As the leaves change colour and the temperature drops, there’s no better time to transform your living room into a cosy haven for the autumn season!
Autumn is all about warm colours, soft textures, and a welcoming atmosphere. Whether you’re a fan of pumpkin spice lattes or simply enjoy the crisp, cool air, these five Frank’s tips will help you create the perfect cosy ambiance in your living room this season.
Embrace Warm and Earthy Living Room Tones
One of the easiest ways to give your living room an autumn makeover is by changing up the colour scheme.
Swap out the bright summer colours for warm and earthy tones such as deep oranges, rustic reds, and rich browns. These hues mimic the colours of fall foliage and create a sense of warmth and comfort in your space.
Consider incorporating these colours through throw pillows, blankets, curtains, or even by painting an accent wall or adding new carpet. Mixing and matching different shades can add depth and visual interest to your living room while maintaining that cosy autumn vibe.
Layer with Textures
Autumn is all about comfort. To achieve a cosy atmosphere, we recommend layering your living room with various textures.
Start with a plush area rug that not only feels soft underfoot but also brings the room together. Then, add cosy throws, fluffy cushions, and knitted blankets to your seating area. Faux fur or velvet cushions and upholstery can also add a touch of luxury to your space.
Don’t forget to incorporate wooden elements such as coffee tables, side tables, or bookshelves to balance out the softness with some rustic charm.
Bring Nature To Your Living Room
Autumn is a season of pretty natural elements, so take this as a chance to incorporate the beauty of nature into your living room to capture the essence of autumn perfectly.
We suggest displaying a vase of fresh or dried flowers, seasonal foliage, or decorative pumpkins. These natural elements will not only add aesthetic appeal but will also connect you to the season.
Consider adding a cosy touch with a fireplace or by placing scented candles in warm, autumn-inspired fragrances like cinnamon, apple, or pumpkin spice. The soft glow of candlelight or the crackling of a fire can help create a soothing ambiance.
The right lighting can make or break the cosy factor in your living room. Choose warm, soft lighting rather than harsh, bright lights and use table lamps, floor lamps, or string lights to create a warm and inviting atmosphere.
You can also replace your regular light bulbs with warm-toned LED bulbs for a cosier feel. Dimmer switches or smart lighting systems can also help you adjust the lighting to suit your mood.
Autumn-Inspired Living Room Decor
To fully embrace the autumn theme, add seasonal decor elements into your living room.
Consider swapping out your artwork for autumn-themed prints or wall decor and add decorative cushions or pillow covers with leaf patterns or autumn quotes.
You can also introduce cosy seating options like bean bags or oversized floor cushions for a relaxed and inviting vibe. Placing a woven basket filled with cosy blankets and pillows near your seating area is also an idea that is both practical and decorative.
Creating a cosy living space for autumn doesn’t require a complete makeover because small changes can make a big difference.
Embrace warm colours, layer textures, bring nature indoors, optimise your lighting, add autumn-inspired decor and install a new cosy carpet from Frank’s!
Pop down to your nearby store and we’ll be happy to help you find the perfect flooring to transform your home.