Bringing Fall Into Your Home

by McEnearney on October 19, 2017

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Fall is known for its bold, warm and stimulating colors. Become inspired by the season and bring the coziness of fall into your home all year-round. Be daring and add color to your walls or pick out a few pillows with pops of fall hues. Take a look at some of our favorite fall color trends from crimson and burnt orange to vibrant yellow and camel brown in our current listings.


Orange Doors

OrangeHome Featured: 5501 Saddlebrook Court, Burke, VA 22015

Why we love this color: Orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. It is associated with joy, sunshine, and the tropics. Orange represents enthusiasm, fascination, happiness, creativity, determination, attraction, success, encouragement, and stimulation.


Yellow Chairs

YellowHome Featured: 1211 Farragut St, NW Washington, DC 20011

Why we love this color: Yellow is the color of sunshine. It’s associated with joy, happiness, intellect, and energy. Yellow produces a warming effect, arouses cheerfulness, stimulates mental activity, and generates muscle liveliness. Use yellow in your home to evoke pleasant, cheerful feelings.


Brown Walls

Home Featured: 8279 Alvord Street, McLean, VA 22102

Why we love this color: Brown, the color of earth, wood, stone, wholesomeness, reliability, elegance, security, healing, home, grounding, foundations, stability, warmth, and honesty. It is a natural, neutral color that is typically associated with the Fall. Use brown to decorate your walls to create a cozy, grounded atmosphere.


Dark Wood Finishes

Dark Wood
Home Featured: 716 Howell Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301

Why we love this color: When it comes to wood finishing, dark brown represents stability, reliability, dependability, and approachability. It is the earth, and it is associated with the concepts of “all natural” and “organic.” Brown is comforting and nurturing and a great hue to bring into the kitchen where you, friends and family gather. That being said, brown is also proven
to stimulate appetite.


Tan Living Room

TanHome Featured: 217 Pitt Street N, Alexandria, VA 22314

Why we love this color: Tan is dependable, conservative, and flexible. The color beige or tan is neutral, calm, and relaxing – a perfect base for any living space. The color Tan offers some of the warmth of the color brown and the some of the crisp and coolness of the color white and can be amplified with pops of color.


Wood and Gray accents

Gray_WoodHome Featured: 3801 39th  Street NW, Washington, DC 20016

Why we love this color: Gray is the most neutral color and balances out every other hue surrounding it. It is a quiet, subdued and reserved color, and it is great for accent furniture. Gray hues also create a sense of stability and protection. Use gray as accents in unique rooms as a compliment to bold colors.

Wood goes hand-in-hand with harvest season. Bring in end tables, wall accents, or wood grain decorations in different hardwoods to create a rustic, cozy home.


Hints of Green

GreenHome Featured: 418 Woodcrest Drive, SE, Washington, DC 20032

Why we love this color: What is fall without the color Green. Green represents nature, where all of our inspiration is coming from at this time of year. It symbolizes growth, harmony, freshness, and fertility. Green has strong emotional correspondence with safety. It is the most restful color for the human eye; it can improve vision.

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