When we think about the cooler months ahead, we believe it's the small things that will carry us through them. Tiny changes to your morning rituals or cosy touches can transform a space. We've curated our favourite autumn styling tips that we believe can make a big difference to the days stretching before us.
1. Intimate Groupings
Rearranging your décor can help switch the focus of your space, especially if you have a cosy fireplace to gravitate towards. Provide space for smaller, more intimate interactions and opt for occasional chairs, layered with tactile cushions, and throws to invite conversation. Take advantage of other nooks around your home to create cosy spots to retreat and relax with a scented candle and a good book. All are simple pleasures that make us happier about the onset of autumn.
2. An Earthy Palette
Introduce autumnal colours and textures through thoughtfully considered soft furnishings. It’s a subtle way of transitioning your decor with minimal effort, and without blowing your budget. Embrace a warming palette of golden-hued caramel, rich chocolate, and nuanced neutrals. Textures like velvet, cashmere, and wool are perfect for adding depth and dimension to your space.
3. Clever Curves
Soft textures aren’t the only way to add a visual softness to a space. Organic and curving shapes break up the harshness of sharp lines and softens up a space, creating a calming effect on our visual system. Incorporating soft patterns and textures can add a touch of interest to any space - a perfect fit for an autumn transition.
4. Retreat to Bed
With shorter days and longer nights, curling up in bed never looked so inviting. Retreat to your sanctuary and cosy-up with luxuriously soft quilts, organic bed linen and textured throws. Create a calming sleep space with subtle shades for a peaceful night sleep. By keeping your colour palette limited you can create a cohesive, interesting sleep space that helps you feel cocooned and centred. Keep bedsides harmonious by choosing simple and functional accessories.
5. Bring the Outdoors in
Another autumn staple is bringing nature into your home with beautiful foliage and natural elements to create an inspirational space. Any natural element that resonates with you is the ideal choice and bonus points if you can find them on a nice autumn walk. When it comes to accessories, don’t overcrowd your space. Think carefully about the decoration and choose items that add substance to the room, such as artisanal pottery and handcrafted pieces. Look out for subtle curving forms, an unglazed finish, and an appealing handmade raw honesty.