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Fall Home Décor and Halloween

-All In for Fall Home Décor and Halloween-

Are you ready for fall home décor and Halloween? Let’s all celebrate the season with perfectly placed pumpkins and autumn accents around our Tampa Bay area homes.

Our local real estate team helps customers buy and sell Florida properties, but we also love sharing ideas for decorating homes and optimizing living spaces.

Autumn Interiors for Tampa Bay Homes

Every autumn, Mother Nature alters landscapes with changing colors and leaves. Although with Florida’s year-round greenery and palm trees, it is up to homeowners to adjust the color schemes and textures around our Tampa Bay homes.

  • Most easily, we may add earth-tone accents, throw pillows, or placemats in shades of red or orange to invoke the spirit of the season. A pumpkin-spice scented candle can also light up our interior atmosphere and our senses.
  • Despite the mild weather, Floridians might also incorporate thicker fabrics into our décor. Consider draping a velvet blanket over the back of the couch or think about adding a sturdier rug in fall hues by your front entrance for fall home décor.
  • As the most traditional route, display a few pumpkins around the fireplace or place a large bowl of gourdes on the dining table. There are many shapes, styles, and colors, including white pumpkins for more sophisticated and modern décors.
  • Each week, reposition your gourds and pumpkins. Also, shield them from direct sunlight. Once every other week, wipe the bottoms with diluted bleach to deter mold growth and extend longevity. The right care could help you enjoy them through Thanksgiving.

Home Exteriors and Halloween Decorations

In Florida, our fall weather offers a great setting for exterior Halloween decorations. Neighborhoods and communities across Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties can be decorated with all sorts of frights and lights for fall nights.

  • Of course, your home’s front entrance will be the focus for trick-or-treaters, so be sure to place a pumpkin by the door or some fake cobwebs for fun. Better yet, celebrate with a pumpkin-carving night to have several jack-o-lanterns ready for display for Halloween.
  • There are countless Halloween decorations for buying at stores, but why not make your own for fall home décor? It is easy to create flying ghosts. Simply cut a white sheet into a few square pieces. Lay a piece flat, place a ball or balloon in the middle for a head, and tie a string or clear line to create a neck. Finally, attach a line at top to hang from a tree branch or awning, and let the ghost float.
  • Also, don’t forget about the backyard. Add fall-themed outdoor rugs and spooky accents to enjoy when roasting marshmallows by the firepit at your Tampa Bay homes this season.

As local real estate consultants, we love to see our customers enjoying seasonal fun at their Tampa Bay homes. Contact Dick and Karla Nielsen at 813-294-5786 for more information.