Malibu may not enter the fall season until mid-October, but it’s just around the corner for most of the country; and we can practically already smell the pumpkin spice, firewood, and homemade piesin air. Fall is one of the best seasons for making your home cozy and well-decorated as we’ll be spending more time indoors watching Halloween movies, sipping hot cocoa, and snugging up under blankets on the sofa. So your home can be a cozy autumnal oasis, here are the best home essentials for fall.
Autumnal scented candles
It’s not fall in your house until you have the sweet lingering aromas of caramel apples and spiced pumpkin filling the air. Stock up on your favorite fall scents and spruce up your home with candles. Whether you want to add the hygge effect
and dot your home in tealight candles or use large luxurious candles,
your home will quickly be in the fall spirit.
A cozy over sized blanket
There’s nothing better than snuggling up under a a soft blanket while watching a movie on the couch. Complete the experience with an eco-friendly handwoven Turkish towel blanket
. They’re warm and snuggly and perfect for bundling up on the sofa or backyard by the campfire.
Pumpkins and fall leaves
Head to the pumpkin patch and dabble them around your home as fall accent pieces. You can also press fall leaves and gather acorns you find outside for easy, natural, and eco-friendly decorations.
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Woven storage baskets
Add some woven storage baskets for another home essential for fall. With their natural design and beige hues, they give off the fall vibe while also being a place to store all those extra throw pillows and blankets you’ll be needing for the upcoming seasons.
Fall tea towels and linen
Swap out your tea towels and tablecloths for more autumnal ones. Go simple with fall colors like brunt orange, brown, or a mustard yellow; or stylize with an autumn leaves pattern or texture.
Another one of the best home essentials for fall are autumn desserts like pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and apple strudel. Yum! It will help fill your home with that fall spirit (and make your taste buds very happy).
Halloween and fall movies are ready to make their yearly debut! Whether you want to watch classic Halloween movies like Hocus Pocus
or watch movies set in fall like Autumn in New York
, Fantastic Mr. Fox
, or Good Will Hunting
, bring them out for a fall home essential.
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Soft throw pillows
Throw pillows are a wonderful way to incorporate the fall season into your home. They’re cozy and come in endless styles. You could even get creative and embroider pumpkins
or fall leaves onto pillow cases.
Those are our top home essentials for fall! Looking for more tips to a cozier home? Check out our guide here!
Christa Adams is a writer, photographer, and sustainable traveler based in Barcelona. She's been traveling solo since 2014 has a passion for the outdoors, coffee culture, and exploring quaint European towns. Follow her adventures at www.thespiritedexplorer.com