10 Ways to Warm Up Your Home for Fall

Warm Up the Ambience of Your Home this Season in Autumnal Themes, Tones and Textures

Get Cozy

Lush velvet Color Block Pillows from Kevin O’Brien Studio feature trending seasonal hues. www.kevinobrienstudio.com

Made from baby alpaca wool, the Avery Alpaca Throw from Serena & Lily is softer than cashmere, warmer than wool, and brimming with beauty. www.serenaandlily.com

Aerin’s Noe Cashmere Throw is 50% cashmere, 50% wool, and 100% snug-worthy. www.aerin.com

Go Nuts


Enjoy the aroma of the au Lait Scented Candle from Juliska’s Forest Walk Collection. www.juliska.com

Mud Pie’s Olive Boat Set is made of mango and sculpted with acorn and leaf accents. Pair with their brass finished slotted spoon with wooden handle.  www.mud-pie.com


Mottahedeh’s “Don’t Shake the Tree” Ring Tray says it all! www.mottahedeh.com


Collect Leaves


Hawthorne Catch All’s from Bungalow 5 feature different-sized leaves in solid brass capturing their slimness and delicate veining. www.bungalow5.com

The Harvest Metal Leaf Candleholder from Lenox makes the perfect centerpiece for any fall table. www.Lenox.com

Aerin’s nature-inspired Oak Leaf Objet is crafted in textured brass and enhanced with a tigerseye stone acorn. www.aerin.com

Ruffle Some Feathers

A colorful collage of fantasy feathers is hand-hooked of 100% wool in the imaginative Plume Rug from Company C. www.companyc.com

Climb the Walls

Ocher, a versatile, neutral hue that beautifully blends into muted environments is experiencing a revival. Walker Zanger has applied the hue through pattern and mosaics in a modern, contemporary way.  Shown from left to right: Sonja and Duquesa patterns.  www.walkerzanger.com


Secolo Porcelain Slab by Walker Zanger is thinner than traditional stone slabs allowing you to create a luxurious marble look in a wide range of applications.

Display Your Metals

New split-finish kitchen faucets by Newport Brass highlight trending mixed metals in the kitchen and bath, notably matte black and satin brass. Also available in matte black with satin nickel. www.newportbrass.com

The Penny Lamp from Bungalow 5 is inspired by folding drapery, which has been stitched along the seams. www.bungalow5.com

Inspired by autumn foliage, the Leaf Glass Bronze Small Bowl from Vietri is the perfect complement to an elegant space. www.vietri.com

Show Some Gratitude


Forest Walk tidbit plates and platters are adorned with sentiments for the season: friendship, family, love and gratitude. www.juliska.com

Walk on the Wild Side

Tibetan Tigers are beautifully rendered in the new Tea Garden Collection from York Wallcoverings. www.yorkwallcoverings.com

Elaine Smith, president and designer of Elaine Smith Inc., a luxury brand of indoor/outdoor pillows, showed me the sketch that launched some of her newest animal print patterns this month at Casual Market Chicago. www.elainesmith.com

Branch Out

New introductions from Ambella Home feature organic branch-like hardware with Chinoiserie-inspired bases.  Left to right: Isla Sink Chest with Shield Mirror and Cordelia Multi-Use Cabinet in an Ash Grey/Linen finish. www.ambellahome.com


Light Your Fire

Embrace the crisp autumn air in the warmth of an outdoor fire. O.W. Lee expanded their Forma fire pit to 65 inches long to keep guests extra toasty. www.owlee.com