Finding Fun in Fall Decor

Trends in Interior Design

Date November 8, 2013 at 10:18 AM

Author Lisa Samuel

Publication All Things Real Estate Newsletter

Categories Home & Garden

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One of the most enjoyable aspects of interior design is incorporating the seasons into your home. As the months change from days filled with summer sunshine to the crisp colorful landscapes of autumn, the yellows and pinks are put away until next year and the grays, reds, and burnt oranges are brought out. The mood of a home is transformed.

The chill in the air this time of year instills a desire for a warm cup of tea within a cozy, inviting, and freshly decorated home. Fireplaces within a home begin to be of use for those colder nights. When lit, the orange of the flames draws out the similar color palette within the space. There is nothing better than bundling up in a furry or flannel throw in front of a warm fireplace. Throws and pillows have the power to instantly revamp a space from that white, airy summer feel to an oasis from the colder outdoors. Reds and burnt oranges scattered amongst a primarily neutral palette create a simple transition into the autumn and, eventually, the Thanksgiving season.

Fall is a magical time and I savor the opportunities as an interior designer to embrace all aspects of the season. When the landscapes beyond the windows of your home begin to change, it becomes an enjoyable task to transition the indoors alongside it. I embrace these times.

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