Though some people thrive in the summer, others look forward to the season of sweater weather, pumpkin spice and apple-everything, and the joys of adding autumn decor and textures to every corner of their space.
Luckily, since fall has a massive fan base, there are many clever and classy ways to incorporate pumpkins, candles, chunky knits, dried flowers and wreaths into your indoor and living areas. The key is to keep it simple by choosing pieces that ooze the vibe you’re going for without cluttering up your living room, front door and dining room table.
From the inside out, here’s our ultimate guide to fall decorating, straight from design experts who have mastered the perfect balance.
Classic Home and Garden Honeysuckle Patio Pot Planter ($38.84; amazon.com)
Classic Home and Garden Honeysuckle Patio Pot Planter
Think outdoor flowers are only for summer? Think again, says Rainey Richardson, the principal of Rainey Richardson Interiors. She recommends planting chrysanthemums, a hearty, flowering plant that flourishes in the fall. “Choose the yellow, orange, red or even purple colorway and plant in a large pot,” she says. “With little care, these plants should last through the fall season and make your porch inviting.”
Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Faux Rusted Eucalyptus Plant Wreath ($34.99; target.com)
Hearth & Hand with Magnolia Faux Rusted Eucalyptus Plant Wreath
If you want to spruce up your home with a nod to fall but you’re strapped for time, an autumn-inspired wreath will add