Fall Simplicity Tour
Hi friends! Welcome to my first fall home tour of the year with Marty of A Stroll Thru Life! This is always one of my favorite tours every season and I am so thankful to Marty to be invited each season as a tour participant but I’m also thankful to have you visiting again in this new season of hope!
I also want to give you a huge welcome if you are coming over from my cute friend, Julia of Cuckoo 4 Design – her home is always so inspiring and is always one of my favorites on the tour so please pop back over to visit her if you haven’t had a chance yet!!
Instead of flooding you with lots of words and descriptions this year I’m mostly going to let the photos speak for themselves. We live in Houston so the weather here is still hot and sticky. We’ve had a lot of rain of late but it has been a nice relief at times to the heat. My tour is super simple this year with minimal changes and additions for fall, again due to the extreme heat we are still experiencing but you will notice some subtle changes and hopefully enjoy the tour!
Fall Living Room
This fun faux fur stool always reminds me of cooler weather so I pulled it back out for fall but we also switched out the rug to this new natural woven rug for the new season and are loving it! You can read more about the new rug and why we made the change HERE. Of course a white pumpkin candle is always in order for fall and this greenery grows wild around where we live so I’ll be keeping it around the house throughout for fall. I especially love when it begins to bloom but unfortunately it’s not quite to that stage yet – soon though!
My absolute favorite part about this years tour is the new pillows! I love nothing more than switching out pillows for an all new look each season and these are some of my favorite to date!
I really love the gold and black striped one, along with the blue medallion one. I got the gold stripe it in a 20×20 and in a lumbar size and the medallion one in a 22×22.
Really also love this blue patterned one in front here…
And of course extra layers were added with old favorites. I always love pulling out my dark gray, fringe throw this time of year!
The opposite side of the space got minimal updates as well. Simple greenery and if you remember from late summer a favorite abstract art piece was moved to over the TV. I did add this fun new basket with a throw for those extra layers when needed and a few accessories atop my coffee table books (decorative bowl | wooden beads).
Still can’t get enough of this new boho chic lamp. It’s a large piece and makes such a nice statement in the room!
And this basket is too cute. Love the circle pattern and the texture it brings to the space for fall!
I also moved my blue pouf in here. I finally found a new source for it if you’ve been looking for one. Love the added texture and pop of color it brings to the space…
Moving on to the dining space…an addition of a basket on the table with some favorite black and white dishes that I’m loving right now and, a simple white Magnolia Home pitcher with greenery from outside are all this spot needs for a fall update.
Fall Dining Room
Absolutely love these bowls…
Pulled out this throw from past seasons (similar here). Can never get enough of the fringe and tassels on this one. I sit here a lot to work so this throw actually does get used a ton!
Late summer I moved this oversized art piece into the space and love the personality and color it brings to the space, along with the wool rug which will be nice to have underfoot this fall and winter.
I had some beautiful hydrangeas left over from summer that landed here so not very fallish but beautiful none the less…I’m sure more fall updates are coming to this spot soon. Love this new simple glass and brass lamp though in this spot! It allows the bar cabinet to steal the show:). Still loving this round rattan mirror in this spot too which does feel a hint fallish with the texture and color.
That wraps up my first fall tour of the year! But wait!! Next please head over to see my dear friend, Laura at Duke Manor Farm. Her home is also always one of my favorites on this tour and I know you will love her and her blog just as much as I do, if you don’t know her yet!! After you visit Laura please make sure to visit all of the rest of the ladies on the tour the remainder of the week…there are so many more of my faves that are so talented and are offering up so much fall inspo this year! Here’s the list…
Monday, Sept 10
A Stroll Thru Life | Nesting With Grace | Pink Peppermint Design
Southern Hospitality | Decor To Adore | Cuckoo4Design
Tuesday, Sept 11
ZDesign At Home | Duke ManorFarm | Setting For Four
Simple Stylings | Seeking Lavender Lane | Life On Virginia Street
Wednesday, Sept 12
Our FifthHouse | Our Southern Home | Clean & Scentsible
House By Hoff | Follow The Yellow Brick Home
Thursday, Sept 13
Inspiration For Moms | Life Love Larson | Monica Wants It
Haneens Haven | My Sweet Savannah | 11 Magnolia Lane
Friday, Sept 14
Thrifty and Chic | Decorating Delirium
Starfish Cottage | Thistlewood Farm | Hymns and Verses | Far Above Rubies
Also, come back next week when I’ll be sharing the first glimpse of my early fall bedroom. I’ve incorporated harvest colors and cable knits that I can’t wait to share with you…
I totally understand the heat being from southeast Louisiana and the rain. I enjoyed your Fall Tour and looking forward to cooler temps! Best wishes and happy Fall.
