Autumn is in full swing and we are still thinking of ways to “fall up” our home. The simplest addition to any space can create a strong statement that will continue throughout the season. Whether you find yourself on a budget or don’t want to add tons of accessories into your space, there are a few things you can do to evoke the fall. Enhance your coffee table with fall-inspired centerpieces.
- Pumpkins and Gourds Galore – Display some of the season’s most memorable pieces on your coffee table with pumpkins and gourds. Place them on a tray or in a vase for display. We love how their colors pop against white ceramics. You can even use white plates for individual mini displays.
- Leaves, Branches and Acorns – Our favorite accessories of the fall season are often outside. Take a journey outdoors with your family to pick up colorful fall leaves, acorns and branches. After washing them (let the leaves dry so their color doesn’t bleed), make a creative fall centerpiece. Wrap branches in twine and lay them across your coffee table (you can add other accents if you wish), or simply showcase your acorns and leaves in vases.
- Edible Elements – Just like our outdoor accessories, “edible arrangements” are the entire rave for the fall season. Pears, pomegranates and artichokes are perfect accents for autumn. Who says food displays have to stay in the kitchen? Bring them out to the coffee table.
- Candles and Books – For a vintage (or romantic) look, add classic hardback books and candles to your coffee table. Pillar candles work wonders in hurricanes or as stand alone accessories. You can even place a few candles on top of books for a gathered pairing. If you want a smaller display, go with tea lights. Sprinkle them around the coffee table for a little fall intimacy.
- Sculptural Ceramics – Incorporate owls, birds and other animals into your home with ceramics. These little decorative accents remind us of our favorite seasonal buddies that will soon leave, or hibernate for winter. Use these pieces if you want something that goes against the grain of traditional fall decorating.
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