The smell of freshly sharpened pencils, cool crisp air in the mornings, and fresh apples at the farmers markets; we know it’s time for the fall season. All the more reason to start the festivities at home preparing for the Halloween and Thanksgiving holidays.
We have combed over Pinterest, checked out or favorite decor blogs, and searched for inspiration at the flower markets. Transforming a home or throwing a themed party to reflect the season can be an undertaking, but with ample planning the decor elements will be the easiest part.
Whether decorating a front stoop off a bustling parkway or a full window box/porch combination, any passer-by will fill with envy if you’re able to put a creative spin on the season. Concepts that are trending include simplicity in personalizing your decor. Initializing, color blocking, and DIY inspired projects are trending throughout the blogs such as taking a simple patch of pumpkins and transforming the color and to add your own personal flair. DIY door hangings and pillows may need a bit of refuge on those windy and rainy days, but in fair weather everyone enjoying the outdoors will stop notice. And lastly, never be afraid of bundling and oversizing cornhusks and gourds in your decor. A overwhelming amount of traditional goes a l….o….n….g way.
Staying on Trend
Can we give a moment to honor the chevron pattern. Even though it may have peaked some time ago, we hope the trend never fades. There are several ways to incorporate this pattern in a magical pumpkin. Check out My Sweet Savannah Blog to learn how to properly paint your pumpkin. Looking for an amazing glow on the front porch, click to Wit and Whistle’s blog with step-by-step instructions to carve brilliantly.
Frames and Flags… a Mantle’s Fall dream
If there is a frame, its fabulous. Between your local hobby shops and antique stores, vintage frames are around the corner. Coupled with flag letters, chic galvanized containers, and lettered pumpkins and canvases this staple piece is raging all over the blogs for any styled home in the fall season. Delia Creates shows how to infuse modern, existing elements with gourd accents. Crafty, Scrappy, Happy blog shows how a vintage oversized frame is a great backdrop canvas letters. Babble.com has featured its “Top 10” fall mantles infusing burlap flags, handmade wreaths, and fresh stems.
Rain or Shine: Tabletop Decor
There is nothing better than shinny metallic pumpkins to make a drab fall day feel better. On trend for tabletop decor includes interesting, dynamic centerpieces with golds, coppers, and silver elements. From candleholders to pumpkins, anyone can brighten their home with a can of spray paint or glass pumpkins from Jamali Garden! A resourceful web store that is one of our favorites.