7 Simple Fall Color Schemes That Will Make Your Living Room Ultra Cozy in 2020

As soon as the summer days start to fade, we start thinking about decorating with some gorgeous fall color schemes! If you’re mad about everything that fall brings (pumpkin spice anyone?) then you’ll love this post full of warm’n’cozy decor inspo.

Taking cues from nature, we think fall creates simply the most beautiful and stunning tones to adorn every corner of a home – but especially your living spaces.

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What color schemes go well with fall?

Traditional fall color schemes reflect nature: Think deep reds and oranges, through to rich yellow tones. But as we’ll show, you can make a range of versatile palettes work, from muted tones and even purple.

Here are some of my favorite Fall decor picks

Chesapeake Bay Balance + Harmony Scented Candle

Chesapeake Bay Balance + Harmony Scented Candle

This pretty teal candle has a delicate fragrance of water lily and pear
Faux plants for decorating

Faux Plant Set

These pretty fake plants let you create a natural paradise without the upkeep of the real thing
Cast Iron Jack Ornament Sculpture

Cast Iron Jack Ornament

A decorative sculpture like this will finish off a look perfectly, place on a coffee table or on top of a small stack of books

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Fall living room decor

Even if you’re not thinking about painting walls, use these palettes to collect throw pillows, blankets, dried flowers, and other accessories to create the perfect environment for cooler days ahead.

Whether you’re decorating inside your home, your porch, or for a party, a consistent color scheme is the single best way to create a unified and stylishly pulled-together look.

So without further ado, here are the best color schemes that the fall season has to offer in some easy to recreate palettes.

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  1. Au natural!
    Sometimes the best color schemes are found all around us in nature, and fall is no exception. This color palette brings the outside inside with tones that make you think of changing leaves and visits to the pumpkin patch. Who wouldn’t love to go for a walk through this beautiful scene?

    Beautiful fall scene
  2. Purple haze
    We love the clever use of purple in this living room from Country Living, it’s a color we wouldn’t normally think of when it comes to walls, but the moody drama of the mauve is so cleverly broken up by the lighter pieces in the room. The blanket box next to a sofa is a great addition – layering pillows and throws together is a quick tip – but learning more about how to make your room cozy will set off any fall decoration. Finally, the unfussy flower arrangements, rich with autumn texture, and natural materials like unfinished wood, are the perfect pairing for fall decor.

    Fall living room decor ideas
  3. Neutrals from nature
    We have a serious crush on this neutral dream from Decoration Love. Although it’s great just as it is, you could completely change this room just by adding some different accessories. It’s a soothing fall look that will work for all seasons. The ideal finishing touch? Learn how to make a fall wreath and add it to your door for some DIY appeal.

    Neutral fall color tones in living room
  4. Comfort cottage
    If you dream of spending fall in a dreamy English country cottage then this look from The Room Edit, is the bright’n’airy color scheme to choose. The lighter colors are versatile and give a crisp feel without being washed out. Although, you might end up praying for winter to come around soon, as we can definitely imagine watching the snow falling outside whilst curled up on that couch with a book.

    English cottage decorated for fall
  5. Putting a fresh face on fall colors
    Although blues, greens, and greys aren’t colors that are typically associated with fall, this look via Country Living has been warmed up by adding inviting plump throw pillows and mixing up different textures and fabrics on the soft furnishings. The wood-paneled walls have a cabin-feel to them but it still looks ultra-fresh and modern!colours for september
  6. Rustic charm
    When you think of a cozy place to spend fall, a fireplace is high on the list of must-haves. This one makes a brilliant focal point for this traditionally-styled living room. Found via Houzz, the rustic, woody colors complement the main feature of the room, rather than compete with it. We are totally in love with the wooden overhead beams, which add to the romance even more. If you’re into the traditional look, check out these diy thanksgiving centerpieces for decorations to accessorize with.

    traditional fall decorating color scheme
  7. Grey for days
    If you feel like the typical fall color schemes are a bit too cute, how about this cool, classic tonal palette instead? When you turn the lights down, the dark walls will create that cozy, glowy feeling – especially with strategically placed lamps and candles such as the hurricane lamp on the coffee table. The best part is that a chic color palette like this will never go out of style. Living room via Decoholic.
  8. muted color palette for fall

We hope you took some inspiration from this roundup.

If you want more inspiration and tips on decorating with color, check out these resources and products

Living with Color Book

Living with Color Book

This is the perfect book for anyone who wants to learn more about decorating with color
Rustic Fall vases

Rustic Multi-Color Vases

This set of pretty vases is the perfect fall color combo
Color wheel for decorating

Color Wheel

Learning how to use a color wheel will completely change how you pick shades for home decor or any kind of design project

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Be sure to let us know your favorite things about fall in the comments.

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