10 Things Every Home Needs This Fall: Do You Have Them All?


As autumn arrives, with its cooler weather and early sunsets, chances are you’ll be spending more time indoors. With that in mind, why not make your surroundings as warm and inviting as possible?

Whether you’re entertaining or cozying up with a good book, fall should be all about the comforts of home. Check out these furnishings and fun decor finds that are sure to make hanging out indoors a lot more tolerable.

Velvet bedding

This bedding can be machine washed.


Drape yourself in luxury with this washed-velvet bedding (cb2.com, $179 full/queen). Available in warm mauve or go-with-anything gray, this duvet cover adds a glamorous touch to your bedroom, and will feel divine to snuggle into every night.

A collapsible cooler stand

Almost as good as a bartender


Perfect for football Sundays, this galvanized tub/stand set (crateandbarrel.com, $89.90) keeps your beverages chilled and within reach. Handles make it easy to transport if you choose to use the tub solo, while the stand folds flat for easy storage. It also includes a chain lock, which provides stability while it’s in use.

A fireplace candelabra

This elegant candelabra expands and contracts to fit a multitude of spaces.


Some fall evenings are too mild for a roaring fire, but you can still enjoy a warm glow with this brass fireplace candelabra (crateandbarrel.com, $75.95). Handcrafted, it holds up to eight pillar candles and is adjustable, so it’s sure to fit any size of hearth. If lugging in those logs and stoking a fire seem like too much work, this is an effortless way to light up a room from season to season.

A cozy knit blanket

Made from 100 percent cotton, this blanket is lightweight and breathable.


Available in five warm hues, this cable-knit blanket (wayfair.com, $33.94) will keep you snug anywhere from sofa to bed. Because it’s lightweight, you can enjoy it year-round.

Reviewer Strong from California left this positive comment, “I love the size, the color, and the durability of it. I already washed it and lightly dried in the dryer. You can let it air dry too, which I will do now that warmer weather is here. Nice weight to it, like a big piece of cardigan! I ordered in ivory … will get the chocolate color next time!”

A statement bench

Textured and tufted, this fringed, striped piece is an eye-catching addition.


Now that inclement weather has you taking off your shoes more often, a stylish seating area could be a nice plus. Consider adding this bench (anthropologie.com, $798) to any entryway, living room, or at the foot of a bed. The vibrant upholstery in varying stripes make it a playful piece that may be the ray of sunshine you need as fall gives way to winter.

A chic chaise sectional

Made in the USA, this comfy sectional is fully handcrafted to order.


This petite chaise sectional (anthropologie.com, $2,798) allows you to enjoy the comfort of a large sofa without having it take over an entire room. Perfect for apartments, this refined yet relaxed piece is available in velvet or linen and comes in more than a dozen attractive hues.

A stylish serving tray

The dome-topped section keeps cheeses at just the right humidity.


Autumn is the ideal time to indulge in comfort food. If wine and cheese is your go-to, this serving board with glass dome (crateandbarrel.com, $59.95) makes your snack that much more appetizing. Made from walnut-stained acacia wood, the handcrafted board features a blown-glass dome that ensures that the cheeses retain the right level of humidity.

The perfect pitcher

This graceful pitcher will keep you hydrated at every meal.


Invite this colorful Bryce carafe (anthropologie.com, $19.20) to join you at every meal. In light amber, it will serve as a stunning water pitcher for Thanksgiving. But you can also get it in clear glass or summery seafoam, in case you want to swap them out by season.

A wood lantern

This lantern blends with modern and coastal aesthetics.


Add a warm glow to any room in your home with this wood lantern (wayfair.com, $26.18). Candles are a fall staple, and keeping them enclosed offers peace of mind to homeowners with curious kids and pets.

Interior design customer Cheryl from Metairie, LA, left a glowing review. “I bought two and these are perfect!I love the vintage feel of the distressed wood color and the metal. … Perfect for what I needed.”

An elegant desk

No assembly required.


Whether you’re working from home or simply staying on top of bills, taking care of business may be a lot more pleasurable if you’re doing it at this elegant scroll vine inlay desk (anthropologie, $1,298). Pretty enough for any room, this desk is also practical, as it features three drawers, which open easily on glides, for ample storage. The matching stool is sold separately. (anthropologie, $498).

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