How to use Autumn Colours in Your Home

Fall is upon us, bringing with it an explosion of warm and inviting colours. Leaves turn vibrant shades of orange, red, and gold, while the air takes on a crisp and refreshing quality. It's the perfect time to welcome the season into your home by incorporating autumn colours into your interior design. Whether you're looking to add pops of burnt orange, mustard yellow, deep reds, or earthy browns, there are countless ways to create a cosy and welcoming space that celebrates the beauty of this time of year. In this blog, we'll explore some creative ideas for using autumn colours in your interior design scheme, and how you can achieve a warm and inviting atmosphere that will make you fall in love with your home all over again.

Add bright colours on neutral interiors.

Adding bright autumn colours to neutral interiors is a great way to add warmth and vibrancy to any space. Neutral interiors are a great base for the changing seasons, by introducing hues such as burnt orange, deep reds, and vibrant yellows, you can instantly create a sense of warmth and cosiness. These colours work particularly well in living areas, where you can add cushions, throws, and rugs in these shades. Incorporating autumnal colours into your décor also creates a strong connection with the outdoors in your home. You could also use natural materials, such as wooden furniture and woollen blankets, to further enhance this connection. Ultimately, adding autumn colours to a neutral interior will create a welcoming and charming space that will be enjoyed by all who spend time there.

bright autumn oranges in neutral decor

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Use soft warm light to compliment earthy tones.

Soft warm light is the perfect complement to earthy tones, creating a calming and inviting atmosphere. Use candles and firelight to achieve a gentle glow. This will highlight natural colours and textures, adding depth and dimension to your home. The warmth of the light enhances the richness of autumn colours, such as rusty oranges, muted greens, and deep browns, giving them a soothing and comforting vibe. Whether it's a living room or a bedroom, soft warm light provides a relaxed ambiance that makes you feel cosy.

soft candlelight highlights earthy interior tones

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Neutral isn’t boring.

When incorporating autumn into your home don’t forget about the neutrals. Beige, grey, and white can be incredibly versatile and can form the foundation of any great design scheme. These colours are calming and serene, and utterly timeless.  A great way to add autumn neutrals is using dried flowers and leaves. So, don't underestimate the power of neutrals - they may be subtle, but they can truly elevate any space and bring a sense of sophistication and balance.

neutral beige coloured blankets using in autumn interiors

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Add texture, texture, and more texture.

Nothing says autumn like texture. Crunchy leaves, bumpy pumpkins, and soft cosy blankets; add these to your home to elevate your fall style. Texture is an important element in interior design that creates interest, depth, and dimension to a space. Incorporating different textures can also add to the overall comfort and warmth of a room, particularly in soft furnishings like blankets, rugs, and cushions. Using a mix of textures can also help create contrast and balance within a space, which enhances the overall aesthetic of the interior. Ultimately, paying attention to texture is key to creating a dynamic and visually appealing interior design.

stacks of blankets providing texture

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Accessories are your friend.

Change your home accessories to reflect the autumn season. Add cosy mugs, frame autumn leaves, or make a book corner. You can even hang your autumn scarves as an easy way to bring those fall colours inside your home, plus they’ll be handy to grab when heading out on an autumn stroll. Stay away from anything that you will quickly tire of, instead choosing sustainable, lasting pieces which you can bring out every autumn. Candles, ceramics, and blankets are all timeless accessories. Here are a few of our favourite small businesses where you can buy high-quality British accessories:

The Botanical Candle Company -

Libby Ballard Ceramics

Dried Hops & Flowers by Essentially Hops

accessories are used in interiors to add an autumn fall touch

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