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Shorter days and a crisp chill in the air certify that summer truly has come to an end.  Now’s a great time to break out the cozy throws and warm up your home’s decor with a few fall touches.

Take a cue from designer Sarah Richardson and fill vintage vases with autumn-hued flowers:Sarah Richardson's fall floral arrangements

For many of us, fall also signals the beginning of the holiday entertaining season — Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations are coming up fast. Get ready for the impending arrival of holiday guests by sprucing up areas of your home where guests gather, like the foyer
traditional foyer by Thibaut

Image courtesy of Thibaut.

For a quick-and-easy fall fix-up, take a stroll outdoors to gather colorful leaves. Suspended on fishing line over your dining room table, they create a magical falling-leaf effect:Dress up your autumn table with fall leaves

Give faux pumpkins and gourds a fashion-forward makeover that will glam up both your Halloween and Thanksgiving decorations:Metallic Leaf Pumpkins

 Or download one of our 16 (free!) printable templates to put the finishing touch on your seasonal decor: Rustic fall wreath

+ FALL FOR THESE CRAFTY TIPS & DECORATING IDEAS:

Designer MacGyver: 5 Easy Fall Crafts 

Designers + Bloggers on Fall’s Top Trends

HGTV How-To: Make a Fall Felt Leaf Wreath

The Fall 2012 Color Spectrum

6 Responses

  1. Jackie C. says:

    The faux pumpkins and gourds are stunning!

  2. Sharon M. says:

    Love the fishing line/leaves idea. Looks great and really different.

  3. Debra says:

    The pumpkins and gourds are beautiful. I may try this.

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  5. Joe says:

    Very pretty and very innovative. Loved all!!

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