Well, fall is here. Colder weather is on its way, but guess what? That also means comfy clothes, open fires and best of all – Autumn interior design ideas! Think of all the fall interior design and decorating potential. September leaves, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the winter transition. It’s a wonderful time of year to invent the indoor oasis of your dreams and make your home look as cozy and comforting as possible.

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Bring Autumn into your home

In Autumn, there is a ton to do outside of your home that we all look forward to (at least in the midwest). Some of these anticipated gems are pumpkin farm visits, corn mazes, and perhaps a photo journey through the brilliant colors of Lake Superior. But what is more, inspiring is how these outdoor fall decor inspirations will bring all that magic straight to your living spaces. Think festive wreaths, dining room decor, and plaid pillows and blankets.

You can complement your fall interior design ideas with some of nature’s freebies too. Head back outside with a bucket to pick out your favorite leaves, pine cones and branches from your best tree and fill up some festive vases with natural displays. You can carry this idea onto your front porch too!

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Use cozy blankets in new spaces

There are always fun new ways to bring Autumn life into your home. Consider using tartan blankets over your front or back porch table to warm up your space and tie your home together inside-to-out.

Fall interior design ideas

You can find all kinds of tartan blankets and accessories from every clan at this Minnesota-based, world-wide retailer Celtic Croft. If you’re an Outlander fan, then you’re in luck because they happen to be the official retailer of Outlander clothing and gear.

Fall interior design ideas

Bring it into the bathroom

A fresh flower or two can brighten up your bathroom at any time of year. Or bring colorful flower arrangements into your home all year long with naturally preserved flowers. Flowers seem to be all the more wonderful to look at during autumn, so bring the colors of your front yard inside to complement all of your spaces, including your bathrooms with fall oranges and vibrant splashes.

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If you’re not familiar with preserved roses and preserved flowers, you can learn about them by reading our article “Using Preservhttps://tiffanyhankendesign.com/using-preserved-flowers-in-interior-design/ed Flowers in Interior Design”.

Display gourds and pumpkins in your kitchen

There really is nothing easier than filling a decorative basket with gourds and pumpkins and placing it in your kitchen. If you have a larger center island, then this will serve as an amazing centerpiece from late October until Thanksgiving.

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Mini pumpkins and gourds as a centerpiece.
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You could adapt this bar cart into a fall interior design center piece!

Place oak leaf wreaths

Holiday or Christmas is not the only time to place wreaths around your home. Fall has even more occasion to get festive! Try placing oak leaf wreatsh on your doors and hallways. You can even use them as large table centerpieces. You can find the below fall oak leaf wreath at Floradesign. Or try your hand at making your own.

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Go bold with fall color

Whatever you do, just do you! There are so many ways to bring Autumn in your home. Finding new ways to bring the outdoors inside helps us connect with nature, relax and spend precious time with friends and family.

When it comes to decorating your home this year, you should try to go bold by making big changes in your space with simple changes. Replace your pillows, throw blankets and add some real or preserved flower arrangements. Bring in the yellows, the oranges and mix them with deep browns. You might even find solace in dark candles such as burgundy or deep red wine.

It’s always refreshing to make changes in our homes. Fall is here. Embrace it and live it!

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Need an interior designer for your home’s fall to winter transition this year? Contact Tiffany Hanken Interior Design in Minneapolis. We’d love to help spruce the place up!