A fall bedroom is a comfortable bedroom. A tidy bedroom. A bedroom with just a nod to the fall season. As the weather turns cool and the leaves become saturated with color, here are some helpful fall ideas for your bedroom.
Today I’m giving you a peek at our master bedroom. This is a small-ish, cozy room. Bobby and I love to head to our bedroom a bit after a long day and watch tv (yes, we have a tv hanging on the wall opposite the bed) or read.
This is also Hobbes’s favorite spot too!
He is such a Diva! When the camera comes out he wants to be the center of attention!
Hobbes is 12-ish and he has been a member of our family since we rescued him as a baby. I love Orange Tigers, they are all males and they are the nicest cats! We like to say Hobbes is a Dog/Cat! He is so friendly and wants to be in the thick of everything! And he thinks everyone comes to visit him.
I bet he thinks you came today to visit him and rub his head!
A few nights ago Hobbes had a seizure. But he’s okay. It’s was just so scary for Hobbes and us. He’s had a few seizures and after was fine. He’s been checked out and is doing well.
So of course I’m being a bit indulgent! And he wanted to take a nap right in the center of the bed.
He was letting me know I was disturbing his nap as I was changing out some pillows. Or was he just smiling? I’ll never tell. Not only is he a Diva, but he is also very chatty!
CHOOSING THE RIGHT BEDDING FOR FALL
This fall I’m keeping the same comforter and quilt on the bed that I had for the spring and summer. I just love it and it is just warm enough.
I’m not a fan of a heavy duvet. Yes, they look pretty but to be honest, the duvet either lands on the floor all night or we throw the heavy thing on our settee.
Whether you like light layers, like we do, or enjoy nestling down in a duvet the most important thing about fall bedding is the bedding’s ability to keep you not too hot and not too cold. It should keep you just right!
Our bed is layered with a few important light layers that we can pull up or push down according to how we feel.
I’ve used linen sheets for years! They work in hot and cool weather. Fall is the perfect time to sleep with them next to our skin.
For fall, the white Matelasse coverlet and the comforter work together to keep us snug until the very cold weather sets in.
I have kept Matelasse coverlets on all of our beds for decades. They are so pretty and can be laundered as easily as a sheet! And I find them to be durable. I’ve not replaced any of mine in over a decade.
As the cold weather sets in I’ll put our caramel velvet comforter on the bed and put the one we have on now away until the spring… I think!
MY FAVORITE FALL BEDROOM IDEA
You will not see my favorite fall bedroom idea on our bed! No! Hobbes would not have it!
Right where Hobbes is laying is where a beautiful white nubby throw should go! Do you see Hobbsie giving me that “please don’t move me” look?
Hobbes was sleeping and I just did not have the heart to move him to style a comforter.
I love draping a pretty heavier throw on our bed when cool weather shows up. I just think it gives a huge nod to the season! And if I take a cat nap I can use it to cover up.
A BEAUTIFUL seasonal throw should be part of your fall bedding! And when I say seasonal I’m not necessarily talking about one with fall colors or fall motifs. What I’m really talking about is the weight of a throw!
I think there is a big difference between warm weather and cool weather throws. It’s nice to put a thicker throw on a bed when the weather gets cooler. Think about nubbier throws and all kinds of chunky knits and a throw with loft when considering a cool weather throw.
Stop back later and I’ll add images of my fall throw draped over the bed. But I’ll have to be sneaky about it. If Hobbes sees or hears the camera he’ll come running!
Flowers always make the list of best fall bedroom ideas!
Flowers are such an important part of my life regardless of the season.
This fall I added a couple vases of fall flowers to our bedroom. I think fall-inspired flowers do a wonderful job making the room feel autumnal and beautiful.
FALL FLOWERS ON THE NIGHTSTAND
Putting flowers next to my bed seems like such a delightful treat!
This fall I added stems of rust-colored faux flowers next to my bed! They work with the color of the pillows and the comforter because they are complementary colors.
If you are not a fan of orange for fall try to muddy it up a bit and use burnt orange, it is quite sophisticated. Or go more red or yellowish orange. Peach with some darker orange will look pretty too!
These flowers work, not because they are typical fall flowers (they are cosmos) but the color screams of fall!
That’s a great fall idea flower idea!
MORE FALL FLOWERS
I feel very spoiled because I have a vanity in our master bedroom. The piece of furniture that sits near our bed is a lovely place to do my hair, put on my moisturizer, and apply a bit of makeup before starting my day!
I keep this area very simple because the center top of the vanity pops up to reveal a mirror and work surface.
Our Limelight hydrangea bush had a banner year for blooms and I know they are probably at their prettiest in the beginning o October! Oh, they take on the loveliest blush! And just think they were white all summer long!
I have the easiest way to DRY FALL HYDRANGEAS so they last longer. You might like to read this post!
I put a handful of these pretty October-tinged hydrangeas in a white vase! So easy! They will stay nice for months. I’ll probably put them in the basement at Christmastime. Or maybe I’ll add a few springs of evergreen to this arrangement! It’s wonderful to have options!
This room is very sunny! The big window offers up a view of the seventh tee. You never know what new and often funny swing you will see as the golfers tee off!
PUMPKINS ARE ALWAYS A GREAT FALL DECORATING IDEA
This fall our master bedroom is decorated “lightly” for the season. And although I just love pumpkins, especially white ones, I only used a few.
The white pumpkin works with the hydrangeas and the candle to make a decorative trio.
I’ve said so many times, there is magic in threes! Especially when it comes to decorating.
If you have not read THE RULE OF THREE recently it might be a good idea to read it again! Decorating in threes creates instant beauty!
Just one little candle or lantern can add a big dose of ambiance to a bedroom.
I added one green candle to the vanity and that one little light looks so so pretty in the evening! Even if we have the lights on!
It’s getting darker earlier and candles and lanterns should be used liberally!
I do suggest, especially in the bedroom, using battery-operated candles. No falling asleep with a real candle on!
Most of our candles are on timers so they go on and off without me even thinking about them.
MORE BEST FALL BEDROOM IDEAS
I used to have a much heavier hand when I decorated for fall. But I found fall looks even prettier if I just hint at the season!
And this is so true when it comes to our bedrooms.
Here are some other fall bedroom ideas you might like…
- add textural pillows
- hang up a fall wreath
- string fairy lights across your headboard
- put potted mums in a basket on the floor
- add a big baskets with throws
- perch a bowl of baby boo pumpkins on a a nightstand or bookshelf
- put a branch of fall leaves in a glass vase and display
- diffuse fall scents
- use warm woods and metal
- add a trio of amber bottles to your decor
- use a long bed pillow in a pretty fall color
I hope you have enjoyed all the fall bedroom ideas and will use some of them in the bedrooms in your home!
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