11 DIY Projects to Transition Your Home’s Decor for Fall

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My house has been a disaster this past week. It started with turning my second bedroom from its previous purpose as junk storage into an organized guest bedroom. From there, I’ve been cleaning, organizing and redecorating my house room-by-room. It’s exhausting and thrilling at the same time. To me, it’s inspiring to see a room take shape and to find functional and beautiful solutions to a home’s problems. With the temperatures finally starting to drop, the tweaking around my house has included me pulling out more candles, comfier throw blankets and richer, cozier colors.

This collection of 11 past Design*Sponge how-tos and DIY projects will get your home ready for cooler temperatures, nights spent in, and holiday entertaining. How do you prep your home for the changing seasons? Any must-do projects we need to know about? –Lauren

  1. Sophie says:

    Love these items! Sophie x

    sophiehmstewart.com

  2. Joginder says:

    Its my dream bedroom. I really love it.

  3. Devin says:

    I think the title of the article is misleading. These slides touched on “coziness” but the colors and decor style does not relate to fall. I still enjoyed the post though.

    1. Kelli Kehler says:

      Hi Devin,

      I think in design nowadays, we’ve moved away from typical “fall” decor (leaf imagery, burnt oranges, etc.) and these items all practically prep your home for fall: adding warmth by way of texture (whether that’s the canopy DIY, wallpaper DIY, blanket DIY etc.), accompanying hat/coat storage, bringing plants indoors and utilizing candles more. These are tweaks to our home’s decor that are in-line with the changing of seasons, without leaning heavily on the perhaps trend-heavy themes we used to associate with fall :)

  4. Natalie says:

    Those candle holders are so lovely. I love candles in autumn/winter, but I think bring the copper into the mix would just add that extra bit of warmth

  5. Fantastic ideas – loved them, I’m excited to share them further with my friends through Homeology’s Facebook , Twitter and Pinterest profiles :)
    Thanks for sharing, x Germarie

  6. I LOVE tassels in clothes and in home accessories…. !

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