Now September is officially here, make some seasonal updates in your home to keep it feeling warm and cosy.

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Now the weather is changing and we are heading into autumn, it's a great opportunity to alter your décor for some quick and easy home updates. Take inspiration from our edit of fun styling tips. 

Consider new window dressings

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Keeping the heat in is an important part of how you decide to style your home in autumn/winter. Consider changing your window dressings to suit a cooler climate. Opt for heavier, lined curtains in a luxurious fabric to cosy up your bedroom to replace lighter fabric curtains or blinds. 

Bring in a darker palette

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Cacoon yourself in your own home this autumn by making it ultra cosy and warm. To create that cocoon-like effect, incorporating a darker colour palette works really well. Go bold and choose a inky-hued paint to adorn your walls, or if you don't want that level of commitment, darker throws and soft furnishings is a great way of switching up your look for September. 

Read more: 5 common myths about dark interiors debunked

Cosy up your floors

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Hardwood, tile or stone floors are a popular and timeless option and are ideal for the summer months. However, when autumn rolls around they might start feeling cold and uninviting. Cosy up your floors with a rug, or two (or three)! Layering rugs is a hot trend for autumn and is a fun opportunity to express your love for certain patterns and textiles.

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Switch up your soft furnishings

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An easy and straight forward way to make any room in your home feel cosier is to bring in more textiles. Add more cushions to your furniture and drape over throws for ease and comfort. They are also a handy tool for introducing different colours and trends into your space.

Change your duvet

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Styling your home for autumn should also be about keeping physically warm and cosy. September might be the perfect time to switch out your summer duvet for a higher tog to keep you toasty on those cooler evenings. Amp up the cosiness with a heavy throw and cushions.

Read more:  How to choose a new duvet for winter

Choose autumnal artwork

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Cosy up your walls with autumnal-themed artwork. Enjoy restyling your gallery wall by introducing different pieces with a warmer colour palette. You may want to consider graphic prints that incorporates an autumnal colour scheme or how about landscapes that evoke images of cosiness. 

   

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