Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Decorating for Autumn: 5 Gorgeous Fall Mantels for Your Home

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With the cooler climate of autumn finally settling in, it is time once again to redecorate our home to relish the season. And as we shift to a warmer and cozier focus, we begin by updating the look of our favorite area for the family to assemble, the fireplace. Join Balsam Hill as we review five stylish ways to transform your mantel to promote the autumn season.

man/t’l n. – The facing of stone, marble about a fireplace, including a projecting shelf or slab above it

Pumpkins and Gourds

 

Transform your fireplace into a vision of nature-inspired elegance by placing the bounty of harvest on your mantel. By using accents from nature, such as pumpkins, gourds, and feathers, you can present the sense of the autumn season into your home. Placing autumn flowers and dried foliage can also add to the pastoral look of your mantel.

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Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Autumn Colors: The Timeless Shades of Brown

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The classic tones of brown look even more gorgeous during the fall season. Juxtaposed with the myriad of deep colors that envelop nature during this period, the beauty of this pigment is made more apparent, highlighting the irresistible qualities of this hue. Bring the beauty of brown into your precious home with these refined design ideas from the Balsam Hill blog.

autumn dry leaves featuring the color brown
Photo by Horia Varlan via flickr. CC-BY-2.0

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Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Autumn Colors: The Intense and Vibrant Shades of Orange

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Nothing captures the drama and beauty of autumn more than the color orange. This hue perfectly encapsulates the gorgeous landscapes and the expectant mood that people associate with fall. Bring the appeal of this season into your home with these marvelous design ideas featuring the lovely shade of orange:

the wonderful and bright hue of orange that comes with fall
Photo by Carelinamia via flickr. CC-BY-NC-ND-2.0

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Dagmar Obert | Balsam Hill Design Consultant

Decorating for Autumn: How to Choose the Perfect Wreath

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Fall wreaths are a great way to bring the best of autumn into your home. Depending on your style and needs, you can choose from a myriad of autumn wreaths that reflect the aesthetics of your home. Here are some ideas to help you in selecting the perfect wreath to welcome the season.

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