Although it's currently 78 degrees in Los Angeles, those of us shivering in the air-conditioned offices here at Hunker headquarters in Santa Monica can't stop talking about fall trends. Of course, all the major home retailers from CB2 to Target to Urban Outfitters have released their new fall collections by now, allowing us to parse the top looks that will undoubtedly make their way into every well-appointed home this season.
Among them are some tried-and-true trends that tend to reappear every fall. Think plush textiles, brass accents, and jewel-tone hues. If you're like us, you're not willing to wait for the temperatures to drop to get in on the latest ideas to make your space look and feel cozier and more inviting. Ahead are seven fall living room decor ideas that will make you want to snuggle, even if it's still sweltering outside.
1. Cover Up Your Sofa
If investing in new furniture isn't realistic, simply drape a chunky knit wool throw over your old sofa to give it new life and add instant cozy vibes to your living room.
Get the Look: The Citizenry Nublado Throw, $395
2. Pile on the Blankets
Get the Look: IKEA Rens Sheepskin, $29.99
3. Add a Pop of Color
Get the Look: West Elm Lush Velvet Pillow Cover in Wasabi, $29
4. Layer Your Lighting
5. Paint Your Walls a Jewel-Tone Hue
Get the Look: Farrow & Ball Down Pipe
6. Bring the Outside In
Get the Look: CB2 Chord Brass Log Holder, $99.95
7. Layer Plush Rugs
While a high-pile area rug can go a long way in making a living room look and feel cozy, layering a plush sheepskin rug on top instantly takes it to the next level.
Get the Look: Ben Soleimani Performance Elda Rug, $1,595