{friday finds: color combinations for fall}

Decorating with fall colors.

The fall season evokes memories of burnt orange and warm browns that welcome us into the months of pumpkin pie, crisp days, and falling leaves. These fall favorites can be translated into color schemes that are fashionable year-round!

Fall Inspired Color Combinations

Color splash. Shades of orange and yellow make for wonderful room accents. Use muted fabrics to let the bold colors stand out.

Stone brown. Benjamin Moore describes their Stone Brown (2112-30) as comfortable as a favorite pair of stone-washed khakis, this warm brown adds an air of cozy warmth to any space. 

Dark yellow. This typically spring color takes on a fall flavor when it comes in a darkened hue. Match it with a rich gold and cream to add depth.

Forest green. A forest green is a bit more muted, boding well with chocolate brown. This look can come across as heavy, so partner with white to lighten it up.

Fall color schemes.

Rich red. Use varying hues of rich reds to apply contrast to an otherwise stark room.

Red, yellow, and orange. This classic autumn combination showcases the ranging colors of changing leaves. Use brown and cream as your neutral palette.

Chocolate brown. A deep, dark brown with cream and orange creates instant drama. A bold brown has the intensity of black, without the harshness.

Copper red. This hue is the perfect opportunity to mix in metallic accents.

Soft green and red. Not all fall colors have to be super saturated. Choose a toned down version with soft greens and reds. Add interest by using varying patterns.

Fall color schemes.

Velvet. This luxurious texture will give a room an element of richness and warmth. The clean linen velvets, like a velvet stria, are gaining in popularity.  


Your favorite colors of fall can be incorporated into your home as a constant reminder of the autumn months. Use these color combinations to update your home.

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