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fall-collage-copyWelcome to CitrineLiving, and welcome to 30 Tips For Fabulous Fall Decor blog tour! I’ve teamed up today with an incredible group of design bloggers, all whom I adore, and we’ll each be sharing some of our go-to Fall decorating ideas with you! If you’re coming from Randi of Randi Garrett Design, welcome! I know you must love Randi’s tips, she’s so creative and her style is just impeccable! There are nine bloggers on this fun tour (linked at the bottom of this post), so please make sure to visit each one for some fantastic Fall decorating ideas. Sit back and relax, you’ll want to soak in all of these fun and fabulous tips for your Fall decorating this season. Below, I’m sharing three quick and easy tips today that you can pull off seamlessly for your Fall entertaining and decorating. I hope you enjoy!


gold-charger-silver-china-figI love silver and gold, and anything metallic for that matter. I especially love to mix metals. Keeping everything monochromatic is also beautiful, and I love to use that as a scheme as well, however pulling two contrasting tones together, brings a rich and unexpected palette to your table. For the holiday season, I especially love to use a combination of metals and a Fall tablescape is no exception! Here, I’ve combined gold, silver and a bronze-gold for a layered and elegant place setting that your guests are sure to love.

I’ve used printed napkins, which also combine warm and cool tones in the pattern. This helps to tie the metallics together as well, as do many of the elements on the table and around the room. There is something so regal about using metallics on your table! Here, I’ve topped if off with a fresh fig, which leads me to tip number two…gold-charger-silver-china-fig2GET THE LOOK :

fall-tip-2fall-centerpiece-fruit2No time to buy fresh flowers or make an arrangement? Open your refrigerator and use what you already have. I’m particularly loving figs this season for their deep color and beautiful and simple shape. I was thrilled to stumble upon these at the grocery store. They make the cutest adornment for you place settings too – even a bunch of grapes or a single pear would be perfect.

This arrangement was so simple and quick to create. I decided to add some hazelnuts for an earthy element of the season as well. Simply layer and build up the fruit on a cake stand and then add the nuts to fill in the gaps. Ten minutes, it’s that easy. You can see another Fall centrepiece I created for my Fall home tour, here, using fresh flowers, and the same fruit as I’m using in this simple arrangement.

What I love about using fruit, is it’s easy and quick, you probably have it on hand, and if not, a quick trip to the grocery store, and you’ll find anything you need to complement your tablescape. I wanted deep, rich hues as the focal point on my table and I love that the grapes and figs are almost identical in color. The pops of red from the pears give it some nice dramatic punch as well.fall-centerpiece-fruitGET THE LOOK :


living-room-blue-velvet-pillows-grey-sofaIf you’re a regular reader, then you know I’ve recently added new pillows in my living room. I’ve had the same pillows for quite some time in this space, all with a global sensibility, which I love. For this Fall season, I wanted rich, deep tones and luxe fabrics to bring in that layer of warmth and coziness. At the same time, I wanted to keep an elegant look in our space. I opted for velvet, embroidery and crewel work. Layer these together with a textured throw, and it’s instantly cozy. These pillows are all down filled as well, which makes them even more comfortable to sink in to.
living-room-blue-velvet-pillows-grey-sofa2A dominant color in our home is blue, and I wanted to enhance that with deeper blue tones – these solid ones do that perfectly. They have a beautiful edge and are so soft and luxurious. I also found four, dark grey velvet pillows to complement the blue pillows, with this amazing regency inspired embroidery. I think I actually jumped up and down in the store when I saw them! They’re the perfect color for our grey sofas,, and because I have many touches of chinoiserie throughout our home, they were meant to be with their fabulous embroidery. I love that the crewel pillows in the center echo the pattern of our ottoman as well.living-room-blue-velvet-pillows-grey-sofa3 living-room-fall-decor7That rounds up my three simple tips for Fall decorating, I hope you found something inspiring here today!


Please make sure to stop over and visit Shauna of The House of Silver Lining, to see what fabulous Fall decorating tips she’ll be sharing with you today. I know you will be absolutely wowed, everything Shauna does is amazing!

Here is the full lineup in our tour, please make sure to visit everyone today!

kelley-nanDRIVEN BY DECORdriven-by-decorRANDI GARRETT DESIGNrandi-garrett-design-3CITRINELIVINGcitrine-livingTHE HOUSE OF SILVER LININGthe-house-of-silver-liningHANEEN’S HAVENhaneens-havenZ DESIGN AT HOMEz-design-at-home

Thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to read my tips! Enjoy the rest of the tour today!

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  1. Absolutely stunning! Where did you find the gold leafs?! I can’t find them anywhere.

  2. tamaraanka says:

    Thank you! These are made by Decor-Rest – I’m not sure if this style is available anymore however. But they have many beautiful options and are sold at many retailers as well. I hope that helps! Thank you for stopping by!

  3. Alleyne Alderton says:

    I love your taste!! And I’m loving the navy. Where did you get the grey couch with the white piping? It’s exactly what I’m looking for.

  4. tamaraanka says:

    Thank you so much Izab! I’m thrilled you like it my friend! xoxo

  5. Beautiful Tamara! love all these tips… figs are so pretty and delicious! xox

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