15 fall decor buys to welcome the season into every room

Mark the start of cozy season

Fall living room in orange, green and brown colours with grey sofa and cushions
(Image credit: Getty / KatarzynaBialasiewicz)

We're way too excited for fall, and fall decor, this year. Yes, summer has come to an end, but don’t be too disheartened because it’s time for everyone’s (well, at least our) favorite season – fall. Think pumpkin spiced, well, everything, color palettes of burnt orange and terracotta, and pumpkins aplenty. And while you might be thinking about cozying up with a book or getting back into baking, there’s no better way to welcome the season than decorating your home in style… 

Bring warm hues, cozy fabrics and cinnamon scents through from your front door to the rest of your house with these fall home decor buys. There’s inspiration for every room, from dinnerware sets and dishes for seasonal tablescaping to throws and cushions to adorn your bedroom and living room. Whether you’re hanging up a fall wreath or putting on a fall bedding set, you can buy on a budget.

And if you're wanting to save some more, then there are dozens of DIY fall decorating ideas too. So say hello to fall and spice up your home for the season.

Where to buy fall decor?

Louise Oliphant author illustration
Louise Oliphant

Being a home decor lover who's on a budget, Louise understands switching up your space for the season can be a costly ordeal:

"Decorating your home for the season and spending on the non-essential items can seem out of budget. But admittedly, non of us can resist buying a pumpkin-scented candle or two when fall comes around – I know I can't".

So aside from the fact these home decor pieces are completely chic and, of course, in an appropriate color palette of burnt orange, reds and browns, we've made sure they're worth every cent. We've shopped around, and found affordable buys that won't cost a buck. And we've chosen versatile pieces that won't look out of place for the rest of year, either.

15 budget-friendly fall decor buys for your home 


When should you start decorating for fall?

The beginning of fall is officially September 22nd but there's no set timeline to when you should begin filling your space with all things fall. As a general guideline, we'd suggest you start decorating for fall when the weather begins to change. See leaves on the ground or a cloud in the sky and there's your sign.

How do you decorate for fall on a budget?

Buying all new home decor for the season can be costly. While we'd all love to completely transform our space with in fall color schemes and buying a best couch in a color to match, it's not always within everyone's budget. But there are ways you can decorate for fall without having to overspend. Working in soft textiles and scents are subtle ways to welcome fall when you're on a budget, for example. There are cheap décor pieces like a candle, cushion or throw that can change the smell and feel of your home.

Louise Oliphant
Ecommerce Writer

Louise is the Ecommerce Writer at Real Homes, specialising in sleep content so you can wind-down well. With prior PR experience working for a luxury bedding brand, Louise knows the importance of getting a great night’s sleep. Joining the other side of the desk as a full-time journo, Louise brings her bedding expertise to writing sleep buying guides across Real Homes, Ideal Homes, Livingetc, Homes & Gardens and Gardeningetc. Aside from helping readers get essential shut eye, Louise also writes shopping content for homeware items that’ll add a decorative edge to your space.With an eye for design that won’t snooze on style, but a budget that won’t quite stretch, Louise loves nothing more than a modern designer dupe. From coloured glassware to contemporary storage, anything to upgrade the bare space of her rented East London flat. 

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