Create a Cozy Fall Dining Room
From family meals to holiday gatherings, the dining room is one of the most important spaces in any home. Whether you’re entertaining friends, connecting with family, or simply enjoying a delicious meal, an inviting space is integral for creating a home that you feel comfortable living and hosting in.
As the days grow colder, the holidays are fast approaching. Now is the perfect time to transform your dining room into a warm and cozy space. Here are some tips for creating the perfect autumnal look.
Warm it Up
Embrace rich, earthy, and warm colors to create the perfect cozy look. Fall shades such as deep red, golden amber, and even mossy green will all help to set a pleasant and inviting mood. Dark and warm colored walls will help create a more informal and snug feel, but if you’re looking for a more subtle way to incorporate these colors, try adding a few accents. Looking for a more neutral look? Natural colors and textures such as leather and deep brown wood tones are ideal and simple options for creating a warm fall appeal.
Lighting is EverythingSoften your space with the right lighting. Opt for pieces that offer a moody, dim glow to create a comfortable and mellow ambience. Low hanging pendant lights are fantastic options for unique and soft lighting. These lights will create a more intimate atmosphere, while also showcasing your personal character and style. Another even simpler way to create soft lighting is to add candles to your dining table. Candlelight offers a pleasant yellow glow that adds brightness, while maintaining warmth. If you’re looking to take it a step further, try autumn scented candles such as pumpkin, apple, or cinnamon for an even cozier fall atmosphere.
Keep it ComfyTextures are imperative for creating a homey space. Incorporate fabrics into your dining room for a more comfortable look and feel. Adding soft textures can be as easy as picking out a soft table runner or placemats, but could also extend to throw blankets, rugs, or accent pillows. Layering textures and softening your space with textiles will automatically create a more relaxed, inviting, and interesting dining room.
Get CreativeYour table should have more than just food on top of it. Experiment with your style and find the right autumnal centerpiece that speaks to you. Decor such as pumpkins, woven baskets, and faux flowers are simple and timeless accents that will evoke the rustic feel of the harvest season. Feel free to change up your table decor to fit the needs of your occasion as well. Combine ceramic vases and tall candles with other autumnal decor for a maximalist and refined look, or opt for a simple bouquet of chrysanthemums or any other fall floral arrangement for a more straightforward and clean style. Whether you plan on hosting one person or a hundred this fall and winter, having a dining room that is warm and inviting will impress any guest and, most importantly, create a comfortable sanctuary in your home. Stop by your nearest Boston Interiors location to get free design advice. With endless inspiration, it’s easy to find the furniture and decor that you need to make your dining room as cozy as possible this fall.
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