Okay, I guess it’s time to admit fall is really coming. It’s easy to focus on the negative (toting multiple sweaters to the office and saying goodbye to weekends at the beach to name a few), but in all honesty I love the colors and textures that fall brings the most. Especially when it comes to design inspiration.

Dark walls, oversized throws, and rich wood accents are the visual equivalent of pumpkin spice lattes, which can feel like overkill in summer, but perfectly compliments fall.

Here are our top room-inspiration picks from around the web to soften the sting of summer’s end.

Fall bedroom design inspiration.
The faux fur blanket and rug are cold weather essentials. Photo via DesignSponge
Fall design inspiration.
The mix of rich wood tones and vintage memorabilia add so much character. Photo via Lonny
Fall design inspiration
Instead of charcoal or black, opt for a dark forest green to make walls pop. Photo via Chris Loves Julia
Fall design inspiration.
The headboard is everything…click on the pic for DIY instructions. Photo via Hunted Interior


Amanda Mears
Amanda has worked as a journalist, an SEO copywriter, and a social media specialist. Her aim as a Four Walls contributor is to provide something worth reading and create a community for people who lease and love it. She’s also a real person, not just a mysterious internet writer, who loves silversmithing, podcast-binging, and trying to figure out how to fix her rented apartment’s bad linoleum floor (see, just like you!)