Fall is arguably one of the most festive times of the year (some may say Christmas, but we digress). It’s definitely one of the most colorful seasons, so there are a variety of ways to jump into the autumn. The team at Brothers Moving and Storage shares some of their favorite festive and fun fall decorating tips to get you started.
Fall Decorating Tips: From Traditional to Terrifying
Instead of opting for disposable plastic decorations, choose natural products. Hay bales, leaves, twigs, and gourds are a great seasonal option that won’t harm the environment. Additionally, skip carving pumpkins this year so that you can reuse them through Thanksgiving.
Get Your Creep On
Some people like cutesy Halloween decorations, whereas other prefer to scare the living daylights out of trick-or-treaters. Whichever category you fall under, there are so many options to get into the spirit (pun intended). Check out these realistic and terrifying ideas, from creepy hands coming out of a pond or a zombie cellar. Be sure to check out our Pinterest page for even more spook-tacular Halloween ideas.
Embrace Colors and Textures
Fall is all about woody, rougher textures that can create really amazing decorative statements. A few ideas include:
- Placing stalks of wheat in an antique pitcher for a textured seasonal centerpiece;
- Combining twigs or wood cookies with small white pumpkins on an entry table;
- Using different varieties of gourds in wooden bowls throughout your home;
- Going rustic with plaid patterns or bold statement colors such as goldenrod, rust, chocolate brown, royal purple, hunter green, or brick red.
Don’t Forget the Certain Smell
Fall has a distinctive smell that’s more than just pumpkin whatever! Welcome visitors with the scents of the season, including cinnamon, cloves, apple, leaves, cranberry, orange, and pine. Consider adding scented pine cones near your entryway or enjoy wax melts for a safer alternative to candles (though candles do give a beautiful seasonal glow).
If you’re planning to usher in autumn in a new home or office, don’t forget to get your complimentary quote from the team at Brothers. Our friendly, efficient crews help you get moved in faster, so you can enjoy the fall season sooner!