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Want to learn exactly how to make your living room look warm & cozy? Here are the all-time easiest changes you can make to warm up your living room for fall!
One of my favorite seasons is fall! I look forward to it every year. It just has a way of making everything feel more cozy, especially your house. It is so easy to make some simple swamps to your everyday furniture and home decor to make your space feel warm & inviting.
In this post I am going to walk you through my 6 favorite ideas to make your living room your very own fall like escape this season. I am sharing some of my favorite items and options for all budgets! These items will definitely warm up any space and also feel timeless so they won’t be out after just one season. That way the investment you make over the years you can just store them away for the following year, using them over and over again in different ways!
There are so many swaps that can make your space feel brand new and if you are feeling stuck I got everything you need to know below so you accomplish this with little to no effort. From warm & inviting to classic and timeless, these 6 ideas are guaranteed to warm up your living room this fall!
This post is all about how to warm up your living room space for fall.
BEST TIPS TO WARM UP YOUR SPACE FOR FALL:
1. Swap Out Your Throw Pillows & Blankets
Throw pillow, throws and pillow covers are one of the easiest swaps to transform a space from season to season. I bought this pack of pillow inserts from amazon and then I just buy different covers to fit each season. It makes it so easy to switch around colors and textures while also being super convenient to store them. Plaids, stripes, corduroy, velvet and knit textured pillows and blankets just scream fall to me, so anything in that general area is a great way to warm up a space.
2. Switching Up Your Rug
Rugs are like pillow covers & throws, it immediately adds different colors and textures to the space in such a dramatic way. This is my favorite way to set the tone of the room design. Rugs are like the base of the room so switching in a warmer one for fall is going to be the all-time best way to make a statement. For fall I love to go with richer colors like, burnt orange, maroon, browns with hints of sage, golds and beiges. This is my favorite rug for fall, but if you don’t want to go that dark or moody with your rug you can focus on texture. Dramatic, rich colors aren’t the only way to warm up a space, texture is just as important and then you can go with a lighter color. So think like a thick jute or knit rug or something with a lifted design or fringe! There are tons of different options that you can shop right here!
3. Adding Stems, Flowers or Greenery
Don’t be afraid of adding too many! Flowers, stems and other greenery is a great way to compliment the other color changes in the bigger ares like rugs & pillows. It adds texture and depth to the room and makes it feel instantly more cozy and inviting. This is true for every season but fall is fun because you can utilize a lot more rich colors like the gold, maroon, and dried stems.
4. Lamps & Lighting
I feel like lamps get a really dated m.o but they are definitely making a come back and make the space so much more welcoming and calming. When you are able to use less harsh light and focus on natural lighting and warmer hues throughout the space it makes a huge difference. Since it gets later earlier in the fall for us I love adding different lighting options throughout a space to create a really dramatic and calming environment.
5. Warmer Artwork & Textiles
Taking advantage of your vertical space is a very easy way to add depth to any room. I love keeping my walls a bright & light color and then switching up my artwork or wall textiles to warm up any space. Picture frames (big fan of gallery walls), artwork, framed fabric, wooden pieces, wall sconces are all really super simple ways to add that texture and depth to the room while still maintaining a light and airy space.
6. Decortive Accents
These are probably the most fun to buy and I am sure we have all purchased more than we need on our quick Target run before, ha! I save this one for last because if you have swapped out all the other ideas listed above then you have most likely already made that space feel brand-new. I like less little items when it comes to this category because I feel like just a couple accents is all you really need to compliment the already warmed space. Otherwise it is really easy to get carried away in this area and make a space feel cluttered and overwhelmed. I like to add some warmer/wooden pieces or like a new tray with some texture, or a new vase to really just make the space pop!