Don’t you just love the colours of autumn? Nature is so pretty this time of year, so my advice is to look outside for inspiration when it comes to decorating your home this season. Think minimal and affordable yet cozy, and get creative!

Here are my top 12 Scandinavian style autumn decoration ideas for your home with links:

autumn decor idea shelf minimal

1 // Keep it super simple with an earthy toned colour palette like here via Shutterly Fabulous. Photo by Lou from Littlegreenshed blog.

autumn decor DIY idea leaf dish

2 // Make beautiful DIY leaf clay dishes and have them either white or in an autumnal colour, perfect for storing jewelry or keys on or as candle holders. Find out how to make these yourself on Design Sponge.

autumn decor home idea minimal pillow

3 // Pops of mustard yellow can be a subtle way to add a autumn feeling to a minimal home. Just look how effectful the Design House Stockholm knot pillow on the bed is here from a swedish apartment on Fantastic Frank.

autumn decor DIY idea garland

4 // I love this easy and minimal garland with seeded eucalyptus, great for an autumn party decor or simply to decorate your wall. Follow the steps on Homey Oh My.

autumn decor DIY idea strups ring

5 // This fine brass plated ring from Danish brand Struts with leather strap makes a perfect combination of functionality and elegance, and can be used for many different purposes. For autumn, decorate it with leaves or other things found outdoors. The possibilities are endless, and it can be used again each season. Photo by lunaa80 via Instagram.

autumn decor DIY idea pinecones

6 // Branches and pine cones are a great way to decorate your home without having to spend any money. Take inspiration from this image seen on flickr and have a walk in the forest to find some little treasures for you own home.

autumn decor DIY idea mantlepiece pumpkins

7 // How pretty is this modernly styled mantlepiece by Apartment Therapy with plenty of pale-hued pumpkins, punches of brass and rose gold, sage-y green eucalyptus and white?

autumn decor idea table setting

8 // When it comes to table setting, I love the idea of sticking to a one-colour palette and using a piece of a branch as decor as spotted on 79 Ideas. So elegant and effective, don’t you think?

autumn decor DIY idea doormat pumpkin

9 // This ‘hey there pumpkin’ hand painted doormat is a cute way to have an inviting entryway to your home at autumn. Get one from Etsy.

autumn decor DIY idea minimal pumpkins

10 // Painted pumpkins in subtle shades of grey and white are the perfect autumn accessory in a minimal style home. They look beautiful teamed up with the by Lassen Kubus candle holder here from Mae Gabriel.

autumn decor home idea cozy bedroom

11 // Burgundy and brown tones add a nod to the season, and with the autumn leaves peeking through the large windows it looks so charming. I love the cozy vibe here in this serene, warm and inviting apartment, see more of it on Nordic Design.

autumn decor home idea warm hues

12 // Finnish brand Marimekko‘s A/W 2018 lookbook is full of autumnal, warm hues to dress up your house.

How are you decorating this year? Let me know if you try any of these minimal ideas above. And if you are looking for Halloween decor – have a look at last years roundup of 10 minimal Halloween decoration ideas for your home.


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