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If you’re looking for Fall decorating inspiration, you’ve come to the right place!

Do you ever dread decorating for a new season because you feel like you can’t think of any new ideas?  Maybe you just skip the seasonal decorating all together for that very reason.  Well, I want to let you in on a little design method I use with each new season and every event I plan.

But, before we get started, I wanted to welcome you, if you are here for the Love to BHome in Fall Home Tours and have just come from Love of Home.

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Favorite Fall Decorating Trick by sheholdsdearly.com

Ok, so the VERY FIRST step in all design is the brainstorming.  You cannot skip this part. You must brain storm. I usually spend a couple of days on this and just jot down the ideas as they come to me.

I think about what goes along with fall.   I think about the weather, about the traditional events, about the foods and changes in nature.

Fall Table Decorations by sheholdsdearly.com

Here is my recent brainstorming list:

  • Weather- rain, wind, darker skies, cold
  • Traditional Events- last picnics and outdoor games, back to school, more time indoors, harvest time, Halloween, turkeys, pheasants
  • Foods- soups, apples, hot drinks
  • Changes in Nature- pumpkins, mums, falling leaves, acorns

You see, not too hard.

Then, from that list, I started listing specific household items that coincide with the above ideas.

Autumn Table Decorations by sheholdsdearly.com

Here is my decoration/ shopping list:

  • Weather- boots, umbrellas, sweaters (in this case- sweater pillows), blankets, candles, lanterns, firewood
  • Traditional Events- books (vintage), picnic baskets, tennis rackets (vintage), “drop zone” inspired spot with a back to school feel
  • Foods- tea kettle, mugs, soup tureens, tea pot, cup and saucer
  • Changes in Nature- pheasant feathers, pumpkins (velvet, painted and copper tones), apples, oak leaves, acorns, mums

I show how to make a sweater pillow in my Simple Sweater Pillow Tutorial.

You can learn about my pumpkins in How to Make Velvet Pumpkins.

I had almost the things on my list, so I started collecting and arranging key spots around the house- the front porch, coffee table, piano, wood stove, etc.

See if you can spot the items from my list!

Front Porch

Fall Decoratin by sheholdsdearly.com

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Favorite Fall Decor by sheholdsdearly.com
Farmhouse Fall Decor by sheholdsdearly.com

Front Porch Sources

Living Room

Harvest Decorations by sheholdsdearly.com
Outdoor Fall Decorations by sheholdsdearly.com
Harvest Decorating Ideas by sheholdsdearly.com
Harvest Decorations for the Home by sheholdsdearly.com
Fall Home Decor by sheholdsdearly.com

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Autumn Decorations by sheholdsdearly.com
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Living Room Sources

Fireside Room

Country Fall Decor by sheholdsdearly.com
Autumn Home Decor by sheholdsdearly.com
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Fall Themed Decorations by sheholdsdearly.com

This brainstorming trick works for all design projects, in my experience- parties, room makeovers, seasonal decor, invites, you name it.

Try writing out a list like this and see what you already have on hand!

Favorite Fall Decor by sheholdsdearly.com

Fireside Room Sources

Your next stop on the tour is my sweet friend, Beth, from Unskinny Boppy.  Some of my best inspiration has come from Beth!

And Monday’s line up is included, as well. Be sure to check back for the Wednesday and Thursday schedules.

Unskinny Boppy

Monday 9/18

Southern Hospitality | Starfish Cottage | Cupcakes and Crinoline |
Celebrating Everyday Life
| Savvy Southern Style

Tuesday 9/19

My Soulful Home | Love of Home | She Holds Dearly | Unskinny Boppy

Wednesday 9/20

Home Made by Carmona | Teaselwood Design  | Little Farmstead | Our Southern Home | Housepitality Designs


Thursday 9/21

Stonegable | FrenchGardenHouse | Edith & Evelyn | Designthusiasm | Rooms for Rent

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