Make your bedroom warm and cosy ready for autumn by following our top styling tips.

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It's officially time to switch up your summer bedroom scheme and opt for a more cosy vibe now autumn is nearly here.

There's no need to break the bank to transition your look into more of an autumnal setting, listen to our top styling tips. 

Cosy up your floors

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Hardwood floors are super stylish and durable but once the cooler months roll around, the idea of getting up to cold floors underfoot can be uninviting.

Cosy up your bedroom floor with a rug or two. A popular choice would be a faux fur sheepskin design that you can sink your toes into when stepping out of bed in the morning, however any plush texture would work well for autumn.  

Read more: 6 updates for a cosy home this September

Lots of layers

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Rather than investing in a whole new duvet and bedding set for autumn, consider layering up your current bed set-up. Throws are an easy way to bring in a new colour and texture to your bedroom as well as keeping you warm and cosy at night. Consider layering different textures together for an interesting contrast such as faux fur and linen. 

Autumnal colour palette

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Redecorate your bedroom with a new wall colour, bed set and accessories in an autumnal colour palette. Muted neutral tones such as sage green, terracotta and natural wood all provoke images of autumn. Take this transition of seasons as an opportunity to switch up your bedroom scheme and try out that look that you've wanted to all year. 

Brave Ground

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Dulux Colour of the Year has been announced as 'Brave Ground' and we think it's a colour that could work really well in an autumnal bedroom. It has a warm beige undertone, which would work perfectly for a neutral bedroom scheme that wants to incorporate natural materials and rustic elements. It's also naturally calming and relaxing, which is definitely the right profile for a successful bedroom style.

Read more: Dulux Colour of the Year 2021: 7 ideas for Brave Ground

Dried flowers

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Autumnal accessories are some of our styling faves. Dried flowers have become hugely popular and they are perfect for autumn/winter as they are naturally more muted and subtle than springtime blooms. Be a hit on Instagram by filling a fluted vase with a bundle of pampas grass stems! 

Read more: 5 of the best dried flower bouquets for your home

A touch of glamour

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Embrace autumn by incorporating luxurious heavy fabrics and bejewelled colour schemes. If you're not brave enough to go bold with your living room look, the bedroom is the ideal space to unleash your creativity as it's often only seen by you. Autumnal décor doesn't have to be made up of reds, oranges and yellow – opt for bejewelled tones such as deep purples and teals for a rich and colourful scheme.  


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