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Fall Decorating Tips for Your Luxury Mountain Home

Nov 03, 2021

9 Fall Decor Tips to Transform Your Luxury Mountain Home This Season

Fall decor goes well beyond pumpkins and scarecrows –– embrace the season with a design that stimulates the senses and welcomes fall into your home. Take a look at these decorating tips sure to inspire and help you dress up your mountain home this fall and get in the spirit of the season. 

1. Use Fall-Inspired Accent Colors

Autumn is one of the most colorful seasons of the year, so spend some time outdoors and draw inspiration from the rich, bold colors that surround you. To start, pick a few of your favorite fall colors to use throughout your home. Consider creating a specific color palette to guide you in your design and help you create a uniform feel throughout your home. 

Shades of earthy oranges and reds, rich yellows and bursts of deep emeralds, and dark purples are all wonderful color choices to get you started. Be sure to balance out the design with varying shades of neutral colors, such as whites, browns, and beiges. 

2. Bring Nature Indoors With Rustic Details 

The key to luxury fall decor is to think rustic. The easiest way to achieve this is by taking advantage of the nature that surrounds your luxury mountain home. On your next hike in the mountains, collect dried pine cones or acorns to fill large glass jars and use them as centerpieces in your home. You can also fill vases with dried tall grasses, tree branches with colorful leaves, or floral stems to add texture and create visual interest.

3. Decorate With Pumpkins a Different Way

This year, do more than simply display carved pumpkins on your porch –– showcase this iconic fall symbol in other creative ways. Pumpkins come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, so be sure to incorporate a variety in your design. For instance, you can stack large pumpkins on top of each other or display many mini-pumpkins in a large bowl. Another interesting way to incorporate pumpkins in your fall decor is to use them as vases, placing fresh flowers inside for a one-of-a-kind centerpiece.

Instead of carving your pumpkins this year, you can paint the surface with your home state’s shape, favorite university logo, or even your address numbers for an elegant look. To make it even easier, simply paint them the different colors in your desired color scheme and display them as desired. 

4. Choose Seasonal Plants

Decorate your entryway, patio, or deck with potted seasonal flowers for a bright pop of color. 

Some of the most popular choices for this time of year include Garden Mums, Pansies, Marigolds, Russian Sage, Aster, or Coneflowers. 

5. Incorporate Plaid Accents

Plaid is the print of fall –– so make a bold statement by incorporating colorful plaids or tartan in your design. One way to bring these patterns into your home is through accent pillows for your living room or bedrooms. In your dining room, dress your table with plaid napkins or table cloths. When used wisely, they can add a little pop of interest and make your rooms feel more like fall! 

6. Dress Your Dining Room Table

You can think of your dining room table as an accessory that can be changed throughout the year, depending on the occasion. During the autumn months, you can create a cozy, warm atmosphere simply in the way you dress your table. For a dramatic tablescape, style your table using table cloths or runners in deep red, orange, or even black, or choose fall florals or plaid prints in your design. 

Be sure to balance these bold colors and prints with neutral plates, placemats, and charger plates. After that, add seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh flowers, and unscented candles to complete your look. Even if your fall decor is simple, a well-dressed table will contribute to the overall look and feel of your luxury mountain home.

7. Make Elegant Fall Wreaths

Another way to transform traditional fall decor is by making your own wreaths out of seasonal materials. Get creative and use natural materials such as dried grapevines, pinecones, corn husks, dried cobs, native grasses or grains to create a rustic look for your doors, hallways, mantels –– any high-traffic area in your home. These unconventional wreaths will make a statement from the moment people enter a space. 

If you are a member at The Cliffs, sign up for our holiday wreath-making event at The Cliffs at Walnut Cove, held on November 27th

Not a member yet? Click here to learn more about our exclusive club membership at The Cliffs and how you can join our premier luxury community in the Carolinas. 

8. Get Cozy With Chunky Blankets 

As the crisp fall air fills the day, get cozy in your newly decorated home with chunky blankets. Besides being another layer to keep you warm, this accent piece adds an additional layer of texture to your overall design. Consider using textured blankets and throws with a knitted or crochet design –– and don’t forget to select colors that go well with the style of the room and complement your overall color scheme.

9. Warm Up Your Home With Classic Autumn Aromas 

Smell plays an important part in our overall mood in a space –– and there’s no better way to complete a fall decor project than with scented candles. The soft, warm glow creates an ambiance in your home that invites you to relax and unwind. You can’t go wrong with classic fall scents such as cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, pumpkin, or apple. But, if you’re looking to mix it up, consider rugged, masculine options including woodsy or leather-inspired aromas. 

Not only will candles add a wonderful smell to any space, but they also make gorgeous accent pieces too. Look for candles presented in attractive containers, with different sizes, textures, and labels that stand out. Then, place them throughout your home in groups of threes, mixing up the sizes for added interest.

Find Your Luxury Mountain Home at The Cliffs 

There is no better place to spend the fall months than in your new luxury mountain home in the Carolinas. With its sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and endless premier amenities available only to our members, The Cliffs is the ideal place to live! 

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