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Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

Abigail Sawyer
By | r October 19, 2012
B Home Decor, Seasonal Trends

Don’t pull out the same old plastic pumpkins and ragged scarecrows this year. Use these fresh, new fall decorating ideas to give your home some seasonal charm with the latest design trends.

White out!

White fall decor Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

Whitewashing is huge in home decor this year. The vibrant colors of fall foliage pop against a clean, white canvas, making them look modern rather than kitschy.

White Fall mantlepiece Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

If all white is too stark for you, try a palate of complementary neutrals for a softer effect. A colorful branch cutting brings a effortless touch of fall to an all-white mantle.

White pumpkins on staris Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

Keep fall decor sleek with white pumpkins lining your stairs. Because these albino gourds are rare, they can be a little pricier. Save a little money by buying small, pie pumpkins in bulk and painting them white.

Make your Porch Shine for Fall!

Gold has come from gaudy 80′s to sophisticated contemporary and is back in a big way this season. Keep street-side decor looking modern by bringing in metallic accents.

gold fall porch Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

A monochromatic palate on the front porch looks tailored and intentional. Get the golden look with potted chrysanthemums and fairy tale pumpkins of varying sizes. Give your pumpkins a slight sheen with spray glitter or a thin coat of pearlized paint.

purple fall door Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

Compliment a plumb front door with a potted garden in autumnal hues. The polished brass kick plate, knocker, and wreath hanger are like jewelry for the door. This bit of shine keeps the overall look luxe and sophisitcated.

fall potted plants Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

Update your front porch planters with this trio of fall-friendly plants. The hints of gold and matching containers keep the mix of textures looking cohesive.

Get Glitzy!

Bring a little bit of that shine into the house with these fall-inspired glitter projects.

Glitter Pumpkins Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

Sparkle isn’t just for New Years. Give a new life to Styrofoam pumpkins that’ve seen better days with a coat of glitter that’ll hide any imperfections. Make room for a pillar candle with a hole saw attachment and a drill. Give the finished product a coating of hairspray to keep glitter from falling off later.

glitter leaves Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

Make a glittered leaf table runner by spraying the tip of leaves with aerosol adhesive and sprinkling on glitter. Attach leaves to one another using the spray adhesive and give your holiday table some sophisticated shine.

glitter branches Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

Glitter Branches are another way to take something natural (and free!) to the next level. Dip branches in glue, roll in glitter, and then allow them to dry upright. These will look beautiful mixed into a fall flower arrangement, displayed alone, or layered along a table runner for a festive meal.

Take Touches of Fall to Your Windows

Graber crystal pleat 3 8 inch light filtering Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

The Graber CrystalPleat 3/8″ Single Cell Light Filtering Shade will give your windows the insulation you need to keep your home cozy when temperatures drop. They look beautiful for autumn in Sedona, as pictured above. Order free samples of any of our products to see the colors and quality for yourself.

Bali 1 inch light blocker blinds in Camel Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

Blinds in the color of waving wheat are especially stunning for fall, but they will fit seamlessly with your decor the whole year through. The Bali 1″ Lightblocker Blinds Mini Blinds are pictured above in Camel. They have slats that close tighter, keeping out more light, so they’re perfect for western facing windows that produce a lot of glare.

Laura Ashley Relaxed Roman Shade Northwind Gold Fresh Ideas for Fall Decorating

The Laura Ashley Relaxed Roman Shade in Northwind Gold will bring casual elegance to a living room or dining room. This tarnished gold shade looks beautiful with the pumpkin colored walls and cream trim. A fall-inspired palate is an easy update that will make your home feel warm and inviting as you entertain over the next few months.

Shop all of our autumn-hued blinds and shades to get the look in your home.

Connect with us!

See all of the inspiring ideas we couldn’t share this time in our Fall Home Decor board on Pinterest, or our Fall Ideabook on Houzz!

We want to hear from you! What are your favorite fall decorating trends? Think you’ll try any of the ones above?

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Abigail Sawyer

About Abigail Sawyer

Abigail Sawyer is a Social Media Marketer for As a newlywed, she’s on the hunt to outfit a new home with all things handmade, preppy and eclectic. Walking in the footsteps of Martha Stewart, she’s happiest when she’s crafting or whipping up a new recipe; although nothing beats curling up with a good book and some Girl Scout Cookies. Chat with her on twitter @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw and support her rampant pinning habit at @BlindsDotCom + @whatabigailsaw.

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