While we may be halfway through fall, it’s never too late to get your house spruced up. There are various ways to decorate your home in a festive and tasteful way for fall.  Gourds, pinecones, pumpkins, and fall foliage are some themes that can serve as inspiration.

Here are some fun fall decorating tips.

Add in Fall Foliage

It doesn’t take much to add fall foliage to your interior décor.  A simple clipped branch could transform an ordinary space into a fall retreat. Whether it’s faux or real, fall foliage gives you a reason to celebrate the season indoors. Also, you can use foliage as a centerpiece on your dining table. Be sure to incorporate antique accents to create the perfect ambience.

Decorate With Fall Patterns and Colors

Although light fabric drapes and plantation blinds may give your room a cozy feel during summer, you’re not likely to achieve the same during fall. To change the look, go for fall colors and patterns that add a sophisticated flair to your rooms.  You can also add in drapes with valances to make your room appear animated.

Line Your Walkway with Gourds and Pumpkins

Your walkway doesn’t have to look old and boring. Simply line it with an assortment of gourds and pumpkins in various sizes. You can interlace and layer them with different greens to give your walkway a natural patch look.

Fire up The Fireplace

Fall is the perfect time to curl up next to a roaring fire. Firewood doesn’t have to just functional, it can be used to decorate your space. Remove any twigs and leaves to eliminate spiders and other bugs.  However, don’t be too excited to light the first log. Have your chimney and fire box inspected to ensure that everything is in order.

Bring in Some Fresh Flowers

Vases filled with fall flowers instantly brightens up your home.  You can opt for alstromeria and sunflowers as they remain beautiful for up to a week. Remove all leaves below the water line to keep blooms fresh. Remember to change the water every few days.

Pick Saturated Shades

Take small glass votives and fill them with bright red pomegranate seeds and orange ranunculus to add a cheery pop of fall color to an otherwise dark space. These arrangements spread fall color throughout your home.

Add in Some Layers

You don’t have to wait for winter to remove all your fabulous warm weather accessories. You can use your favorite scarf as a table runner.  Decorate your seats with bright, personalized blankets for that funky look.  Cashmere, chenille, and cotton throws are perfect if you’re looking to add a cozy feel to your living room.

Wreaths are versatile and Classic

You can make wreaths from almost any material Leaves or wheat are ideal for fall. You can also choose to use twigs and pinecones for the holiday season.  Lay they flat to frame candles, pumpkins, or other centerpieces.

When in Doubt, Add a Throw

A throw adds in instant coziness.  You can choose a luxurious fur throw to accent the atmosphere of your living room.  A basket of pumpkin sets, throw blanket, and a rocking chair sets the scene to enjoy a crisp fall morning.

Layer Patterned Rugs on the Floor

Patterned rugs add a sense of elegance and sophistication to any room. Go for bright colors such as orange and red to bring in some sense of warmth.

Decorating is all about making your space cozy yet sophisticated and elegant, this fall season.  From soft patterns to bold neutrals, matte blacks and glossy metallic, this year’s fall décor trends are giving you lots of options to spruce your space. You’re guaranteed to find something that fits your style preferences this year.