With Fall here, I wanted to share 6 easy ways to cozy up your home for the season. The crisper weather usually means we will be spending more time inside. With a few tweaks, we can change up our home to embrace a cozy, warm feeling we can feel good about being in. Changing up the mood in our homes doesn’t mean we need to buy all new things either. Dig in your cabinets, closets, drawers and see what you have first. Rearrange the pillows in your house, bring out any throws and blankets, candles, wood cutting boards or bowls. Grab some acorns or foliage outside. By doing this first, you might cut down on what you want to buy.
6 Ways To Cozy Up Your Home For Fall
- Put out chunky, plaid, checkered, or faux fur throws in your living room and/or bedroom.
There is not much cozier than a warm blanket to cuddle up in. Even if you don’t use it, just looking at a cozy throw gives off the feeling. Certain patterns scream more Fall too. Plaid, checkered, and houndstooth are a few that come to my mind. Put them on your couch, bed, draped over an arm or back of a chair, or even put them in an open basket in your living room.
I knew going into the Fall that I wanted a new throw blanket for our couch. When I saw the brown checked blanket (shown in the picture above) on vacation, it was love. I got mine from a Farmer’s Market, but I linked some different style throw blankets from Amazon below. They also range in price depending on what they are made from.
- Use rugs, layer rugs, or just put out the slippers for a cozy underfoot feel.
It’s amazing what a rug can do to the feel of a space. It just feels a bit warmer having some rugs throughout your home. But for the areas that don’t have rugs and for just keeping your feet warmer walking around the house, having a pair of slippers out is always a good idea.
Here are a few rugs and slippers I linked from Amazon.
- Display wood cutting boards, wood serving pieces, or even wooden kitchen utensils in the kitchen.
Wood adds warmth to a space bringing in that cozier feeling. I have a very modern kitchen with a ton of stainless steel. By just leaning two distressed wood serving pieces upright to the left of my stove, it instantly adds a bit of warmth. It also comes in handy since those are the pieces I use a lot in Fall. Wood bowls are also great since they are both beautiful to look at and practical to use.
I linked some wood items with different styles from Amazon below. The first one would be super cute to hold a plant or a small vase of flowers, grasses, or greens. Maybe even a candle. You could also put a tiny lamp on top of it in the kitchen. Lamps always add warmth and an unexpected touch in a kitchen.
- Embrace Fall decor such as a Fall wreath, mums, faux grasses, and pumpkins.
If you have a house, adding a Fall wreath to the outside of your door with pumpkins or mums or all of them will give you a cozy feeling before you even step foot into your door. If you live in an apartment or condo like I do, we don’t have that grand entrance, but we can still add a few of these touches to the inside of our home. Besides the throw blanket, the only other thing I purchased for Fall was a small little pumpkin from Trader Joe’s. It’s found a home on my coffee table and adds a hint of warmth and seasonal flair. I’ve also used it as tabletop decor on the dining table and in the kitchen in the short time I’ve had it.
I’ve linked some items on Amazon with different styles in mind for more inspiration. I picture stringing those felt pumpkins into garland for a kids room.. or just putting them in a bowl on the coffee table to juggle or play catch with.
- Set the cozy mood with candles and lanterns. A warm glow from a candle whether real or not always helps set the mood.
Full disclaimer, I was a candle junkie and was always burning candles. I then had a fire in my home resulting from a candle and I backed off of using them as much, but I still used them. Now that I have learned how toxic most candles are, releasing carcinogenic soot, and am super sensitive to both the smoke they give off and fake fragrance, I have pulled back from my candle usage. Now I mainly use battery operated candles along with 100% beeswax or 100% coconut wax candles. I also dip the wick in the pool of wax to distinguish the flame or blow it out outside.. Thankfully I can still set the mood with these options.
I have linked some Amazon ideas below.
- Add warmth with textures by using throw pillows and beautiful kitchen hand towels.
A throw blanket may be all your couch needs to make you feel cozy. It is for me this Fall. I have some brown floral pillow covers that I put over some of my white pillows when I want to add some warmer tones to my living room, but I’m still feeling the white as of now. However, pillows with earthy colors, warm wool, needlepoint, and plaids all lend to that cozy warmth. Hand towels can also warm up your kitchens & bathrooms. The more layered textures the better.
I have linked some Amazon options here.
Even the smallest things add up to make a difference in the overall cozy feeling of your home. Whatever makes YOU feel cozy, do that. A warm cup of something in your favorite mug is always a good idea.
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