It's finally October! I can't believe fall has already arrived; this year has flown by so quickly, and pretty soon I'll be listening to Christmas music and dodging the mad rush of people out shopping for gifts. It's so nice when the weather starts to transition into a cooler season; the air is crisp, leaves start to change color (no personal experience here-only pictures) and hot coffee is always a must. I'm so excited to start decorating our home for fall, and I've been perusing Pinterest like a mad woman trying to get some different ideas of what to do. Our apartment is very small, but I'm looking forward to adding a few decorative elements here and there to kick off the holiday season!
I love this neutral color palette idea to use as a mantel display or a tablescape for our dining table. White pumpkins are so pretty, and the best part is they will literally go with everything! Sometimes orange can be a contrasting color depending on what the rest of your home accents look like, so white is a nice neutral option to still add festive decor to your home, without the clash of fall colors.
I'm usually not one to go for plaid in any situation, whether it's a shirt, scarf or pillow, but I'm loving the idea of using it as a table runner/table cloth to bring the fall harvest spirit to our dining table. I'm also a fan of re-purposing the plaid runner for a Christmas table setting as well, if I can find one that has the right colors in it.
I've seen many examples on the Internet of pumpkins being used as vessels for beautiful floral arrangements, which is a lovely idea. There's so much potential since pumpkins are a relatively good size, you can do so much with them and put a variety of different flowers in them. The antlers in this photo add a rustic touch to this display.
This more traditional table design incorporates all of the beautiful fall colors we know and love. The addition of pine cones and pine branches adds a unique touch and a great transition into winter. I think it would be great to incorporate these elements around Thanksgiving to add that wintery touch.
This sign is adorable and the perfect welcome sign for this beautiful season that I am so ready for. I get so excited thinking about cuddling up with warm blankets, bundling up with sweaters and scarves, and drinking all the pumpkin spice lattes my stomach can handle.
What are you most excited about for fall? Stay tuned as I reveal our fall tablescape in a couple weeks!