10 Fall Home Decor Must Haves for Easy Fall Decorating Ideas

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Here are some fall home decor ideas and must haves that make it easy to decorate your home for fall.

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If you’re looking for a few easy fall home decorating ideas, then you’ve come to the right place.

Autumn is the right time to (pumpkin) spice up a home with touches of fall decor. Often, the key idea behind decorating a home for fall is to make it warm, cozy, and welcoming.

Neutrals are a big trend this year, and they make it easy to decorate a autumn home in ways that can carry you through the fall season and all year long. By adding a few design elements, like accent pillows, throw blankets, or faux pumpkin or botanical arrangements, in great neutral or fall colors, you can decorate your home for the season.

Basic Decorating Tips for Fall

Here are some basic tips on how to decorate a home for fall.

1–Make it cozy.

Fall is when the weather starts to turn cold, bringing chilly nights and cool mornings. It’s a great time to add cozy elements to your home, like blankets, pillows, and down or down alternative comforters.

2–Warm things up.

Warm accent colors, like red, orange, marigold, and rich brown, are great for making a room look warm and cozy. Use accent pillows, textured throw blankets, accent rugs, and other linens, to add color and warmth to a room.

3–Use fall accent decor.

Use accent decor to add a touch of fall to the room. Faux botanical touches, like fall wreaths, flower arrangements, and faux pumpkins are a great way bring a natural autumn feel to the home.

Wood signs and plaques and festive fall centerpieces are another way to make a home feel like fall.

Decorating a home for fall doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. Here are 10 ideas for quick and easy fall home decorations.

Fall Home Decorating Ideas

Here are some of the biggest trends when it comes to ideas for fall home decorating.

1—Faux White Pumpkins

Faux pumpkins are the way to go if you don’t want to worry about your pumpkins rotting. Plus, you can use them year after year to decorate your house. Faux white pumpkins are great because they are flexible—you can use them as part of a fall neutral home decor scheme, or mix them into a black and white home decor scheme, or use them with other colors.

2—Pumpkins and Gourds

Both real and faux pumpkins and gourds in all kinds of shapes, sizes, and colors are also must haves for fall home decor. Use large faux pumpkins to style with a fall welcome mat and fall wreath for a great fall decorations look for the front porch. A set of faux pumpkins makes it easy to create fall ambiance around the home.

3—Fall Throw Pillows

Cozy fall throw pillows are a must for the fall decorated home. Colors like burnt orange and marigold are on trend this season, and add a pop of fall color to your room design. Throw pillow covers let you change up your colors throughout the seasons–just be sure to have the right throw pillow inserts to use for stuffing the pillow covers.

4—Cozy Textured Throws

A fall decorated room would not be complete without a textured throw blanket, especially when it coordinates with your throw pillow covers.

5—Plaid and Checkered Patterns

Plaid and checkered patterns remain a popular look for fall and it carries well into winter, too. Look for plaid accents and checkered patterns on throw pillows, place mats, and welcome rugs to add to the home. Buffalo plaid pillow covers and buffalo plaid throw blankets are a popular design choice.

6—Fall Decorative Signs

Decorative wall signs and table signs add a rustic, modern farmhouse look to fall decor. Wood, metal, and jute signs and plaques are a popular way to celebrate fall and the holidays in the home. Pumpkin signs are a great fall look.

7—Other Home Accents

Home decor accents like wood bead garlands, decorative trays, candlesticks, vases, bowls, baskets, wood knots, decorative bowl fillers, and lanterns are just a few great items that can be used to decorate a home for fall.

Rustic photo frames and art can be used to bring an artistic flair to the fall home. Fall themed art is a great way to add autumn ambiance to any room.

An autumn-colored rug can be used to tie the look of fall decor accents together. Look for warm tones like burnt orange, brown, marigold, maroon, matte black, and muted neutrals as great fall colors to design a look.

8—Faux Fall Florals

Faux fall flower arrangements can offer season-long beauty and design for the home. Use faux flower arrangements, stems, and sprays to decorate tables and areas of the home that could use a pop of freshness and color.

Popular looks include dried pampas grass, craspedia, eucalyptus, wheat stalks, and sunflowers. Choose flowers and stems in fall colors to complete the look.

9—Fall Wreaths and Welcome Mats

The fall wreath is one of the most recognizable home accents for the autumn season. Use a fall wreath to decorate a door, wall, or table to add a fresh look and color to the home. Don’t forget to choose a wreath hanger to use for mounting a wreath over the door.

Fall welcome mats are a quick and easy way to welcome guests to your home. Placing a decorative welcome mat near the front door is a quick and simple way to decorate a home for fall. Layering a welcome mat over a buffalo plaid rug is a popular style now.

10—Garden Mums

Garden mums are a must have flower for the front porch or container garden during fall. The flowers are easy to care for, and they come in a variety of colors to match your decor.

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