As the temperature drops and the days get shorter, there is nothing more satisfying than snuggling up on the couch with a nice cup of tea to watch a favorite autumnal movie. Bonus points if you’ve got a snuggly cat on your lap. For many across the country, the leaves are beginning to change and with that, everyone is doing all they can to prepare their homes for the cold days ahead.
While some may only opt for a small pumpkin on their coffee table to set the mood, there are plenty of other home decor ideas to make your living space as cozy (and seasonal) as possible. With the expertise of interior designers Amber Guyton of Blessed Little Bungalow and Jessica McCarthy of JAM x Creative, here are 10 products that are both affordable and chic to easily transform your space for optimal coziness.
When it comes to creating a cozy space, there is nothing that screams cozy like a delicious candle. “Changing your home’s scent during the seasons is a super easy way to make your home feel cozy and unique to your personal scent preferences,” McCarthy says. If you really want to push the fall theme even further, try this pumpkin-shaped candle that smells like a warm bonfire. The Autumn Bonfire scent is packed with fallen pine cones, red oak, fresh eucalyptus and juniper berry. Truly intoxicating to smell — and adorable to look at.
One of the simplest ways to transform a space is to add texture and comfortable places to sit. Guyton recommends to “layer on different textures that add an element of comfort such as rugs, accent pillows and throws” to curate a cozy environment. This soft floor pillow is a prime example. Made of 100 percent polyester, this blush pillow gives you comfort and warmth without taking up too much space. Floor seating just got a whole lot chicer.
If you are looking for a effortless way to create ambiance in a room, try string lights. Although people usually decorate with them around the holidays, don’t let that deter you from putting these up year round. They are popular for a reason! To classy up this cozy add-on, go for a design that is less traditional, like this playful curtain alignment. Made of LED lights, wiring and plastic, hang these as a statement wall piece for an instant eye-catcher. Nothing sets the mood quite like twinkling stars.
Adding greenery to your space is an easy way to make it feel more homey and to bring nature indoors. But unless you have a serious green thumb, a faux plant is the way to go. It is the perfect way to make an environment feel cozier without breaking the bank or making a mess. This faux fiddle leaf, with gorgeous life-like