My monochrome Autumn home decor

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So autumn has arrived and I’ve got to say it really is my favourite time of year. Beautiful leaves, crisp mornings and just that feel of coldness in the air. I love changing things around depending on the season but being a monochrome lover changing things around can be a bit tricky. Autumn colours range from reds, oranges and Browns and as much as I love the colours on the trees I just don’t think I could bring them into my home.

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I went on the biggest hunt for a white pumpkin this Autumn but could I find one nooooo, My partner Tom thought I was going insane and told me I had problems, he said ‘pumpkins should be pumpkin colour, what’s wrong with you? ‘ he then went on to tell me that I would paint myself white if I could. I think it’s safe to say I haven’t asked Tom for any more help on the home decor front.

For the kitchen I found some great monochrome goodies from Asda….. Yes Asda and I’ve got to say they really were such great value for money and look great.

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Frankie loves our ghost garland and gets so excited when I tell him it’s Halloween soon. Every morning he runs to the chalk board and we change the countdown to Halloween.

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The living room is the hub of the house so I put most of my attention on this room. My Best Buy was this gorgeous silver glass pumpkin that I bought from Home sense along with the cross candle holder.

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This store is aaaaamazing! It is the home store of tkmax so if you see something you love grab it quick as you probably won’t see them again. I’m like a kid in a candy store in there and have to make a list of what I actually want other wise I’d leave with a £0 bank balance.

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I got these great black wore baskets from Matalan, got some logs to put in them and it instantly gave a more warm, autumn feel to it, I thought about painting them while but stopped myself!   image image image

 

One of my favourite items that works all year round is my Jo Malone candle that is just timeless, I have the pomegranate noir and the smell fills the house.

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The subject of the white pumpkin is still a little raw as I never got to find one, so I had to make do with painting a pumpkin with paint. I used Matt wall paint it only took me about ten minutes and I think they look great. I’ve also bought some papier-mâché pumpkins from hobbie craft that I’m going to have a craft day with Frankie this week with black glitter….wish me luck.

I haven’t really changed our bedroom around much at all to fit into the Autumn theme apart from having a fresher feel to it with less clutter. My grid bedding is from the beautiful store Bonne Nuit, and is run by a gorgeous MaMa.

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I find that Autumn is missed out on with home decor because of all the Christmas decorations that come out at the same time. So why not give your home a Autumn makeover this year, it will get you all ready for those colder months.

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Have a Happy Autumn

 

Love Gracie xo

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2 Comments

  1. October 19, 2015 / 9:09 pm

    You are onto something with those white pumpkins! Have fun with Frank and the blakc glitter xxx

  2. November 1, 2015 / 7:52 am

    I love this look and think it works really well, there should definitely be different options for those who prefer a different style/colour palette. I didn’t see any white pumpkins either and just assumed everyone was painting them, yours look great X

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