Fall is the year’s most colourful season, and quite possibly my favorite time of year!! One of the things I miss the most about Canada, where I was born and raised, is seeing the leaves on the trees turn colors. It’s everything you would expect in autumn – vibrant red, orange, yellow, and purple leaves standing out against a clear blue sky. There’s a crisp chill outside, and the faint smell of smoky bonfires fill the air. It’s the time of year we don our favorite wool sweater and thick socks. Fall, in a word, is fabulous!! While, here in LA, we’ve been seeing temperatures in the 90s, this hasn’t stopped us from incorporating the season’s colors into our decor. If anything, it makes us crave the creation of those cozy spaces to curl up in with that fave book and apple cider. We’re excited to share with you a few easy and inexpensive ways to bring the warm colors of Fall into your home.
Forage for Foliage
Most Californians love to hike and enjoy the great outdoors just as much as anyone else. My favorite family activity with the kids is taking our dog, [name], on nature walks. It’s a time where tasks and work cannot exist – just us, our conversations, and memories. I love our walks around this time of year and the interior inspiration it sparks. There are so many beautiful things mother nature has to offer to make an indoor space fall-fabulous. Pick a few branches of colorful fall leaves, and simply arrange in a tall glass vase. From this bold focal point, build out the rest of your tabletop display with pumpkins and gourds. Voila!
Visit Your Local Pumpkin Patch
Nothing sets the tone for Fall better than a trip to your local pumpkin patch. While you’re there, gather an array of seasonal gourds and pumpkins – don’t be afraid to play with different colors, sizes, and textures. I love incorporating white and grey pumpkins to the mix. They add an elegant and unexpected twist. They’re great for decorating tabletops, entryways, and steps.
Set Your Tablescape – Keep it Natural
The one thing we all look forward to in Fall is Thanksgiving and time with family. Put your autumnal activities to good use and create a tablescape from elements found in nature. Simple white plates with a seasonal theme paired with antique flatware, and simple glass stemware keep this rustic setting looking elegant, while green and white pumpkins with orange and red leaves/florals give it a pop of seasonal color. Let your fall-freak-flag fly!
We captured this moment to remind us how short this season truly is, and to remind ourselves that curling up under a thick blanket with a good book and a hot drink on a cool autumn afternoon is nothing more than perfectly fall-fabulous!