How to Style a Black Sofa

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A lot of color is coming in the Spring. A LOT. So, this post has to be rushed out, before we can no longer talk about classic, black and white rooms with a straight face. A well-executed black and white room, is like a gentleman in the perfect tuxedo. Everything looks sharper and crisper when it is framed in black and white. Designer Lynda Reeves once said, “A room with no black in it, is like a face without eyebrows.” Now, who wants an unframed face? Not me.

A Black Sofa Grounds a White Space

I love clean lines, and airy, white spaces. But too many white/beige/neutral items in a room, can actually look TOO airy – so that, everything in the room looks as if it’s floating. It’s good to know how to style a black sofa, since black furniture grounds a space. A black sofa grounds a large, white room, making it look less cold and less abandoned. If your apartment is small, don’t let that discourage you from embracing the depth and sumptuousness of a black sofa. It can be done right, even in small spaces.

A Black Sofa in Your Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe

Maybe you want a black sofa in your apartment because you have children or pets, and you think a black sofa will hide spills and markings. Guess what? You’re right! A black sofa is much more forgiving than lighter colored sofas. A black sofa offers a sharp contrast to white walls, making them look cleaner, and even whiter. But how to style a black sofa in a small apartment without sucking all light out of the room? The key is to keep everything else white and chic. Against your very white walls, place a black sofa with elements of your Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe. Elements like:

  1. Black framed wall art to contrast your very white walls,
  2. A bordered rug preferably in black white (to look chic and hide the aforementioned spills and markings),
  3. Black lampshades or black floor lamps. (Every other piece, not mentioned in this list, can be white or beige, as long as your lamps are black). Black lighting is like stylish punctuation, and the same thing can be achieved with a black pendant light hanging above.

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Winter Cool Items:

  1. Throw Pillow: Daffodil Yellow x Stripes Throw Pillow by Leah Flores
  2. Vase: Celia White Base at CB2
  3. Art: Plant Cell 1 by Mary Gaspar, at Minted
  4. Sofa: Alfred Black Leather Sofa at CB2
  5. Framed Print: Lunar Black and White at West Elm
  6. Coffee Table: Streamline Coffee Table, Marble, West Elm or this one from Amazon
  7. Lamp: Curvilinear Mid Century Table Lamp, black now $90

Summer Vibes Items:

  1. Throw Pillow: Kuba cloth pillow with down-alternative at CB2
  2. Vase: Orange Short Glass Bud Vase, 7.75″ tall at Amazon
  3. Art: Plant Cell 1 by Mary Gaspar, at Minted
  4. Sofa: Alfred Black Leather Sofa at CB2
  5. Framed Print: Lunar Black and White at West Elm
  6. Coffee Table: Streamline Coffee Table, Marble, West Elm or this one from Amazon
  7. Lamp: Curvilinear Mid Century Table Lamp, black now $90

Top-Rated Low Light Plants

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In August, when it was hot and sunny, we talked about Low-Water plants. Now, it’s January, the days are cold and dark, so let’s talk about Low-Light Plants. My home has a lot of windows, and contains plenty of drought-resistant succulents. I don’t own many low-light plants, so Amazon was an amazing resource for this blog entry. We wanted to find the top-rated low-light plants, avoiding those that are major disappointments. Perfect for homes with no south-facing windows, and apartments on lower floors, the following plants received the best ratings.

Top-Rated Low-Light Plants from Amazon:

  1. Flamingo Flower (Anthurium species)(toxic to pets)
  2. Boston Fern (Nephorlepis exaltata)
  3. Prince of Orange (Philodendron Araceae)
  4. Dumb Cane (Dieffenbacha) (irritant, toxic)
  5. Golden Devil’s Ivy (Epipremnum aureum)(toxic)
  6. Calathea (ornata) (toxic)
  7. Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema) (irritant, toxic)
  8. Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)(irritant, mildly toxic)
  9. Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)(mildly toxic)

Next, you may ask, are there any indoor plants that thrive in BOTH low-light AND low-water areas? Yes. We found two varieties:

  1. The Golden Devil’s Ivy (Epipremnum aureum)
  2. The Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)

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  • Source2: www.theplantlist.org
  • Source3: wikipedia.org

Crazy Rich Color: Red and Green in Home Decor


Is red with green just for Christmas trees? No. Two theories support the idea of red and green as a great color combination for any space. The first theory is based in nature. The second theory is based in color theory.

