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21 Cozy Fall Decor Ideas

21 Cozy Fall Decor Ideas will inspire you to embrace the season and enjoy everything autumn offers. As the leaves outside paint the landscape with red, orange, and golden hues, it’s the perfect time to bring that cozy autumnal ambiance indoors and transform your home into a fall-inspired haven.

The Best Cozy Fall Decor Ideas

Fall Decor Ideas - Living Room Decorated with Fall Touches
Fall Decor Ideas – Living Room Decorated with Fall Touches

If you’re looking for more ideas on how to decorate your home, Fall Decorating with Gourds, Squash, and Pumpkins and 13 Ways to Create a More Peaceful Home will help you on your journey.

“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.”

Lauren Destefano

Start by infusing each room with the warm, earthy tones synonymous with the season. Swap out the lightweight summer curtains for heavier drapes in rich, autumnal colors like burgundy, mustard, or deep brown.

In the living room, layer plush throw blankets with textures like faux fur or chunky knit, inviting family and guests to snuggle up and unwind. Adorn the mantlepiece with various seasonal decor, such as heirloom pumpkins, dried cornstalks, and bundles of cinnamon sticks. A fall mantel creates a charming focal point that celebrates the bounty of the harvest season.

By incorporating simple yet impactful touches throughout your home, you can create a cozy and inviting atmosphere that celebrates the beauty of the fall season, making every day feel like a warm and comforting embrace.

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1. Harvest Entryway

Fall Front Porch Decor Ideas - Pumpkins - Fall Leaves and Plaid Pillows
Fall Front Porch Decor Ideas – Pumpkins, Fall Leaves, and Plaid Pillows

Fall means pumpkins.  Pumpkin lattes, pumpkin bread and pumpkins to decorate your home.  Your entryway should start the fall parade of pumpkin everything to all that knock on your door.

Front Porch Fall Decor - Fall Pumpkins, Wreath, and Mums
Front Porch Fall Decor – Fall Pumpkins, Wreath, and Mums

Can we ever have too many pumpkins in the fall?  I think not.

Front porch railing decorated with fall leaf garland

2. Candles, Candles, and more Candles

Fall Home Decor Featuring Candles
Fall Home Decor Featuring Candles

Besides pumpkins, candles are also something you can never have enough of decorating your home.

Fall Decor Ideas Using Candles, Pumpkins, and Candles
Fall Decor Ideas Using Candles, Mini Pumpkins, and Candles

Scented candles like cinnamon roll, vanilla bean, espresso, brown sugar, pumpkin spice, and apple pie are just some of the fragrances to enjoy this season.

3. Fall Reading Nook

Fall Decor Ideas - Cozy Fall Reading Nook
Fall Decor Ideas – Cozy Fall Reading Nook

Create your own special cozy area where you can settle in and finally read those books you’ve been meaning to get to.

Bonus points if your area is near the fireplace.

4. Fall Table Decor

Fall Decor Ideas - Autumn Table Decor
Fall Decor Ideas – Autumn Table Decor

With all the different bounties of fall, it makes decorating your table that much more fun.

There’s so many things to pick from, why not create a different tablescape every week?

5. Outdoor Fall Table

21 Outdoor Fall Decorating Ideas - Outdoor Fall Table Set with Pumpkins and Leaves
21 Fall Decorating Ideas – Outdoor Fall Table

Fall means still being able to take advantage of weather you love to be in.

Carry your fall decor to your outside tables on beautiful nights and embrace the season.

6) Bring out the blankets

Don’t you just love relaxing on the couch snug under a cozy blanket with a hot cup of tea in hand?

Seriously…heaven!

21 Ways to Make Your Home Cozy This Fall

7) More pumpkins

Pumpkins on the porch, pumpkins on the table and pumpkins in baskets.  Mini pumpkins are just the cutest and making a pile of them together will make your heart soar.

21 Ways to Make Your Home Cozy This Fall

8) Fall harvest 

Pumpkins aren’t the only fall fruits and vegetables that make beautiful decorations.  Pears, apples, figs and pomegranates also make a stunning display.

21 Ways to Make Your Home Cozy This Fall

9. Fall Decorated Bookcase

Cozy Fall Decor Ideas - Autumn Themed Bookcase
Cozy Fall Decor Ideas – Autumn Themed Bookcase

Greet your family and friends with a gorgeous wreath.  This one is made out of rose hips and hawthorne.  Isn’t it gorgeous?

10) Colorful Indian corn 

21 Ways to Make Your Home Cozy This Fall

Dried Indian corn is a visual feast that adds a colorful touch to any room.  Display it in a basket or bowls or add it to your mantle for a wow factor.

21 Ways to Make Your Home Cozy This Fall

11) Fondue nights

Make sure you have a fondue pot handy for those special nights when you want to hang around the fire and get cozy.

Who doesn’t love their food dipped in something divine? You can find an amazing chocolate fondue recipe here.

21 Ways to Make Your Home Cozy This Fall

12) Board games

A stack of board games is a great reminder of happy memories.  Why have them tucked away in a cupboard, when you can make them part of the decor?

Having them front and center in everyone’s view will inspire your family to challenge each other to a play off.

13) Rustic bread

The smell of bread baking can turn any house into a heavenly place.  Start pulling out all those recipes you’ve been wanting to try to get ready for a delicious autumn.

Not only will freshly baked bread make your taste buds happy, but it will certainly make your house smell amazing.

14) Chinese lantern

There’s something so beautiful about Chinese lanterns.   They certainly add a punch to your fall decor.

To make a beautiful arrangement, add a bouquet of Chinese lanterns to a rustic container like an old wood barrel or an antique crock.  Remove the leaves and add other fall elements like leaves.

15. Plaid love

Can I tell you how much I love plaid?  Plaid shirts, plaid blankets and plaid pillows just spell out cozy living.

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17. Seeds of greatness  

Acorns are the perfect fall decor item.  It’s amazing that from one small acorn, a mighty tree can be grown.

18. Fall Coffee / Tea Station 

Fall Decor Ideas - Fall Coffee / Tea Station
Fall Decor Ideas – Fall Coffee Tea Station

Make sure you have a dedicated spot to make the most divine hot drinks for fall.  If you love cappuccino, have your own espresso front and center.

19) Indoor nature

Bring the outside in by adding houseplants throughout your home.  Succulents, Christmas cactus, Peace lily, English ivy and Jade plants are just some of the ideas.

21 Ways to Make Your House Cozy

20. Fairy Lights  

I bet if someone did a study on if adding fairy lights to home decor, it would show that they add a touch of magic to everyone that uses them.

Maybe they remind us of twinkling stars in the sky and that’s why we have such a love for adding them to our homes.

Whatever the reason, add some to your decor and see if the magic touches you too.

21. Window dressing

Outside Fall Decor - Fall Window Boxes

Add a few fall elements to your window boxes for a warm welcoming touch.

22. Fall Mantel Ideas

Fall Decor Ideas - Fall Mantel Ideas - Leaf Garland and Mini Pumpkins
Fall Decor Ideas – Leaf Garlands and Mini Pumpkins

Now it’s time to get busy and start adding rustic, fall ideas to your home.  What I love about this season is the emphasis on adding natural items to decorate our world.

We’ve reached the end of 21 Ways to Make Your Home Cozy This Fall.  I hope you enjoyed it.

Let me know in the comments below how you like to decorate your home during this magical season.

Thanks for stopping by!

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The Hearth And Home

Wednesday 8th of May 2019

Beautiful post!

Kelly

Thursday 9th of May 2019

Thank you so much! I appreciate you writing in. Thanks, Kelly

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