For a lot of people, Autumn is their favorite time of year. It’s time for back-to-school and new beginnings. As an adult, though, we may only associate it with pumpkin spice latte! There is still so much you can do to bring back the magic of the fall. Here are some tips to making your home more festive for the season.
Scent is one of the strongest of our senses linked to memory. So if you make your home smell like autumn, it will immediately bring you back to some of the best times in your life. Fall candles made with scents like cinnamon, pumpkin, and clove will help to make your home smell like the season.
All-Natural Harvest Decor
One of the amazing things about fall is the fact that it is harvest season. Pumpkins and gourds are readily available in your local grocery store and farmer’s market. You can use this natural foliage to decorate your home.
Use Warm Colors to Match the Leaves
Every fall, the leaves on the trees change to yellow, brown, red, and orange. All of these colors feel warm and beautiful. You can incorporate those colors into your home decor, and bring those warm fuzzy feelings with you anywhere you go.
Buffalo Check and Plaid
Buffalo check and plaid fabrics remind us of flannel shirts on the farm. This goes hand-in-hand with harvest time, and helps to get us in the mood for the season. If you have your house decorated in farmhouse decor, that makes it even better.
Nights in the autumn become a bit more chilly when the sun goes down. So it’s time to pull out your coziest throw blankets.
Make Warm Cups of Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa
Treat yourself to a warm cup of coffee, tea, or cocoa in the morning. This will help warm you up. Of course, you can always go with everyone’s favorite pumpkin spice flavor.
Bake Some Fall Treats
In the summer, it may feel too hot to be standing over a stove or oven. But in the fall, when it starts to cool down, you may actually welcome the warmth of cooking. Try making pumpkin pies, tarts, muffins, ans more.