Fall Countdown Day 23

It’s Day 25, 24, 23 of the 25 Days Until Fall Countdown.

Day 23

Subtle Fall 

If you don’t want to go all out in fall decor, this is a great example of how to add some seasonal sensibility to your home.

I am of the mind that seasonal decor doesn’t have to hit you over the head. Adding textural pieces like woolen blankets, baskets, and branches can really give you the same feeling of fall without having an array of pumpkins and leaves all over the house.

Heavier textures add a sense of warmth.

Note the chevron pattern repeated in the basket weave of this pumpkin.

Little surprises in those little nooks. Sometimes, less is more…

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11 Comments on Fall Countdown Day 23

  1. lulu
    August 31, 2012 at 7:28 am (2 years ago)

    I agree that change is best when its subtle. Here, changing slipcovers gives a whole new feeling to the living room and everywhere flower colors go from summer brights to oranges and yellows of sunflowers and dahlias.

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    • thriftykristy
      August 31, 2012 at 7:41 am (2 years ago)

      Lulu, thanks for sharing. I love that you change it up. Each season seems to have it’s own mood, does it not? Happy Friday! xoxo Kristin

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  2. Sarah
    August 31, 2012 at 8:33 am (2 years ago)

    I think I’m going to love every single of your Fall tweaks! That pumpkin is simply perfect! I love the texture it adds.
    Sarah

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    • thriftykristy
      August 31, 2012 at 8:42 am (2 years ago)

      Thank you, Sarah. I’ve never tried to come up with 25 fall decor ideas in 25 days…I’m so glad you are enjoying them so far :) Kristin

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  3. Chelsey
    August 31, 2012 at 9:33 am (2 years ago)

    I love the blue and green color combo in your living area. I’m so ready for Fall, weather, decor and treats!

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    • thriftykristy
      August 31, 2012 at 9:43 am (2 years ago)

      Thank you, Chlesey! I am with you–bring on the Fall! xo Kristin

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  4. ArbitraryAmbrosia
    August 31, 2012 at 1:05 pm (2 years ago)

    I LOVE you subtle fall details! So tasteful yet festive. Keep the fall countdown coming!

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    • thriftykristy
      August 31, 2012 at 1:10 pm (2 years ago)

      You betcha! Tomorrow involves gold :) Kristin

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  5. Wendy
    August 31, 2012 at 1:16 pm (2 years ago)

    I agree with you,that fall decor doesn’t have to hit you over the head. Just the few touches you mentioned are perfect for welcoming the change of seasons.

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