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Red and Green in Home Decor: A red pillow pops against a velvet green sofa

Red and Green Found Together in Nature

The first theory is based in nature. Together, red and green combine to form some of the most inviting natural phenomena. Think of a red lady bug on a green leaf, a bright red strawberry with green stems, or red tomatoes on a green vine. It makes sense that the traditional green Christmas tree is covered in red berries and baubles. Because, the red-green color combination is so readily found in nature, it could be that we freely accept the two colors as a natural pair.

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Red strawberries with green stems.

Red and Green are Opposites on the Color Wheel

The second theory supporting the idea that red and green is a great color combo, is based on Color Theory. Color theory is a body of practical guidance to color mixing, and the visual effects of a specific color combination. It is based a system of primary colors and their complementary colors on the opposite side of the color wheel. As we see on the color wheel below, red (a primary color), and green (a secondary color), are on opposite sides of the color wheel. Therefore, they compliment each other, and create interest when displayed side-by-side. One color pops, the other color recedes. Balance is achieved. Opposite from blue on the color wheel is orange. Opposite from yellow on the color wheel is purple. We will talk about those color combinations in later posts. For now, it is enough to know the color wheel is a useful design tool.

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Green and Red are opposites on the Color Wheel.

Crazy Rich Color and the Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe

Once you find a color combination you like, use the Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe to rotate accessories in and out of the your design repertoire. Pop a red pillow onto a green velvet sofa. Add a traditional rug in red and green. Rest green houseplants in bright red pots to create interest in a room.

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Products pictured above:

Green

  1. Bloomingville Vase
  2. Safavieh Lighting Collection Paris White Ceramic 27-inch Table Lamp
  3. Flowering Lotus Flowers, Ohara Koson Framed Art Print by Fine earth prints 
  4. Pink Cactus Four Framed Art Print
  5. Palm Leaves 2 Framed Art Print by Maboe
  6. Rhonda End Table by Zipcode Design
  7. Bleached Ivory Basket Weave Jute Rug, White – 5′ x 8′
  8. Palette No. 33 Art Print by Parimastudio 

Crazy Rich Red and Green

  1. Gaya Porcelain Oxblood Vase, West Elm
  2. 16″ Multicolored, Cusco pillow with insert by CB2
  3. Mirasol Table by Corrigan Studio
  4. Simple Connections 2 Framed Art Print by Fernandovieira
  5. Barragan Pink Canvas Print by Anne Paravion 
  6. Spring Moon Framed Art Print
  7. Zahra Caravan Tufted Wool Area Rug
  8. Strata Framed Art Print by Matadesign 

Copper and Grey Accents

 

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Why do Copper and Grey Suit Each Other?

Perhaps the reason grey works so well with copper accents, is that the two colors strike the right balance of warm and cool.  Grey, can be very cooling and serene, while copper (and rose gold) can be very warm and uplifting.  This contrast creates a harmonic balance rooted in color theory.  Color theory is not an exact science, but it is based on the spectrum of colors created by white light.  Part of color theory believes we can convey a mood using color, and that warm colors, pared with cool colors, provide some of the most aesthetically pleasing moments.  

Copper and Grey as Sources of Room Decor Inspiration

So, this post is about using copper and grey as sources of room decor inspiration.  First, navy, grey, and copper, come together in one look.  Then, we pull together blush, grey, and copper as a second look.  Using the same furniture, we can change a room, and create elevated style.  (Although we focus on color in this post, patterns and shapes matter too!  We explored patterns that satisfy visual plenty vs. patterns that satisfy visual clarity in previous posts.)

The Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe

In the graphic above, the sofa, coffee table, side table, lamps, and rugs stay the same.  So what changed?  Using our design concept, The Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe, we simply changed the artwork and the throw pillows, for a whole new look.  Read more about the Home Decor Capsule in this post, and in that post.  Read more about Color Theory here.  Do you like these two looks?  What  color combinations would you use?  Leave us a comment below.  Subscribe to our newsletter, and be notified when a new blog is posted.

