Cheap Ideas for Decorating Your Apartment for Fall
Try Gallery Shelving:
It’s amazing how adding two or three shelves on your wall can make a huge difference. Choose different lengths and stagger them on a prominent wall in your apartment. Add pictures and objects that remind you of fall in color or theme. An orange candle, with silk leaves can be a great way to start. Frame a picture with an orange mat, place it on the shelf to lean on the wall. Your landlord will love that there are not a lot of holes there. After the fall keep the shelves and place holiday or winter themed objects there. The possibilities are endless.
If you can’t or don’t want to paint the walls in your place then paint your furniture a bright fall color. Orange tones, browns, rusts or tans are great colors that can look good year round. Choose just 1 or 2 pieces to paint. This will create contrast in your room. A quart of paint is under $5 and it can make a big impact. Be careful to use drop cloths if painting in your apartment.
Your apartment floors are what they are. You can add a lot of style with an inexpensive area rug that coordinates with your fall themed colors. It’s easy to store when you move to another season. Simply roll it up and put it under your bed or stand it in the corner of your closet
We are celebrating the fall colors aren’t we. Why not bring a natural element into your room. Find a branch from a tree that has an interesting shape. Spray paint it (outside your apt and away from cars and people) in a bright fall colors. Place the dried branch in a floor sized basket or vase. Hang homemade ghosts, paper pumpkins or cut out black cats from the branches. If you really want to make a statement, add a string of orange colored lights to the tree branch. You can also use outside furniture to bring the feeling of the outdoors into your apartment.
Have fun decorating your apartment and enjoy the fall in New England.
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