2020 Fall Decorating Ideas – Best Autumn Decor Tips

Jacki Roig

fall decor ideas

Courtesy of Keita Turner Design

As the seasons change outside, the design of your home should subtly reflect that inside. Transitioning your space for the fall season can be quite challenging. While it can be tempting and fun to consider kitschy autumn decor, more thoughtful decorating choices will take your space to the next level. From unique accessories to sophisticated wallpaper, fall decorating is all about adding warmth and expressing your style. Our favorite designers shared all the fall decorating inspiration you need to make your home cool and cozy for the autumn season.

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Colors Found in Nature

Create a cozy and inviting space by mixing in hues found in nature. Keita Turner of Keita Turner Design added dimension to this living room by layering rich rust furniture and gold art and accessories.

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Bring Fall Leaves Inside

“I love the

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18 Genius Wall Decor Ideas | HGTV’s Decorating & Design Blog

Jacki Roig

So, you recently moved into a new place, and you finally have your furniture arranged exactly how you want it. You placed your decorative accents and hung the few pieces of art you own. But every time you sit down to relax on the sofa, those big, blank walls taunt you with their unforgivable boringness. “I need decor! I need decor!” they cry. So, you flip on the TV and drown them out with an episode of House Hunters.

We’ve all been there. Blank walls can be a total headache when you don’t have time, funds or ideas — but they certainly don’t have to be. I’ve rounded up some wall decor ideas for every type of person: the DIY decorator, total trendsetter, penny pincher, plant person, vintage visionary, focused functionalist and salvaging soul. Scroll through, pick your favorites and show your walls who’s boss.

FOR THE DIY DECORATOR

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The Worst, Most Expensive Decorating Mistakes Designers Won’t Make Again

Jacki Roig

Let’s face it: Some lessons in life are learned the hard way. Often, making a mistake is the best way to figure out what not to do in the future. When the stakes are high and the outcome is costly, you tend to remember an experience and grow from it, with the hope (in theory) that you’ll never repeat it again.

Well, this same sentiment applies to decorating your home. Seemingly trivial design decisions can turn into expensive issues fast—and often, these things could have been avoided with a little bit of planning, prep, or research. Curious about what rookie mistakes might cost you major moolah in the long run? Here, a handful of interior designers are sharing their insight on the pricey decorating mistakes they’ve made in the past. Hopefully, you can vicariously learn through them—I know I will!

1. Not checking out big-ticket furniture items in person

It

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60 Best Kitchen Ideas – Decor and Decorating Ideas for Kitchen Design

Jacki Roig

modern white kitchen

Lincoln Barbour

Dreaming of a kitchen renovation? Before you knock down any walls, start small and give the heart of your home a well-deserved upgrade using these stylish spaces for inspiration. Simple swaps like new stools, lighting, or even cabinets knobs can update your kitchen in a flash, and don’t miss our favorite paint ideas as well.

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Pattern Pile-On

Like you would in a cozy bedroom, pile on prints to your heart’s desire, starting with an accent wall covered in one pattern, and a colorful rug in another.

SHOP RUGS

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Stash and Hide

Because you can never have too much storage, stash bulky appliances, like stand mixers behind a sliding cabinet door. Or for a faster solution, turn to good ol’ baskets to hold and conceal seasonal goods like holiday cookie cutters or sprinkles.

SHOP BASKETS

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Stacked

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HGTV’s 80 Fave Fall Decorating Ideas

Jacki Roig

Welcome Guests Abundantly

Cue the Copper

Get the How-To:

How to Make a Hand-Lettered Farmhouse-Style Tray

Add a Farmhouse Feel

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Cozy Up Your Front Porch With Farmhouse Style for Fall

Set the Table With Seasonal Style

And, Break Out the Good China

Create a Grand Entrance

Freshen Up the Front Porch

(Safely) Fire Up the Fireplace

15 Fireplace Maintenance + Safety Tips:

Fireplace Maintenance and Safety

Pop In Some Plaid

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15 Spaces That Prove Buffalo Plaid Isn’t Just for Winter

And, Don’t Limit It to a Throw

The History of Buffalo Plaid:

Trending Now: Buffalo Check

Spice Up the Guest Room

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30 Tips for Turning Your Guest Bedroom Into a Retreat

Or, the Front Door

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50+ Paint Shades We Love and How You Can Use Them

Mix Rustic With Refined

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Rustic + Refined: Set a

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50 Family Room Decorating Ideas & Photos

Jacki Roig

Most families spend more time in the family room than any other room in the house. It’s also the room that your guests will likely see first and the most. That’s why it’s important to be intentional about designing a family room that is beautiful but also stays true to your personal tastes.

