5 Fall Apartment Decorating Tips
Fall is the best time of the year to add a cozy touch of Mother Nature into your luxury New York City apartment. As the temperature cools and leaves transition into golden hues, transition into the new season with our 5 favorite fall apartment decorating tips!
Perhaps one of the easiest (and most fun!) areas of apartment decorating is choosing throw pillows for couches, arm chairs, benches, and bedding sets. Better yet, you can pop into any home decor store in Manhattan and stumble upon wonderful collections of throw pillows. Here are the top designs we love this season:
- Golden color schemes
- Textured fabrics: burlap, sparkles, plush materials
- Monogrammed flannel pillow cases
- Embroidered designs: pumpkins, leaves, apples, etc.
Pier 1 Imports is known to host a stunning collection of throw pillows and accessories. You may find yourself stocking up on home accessories for each and every room of your apartment!
Swap Out Fabrics
If ending your day includes curling up with hot tea and a good book, swapping out your apartment’s window drapery, throw blankets, and area rugs are great changes to create a cozy apartment space.
From living rooms to bedrooms, switch your light, airy curtain materials for deep, natural drapery from The Shade Store. With locations in the East Side, West Side, and Midtown neighborhoods, Glenwood residents are nearby seasonal blinds, drapes, and curtains that complement the theme of every apartment. Pay mind to the size of your windows and which curtain length would work best for your space without looking too heavy (floor length curtains, valances, etc.)
In addition to window coverings, tie your room’s look together with chunky knit throw blankets. These are great accessories to complete the overall look and color scheme of your room, and can be interchanged from season to season! If you enjoy crafts, consider getting into knitting as the weather cools. Not only will knitting blankets keep you busy on snow days, but make for wonderful gifts around the holidays!
What’s one way to keep your apartment flooring as cozy as possible? Add a fluffy area rug! Whether your apartment’s flooring is tile, wood, or even carpet, adding an area rug to your space adds a touch of texture and warmth on those crisp NYC mornings.
Dining Room Centerpieces
If your apartment is known to host a few get-togethers and dinner parties, why not spruce up your dining room table with an autumn-inspired centerpiece?
From formal dinners to casual meals, choose a color scheme that complements your personal taste, event theme, and time of the year. Naturally, with fall, including bright and bold earth tones is a wonderful choice. Consider adding sunflowers to your arrangement for additional pops of color.
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Decorate Your Entry
Give your guests a warm welcome with a decorated entryway or foyer inside of your apartment. There are quite a few staple pieces that make for a warm and inviting area, and here are our recommended favorites for apartments:
- Seasonal door wreaths with hanger
- “Welcome”, “Happy Fall”, or “Happy Harvest” floor mats
- Small pumpkins
- Battery powered candles
A Helpful Tip: Be sure to check with your apartment manager on what types of decor is permitted on the exterior of your front door.