Now that fall is just a few months away, there's no better time to begin planning your design scheme. When it comes to decorating for the season, it's all about experimenting with rich hues, ranging from brown to orange. To bring these colors to life for the season, consider a mix of patterns, textures, and creative layouts for an inviting space.
Regardless of where you are in mapping out your decor plan, there's no shortage of fall color scheme ideas in this collection of images from top interior designers. These stylish fall-inspired spaces feature more than enough inspiration to start thinking about your seasonal refresh.
Brown hues and layers of texture add warmth to a treehouse-style Mexican home. The family room is furnished with a sofa and ottoman by Ligne Roset, along with a Saarinen side table by Knoll, and chairs by Hans Wegner. The Arco lamp is by Flos, the pillows and rug are custom, and the tapestry is made from a traditional Bhutanese man's robe.
Brown, like the almond paint shade featured in this master bath, is a nice alternative to the vibrant hues that are typical for the fall season. Use the warm color on walls or settle for a simple piece of brown-colored furniture, such as an ottoman, for your fall design scheme.
Fall is the time to spend your days connecting with nature, as the winter months approach and you begin to spend more time cozied up indoors. Bring as much of the outdoors inside, from adding furniture made of natural materials to earth-inspired color schemes.
Inside of this kitchen in upstate New York, a root table fitted with a glass top (discovered at a nearby auction) makes a major statement. The ceiling incorporates beams from a 19th-century Pennsylvania barn and the lights are by .
If you don't want to make a major change for the fall, like painting the walls or completely redecorating, try adding just a few earth-tone pieces that vary in shade.
In this historic farmhouse on Long Island, the living room layers a creamy brown custom sofa upholstered in a , a side table by , and a tan textured carpet.
Offset dark wood in your home with vibrantly-hued patterned textiles. In Amanda Seyfried's weekend retreat in the Catskills, the exposed beams blend right into the reclaimed oak floors, so she added some softer texture with a sofa by and a wool rug is by .
Commit to a palette of cooler browns and tans to capture the crisp but cozy feel of the season. This Gramercy Park apartment features on the walls, a custom settee upholstered in a velvet, and a pair of carved wood armchairs by that are covered in a . The Empire console is from and the cocktail table is by .
Style your walls and bookshelves with seasonal shades, like rich chestnut and soothing vanilla. In this penthouse in Greenwich Village, the built-in bookshelf is color-blocked beautifully and adorned with precious objects that play into the color palette. The plaster relief is a copy of a Byzantine lion, and the walls are painted in .
Rich hunter green walls, exposed beams, and raw-wood doors create a cozy vibe in the den of a Bedford, New York country home.
Rugs never fail to add an inviting touch to an interior, especially during the fall season. In the living room of Andy Cohen's New York City duplex, a gorgeous green jute rug from Lawrence of La Brea draws the eye in.
For a Bedford, New York, retreat, design firm opted for an artichoke-colored paint color. The hue adds to the light-filled room's serene atmosphere and complements the wicker accents.
Green hues are ideal for the fall season. For a touch of drama in a room, paint the backs of bookcases in your favorite deep green shade. This design in the D.C. home of Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopoulos is the perfect example of how to embrace the season in a tasteful manner.
If you're more daring with your decorating choices, patterned green walls might be for you. Here, the walls in New York fashion designer Giovanna Randall's Manhattan dining room are upholstered in an Old World Weavers damask.
A pop of green seating, like this large-scale dining chair, can take up the drama in just about any room.
Add dimension to a room with luxurious, green-hued curtains. HGTV star Jasmine Roth chose a velvet style in the popular hue Night Watch, PPG Paints' Color of the Year, and it's the perfect complement to the hanging chair.
Yellow Popham Design Tiles steal the show in the bathroom of a Moroccan home. The blue custom shower enclosure adds contrast.
Incorporating lovely fall shades into your home design doesn't have to require painting walls or changing furniture. As the leaves outdoors turn yellow, take inspiration from decorator Todd Alexander Romano's home, in which the living room features just a pop of the sunny hue in its curtains. It may be a small touch, but one that can instantly brighten an entire space.
For a twist on accenting, swap an accent wall for an accent floor. In Oscar de la Renta executive Erika Bearman's Southampton home, designed by , a bright yellow floor brushes the room with levity and cheerfulness. The armchair was found at , the sheets are by and the wallpaper is .
In Bearman's home, the master bath is also undeniably buoyant, characterized by its yellow wallpaper by Marthe Ermitage. The cabinetry is custom-made, with fittings by . The sconces are by and the wood floors are painted in Hollandlac Brilliant in Ebony Blue.
In a colorful Palm Beach home, yellow makes an eye-catching statement in the modern dining room, creating a look that's irresistibly fresh all year long. The vintage dining table is surrounded by armchairs by Georg Appeltshauser and the paintings are by Ed Moses.
Cobalt a soothing aesthetic for your space. Carry the hue throughout an entire room, as in this formal dining room, which features the color in everything from the rug to the chairs and chandelier.is evocative of deep blue skies that cushion fall orchards, and can offer
Blue and white are a color pair that can translate from the cool fall months to the breezy summer months, as in this boldly striped hallway in a Moroccan home.
Incorporating fall colors into home design isn't just for adult rooms. A vibrant color like cobalt blue translates well into children's rooms, such as in this boy's room in an Easthampton home belonging to Estée Lauder global creative director Aerin Lauder. The blue light fixture is Gio Ponti, the silkscreen is by Andy Warhol and the bed is by . The table in the foreground is by .
In this East Hampton house designed by , the living room walls are painted in a high gloss by Fine Paints of Europe to match Pantone's Legion Blue. The sofas are by Celerie Kemble for , upholstered in a printed linen. The ceiling is inset with a felt paper by Star, the midcentury chandelier is by Stilnovothe and the vintage chairs in front of the faux-mable mantle are from .
In a Manhattan apartment, the living room is just dotted with blue (which is paired with red, another fall color). The chairs are upholstered in a linen. The sofa is covered in a linen by and the sofa pillows are by . The rug is by , the photographs are by Frank and the walls are painted in .
Benjamin Moore's makes a statement in designer Ken Fulk's Cape Cod library. The warm orange hue adds contrast to the room's blue accents and ocean view.
A fall-appropriate burnt orange shade and ornate decor lend a vintage vibe to Antonello Radi's 16th-century Umbrian home. A 19-century mantel, along with velvet chairs, antique mirrors, and an arrangement of portraits, complete the look.
Pops of orange, including luxurious drapery and seating, inject personality into this living room in a Spanish-inspired townhouse in London. A gray rug, a sofa covered in a Donghia patterned velvet, and a round banquette finish the look.
The entry of interior designer apartment in a landmark Harlem building is splashed in the palette of an autumn forest landscape, with oranges and browns taking center stage. The vintage borne d'hôtel is upholstered in a pumpkin fabric by and the walls are painted in .
In this Manhattan townhouse designed by Katie Ridder, classic fall orange makes an energetic appearance in the dining room banquette, upholstered in leather with trapunto embroidery by . The table and chairs are antique, the photographs are by Vik Muniz and the rug is by .
A Paris pied-à-terre designed by showcases a sophisticated gallery with walls covered in a fall-like brown and white fabric by . The carpet is by and the artworks above a 1970s bronze console are mostly Brazilian.