How to Create a Cosy Bedroom for Fall

Cosy Bedroom for Fall

The colder days and darker nights are approaching fast, and there’s nothing we want to do more than to go home after a busy day and snuggle up in a warm, cosy bed. There are so many ways to make your bedroom the perfect space to wind down and relax, with some homely touches and personal details you can make it the one space in the house that enables you to escape from the cold weather conditions and enjoy the snugly benefits of autumn.

Winter Style Bedding

Throughout the summer months, all you really want is a thin sheet to sleep with due to the hot weather. When the weather turns, however, you want to dive into a cosy pit that swallows you up and keeps you safe from the biting cold. Well, in order to achieve this, you need to start by investing in a high quality, thick duvet, some thick, fluffy pillows and of course, cosy bed sheets to add an extra touch of comfort. Your bedding is the main contributing factor to how cosy your room is, so it’s always beneficial to invest in a really good set.

Extra Bed Touches

Once you have ticked the bedspread and duvet off the list, you can focus on dressing your bed to make it even more welcoming. There are two staple features that all beds require throughout the autumn/winter seasons, and they are cushions and throws. You can’t have your grand oak bed dressed in a beautiful bedspread, without the addition of some bold cushions and soft throws to add to the overall look. The moment you add a chunky throw to the bottom of your bed, and some stylish scatter cushions to the top, you’ll instantly notice the whole area looking even more warm and welcoming, and you won’t be able to resist snuggling down and hiding from the rest of the world for a little while.

Warm Lighting

Lighting is an essential feature within any room, especially when you’re aiming to achieve a specific feel and atmosphere. For a cosy feel, you need to introduce warm lighting to the room. In order to achieve warm lighting, you can buy bulbs that are low-watt, as this will keep the same level of light throughout the room and create a beautifully warm and welcoming feel. Warmer toned lighting gives off a relaxing vibe that will enable you to wind down and de-stress, which is exactly what you want when it’s cold outside.

Another delicate touch that will make the room feel festive and cosy is fairy lights. Whilst warm lighting is ideal for when you’re using your room and need plenty of light, fairy lights are the perfect feature for when you want to settle down and watch a film or read a good book. The magical feel that fairy lights add to the room will make it feel really autumnal and cosy.

Autumnal Touches

You get all kinds of seasonal home décor pieces coming onto the shelves, often weeks before the seasons even change, but adding a few little pieces to your room will help to make it really cosy and suited to that particular season. For fall, you want to add some darker coloured items such as a new rug, to add a little character to the room but also highlight that fall is upon us. You could also look at introducing some fall inspired candles, such as cinnamon scented styles and so on. Candles are also the perfect addition to make any room feel cosy, as their gentle glow fills the room with warmth and a sense of relaxation.

*Written by Luke

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  • nk4eva

    Its bed-time when we find the time for ourselves finally! Such cozy ideas….

  • Deborah Nicholas

    I love getting all snuggled ready for autumn with throws and candles!

  • I have just purchased a new duvet which is the softest and warmest thing ever!

    • I bet it’s really warm and lovely

  • Super Busy Mum

    I absolutely ADORE this time of year and these are some great tips, too!

  • Ooh, all of those are the perfect touches for a cosy bedroom for fall. I am currently liking those no flame candles and the soft light they give.

  • Baby Isabella

    Lovely suggestions! We like adding heavy throws and new soft furnishings like velvet pillows to make the winter nights more comfortable x

  • I love having candles in my bedroom but never seem to find time to light them. I do have autumnal bedding, which I change to Christmas bedding once December comes around 🙂

  • I love candles in my bedroom and there are so many autumnal aromas to choose from. I have already changed my duvets with the winter ones.

  • Sarah D

    candles are perfect for autumn time, there really is something about them that creates a lovely cosy feel

  • What lovely ideas. I really want to give my bedroom a bit of an autumnal revamp so thank you for the inspiration.

  • Hungry_Healthy_Happy

    I think some nice candles and cosy blankets can really make the house more autumnal.

  • As soon as the season changes and I see the AW bedding I am all down for that. Asda have some lovely ones 🙂

  • Great ideas, I have to get more fluffy pillows and a thicker bed sheets. And I have to agree, lighting does make things a little cozy inside the room.

  • Melanie Edjourian

    Lighting is really important and can really change the mood of a room. I love candle light as it’s always gentle and inviting.

  • I agree that lighting is so key in creating a cozy and warm bedroom for fall. I also like thick blankets and candles x

  • KGR

    I need to get a thicker quilt for winter. I love the idea of getting low watt bulbs to create that warm light. It will certainly make the room feel cosier x

  • Katrina Downie

    Great tips, my ideal bedroom is dark and warm and half a bar of chocolate on the bedside table lol

  • Melanie

    Love this list of tips. The extra touches are so important as a flat duvet is not cosy at all 🙂 x

  • Rani Bruyns

    Check. Check. Check. My flat is completely autumn ready now hihi- great tips ❤️

  • Lucy Cotterill

    I absolutely love autum and winter for cosying up the bedroom and living room. We have a massive thick throw for on the bottom of our bed and I love it x

  • I love scented reeds for my bedroom. You have reminded me I really must get the winter duvet down from the loft. Feel cosy just reading this!

  • I find LED lighting is great for this time of the year as it’s so much brighter x

  • Kara

    I have just dug out my furry throw but am after some new snuggly bedding too

  • Jinzo_2400

    I love that bed except after a couple of days,it would be covered with cheetah fur….he loves sleeping on blankets!!

  • Ali

    Great tips, I’ve made the rest of my house cosy for autumn but I haven’t done my bedroom yet. I’ll have to do it this week.

  • Hannah Latoya Bond

    I love this time of year, getting all cozy in my bed. Especially as it gets darker earlier at night

  • Ah, I love this time of year so much and these are some wonderful ideas! 🙂 Nothing beats snuggling down under a warm duvet when it’s chilly and dark outside! I love the idea of having pretty fairy lights, and warming lighting to add to the mood too! 🙂 xx

  • These are some lovely ideas for creating the perfect cosy bedroom, lighting to me really does make a huge difference to how a room feels.

  • I have bought fairy lights for my room but I keep forgetting to put them up. I’ve also pulled out all my candles ready for the winter months

  • Beach Hut Cook

    Such a comforting post. I love the idea of fairy lights in the bedroom.

  • Joanna

    I love this time of year especially making our bedrooms all cosy. I love the idea of fairy lights I use to have them in my room when I still lived with my parents.