Fall Home Decor

fall home decor

Fall home decor is all about warmth, coziness, and the comforts of home. It’s also a great time of the year to show off your house to potential buyers. Showcasing the cozy features of your home, like a fireplace or a fabulous kitchen, can really pay off as the weather turns cool.

When it comes to autumn home selling, resist the temptation to go heavy on fall-themed decor. In fact, don’t leave anything seasonal in your listing photos. It’s basically a time stamp that will let buyers know exactly how long you’ve been on the market. Do you really want Halloween-themed photos advertising your house if it still hasn’t sold by January? No way! Buyers may wonder what’s taking your house so long to sell or assume that you’re getting desperate. Don’t give away your bargaining power for a few pumpkins.

Buyers need to focus on the architectural features of your home — not a bunch of hay bales and scarecrows in the yard or ceramic turkeys on the table.  If you’re really feeling the urge, add a few strategically-placed pumpkins or a bit of fall foliage after the listing photos have been taken.

Our Picks for Fall Home Decor (That Also Work for Home Staging!)

Take a look at our curated list of fall home decor from Amazon! These pieces are both seasonally appropriate and neutral enough to work for home staging.


Cozy up your space for fall by adding a soft rug! This easy-to-clean rug has a neutral color palette that integrates seamlessly into any existing décor.

fall home decor
nuLOOM Moroccan Blythe Area Rug, 8′ x 10′, Grey/Off-white

Texture and pattern can help make your sofa feel a little cozier and more inviting. I love this neutral pillow cover. It’s machine-washable, too!


Sungea Farmhouse Black and White Square Pillow Cover, 18 x 18 Decorative Throw Pillow Case Tribal Geometric Tufted Tassels Woven Cushion Cover Accent Neutral Collection for Sofa Couch Living Room

Warm up your space with these pumpkin-colored pillow covers! The pretty decorative fringe adds a nice touch.


MIULEE Set of 2 Fall Decorative Boho Throw Pillow Covers Cotton Linen Striped Jacquard Pattern Cushion Covers for Sofa Couch Living Room Bedroom 18×18 Inch Orange

Add a little warmth and dimension to your mantel or dining table centerpiece with a touch of gold. These staggered height candle holders are subtle and beautiful.


smtyle Gold Candle Holders Set of 3 Candelabra with Iron-3.5″ Diameter Ideal for Pillar LED Candles

Greenery is a beautiful thing to add to the entryway. It’s a nice transition to the indoors. This wreath is neutral enough to leave up year-round but still a festive nod to the season.


CEWOR Artificial Eucalyptus Wreath 20inch Large Green Leaf Wreath for Festival Celebration Front Door Wall Window Party Decoration

I’m not typically a fan of “word” art, but this one is perfect for home staging: simple, understated, and it sends a nice not-so-subliminal message to potential buyers.


Home Sign – Rustic Farmhouse Decor For The Home Sign – Wall Decorations For Living Room, Modern Farmhouse Wall Decor, Rustic Home Decor, Cute Room Decor With Solid Wood Frame – 8×17 Inch

This gorgeous clean-burning soy candle smells like everything wonderful about fall! Though I don’t recommend leaving anything burning unattended (including during buyer home showings), it’s a great candle for setting a cozy mood while you’re home!


Wax and Oils Soy Wax Aromatherapy Scented Candles, Pumpkin, 8 oz

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About Vannessa Rhoades
About Vannessa Rhoades

Vannessa Rhoades is the author of Just Right! Easy DIY Home Staging: Second Edition and founder of Three Bears Home Staging®. She is an HSR Certified Professional Home Stager™ and Certified Expert E-Designer™ and has staged and consulted on hundreds of properties in person throughout the Houston metro area and virtually across the country.


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