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Items pictured above:

  1. Mugod Decorative Throw Pillow, Denim
  2. Palette No. 33 Framed Art Print by Parimastudio
  3. Lucie Framed Art Print by Sylviedemes
  4. The Blue Village Framed Art Print by Simon
  5. Gardens of Capitola Framed Art
  6. Zuo Cage Coffee Table, Rose Gold
  7. Zuo Cage Side Table, Rose Gold
  8. Euro Style Collection, Copper Table Lamp
  9. Velvet Pink Throw Pillow Cover
  10. Bright Hot Bouquet Art Print by By Dylan M
  11. Sunday Walk Canvas Print by Laderkistudio
  12. Barragan Pink Art Print by Anne Paravion
  13. Eloise Abstract Painting Framed Art Print by Mari_orr
  14. Sofa: Sutton Sofa in Mountain Grey, by Apt2B
  15. Pouf: Jaipur Solid Pattern Grey Wool Pouf
  16. Rug: Bailey Area Rug  by World Market 5Ft3″x7Ft7″

How to Decorate Bedrooms in Any Style

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How to Decorate Bedrooms in Any Style

The Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe is a collection of home decor items consisting of permanent items (quality, heavy furniture) and interchangeable home decor items (accessories and art).   There is an emphasis on quality, not quantity.  The concept allows you to live in style, without doing a complete overhaul of your rooms each season.

We’ve applied this concept to many living rooms, but can the concept of the Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe be applied to bedrooms?  Yes, it can. You can know how to decorate bedrooms in any style.  Let’s compare two bedroom styles, French Country and Bohemian.

French Country Bedroom Elements:

  • Soft, neutral colors
  • Embellishments like ruffles and florals.
  • Traditional brass mirror and other hits of gold.
  • Bed with a ruffled skirt
  • Distressed wood and other distressed items
  • Louis XVI chair or even a Ghost chair.
  • A neutral rug
  • Simple vase of flowers

Bohemian Bedroom Elements:

Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe for Bedrooms

So, now know the difference between two decor styles.  Next, how do we embrace these styles? How to decorate a bedroom in any style? Is it costly or time consuming?  No.  Within the framework of the Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe, switching decor styles is easy.  Your foundation pieces are:  your bed, your bedside tables, and your dresser (I don’t actually have a dresser in my bedroom, but many do).  These pieces are pricey, heavy to move, not easy to change around.  The foundation pieces stay in your space season after season.
 
Ok then, what changes? Accessories change, as the seasons change, as your mood changes. Accessories are the interchangeable decor parts within the Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe – even for bedrooms.  In the graphic above, we changed: wall art, mirrors, rugs, plants, and lamps.  These changes created a whole new look.  Take a look at the Before and the After in the graphic above.  We hope you can use this graphic to visualize your next room refresh.  You deserve to wake up in a bedroom that inspires you, and reflects your personality.  Yes, redecorating a bedroom, in any style, is easy. 
 
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French Country Bedroom Items pictured above:
 
  1. Dresser Decor – Stoneware vase, Cream and Clay – Stone & Beam
  2. Wall mirror – Teton Home – Amazon
  3. Wall art – Exhale – Blush, Blue, Gold – Acrylic – Society6
  4. Paris & Co. Art Print by Sophieschultz
  5. Bird Flame Peach Art Print by Moodymuse
  6. Linen Jannina Tufted Upholstered Bench
  7. Ivory Tonal Sweater Emilie Area Rug
  8. Norville Table Lamps in Aged Cream with Burlap Shade

Bohemian Bedroom Items pictured above:

  1. Dresser Decor – Large Succulent and Cactus Planter Pot
  2. 36″ Decorative Wall Hanging Mirror in Sunburst Shape, Brushed Gold
  3. Whoa palm sunrise  Framed art print – Society6
  4. Ocean Palms Framed Art Print – by Bree Madden – Society6
  5. Cactus with Gold Frame: Pink/Gold
  6. Woven Chindi Metal Bench – Cost Plus World Market
  7. Pink Alessia Area Rug: Pink/Multi – 6Ft7″x9Ft
  8. Modernist Table Lamp – West Elm

Other items pictured above:

How to Decorate in Any Style

 

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How to Decorate in Any Style

Have you had enough modern home decor, and you want to go back to something a little more traditional?  Maybe you’ve never updated your spaces in the first place, and feel it’s a good time to go modern?  Did you know there are distinct, identifiable elements in each home decor genre?  Once you decide you need a change, you’ll be happy to know how interchangeable home decor can be, and how easy it is to change home decor styles.  First, let’s compare two home decor styles, then we will see how easy it is to decorate in any style, within the framework of the Home Decor Wardrobe Capsule.

