TRANSITION TO FALL-
20 Tips to Give A Room Seasonality
As we get ready to make the transition to the next season there are several quick and easy ways to give a room a seasonal touch. Here are 20 Easy Interior Design Tips for Fall!
- Rotate accessories - Instead of using everything at once, put a few items away until next summer. When you use them again they will seem fresh and new.
- Use seasonal fruit and nuts in bowls or containers to decorate with.(Apples, pumpkins, gourds, corn, walnuts)
- In place of a flower arrangement, create something with natural materials such as branches, antlers, feathers, or pinecones. Make an arrangement on a large scale for more impact.
- Use seasonal throw blankets that are heavier, richer colors for fall and winter and store them through the warm months.
- Pillows and accessories with deeper richer colors can also be rotated for a new look.
- New candles or scents that remind you of the season in main living areas sets the mood.
- Switch your family and personal photos to all black and white and group several together in a collage for more impact.
- New bath towels and/or table linens are an inexpensive tool for freshening up. Try texture mixed together with sparkle to give a layered look.
- As always, in fall and winter...Add a splash of red!
- Add decorative trim to curtains, pillows, table runners or toppers.
- Play with lighting by changing to different style light bulbs in lamps and chandeliers. Add dimmer switches to create more ambience.
- Go high drama with dark paint. Paint one or all walls dark chocolate, indigo, or even black!
- If you want to keep your existing wall color, paint your trim or doors dark chocolate, or charcoal.
- Paint a piece of furniture a high - gloss pop of color.
- Paint dining chairs black and re cover the seats with a new fabric.
- Wallpaper a powder room ceiling for pattern and interest.
- Add a piece of glass or mirror to a table top.
- Skirt a table.
- Add a bench or ottoman to a furniture grouping.
- Hang artwork or mirrors in an unexpected location such as over a door or cabinet, or on a pilaster.