If the end of summer has left you feeling down, it’s time to remember all the great things about autumn. Apple pies and chestnut casseroles, the last of the blackberries, snuggling down into throws and blankets in front of the fire with a mug of hot chocolate….
The traditional autumn palette is soft, warm oranges, golds and browns, designed to add warmth and colour to your decor. Embrace the season with our pick of the best home accessories.
1. Orla Kiely rosebud orange vintage blinds, English Blinds
This classic pattern from Irish designer Orla Kiely will cheer you up even when it’s grey outside. Prices start from just £68.45 for a made to measure blind measuring W55cm X D60cm. Made with high quality British components, it comes with a three year guarantee from English Blinds.
2. Oscar origami pouffe in burnt orange, ICON
This square beanbag is only a classic and contemporary home accessory, but makes a flexible seating solution when you need to find an extra chair, somewhere to park the remote control or just a back rest. £129.99, available from Bean Bag Bazaar.
3. No. 9 cushion acacia yellow, Urban Avenue
The No. 9 cushion is a luxurious and modern design from Danish studio, Bent Hansen. Made to order in 15 stylish shades of sumptuous cotton velvet including this rich ochre yellow, these will add serious elegance to any seating area or bedroom. The large format cushion features a matching central button, and is filled with duck feathers. £79, available from Urban Avenue.
4. Orange Meridian cushion, Persora
With its velvet texture and sharp teal-coloured trim, this cushion couldn’t be any more perfect for snuggling down on the sofa. Measuring 55cm by 55cm, it’s filled with a plush, soft feather inner. £30, available from Persora.
5. Brick cushion in orange, Normann Copenhagen
In bright bonfire shades of red and orange, this contemporary cushion will set a neutral sofa ablaze with colour. Designed and manufactured in Denmark, it comes complete with an inner pad. £54.90, available from Black by Design.
6. Lule high back carver chairs in flame orange velvet
The perfect seat for autumnal dining, this set of two Lule carver chairs offers contemporary style whether you’re enjoying a meal alone or with guests. Bon appétit. £279 for the pair, available from MADE.
7. Mustard throw, Audenza
This super soft chunky, textural throw in mustard throw will add a splash of colour to your living room or bedroom. Drape it over your sofa or place at the end of your bed for extra warmth on those chillier evenings. Made from 100% acrylic, hand wash cold only. £42.95, available from Audenza.
8. Bjork blanket in yellow, Klippan
A soft throw made by Swedish company Klippan, this blanket has a textured feel with a mix of similar colour tones in autumnal golden yellow. Made from 100% eco-friendly lambswool, it costs £70 from Andshine.
9. Burnt orange cotton rug, T&Shop
A chunky rug in a seasonal shade, this is perfect for adding warmth and texture to bare floorboards or a neutral carpet. The dark colour means it won’t show the dirt easily, too. Size: 120 x w60cm, cool hand wash only. £55, available from T&Shop.
10. Zigzag kelim berry rug, Tom Tailor
Hand made using centuries old techniques the Vintage kilim rugs by Tom Tailor fuse classic designs with bold modern colours. Premium quality, each rug is 80% wool and 20% cotton. The rugs are available in three sizes (65cm x 135cm, 140cm x 200cm, and 160cm x 230cm) with prices starting at £109 from Modern Rugs.0