The warm days may still feel like summer is stubbornly holding strong, but when October arrives a curious phenomenon occurs: Once-dormant nesting instincts are instantly activated, beckoning us toward all things plaid and pumpkin spice. And just like that … our annual rituals of nesting, hosting and celebrating begin!
While the season of entertaining can feel like a whirlwind, the key to hosting with aplomb is decorating with intention to create a space that is stylish, soulful and special for both you and your guests. Think thoughtful touches, layered textures, cozy-chic accents and warm hues.
So we’ve curated some of our favorite pieces and a few tips for fall nesting that will elevate your space for the fall gathering season and beyond — whether you’re the type who has already embraced a full-on harvest theme in your home or you’re just starting to put out a few fall pieces.
SET THE MOOD WITH SCENT…
Scent is powerful and colors how we feel in a space. Make a welcoming first impression with a beautiful home fragrance that sets the mood.
PREPARE A GRAND ENTRANCE…
Your entryway doesn’t have to be spacious to have a grand presence. Curate an inviting vignette to welcome guests in with a few standout pieces, from lamps to chic catchalls and more!
OFFER THEM A DRINK…
Make it a cocktail, a mocktail or mulled wine, just make sure to serve it in stunning barware.
SET A STUNNING TABLE…
Nothing feels more like fall than gathering for a great meal with friends and family. Tip: Elevate everything from simple meals to holiday feasts with tableware that looks like you’ve been collecting it for years.
MAKE IT A SEASON OF COZY CHIC…
Lounge with family and friends in comfort and style. An effortless way to invite fall in is to layer in pillows, blankets and accessories with sumptuous textures and rich colors.
Chilly nights call for chic coverings, and this gorgeous blanket in autumnal tones will be adored for years to come.
Level 1, Nordstrom Wing
Lovesac has cozy covered in spades. Keep warm in its ultra-cozy blanket that comes complete with a spot for your feet.
Level 1, Macy’s Home Store Wing