Dana, I know you definitely get it being in Louisiana!! We used to live outside on NOLA and that is the worst heat and humidity I’ve ever experienced! Thanks for popping by the blog and yes! Looking to cooler temps ahead! xoxo
Bree- as always…stunning. I love the addition of the new rug and the texture it adds. That new basket is similar to the other rug choice, it may be a sign to keep the other rug too!
Hi Laura! I am definitely keeping the other rug – was just too cute to send back and I’ll end up using it somewhere or in our new home! Thanks so much for popping by and as usual, it’s always a blast and an honor doing this tour with you!! xoxo
Bree, everything looks amazing as always. I can’t even say what my favorite feature is in your tour. It’s all so stunning.
Julia, thank you so much for stopping by!! My jaw is still on the floor from viewing your tour yesterday! I hope to see you in NYC in just a few short weeks again this year to hug your neck!! xoxo
Oh I always lov e your tours. The living room is looking to pretty, cozy and inviting. I love the new pillows and rug. The dining room is one of my favorites. I adore that table and chairs and you always decorate to perfection. Thanks so much for joining in again this season , always such a delight to have you.
Marty, oh my gosh!! Thank you so much for having me!! This has become one of my absolute favorite tours! Just love you and all of the other girls on the tour and I am honored to be a part of it as each new season arrives!! Happy fall my friend! xoxo
I love the light and airy feel of your home! The warm colors added to the white couches are perfect for fall!
Christy, thank you so much and thank you for stopping by!! Happy early fall! xo
Your fall makeover looks amazing as always. I loved the art piece over the TV (something I’ve done at home as well many years ago) and the pillow combination on your sofa is probably the best I’ve seen so far. Bravo! Best wishes, Velvet.
Velvet, thank you so very much for stopping in! Your words always make me so happy! so fun doing this tour with you again!! Happy fall! xoxo
Looks beautiful and fresh! I love your sectional!
Thanks, Deb!! xo
Bree, your home is so beautiful! Love your fall touches!
Haneen! Love doing this tour with you!! Thank you sweet friend! xoxo
I love all of the cozy layers and those pillows are amazing! It must be hard to start thinking about fall in that heat, but you’ve done a wonderful job of just adding a few fall touches here and there.
Jennifer, thank you so much and yes! It is so hard with the heat here. Thanks for stopping in!! xoxo
I love you r living room! I love the play with all the neutral patterns. And I pretty much want to buy all of your knew pillows!
Laura you are so sweet! Thank you for stopping by and for loving my new pillows too – they’re some of my favorites to date!! xoxo
I like the nod to fall. All the textures give that warm toasty feeling without a bunch of pumpkins, etc. I like a simple touch when it comes to seasonal decor and hit the mark here. It’s just the impetus to get me doing a few chances in my own home.
Joanna, thank you so much for your kind words. I have to just ease into fall unlike others (I wish I could just hop right on the pumpkin train like everyone else but it’s so hard for me:). I really appreciate you stopping by and I’m so glad I inspired you to get moving a little on your own home!! xoxo
Gorgeous! Where is your sofa from? I’ve been looking for something similar.
Hi Jan, you can find my sofa HERE on this page of my website. Thank you so much for stopping in! xoxo
You have such a chic and sophisticated style! Loving all your blue decor. The little stool is a perfect fall touch too!
So happy to be on this fall tour with you. Have a great fall!
Thanks so much for stopping in, Amber! Always to fun being on this tour with you too…it’s one of my favorites for sure!! xoxo
your home is beautiful as always- love all your fall touches! so fun being on the tour with you this week. Have a wonderful weekend.
Kristy, thanks so much for stopping by! Thank you and I can’t wait to head over to your tour very soon…I know it’s got to be gorgeous!! xoxo
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