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Warm Up Your House for Fall

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Warm Up Your House for Fall Blog Feature

By: EYA on September 7th, 2011

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As the weather turns crisp and our tree-lined streets become canvases of red and yellow beauty, be sure to bring some of Fall's scents and colors indoors. These simple tips won't break the bank, but are sure to impart the warmth you're after.

5 ways to enhance your home for fall:

#1 Bring the outdoors inside:

Create an autumn display in your entryway or on your dining table by layering harvest items like pears, apples, gourds, mums, and branches.

#2 Decorate your doorway:

Brighten your doorway with an arrangement of pumpkins, gourds, and mums. Floral wire and glue sticks make this craft a breeze.

#3 Accessorize with rich colors:

Accessories in fall colors like golden yellow, chocolate brown, chartreuse, burnt orange, and red can bring warmth to any room. Items like rugs, pillows, and quilts are an easy and inexpensive way to achieve this look. Look for these accessories in fall textures; replace cottons and silks with fleeces and cashmeres.

#4 Smell the season:

Fill up empty corners with tall earthy candles. Choose delicious fall scents like sandalwood, pumpkin-ginger and spiced apple.

#5 Get cozy by the fire:

Create a cozy spot near a fireplace by positioning a chair nearby with blankets. Dress up the fireplace mantel with branches, leaves, and votives.