Summer is nearly over and the season of food preservation, pumpkin spice warm beverages is just around the corner.
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This means that it’s the perfect time to think about redecorating your kitchen to match the fall spirit.
For most people, the kitchen is the place where the day kicks off. But that’s not all there is, the morning stars with a quick wrap or a smoothie and later in the afternoon, a meal with the family to strengthen the bonds and talk about your day. With that in mind, it’s safe to say that the kitchen and the dining table are the heart of every home.
However, redecorating or decorating a place so special can be very difficult. For starters, you will have to take the whole household’s taste in decor into account and create something that will work for everyone. And most importantly, you can deplete the budget really fast if you don’t know what you are doing.
To make this special process easier, we compiled a list of tips and ideas that will help you turn your kitchen into a modern masterpiece ready for the fall season.
Get everyone’s input and help
The kitchen is the favorite place of every household member and for that reason, it’s important to gather everyone and settle on decorations that will fit the taste of all of the members of the household. Grab a piece of paper and start creating the plan – who’s going to do the material shopping, who will be tasked with the DIY, and who will sit back and relax?
Start with the walls
Plain walls are boring and out of style. To add a breath of fresh air to your walls you can either get the buckets of paint or go with something more modern and stylish. You can easily turn your walls into an artistic masterpiece with the help of wall hangings.
Chose between various types of wallhangings that match your style, but know that you can never go wrong with macrame pieces. A simple but beautiful macrame wall hanging will provide some much-needed warmth and style to your dining room walls. If you want to get the absolute fall look in your kitchen or dining room, go for a macrame pouch hanging that you could use to stash seasonal produce.
DIY your decor pieces
Every guest or visitor will get captivated by something you’ve created yourself. With fall approaching, you can expect temperatures to drop and the best way to warm up on a chilly or rainy day is a glass of red wine.
If you enjoy red wine and you want to create a whole experience around it, roll your sleeves up, get the tools and the material, and start working on making a wine rack. With a wine rack, you have easy access to your favorite drink and your kitchen has a cool piece your guests would rave about.
Upgrade the dining table
Regardless of the seasons, dining tables are the focal point of every kitchen. If you want a drastic change in your kitchen, think about replacing your dining table. If you are hosting parties or grand meals, consider getting a rectangular or oval-shaped dining table. Or if you want something more compact for a quick bite before work with your family, round tables are the perfect option.
The material for the table will largely depend on your preference and budget. Dried herbs and decorative pumpkins are perfect for decorating your dining table during the fall season. If you want to go capture the real fall look, you can also add fake leaves as a decoration to your table.
Add some light
With fall approaching, you can’t rely on the sun to keep your kitchen well-lit throughout the whole day. It’s well known that light can also influence your mood and for that reason, it’s best to opt for warm lighting.
Among the most popular fixtures is the light pendant. Hanging a wall pendant above your kitchen island will make the place look bright and stylish. The right color and the right light fixture will elevate your kitchen decor, so don’t be afraid to experiment with different lighting ideas. Or if you want to add a spooky feel to your kitchen for Halloween, consider switching your normal lighting fixtures with pumpkin lamps.
Kitchens are the heart of every home but since we spend a lot of time there, we can get tired of the kitchen’s design and decor. Redecorating your kitchen each season is a good way to keep things fresh and new. If you are planning a massive change in your kitchen, inspire yourself with our ideas and create something unique and captivating.