How To Make Your Home Cozy For Fall

How To Make Your Home Cozy For Fall

The nights are drawing in and there is a chill in the air. Whilst we may miss the balmy days of summer there is something undeniably cozy about fall. Evenings spent curled up reading with a hot chocolate are what this time of year is all about. 

Creating a cozy atmosphere in your home for fall involves making it warm, inviting, and comfortable. Here are some tips to help you achieve that cozy fall vibe.

Warm Color Palette

Consider warm, earthy tones like warm beige, terracotta, dusty rose pink, deep burgundy, forest green, burnt orange and chocolate browns for your decor. These colors evoke the feeling of autumn.

Soft Textures

Add soft, sumptuous textures to your space through throws, pillows, and area rugs. Materials like wool, faux fur, and flannel can make your home feel warm and inviting.

Layered Bedding

Swap out your lightweight summer bedding for heavier quilts or duvets. Layer with soft, warm sheets, throw blankets and plenty of pillows for a cozy bed. Add decorative pillows for extra warmth and coziness.


Use scented candles with fall fragrances like cinnamon, pumpkin spice, or apple pie. Candlelight creates a warm, soothing ambiance.

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If you have a fireplace, use it to its full potential. Light a fire or use faux logs for a cozy focal point in your living room.

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Warm Lighting

Opt for warm, soft lighting. Consider using floor lamps, table lamps, or string lights with warm-toned bulbs to create a relaxed atmosphere.

Fall Decor

Incorporate seasonal decor like pumpkins, gourds, and fall foliage. You can also use wreaths, garlands, and decorative cornucopias.

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Cozy Textiles

Swap out lightweight curtains for heavier drapes to keep warmth in and drafts out. You can also add cozy, textured curtain tiebacks.

Comfortable Seating

Arrange your furniture in a way that promotes conversation and comfort. Add throw blankets and soft cushions to your seating areas.

Hot Beverages

Create a hot beverage station with a variety of teas, coffees, and hot chocolates. Display mugs and cozy drinkware for easy access. Don't forget the marshmallows!

Autumn Scents

Use essential oil diffusers, pot pourri or candles with fall scents like cloves, cinnamon, and nutmeg to infuse your home with a delightful aroma.

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Seasonal Art

Consider adding autumn-themed artwork or prints to your walls to enhance the fall atmosphere. 

Nature Inspired Decor

Bring in elements from nature like pinecones, acorns, and branches to add a rustic touch to your decor.

Warm, Comfy Throws

Keep a few soft, warm throws on hand for chilly evenings. Drape them over furniture for easy access.

For our full selection of cozy blankets perfect for snuggling by the fireside, click here.

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Cozy Nooks

Create cozy reading nooks or relaxation spots with comfortable chairs, good lighting, and a collection of your favorite books or magazines.

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Music and Soundscapes

Play soft, calming music or nature soundscapes to add to the cozy atmosphere. If you are lacking in a real wood fireplace you could play a soundtrack of crackling wood fire to add to the cozy vibe.

Outdoor Touches

Extend the cozy feeling to your outdoor space with blankets, cushions, and outdoor heaters or a wood fire, if possible. Why not enjoy a cozy star gazing evening wrapped in blankets and woolly hats? 

Remember that personal preferences vary, so feel free to mix and match these ideas to create a cozy fall ambiance that suits your style and taste. The key is to make your home a warm and inviting retreat for the season.

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