Nobody can deny that the sumptuous rich colours of Autumn are by far the most stunning of all Mother Nature’s colour schemes. Rich warm brown and delicious deep reds, join forces to create a beautiful vista for all to see. But before the leaves fall from the trees, and the more desolate hue’s of winter take over, bring some Autumn warmth into your home.
Adding some seasonal colours to your interior is a fun and inexpensive way to update your home without too much effort. Picking up pieces that reflect the Autumnal colours outside is easy enough as most High Street stores start to stock seasonal goodies around October time.
We’ve had a quick look down the back of the internet and come up with our top 5 favourite Autumn pieces to add colour and warmth to your home this month, and into the winter months ahead.
This time of year is perfect for snuggling up under a warm blanket, and there are fewer more luxurious textures than the soft feel of fur. Whether you are on a tight budget or looking to splash out, there are all kinds of fur throws you can pick up on the High Street or online. You can opt for a faux fur throw, that’s just as soft and easy to care for like this wolf throw from Asda.com, or splash out on a little more luxury from a higher end store. Throws are not just for the bedroom either, you can add volume and texture to your living areas by throwing one over your sofa for cosy nights in front of the TV.
Updating your cushions or covers is always a nice easy way to update the look of your living areas. This year, Autumn trends are for rich colours. leaf designs, tartans, checks and even animals like foxes and hares. You can pick up some lovely pieces from virtually anyway this time of year. We particularly like this years Autumn collections from Wilkinsons of all places, offering reds, checks and even greens that all co-ordinate in a mismatched way.
Nobody likes chilly toes in the cooler months. Wood and laminate floors are a popular choice for homes from simple apartments, right through to big family houses. They are easy to clean, easy to maintain and they look great. But, come the winter they don’t offer the cosy feel and warmth of carpet. Throw down a rug or two to add texture and warmth to your living areas this Autumn. Go for traditional reds,oranges or browns, or maybe even a little bit of tartan for a winter feel. We particularly like this super fun Scottie Dog rug from Argos that looks great and is both quirky and seasonal.
Cosy up on a cooler evening with some low lighting. Good lighting can make a real different to a home, and different lights work better in different rooms, at different times of the year. Invest in some floor and table lamps to co-ordinate with all your new cushions and throws, and add low wattage bulbs to flood your rooms with gorgeous soft lighting. We like tripod floor lights, wool effect lamp shades and even coloured bulbs. This is a nice tripod floor lamp from the good people at The Range.
If you fancy something a little different, go for more than just a wall print, a wall hanging can add depth and texture to your home. If you are looking for something subtle, how about a piece of metal wall art? Leaves are particularly popular and mix in with the Autumnal theme perfectly. We like this one from Wayfair.co.uk . Or if you have a big space to fill, or are really feeling the Autumn vibes why not add a wall mural? These are great fun, not too expensive and add a whole new look to a room.
However you choose to update your living space this season, one of the nicest way to feel cosy and snug is when your house is clean and tidy. We can come and tidy for you, while you spend time shopping for your new accessories. Call us on 01277 812220 to find out how we can help.