Modern decor

First, if you struggle to identify what is modern, look for these features:

  • Clean lines
  • Abstract art
  • Netural tones
  • Calm, serene spaces
  • Use of natural materials
  • No curvy lampshades.  Lampshades range from straight and square to angular and industrial, but no traditional curves.

Transitional decor

Next, transitional decor is often compared to Traditional decor, because it goes back to softer, curvier lines, without going all the way back to traditional skirted sofas and heavy furniture pieces.  An abundance of these features in your favorites will indicate you prefer transitional home decor:

  • Antique rugs that have been re-dyed or distressed.
  • Abstract art is mixed with floral prints (see graphic above).
  • Formal portraits, usually art prints, that have been distressed or softened.
  • Steel or powder coated matte black metal in the place of brass or nickel.
  • Curvy, but not tufted sofas, and chairs.
  • Sofas are not as airy as modern sofa, or up on legs, nor are they skirted, as a traditional sofa would be.

Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe

Then, how to decorate in any style? Is it costly or time consuming?  No.  Within the framework of the Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe, switching decor styles is easy.  Your foundation pieces should be set:  Favorite sofa, coffee table, end tables.  These pieces are pricey, heavy to move, and therefore not easy to change around.  The foundational pieces stay in your space season after season.

Rotating your accessories

Ok then, what changes? Accessories change, as the seasons change, as your mood changes. Accessories are the interchangeable decor parts within the Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe.  In the graphic above, we changed: wall art, throw pillows, rugs, table art, and sometimes, lighting.  These changes created a whole new look.  We hope you can use this graphic to visualize your next room refresh.  We know your visitors will appreciate your versatility and elevated style.  Yes, redecorating in any style is easy. 

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Modern Classic items shown above.

  1. Large Succulent and Cactus Planter Pot
  2. Modern Velvet Geese Silhouette Pillow
  3. Indigo Five Wall Art
  4. Escher’s Segulls by Michael Kahn
  5. X-Ray Nautilus Shells George Taylor
  6. Maidenhair (black on white) Denise Duplock Wall Art
  7. Printed Boucherouite Rug
  8. Caroline Floor Lamp

Traditional Transitional items shown above.

  1. Creative Co-op DA5355 Blue & White Ceramic Ginger Jar with Lid
  2. Americanflat Begin Again Pillow by Olimpia Piccoli
  3. Retro Mod Small Navy Wall Art
  4. Amoebic Party II by Ann Marie Coolick Canvas Art
  5. Indigo Garden Wall art
  6. Macrame Blue V Wall art
  7. Blue Henley Area Rug
  8. Floor Lamp (This lamp is quite modern with its square lampshade).

How to Rotate Seasonal Decor for Spring and Summer

How to Rotate Seasonal Decor for Spring and Summer

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This is an odd post for October, but I’m inspired to show viewers what their rooms will look like when the days are longer again, and it’s time to switch back to airy, lighter colors. First, the basics.  A home decor capsule wardrobe is a collection of furniture and home decor items.  Some of the more expensive parts of the capsule are your essential pieces of furniture like:

These foundational pieces are perennial favorites to love all year round.  You’ve carefully chosen them.  You could rearrange them around the room, but you generally don’t move them out.  Onto the next part.

How to Rotate Seasonal Decor for Spring and Summer

Next, you rotate in (and out) your favorite seasonal items.  Maybe each year, you buy one or two new items. Maybe not.  If you’ve chosen wisely, you could shop your home first, and use what you already have.  The seasonal items include:

  • Wall art
  • Throw pillows
  • Rugs
  • Table art, sculptures, artifacts, souvenirs from travel
  • Coffee table books

Think of it as Christmas decorating, but for fall and spring.  Each year, you put up a Christmas tree, and all of the trimmings.  Well, this is similar, except you change the look of your rooms each fall and spring (and summer, or winter), to give your home that refresh it needs, as the seasons change.