Whether you prefer a family room that’s modern, classic, rustic or global, you’re sure to find fresh ideas in the 50 photos we’ve compiled here. From small, personal touches to grand design inspiration, there’s something for everyone in this collection of family room ideas. Looking for more inspiration? Our personalized home decor includes throw pillows, blankets, canvas art and more to make your family room reflect your personal style.

Instructions: Click through the buttons below to sort by category. Click the photo for a larger view.

A backless couch is a unique and beautiful way to link

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100+ Bedroom Decorating Ideas in 2020

Jacki Roig

bedroom decorating ideas

DAVID TSAY, styling by Janna Lufkin

Your bedrooms are arguably the most important rooms in your house. After all, the master bedroom is where you both start and end your day, while the guest bedroom is the place where you welcome those special overnight guests. That’s why we’ve put together this inspiring bedroom design guide. Jam-packed with more than 100 (!) of our best and brightest bedroom decorating ideas, it’ll help you visualize your dream space and provide the tips and simple ideas you’ll need to get that look.

First up, figure out the style you’d like for your room: are you dreaming of a cozy bedroom ideas that beckon you to curl up with a good book, a cheerful, gingham-filled hideaway, a farmhouse rustic bedroom, or a white bedroom that removes you from the stresses of the day? With that in mind, let’s get started. Whether a spacious master

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35 Biggest Decorating Mistakes and Solutions

Jacki Roig

35: A Cluttered Kitchen

Solution: Minimize the Mess

Get the How-To:

Make New Pots Look Old for a Cottage-Style Countertop Herb Garden

34: Going to the Dark Side

Solution: Light It Up

33: Kids’ Toys, Untamed

Solution: Conquer the Clutter

32: Choosing Style Over Sittability

Solution: Opt for Comfy Chairs

31: Stuffing Your Garage to the Gills

Solution: Reclaim the Space

30: Designing Around the TV

Solution: Incorporate the TV Into Your Design

29: Toilet Rugs

Solution: Small Rectangular Rug

28: Not Having Houseplants

Solution: Add Your Favorite Plants

27: Having the Wrong Lampshade

Solution: Choose Your Shade Carefully

26: Not Testing Paint Colors

Solution: Try Multiple Hues

25: Covering A/C Ducts

Solution: Plan Around Your Air Source

24: Too Many Photos

You’re either a photo person or you’re not. Photo people feel very sentimental and have a hard time giving up the pictures on their walls and tables.

Solution:

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The Most Popular Interior Design and Decorating Styles

Jacki Roig

We’re going to level with you, being a design enthusiast is hard stuff. Not only do you need keep up with the latest trends and have an encyclopedic knowledge of all the colors of the year, but you should also know the differences between all the biggest design styles.

Sounds easy, right? Well, not quite. Truth is, knowing every single nuance between two different styles is easier said than done. After all, who really knows the difference between Scandinavian and minimalism? Traditional and transitional? If we’re being totally honest, even we get confused every now and then. So, to help, we’re breaking down some of the biggest styles out there.

It’s worth mentioning that everyone’s definition might differ a little bit. After all, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But we hope the explainers below will help you appreciate the nuances of interior design.

(Image credit: Sylvie Li)

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20 Family Room Decorating Ideas

Jacki Roig

family room ideas

Helen Norman

Considering that you spend a significant amount of time in your family room, it has to be comfy and stylish. From a plush sofa to well-curated shelves, find out how to make your space one of the most inviting places in your home with these family room ideas. Below, you’ll find design inspiration whether your room is big or small, modern or traditional. Oh, and if you’re wondering what you can do with your old television or how to spruce up your fireplace, there are plenty of suggestions here.

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Pattern Play

Combining vibrant patterns is an easy way to bring a dose of playfulness into your family room.

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Well-Decorated Mantel

Make your mantel a major focal point with a brass wall clock, lush plants, and decorative objects.

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Textured Walls

Wall coverings, like grasscloth, can instantly

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