How to Prepare Your Home for a Cosy Autumn

 

From cosy autumnal walks to evenings by the fire, autumn is a season that many people love to embrace. Boasting a beautiful colour palette of browns, reds and oranges with the crisp fresh air and stunning sunsets, it’s no wonder people love the autumn months. As the days get darker and colder, it’s the perfect time to prepare the home for a cosy autumn, making key changes to enhance the warm and welcoming feel within your interiors. 

Entrance Enhancements

In order to really create a warm, welcoming feel for your home you should look at enhancing your homes entrance. This is the first thing people see when they visit your home, the first thing you’re greeted with and therefore you want it to be as inviting as possible. Entranceways are a great way of setting the tone for the rest of the house and during the autumnal months you can really play on this. Autumnal wreaths are an extremely popular feature for front doors today, made up of gorgeous foliage. You can find a selection of stunning handmade autumnal wreaths on Etsy, where you can choose the perfect style for your home. 

Similarly, the front entrance to your home needs to boast stylish hardware to really enhance the overall style of your home. From the door handle or knob, to a knocker or number plates, you can add a chic touch to your entranceway and really bring the space to life. Take a look online, at retailers such as GJohns, for a wide selection of ironmongery in different materials and finishes to find the right fit for your home. You can then look at continuing this style throughout the home, to create a seamless aesthetic from room to room.   

Keeping Cosy

It goes without saying that autumn is a season for getting cosy and snuggling up indoors, so you need to make sure you’re prepped for the cosy days ahead. Investing in lots of cosy blankets, throws and cushions will instantly bring that cosy feel to any space, especially in your living areas and bedroom. You can find some gorgeous throws available with the softest materials to really take things up a level. It’s amazing how much the addition of some soft cushions and throws can change the whole feel room, so play around with different materials and find the perfect set up for you. 

Weather-Friendly Spaces

With autumn comes rain and mud, so it’s important to create a space in the home that’s ready to take whatever the weather throws at it. Muddy wellies and wet coats are going to be making their way into the home, so it’s beneficial to zone out a small space, like a boot room, to use for storing your muddy bits and bobs during the autumn and winter. Having all of your cosy clothes, scarves, gloves and wellies in one place will also make it much easier for you to wrap up warm before heading outside into the cold, so find a dedicated space and prepare for the wet weather ahead.

Stock up on Essentials

Hot chocolates and marshmallows are a huge hit over autumn and winter, so it’s always worth doing a little stock take on those essential items in the cupboard. We always want that tasty, comfort food during the colder days and with more days by the fire watching films, you’re going to need some tasty treats to snack on from day to day. Make sure the cupboards are stocked up with your favourite autumn/winter treats to finish off your autumnal prep in style.