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Items pictured above:

Graphic Black and Gold:

  1. Gold Eternal Loop Table Sculpture
  2. Black, TangDepot Cotton Solid Throw Pillow Covers
  3. Black Wall Art. Phases of the Moon
  4. Edie Sedgwick, 1966 Framed Art Print by Andy Warhol
  5. Abstract Black and White Painting on Grunge Paper
  6. Wall Art Deco Geometry, Black 
  7. Lexie Area Rug, black/white/grey
  8. Weeki Wachee Spring Florida – 1947

Blush Rose Gold:

  1. Small Hammered Copper Bowl
  2. Pink Throw Pillow
  3. Wall Art – Gainsborough
  4. Wall Art – Minimalism 1
  5. Puppy Art
  6. Gold Marble Wall Art
  7. Hand Tufted Moroccan Triangle Area Rug
  8. Wall Art: Make Your Own Luck

Other items pictured above:

Holiday Gift Guide for the Farmhouse Table

Holiday Gift Guide for the Farmhouse Table

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Even if you don’t like Farmhouse Decor, chances are, you know someone who does.  Farmhouse Decor is everywhere, with no sign of abating.  So, use the style as a guide, and start shopping for holiday gifts early.  

Secondly, you may think it’s difficult to buy wall art for someone else’s home.   It’s not. Just note what they already have.  Perhaps you can help them complete a set of prints they already own.

Finally, give something for the farmhouse table that oozes sentiment and functionality, like a bowl, a candle vase , or a wall sconce.  Giving something lovely that can be used everyday, helps you stay close to loved ones all year round.

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The items pictured above can be found Amazon and WorldMarket. The list:

  1. Sconce: Avanthika E27 Wall Sconce
  2. Wall Art: Scandinavian Geometric
  3. Pendant Lantern: Darlana Openwork Lantern
  4. Wall Art: Little Deer Art Print: (What a cutie!)
  5. Wall Art: Agate Abstract
  6. Wall mirror: Sandberg Farmhouse Wall Mirror
  7. Wall art: The Owls 3
  8. Lichen Coup Bowls (6)
  9. Nearly Natural Peony Silk Arrangement
  10. Candles
  11. Wall Art 1 – Mystify by J. C. Nugent – or – Wall Art 2 – Over the Mountains
  12. Table Book- Beautiful: All-American Decorating and Timeless Style
  13. Light Walnut Finish Bistro Side Chair
  14. Rug1:Tufted Khari Rug -or- Rug2: -Almira Vintage Distressed Rug
  15. Leona Farmhouse Dining Table
  16. Silk Ficus Tree, tall by Nearly Natural

How to Rotate Seasonal Decor for Fall and Winter

How to Rotate Seasonal Decor for Fall and Winter

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A Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe is a collection of home decor items and furniture, curated to your individual taste.  This blog has introduced several capsule styles: mid century modern, bohemian, modern farmhouse, and rustic fall, home decor styles.  We even explored how to rotate seasonal decor from summer to fall.  In this post, we examine how to rotate seasonal decor from an easy-breezy spring/summer look, to a cozy-classic fall/winter look.  The goal is to maintain your individual style on a budget, so that as the seasons change, you are not purchasing a complete living room overhaul. Rotating your decor means you will love living in a refreshed home, and your guests will appreciate your elevated style.

Shop Your Home

Firstly, as we transition from summer decor to fall decor, look around your home for interchangeable decor pieces that work all year round.  You will have to shop online for whatever you don’t already have, and we hope you will use this Home Decor Wardrobe Capsule as a guide.  

Permanent Collection plus Seasonal Decor

Next, the Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe, saves money and time, because it is based on a few permanent, essential pieces of furniture, and rotates less expensive home decor ideas as the seasons change.  So no matter if it’s winter decor, spring decor, summer decor, or fall decor, you should not have to change your favorite foundational items: your sofa, your armchair, your coffee table, and lighting can stay put.  

