I’m not that great at home decor. I will find myself paralyzed when it comes to home decorating because I am way out of the loop in design trends and style. And honestly, I don’t want to spend a ton of money on season decorations. But, can I throw some faux leaves around the house and call it fall? Absolutely. So, today we’re talking fall decorating for dummies.
Megan absolutely blew my mind recently when she confessed to hating fall decor. Specifically, she cannot stand fall wreaths because they look tragically cheap. I immediately thought about the gorgeous Threshold/Studio McGee wreath I recently saw at Target. Totally regretting that I didn’t swoop it up when I saw it in stores.
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I love that it’s not a tacky dead leaf looking wreath with a huge fake pumpkin attached. Instead, pretty green eucalyptus leaves and some other faux green leaves that I won’t pretend to know. All bundled together with a simple – and I mean SIMPLE – orange ribbon.
Throw Pillows and Blankets – EASY
We have a good amount of throw pillows throughout my house. Often they are on the floor or smashed into the corner of the couch because one of the dogs thinks it’s her throne. Seasonal throw pillows and a throw blanket are the easiest way to infuse the season into your home.
The downside: I don’t have storage for a million seasonal throw pillows. So, I usually just find one or two pillows to swap out. Also, I’m not looking for the holiday to throw up all over my house. I just want touches, very light touches.
Home Goods is your best best for fall throw pillows. For blankets, stick to Target for an affordable option. Hit Pottery Barn for a ridiculously priced throw.
- Not too tacky seasonal throw pillow from Home Goods ($25)
- Gorgeous cable knit chenille throw from Target ($25)
- Weighted Bearaby Tencel Napper Blanket from Pottery Barn ($269)
Forget the Dead Leaves, Go for Faux
Faux foliage. Groundbreaking, I know.
Just bringing a little of the outdoors inside – even if it’s totally fake – is a super easy way to change the vibe up for the fall season. I’ve been rocking some pretty spring flowers since, well, spring. Now it’s time to swap them out for something spicier.
World Market is my absolute favorite place to buy faux foliage because it’s far more affordable than Target.
- This Yellow Faux Aspen Spray reminds me of Taylor Swift’s Folklore Dress on the Eras Tour ($8)
- Faux Fall Maple Leaf Spray ($8)
- Yellow Allium Bunch for under $2
Call me basic, but I love a good fake pumpkin.
- Woven Pumpkin by Threshold at Target ($5)
- Large Champagne Glass Pumpkin, Total Pottery Barn dupe ($25)
- Mini Pumpkins for Bowls ($15)
So what are you waiting for? Get inspired, get creative, and start decorating – even if you’re a dummy like me! Your home will thank you for it.
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