It feels like summer has only just left us. We embrace the odd pockets of streaming summer sun combined with distinctively cooler and fresh air, whilst being reminded that we have 93 days until Christmas and noticing with a semi-blind eye, the boxes of mince pies starting to creep their way back into the supermarkets.
This is a time of transition as we look forward to bonfires, fireworks and the smell of woodburners (and we expect a lot more of that with the current UK ‘energy crisis’ we’re all experiencing at the moment). We’re embracing the idea of unzipping the vacuum packed winter wardrobe and getting truly cosy. But we’re a little less excited to roll up the outdoor rug into the shed, and put covers over the garden furniture so that they’re protected from the rainy weather. However as the leaves fall and become crisp, we can’t wait to see homes gracing Instagram with their seasonally updated décor with fresh colour pallets of deep Autumnal hues and cosy snowy whites. The autumn equinox brings with it so much to look forward to, to counteract those darker evenings, including a great excuse to refresh our home décor with a more autumnal feel.
To celebrate the new season, British Home Design has curated our AW/22 collection of key pieces to uplift up your home. We've shortlisted our cosiest favourites and 5 top tips that you can use to apply when styling your home.
1. Adding Texture
Adding texture is the simplest rule in the book when it comes to home decor and never is it more important when styling for the Autumn Winter seasons.
Soft textures such as fur, whether real or faux, are classics year after year, but particularly in 2022 we're seeing lots of ribbed and fluted textures. This ribbed faux fur throw from M&S is the perfect combination of current/meets classic/meets cosy.