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Labor Day is right around the corner, which means fall decor is starting to hit the shelves in-store and online at TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods. The retailer trifecta known for affordable home decor and furniture should be among your first stops when looking for cozy home decor and neutral finds that are perfect for transitioning between seasons. Scroll down to discover decorating ideas and inspiration for creating the perfect fall vibes in your space.
How To Style Cozy Home Decor
Curating items for a cozy home centers around textures and neutral tones. An easy way to elevate any space and fool guests into thinking you’ve hired an interior designer is to incorporate a mix of fabrics and prints. It's also important to stay true to design rules like grouping items in three’s and using diverse shapes and sizes. To break this down further, we’ll start with styling a couch with throw pillows and a blanket.
Start by making sure you have different pillow shapes and sizes. Use larger pillows (22-inch or 24-inch) as anchors for mixing smaller pillows that feature prints, textured fabrics like sherpa or beadwork, then top it off with a plush or woven throw for a cozy feel. Depending on your couch’s size, you may need more than just a few pillows. Arrange your pillows from largest working inward with a smaller decorative pillow in the center to draw the eye in.
How To Decorate A Cozy Home
Now that you have a visual in mind for what items you’ll need to complete a cohesive space, it’s time to narrow down the search for the perfect neutral pieces to pull together all of your new pieces. As mentioned earlier, the cozy home decor trend stems from a feeling that’s invoked from the look rather than a theme, per se. Think of a movie night in the fall or winter and it’s likely that you picture yourself wrapped up in a warm blanket with a seasonal candle burning in a dimly lit atmosphere. This is the essence of cozy home decor, thus you’ll want to find items that feature sherpa knit, plush faux-fur and thick, sweater-like woven designs such as cable-knit blankets and pillows.
Because a feeling involves more than just one of the body’s senses, you’ll also want to incorporate seasonal scents like pumpkin, mulled wine and thicker notes like cashmere essences. Swapping out items like centerpieces and decorative touches will also add personality while keeping details aligned with your space’s rejuvenated aura. Additionally, the following designs and colors are great for creating a neutral fall home palette:
- Sherpa, boucle knit and faux-fur textures.
- Muted earth tones such as olive greens, mustards and burnt orange add a pop of color.
Neutral Fall Throw Pillows & Blankets
Throw pillows and blankets are an easy, cost-effective way to swap out a space’s decor for seasonal items. If possible, look for pillows that feature removable covers so that you can change designs with themes. Scroll to shop our neutral fall decor picks from TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods.
20x20 Sweater Knit Handcrafted in India Pillow retails for $34.99 at marshalls.com.
2-Pack 20x20 Pumpkin Pillow Set Handcrafted in India retails for $39.99 at marshalls.com.
22x22 Harvest Plaid Pillow Handcrafted in Portugal retails for $29.99 at homegoods.com.
12x20 Embroidered Velvet Pillow by THRO retails for $16.99 at tjmaxx.com.
20x20 Embroidered Cream Pumpkin Pillow Handcrafted in India retails for $29.99 at tjmaxx.com.
18x18 Olive Green Beaded Pumpkin Pillow Handcrafted in India retails for $29.99 at tjmaxx.com.
2-Pack 22x22 Linen Paisley Print Throw Pillows by Piubelle retail for $59.99 at tjmaxx.com.
20x20 Harvest Burnt Orange Pumpkin Pillow retails for $29.99 at marshalls.com.
Natural Pumpkin Throw Pillow by The Farmhouse By Rachel Ashwell retails for $24.99 at marshalls.com.
20x20 Hello Fall Pom Pom Pillow retails for $24.99 at marshalls.com.
Cream Honeycomb Knit Throw Blanket by Danny Seo retails for $24.99 at tjmaxx.com.
Olive or Cream Koda Faux Fur Throw by Max Studio retails for $24.99 at tjmaxx.com.
Clara Tufted Boho Throw by Artisan De Luxe retails for $24.99 at tjmaxx.com.
Natural Edna Knit Throw by Cupcakes & Cashmere retail for $24.99 at tjmaxx.com.
Ezra Faux Fur Throw by Max Studio retails for $24.99 at tjmaxx.com.
Harvest Inspired Home Decor Accessories
It's now time to complete your space with decorative items. Florals can still be used for fall decorating, just make sure they look seasonally appropriate. You wouldn’t decorate for fall using peonies or other summer and spring florals, but rather dried preserves and grasses. Scroll to see our picks for adding the perfect touch of autumnal detail throughout your home.
LED Mosaic Pumpkin by Tahari Home retails for $14.99 at marshalls.com.
9in Resin Pumpkin by Haymarket Square retails for $12.99 at marshalls.com.
Tweed Beige Pumpkin by Give Thanks retails for $12.99 at marshalls.com.
9.5in Faux Fur Pumpkin by Cupcakes & Cashmere retails for $12.99 at marshalls.com.
10in Brow Knit Pumpkin by Give Thanks retails for $14.99 at marshalls.com.
9in Wooden Beaded Pumpkin by The Farmhouse by Rachel Ashwell retails for $12.99 at marshalls.com.
10in Wooden Vase by Enchante retails for $14.99 at marshalls.com.
24in Natural Dried Bouquet by Floral Treasure retails for $16.99 at marshalls.com.
11oz Autumn Citrus Candle by Sand And Fog retails for $9.99 at marshalls.com.
9.5oz Harvest Wreath Candle by Sand And Fog retails for $9.99 at marshalls.com.
27oz Pumpkin Harvest Metallic Candle by Sand And Fog retails for $14.99 at marshalls.com.
22in Dried Myrtle Wreath by Floral Treasure retails for $39.99 at marshalls.com.
15-Inch Wooden Pumpkin Serving Bowl retails for $24.99 at tjmaxx.com.
3-Pack Resin Mushrooms retail for $9.99 at marshalls.com.
4-Pack Resin Pumpkins retail for $12.99 at marshalls.com.