9 Tips on Decorating for Autumn

With interior design inspired by rich reds, burnt oranges and deep browns, autumn home décor can provide a stunning colour palette for your home. Whether you’re wanting a complete room revamp or a splash of season-inspired décor, our autumn decorating ideas for the home are sure to impress!

Wooden and wicker elements for a harvest feel

Autumn is harvest time, where crops are harvested and thanks are given. Bring this feeling into your home with wicker and wooden elements. These are associated with the baskets used to pick a range of fruits and vegetables and offer a homely, traditional feel.Whether it’s a small decorative element or a storage box, these darker tones will work well with other autumnal colours.

Cushion designs

Cushion designs are a great, low cost option to decorate your home for autumn. Splashes of colour can really help to bring the room to life, and incorporating natural, deep shades of red and orange can really bring the season to your room. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, cushion designs are very easy to sew. Why not create your own? https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/362750944971183190/

Autumn-inspired centrepieces

Autumn-inspired centrepieces can provide a gorgeous focal point to your dining room. Add popular autumnal flowers like chrysanthemums, dahlias and gladiolus for seasonal elegance.Alternatively, why not add a wicker fruit bowl? Deep red apples, oranges and bananas can be used to bring the colours and theme of harvest right to your table.  

Throws and blankets

Throws and blankets are a practical design element as the temperature starts to drop. Add them to your sofas and beds to keep yourself warm. The colour of your autumnal throw or blanket should depend on the rest of your room. If you have already incorporated red cushions, a neutral brown or grey would complement this nicely.  

Slip covers

Slip covers can be used to quickly revamp your seating at a much cheaper price. Perfect for the indecisive home decorator, they can be used to cater for new wall colours as well as the changing seasons.Slip covers can also extend the lifetime of your original furniture by offering stain and wear protection. https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/378654281152054767/


Rugs are an affordable accessory which can be applied to any room in your house. With a huge variety of colours to choose from, there are many autumnal shades to inspire your home design. Browse our selection today for some seasonal inspiration.

Fall fragrances

Appearances aren’t the only thing that matter, so is our sense of smell. An earthy bergamot or spiced pumpkin candle can really add to the feeling of seasonal immersion. If you’re not a big fan of candles, incense can provide a great alternative.  

The fireplace

The fireplace is a focal point of your room design, providing a warm and comforting space to relax in. Use the attention that it draws to create your very own autumn arrangement, complete with accessories and elements inspired by the season. https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/Ae2BgnbQ5hS6mrLnI2oF8r7j3umc3g-zaJa7mYj9DIb0IRgAgEm3lU4/

Craft projects

Do-it-yourself craft projects are a great way to get the whole family involved. Whether it’s creating dried fruit garlands or pumpkin carving for Halloween, activities such as these are definitely the best way to really get stuck into the season.