gourds in unusual colors and shapes make a beautiful tablescape, especially when displayed in a wooden dough bowl.

Gourds Table Decor Fall Families Connect

Via Country Living

Cozy Centerpieces

Change out your summer candles for fall colors and add some natural elements for a pretty harvest theme table accent.

Fall Tablescape Decor Families Connect

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A Homey Hearth

Cool fall nights mean you’ll be focusing on your fireplace and mantle. Make it festive by adding a few fall elements.

Fall Mantle Ideas Families Connect

Via Sweet Something Design

Fall Scents

Trade out your summer scented candles for ones that usher in fall, such as pumpkin, apple, or baking scents. I’m a big fan of WoodWick candles and the wood crackling sound that adds another element of comfort on fall days. This pumpkin butter candle sounds amazing.

Woodwick Harvest Candle Scent Families Connect

Awesome Acorns

The oak tree and acorns are symbolic of fall. Why not incorporate the acorns your kids find in the yard into your fall decor? Mason jars also are perfect for displaying your fall treasures.

Acorns Mason Jar Families Connect

White Pumpkins

The more demure version of the classic great pumpkin, white pumpkins are understated and elegant. Buy one at your local market or purchase one online.

White Pumpkins Fall Decor Ideas Families Connect

Via Shanty 2 Chic

Wow Them With A Wreath

Change out your front door wreath with one that is harvest themed. I love Indian Corn and I don’t see it that often, but how stunning is this wreath which would look perfect from now through Thanksgiving. Want something a little more traditional? I love this harvest wreath.

Indian Corn

Via Stone Gable Blog

Feather Your Nest

You can find feathers at many decor and DIY stores. They add a great visual impact for any autumn theme grouping in your home or fall wreath.

Fall Decorating with Feathers Families Connect

Via The Lettered Cottage

Have you started decorating for fall yet? What are some of your favorite fall elements to incorporate into your decor?

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jamie reevesJamie Reeves is a Nashville-based writer, editor, and lover of all things social media. She and her husband Alan have two daughters, two dogs, and too much laundry. This busy soccer mom can typically be found cheering from the sidelines or in her car on the way to school or sports practices. She loves traveling with her family and exploring fun things to do in Middle Tennessee. Jamie has been pontificating about poop and pinot noir at Blonde Mom Blog, since 2005.

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