Setting the Scene for Autumn
As the leaves change colour and the air turns crisper, there’s a unique charm to the autumn season that’s unlike any other. It’s a time for slowing down, embracing simplicity, and creating a cozy haven in your home. If you’re a fan of slow, simple, and seasonal living, you’ll love the idea of making your autumn home a serene and peaceful retreat. Join me today as we dive into how you can create calm in your autumn home + download my free imperfect slow living guide to help you really embrace slow living in your every day life.
Welcoming Calm and Cosiness
The essence of autumn is all about embracing calmness and cosiness. It’s that time of year when you can savour the simple pleasures of life, whether it’s a warm cup of tea, a good book, or the sound of rain against your window. Here are some tips to help you create a calm and cozy autumn home without the need for any major purchases.
Embracing Slow Living
What is Slow Living?
Slow living is a lifestyle philosophy that encourages you to savor the present moment, be mindful of your choices, and prioritize what truly matters. It’s about finding balance, simplicity, and tranquility in your daily life.
Incorporating Slow Living into Your Autumn Routine
Autumn is the perfect season to integrate slow living principles into your life. Take time for leisurely walks in the crisp air, prepare homemade soups, and appreciate the changing colors of the leaves. Avoid over-scheduling your days and make space for relaxation and reflection.
Seasonal Decor and Organization
Simple Autumn Decor Ideas
You don’t need to go out and buy new decor items to capture the essence of autumn in your home. Use what you have and consider adding some natural elements like pinecones, acorns, or dried leaves. Earthy tones, such as deep oranges and browns, can bring a touch of the season to your space.
Organising Your Space for Autumn Bliss
Decluttering and organizing your home can be a fulfilling autumn project. It’s a chance to simplify and create a peaceful environment. Consider reorganizing your wardrobe to make room for cozy sweaters and scarves and tidying up your living spaces.
Hygge and Cosy Elements
The Art of Hygge
Hygge, a Danish concept, is all about creating an atmosphere of comfort and contentment. Light some candles, brew a pot of tea, and snuggle up with a good book. This is the epitome of autumn hygge.
Adding Cosy Blankets and Throws
Autumn wouldn’t be complete without soft blankets and throws. Drape them over your sofas and chairs to provide warmth and comfort for those chilly evenings.
Soft Lighting for a Warm Glow
Soft, warm lighting can transform your space into a cozy haven. Opt for lamps with dimmer switches or fairy lights to create a gentle ambiance.
Your Cosy Autumn Oasis
As the days grow shorter and the nights get cooler, your home can become a sanctuary of calm and tranquility. Embrace the calm of the season by incorporating slow living principles, adding seasonal decor, and infusing your space with hygge and cozy elements.
Remember, creating a calm autumn home is all about celebrating the beauty of simplicity and finding joy in the everyday. Don’t forget to download my free slow & simple living guide to truly embrace slowing down.
Also be sure to check out the Slow Living Collective Podcast where we unravel the essence of slow and simple living in our weekly episodes, providing practical steps and holding space for you to begin your transformative journey towards a more intentional and fulfilling life.