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Easy Autumn Decor Ideas for Your Home 2022

by Joanne Lavelle of Michael Lavelle Estate Agents

The leaves are turning brown, the nights are getting longer and the mornings are dewy and pale… Autumn is here. Maybe the thoughts of the colder days fill you with some sort of dread.

Fear not, we are here to inspire.

Get yourself a cuppa, place your woolly socks on, and read our convenient overview about getting your home ready for this season of transformation.

Our Easy Autumn Decor Ideas will, no doubt, help you feel a seasonal glow rather than gloom, in no time!

Spicy Scents Make Sense!

Autumn is the period of spices. Think Apple Spice, Pumpkins, Ginger Spice (not Gerri from the Spice Girls!) Cinnamon and add Nutmeg in the mix to dial up on the season.

Besides baking batches of tasty treats, you can bring these scented tones into your home with candles and oil diffusers. If you would like to see a gorgeous range that we recommend then check out the Soilse Candle Company, an independent Irish brand of handmade candles.

All of their candles are made from 100% soy wax, infused with and evoking the unique and captivating fragrances of the Irish Landscape.

Autumn Door Decor

Front door decor can give a ‘wow appeal’ to your entrance way and allow’s you to make your home look unique.

Adding delicious seasonal charm does not have to be labour intensive to gain a high impact. Go ‘Full On’ Autumn with these beautiful Door Wreath’s from Gift and Art Gallery, Dundalk

Get Blankets Out and On

Floral and geometric are out, faux fur is in!

Provide your furniture with an abundance of soft layers to snuggle up in as you binge-watch on Netflix and ignore the rain outside.

If an open fire is not possible (or simply not your thing) then between the gentle candlelight and cosy blanket, you will definitely reach that seasonal ‘cocooning’ mood any time you wish!

Hallowe’en is Coming

Planning your Autumn decor also points to planning for Hallowe’en (a massive occasion these days) so go grab the decoration boxes out of the garage or attic and see what you have even before you need to get decorating.

Some items just dont last the pace (even in storage) so use some of that cosy indoor time to sort through and get rid of the less ‘enthusiastic’ looking pieces.

Hallowe’en doesn’t have to mean spiders or ghouls either. Check out these super cute autumnal decorations from Gift & Art Gallery in Dundalk that are ideal for tables, mantlepieces and around your home.


Using these easy autumn decor ideas also help you ease into the colder winter months. Basically it is all about preparing and making the evenings more pleasant, especially after coming home from a long day, or after an evening out. Transforming your home into a ‘sanctuary’ not only helps you to relax but it is excellent for your mind and body. There are real benefits to be gained by doing so. With this guide we hope to provide you with some inspiration on to how to achieve optimum cosiness!


See our online article Getting Your Home Ready for Sale and our video Vlog: 3 Tips for Selling Your Home in Ireland This Autumn 2022 for more great practical tips that can help you enjoy your home more and even have reach an optimum market price when it comes to selling.

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