Updated August 23, 2019
The family room and dining room have had fall updates for the colorful season. These rooms display Traditional Fall Home DÃ©cor Ideas.
My family room gets a full measure of the traditional fall colors! The beautiful shades of orange on a maple tree will take my breath away EVERY SINGLE TIME! So, it’s no accident that our family room reflects that fall feeling, stopping just shy of crunchy leaves on the carpet!
Updated: 8/27/2019: Here are some newer fall dÃ©cor posts: links
Traditional Fall DÃ©cor Ideas
- Velvet Pumpkins – The New Fall DÃ©cor Craze
- Layers of Pillows and Throws
- Vintage Pieces Mixed withNew
- Add Fall Foliage to Your Candlesticks
- Stash Pumpkins in the Fireplace
1. Velvet Pumpkins for Fall
I’m cheerfully onboard with the velvet pumpkin craze! I throw a couple here, couple there and a couple everywhere! Pinterest abounds with tutorials for how to make them. I’ve been collecting the one’s in my fall dÃ©cor for several years now from numerous sources. You can find them at most craft stores, or if you love the fancier ones and don’t mind paying a bit (or lot) more check Etsy.
2. Layer pillows and throws for Fall
Fall is the perfect excuse to layer up the pillows and throws, which is music to my pillow-loving ears. The family room sofa has quite the mix with animal print, embroidered foul, and bejeweled beauties all living in harmony.
3. Mix New Fall DÃ©cor with Vintage Finds
We even have our very own varmint. Who is the hardest working mascot for Autumn? A squirrel is. Though our furry worker’s load isn’t acorns, he’s quite proud displaying a succulent! The acorns at his feet are some of the one’s I collected in fall’s past and hand painted. You’ll see them along with pinecones and spiky Sweet Gum Tree balls scattered throughout my home.
And what would a change of dÃ©cor be without those new(er) pillows and pumpkins paired with vintage accents. Happy to compete with the vintage squirrel for attention is a pheasant from 1950s who seems pretty proud to carry his own succulent! His color palette is both muted and alluring.
4. Add layers of Fall DÃ©cor to Candlesticks
Most of theÂ candlesticks get a layer of fall goodness. These was a ready made candle ring that I topped with a stone bird. The tall candlesticks on the fireplace hearth are also layered with a fall candle ring.
5. Build a Pumpkin Patch in the Fireplace
And, how about that fireplace harvest? Tom the Great and I have never built a real fire in the box, so I have another few feet to add a touch of beauty.
My generation has seen apple cider give way to pumpkin spice, traditional plaids succumb to polar fleece andÂ velour, and large bright orange ceramic pumpkins share space with beautiful velvetÂ pepos in every color imaginable. However fall, orÂ Autumn, America’sÂ much more romantic name for said season (and one of the names on young Nell’sÂ Â short list for future daughters along with Brooke, Savannah, Danny Kate, and Olivia) stillÂ escorts a color show that rivalsÂ the picturesque balletÂ natureÂ performs moving fromÂ of winter to spring. The traditional palate of fall’s performanceÂ (oranges, browns, mustards, reds) is spectacular. They’re represented in my seasonal dÃ©cor. I do, however,Â Â infuse someÂ of the more subtle huesÂ hidden in nature this time of year. I hope you enjoyed.