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Fall Home Décor Trends for 2021: A New Twist on Decorating Ideas to Warm Your Home and Soul

Last Updated on October 11, 2021

Fall home décor trends are taking on a new look this season, as homeowners are shaking off the adjustments from the past year and embracing a new twist on the traditional autumn vibe.

This month, Granite and TREND Transformations shares some of the top—and surprising—fall home décor trends for 2021. We invite you to sit back, relax—maybe pour your favorite fall beverage—and explore today’s coziest fall looks. Let’s see how many you will welcome into your home.

Spoiler Alert: They left traditional orange pumpkins in the patch this year and gave plaids and checks a year off.

Cozy bedding in natural tones and textures

Plaids and checkered-patterned bedding are taking a rest this year as natural tones and textures take the top spots. This year, it’s all about soft and subtle by creating a warm, earthy, and cozy vibe.

fall decorations

fall decorations

Dreamy kitchens

Move over oak cabinets. There’s a new kid on the block. This year’s cabinet trends are chic and sophisticated. And, can we talk about the marble countertops? Timeless. Colors that you would use to paint your walls are now part of your cabinet décor. Darker cabinet colors paired with stone countertops are today’s signature elements and a beautiful way to transform your kitchen into a stunning hub for friends and family to gather, as seen is this beautiful kitchen by Granite and TREND Transformations.

granite counter

granite countertops

Soothing retreats

Last year’s “new normal” is today’s “back to normalcy”—with a fresh twist. Over the past year, many transformed their living areas into “work-from-home spaces.” This season, it’s all about taking back those spaces and transforming them into areas of soothing retreats.

 

fall decorations room setting.

fall decorations

White pumpkins

Orange pumpkins are getting a pass this year, while white (and green) pumpkins take center stage as this season’s centerpieces and home décor. This beautiful look is consistent with this year’s clean and fresh seasonal trend.

As for die-hard traditionalists who won’t give up their orange pumpkins—we get it. Just think: This trend leaves more pumpkins in the patch for you to pick and bring home! And lest we forget about delicious pumpkin pie! White pumpkins can’t compete with that!

 

gords

gords

gords and candles

The velvet touch

Although velvet never goes out of style, designers may give it a rest for a while. This year, designers are bringing velvet back into the spotlight as part of this season’s home décor trends. As one of the most luxurious fabrics, velvet adds instant class and sophistication to any room while also elevating the “cozy factor.” Whether you go all out with a velvet couch or use it as an accent for pillows, throws, or even an accent chair, velvet is one fabric that registers high on the cozy meter during this season.

velvet couch

Vintage pieces

Vintage treasures have a way of bringing a sense of nostalgia to any space. These pieces of the past have a story to tell. So, what better time to showcase them than now? Design experts are breaking out everything vintage this fall and incorporating them in fun and functional ways that are sure to be real conversation starters.

vintage scene

vintage scene

Fresh take on tablescapes

You may be surprised to see this “lighter” version of an autumn tablescape. This season, fall leaves and jewel-toned tablecloths are replaced with nature’s own greenery, complemented by crisp white linens. And, you can’t help but notice the white pumpkins and pastel candles. It’s a beautiful design twist that also welcomes a renewed sense of calm as we give thanks.

fall dining decor

What fall home décor trend struck your fancy? If you’ve been thinking about a kitchen renovation, now is a great time to get started. Did you know that many jobs from Granite and TREND Transformations could be completed in–as little as–a day? Our Visualizer Tool is a fun and interactive way to begin exploring your design possibilities. Check it out here.

We invite you to schedule your free in-home, or virtual, design consultation. Your dream kitchen could be ready just in time for holiday entertaining. Contact us today!

Schedule your in-home or virtual design consultation today.