The fall season is a time to change your decorating. Bring out the pumpkins, haystacks and colorful leaves for display. This year, why not try a different approach. Perhaps you’re tired of the oranges, browns and yellows of traditional fall décor. Maybe this color palette doesn’t quite fit your interior. Or perhaps you are just ready to try something new. Here are some fresh fall decorating ideas to inspire you to create something non-traditional this season.
White pumpkins have gained popularity over the last few years, making it easier than ever to create more neutral fall displays. For fresh fall decorating, group white pumpkins of various sizes together and add some greenery for a festive centerpiece.
Center large white pumpkins on the table and scatter smaller ones along a runner. Add ivy, leaves and other natural elements to complete the look.
Magnolia leaves, nuts and pine cones create a charming centerpiece when used with a mixture of green and white pumpkins.
Mix it up a little by stenciling a pattern onto a white pumpkin. Accent a display with green leaves, moss and pretty glass vases.
Hydrangea blooms and feathers add a wonderful natural accent to a gold-painted pumpkin for a sophisticated autumnal display.
Teal pumpkins add a distinctive flair to fall decorating. They also are a symbol for food allergy awareness. Teal pumpkins displayed on your front porch signify to trick-or-treaters that you are handing out non-food treats at Halloween.
Create your own pumpkins in any color you want with burlap and string. Add a few decorative accents or keepsakes for a truly personal display.
Glass pumpkins are a fresh fall decorating trend. They come in an array of beautiful colors and styles that integrate nicely into your décor. Bubbled, Murano-style, crackled, metallic and clear glass pumpkin designs offer a fresh take on fall decorating.
Fresh Fall Decorating
A few simple changes to your décor can bring your interiors into season. Add a few autumnal accents to the mantle. Place a few colorful pumpkins on the hearth. Hang a leaf garland and display lighted branches.
More ways you can bring fresh fall decorating to your living room is by adding a thick throw to a chair or the sofa. Bring in additional throw pillows and natural elements, such as pine cones. A few well-placed pumpkins in various neutral colors add a subtle fall vibe.
Bring Nature Inside
Natural accents such as cotton stems, feathers, branches and leaves enhance a fall home. Integrate these elements into your fall displays.
Wicker baskets, greenery in crock pots and marbled green pumpkins add a farmhouse flair to this display.
A simple linen table runner can be accented with a display of pumpkins, flowers, cotton stems and pine cones for natural appeal.
White crockery and natural elements create a simple neutral fall display.
For just a touch of traditional fall color, place a few stems of colorful leaves in a vase. Small pumpkins or other gourds can be used at each place setting to accent a dinner.
If you crave a bit more color, use fruits and vegetables for a splendid natural centerpiece. Fall vegetables such as eggplant, turnips and purple cabbage are rich in color and make wonderful display objects.
Don’t Forget the Front Porch
Make first impressions count with a fresh approach to fall decorating at your front door.
Display lanterns among pumpkins, decorative cabbages and greenery for a lovely sophisticated welcome.
Cornstalks, mums and pumpkins speak of fall and give guests a bright and fresh welcome.
When you’re ready for something fresh and new for this fall season, experiment with other colors and textures. Highlight natural elements in your displays throughout the home. You don’t have to adhere to the set colors of traditional fall décor. Create your own fall color palette that integrates with your home. For this change of season, embrace the fresh and new.