How to Rotate Seasonal Decor for Fall and Winter

Thirdly, you want to rotate your floral pinks and blues as the days get shorter.  Try moving towards a monochrome Scandi look, that can also be quite luxe.  Why? Having too many busy colors and patterns during long winter nights, can make a space feel small and cluttered.   White allows the eye to travel freely, making rooms feel bigger than they actually are.  Black, because it’s such a contrast, makes the white look brighter.   The Scandinavians have mastered the art of the black and white room.

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Spring/Summer home decor items pictured above

1.   White Vase with Geometric Stand – or – White Dolomite Cactus Vase  – or – Purzest Desktop Vase with Metal Stand

2. Homey Cozy Blush Velvet Throw Pillow Cover, Pink

3. Exhale – a pretty, minimal, acrylic art piece in pink

4. Peony with Spring Flowers Art Print

5. Society 6 Desert Art Print, Cactus 5

6. Society 6 Decor Art Print, Cactus 6

7. Bailey Area Rug

8. Flowers, Society 6

Fall/Winter home decor items pictured above

1. Natural scented candle in black matte jar

2. Rivet Mudcloth-Inspired Pillow, Onyx and White

3. Into the Abyss, Richard Vergez – also linked here.

4. Abstract Poetry in Black and White

5. Minimalism I, black, white, rose

6. Society 6 Palm Leaves Art Print 

7. Diamond Print Viscose And Wool Milano Area Rug, Black/Gray 

8. Kinetic III Art Print, Black and White

Permanent Collection items pictured above

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How to Rotate Seasonal Decor

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A Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe is a collection of home decor items and furniture, curated to your individual taste.  First, the most expensive parts of the capsule can be considered your “permanent collection”.  Your sofa, your armchair, your coffee and accent tables, and your lighting, are part of your permanent collection. If chosen wisely, you can keep these foundational pieces for a very long time. (You can see in the picture above, we kept the same sofa, the same coffee table, and the same accent tables).  

Next, “seasonal decor” is the home decor you rotate in and out of rooms as the seasons change.  Throw pillows, wall art, blanket throws, and rugs, are all part of your seasonal decor.  Avoid having everything the same color to avoid being matchy-matchy.  Lastly, add optional layers, like candles and vases.  Now your room is complete. 

How to Rotate Seasonal Decor from Summer to Fall

It’s August.  Therefore, the home decor capsule picture in this blog post,  shows a transition from summer to fall.  That means soft blues give way to orange, red, and gold.  However, the transition to fall, can mean something completely different for you.  Perhaps you like a shift from soft lilacs to deep purple as the seasons change?  I think that would be lovely, and you should give this style of decorating a try. You pull out your Christmas tree once a year.  So why not pull out your fall seasonal decor once a year?  Visitors will notice how you mix things up.  Guests will appreciate your elevated style.

Shop Your Home

Maybe you have already have a beige rug with flecks of gold in your attic?  If so, pull it out, and find some affordable wall art to coordinate with it.  Then find some throw pillows in similar colors for a cohesive look.   The whole goal is to maintain your individual style on a budget, so that as the seasons change, you are not out purchasing a complete room overhaul.  

Shopping with a Home Decor Capsule Wardrobe as Your Guide

If you don’t already have it at home, you’re gonna have to shop for it.  So look at some of the suggestions in this blog post.  Click on and shop the links.  When you click on one of our links, you help support this blog.  We receive a few pennies of commission when you click on our links, at no additional cost to you.

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Links of the Summer items pictured above:

    1. Abstract Wall art, summer
    2. Ikat throw pillow
    3. Summer pouf
    4. Sunbrella sea basket
    5. Blue Henley Rug
    6. Easy indoor plants
    7. Blue lumbar pillow
    8. Malaga Beach wall art

Links of the Fall items pictured above:

      1. Floral art
      2. Copper velvet pillow
      3. Moroccan pouf
      4. Sunbrella pumpkin basket
      5. Boho Alina Kilim Rug
      6. Succulents1 – or Succulents 2
      7. Kilim Pillow (sold out!) – or Kilim Pillow 2 – or Kilim Pillow 3 
      8. Framed Tropical Art