Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Fall Nesting {Day 5} - Warm It Up

 When autumn rolls around and I start decorating, one of my main goals is to make the transition from an open and breezy aesthetic to more of a cozy and warm one. The easiest, most cost effective way to accomplish this (and maintain your sanity) is to focus on fabrics and decorative accents instead of starting from scratch like a decorator possessed.

Think texture. Think chunky cable-knit throws, think pillow covers in warm colors and soft fabrics. I love velvet at this time of year. You don't have to go overboard, a few touches go a long way.

(Image from Pottery Barn)
(Image from Crate and Barrel)

(Image from Pottery Barn)

(Image found on Pinterest)

Decorative accents 
I like to go natural: wheat, leaves, gourds... but you do whatever makes your skirt fly up.

(Image from Pottery Barn)

(Image from Dear Lillie)

(Image found via Pinterest)

 A few subtle changes will warm your nest right up for the season.

{Click here to see the other posts in my 31 Days of Fall Nesting series...}


  1. These photos make me want to curl up with a blanket! Soooooo, that's what I'm going to go do. Happy Fall!

  2. These are some great suggestions!! Thanks for sharing. I'll have to think about what I can do at my house.

  3. How do they knitted this blanket? so beautiful!

  4. Please can you tell me where I can find the pattern for this blanket? thank you Valerie


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