Fall is such a beautiful season; it’s hard not to want to bring it inside. The leaves are turning gorgeous shades of orange, yellow and brown, and they crunch delightfully beneath your feet. The cooler weather hasn’t quite killed the grass, so there is still a natural green backdrop for your outdoor walks and activities. And the cool, crisp weather that comes with fall is perfect for spending as much time lounging outside as possible.
You can’t spend all of your time outdoors, but you can certainly bring Mother Nature’s piece of art inside with you.
Open the Windows
On days when it isn’t too cool, open your windows to blur the line between inside and out. Feeling the fall breeze and listening to the rustling of the leaves is the perfect way to welcome fall into your home. And better yet, opening your windows and shutting off your AC will save you a little money and keep your living space at a comfortable temp. However, if you have fall allergies, you may want to consider closing the windows at night. Nothing is worse than not being able to smell the cool, crisp air because your nose is stuffed up.
Get Some Fall Scented Candles or Wax Burners
What smells like fall to you? Pumpkin spice? Apple pie? Find a candle of your favorite fall scent and keep it lit whenever you’re at home and awake. Your sense of smell is a highly sensitive way to create, store and evoke memories. Choose a signature scent for the fall and see how it impacts your mood, memory and even your sleep—just blow out that candle before you doze off! Fall scents tend to be warmer smells like nuts, coffee or cinnamon. Have pets or small grandchildren around? You may want to avoid keeping an open flame out, so a wax burner is just the ticket for you. These warming plates melt scented wax cubes, which spread their scent throughout the room.
Make a Fall Wreath
Wreaths are decorations highly associated with fall and winter, and the fall wreath allows you to incorporate all of those different oranges, yellows and browns of the season into your home. You can either go to a home decor store and purchase one or you can make one on your own. Some wreaths are even themed around fall holidays, like Halloween or Thanksgiving.
Bring the Outdoors In
Use the treasures of Mother Nature to decorate your home for the fall season. For example, you can make a centerpiece out of fallen twigs and sticks you might find outside, or perhaps bring in some freshly fallen leaves to spread across a mantel or table. Some other natural accents we love include jars or clear bowls full of acorns and pinecones wrapped in ribbon. The possibilities are endless!