Autumn Home Decorating

Autumn Home Decor

With the seasons changing it’s the perfect time to switch up your interior decorating – especially when the air is a little colder and you need to cosy up inside.

When the leaves turn yellow and the temperature drops, we love to find new ways to bring in the autumn ambience into our homes. Today we’re sharing our favourite ways to take your home from summer to autumn without any hassle.

Time for a colour change

Colour sets the mood in a space. Each and every colour you use evokes emotions like green and blue has a calming effect, pink is used for femininity and so forth. The tones and shades also play a role in the ambience of the room, pastel shades are softer and light whereas darker, fuller hues offer a more intense dose of colour.

Introducing a new colour palette is one of the easiest ways to bring in the Autumn ambience in your room. Autumn colours we love are hues of brown, orange, yellow and even purple – paired with light white hues makes for the perfect contrast.

You can incorporate these colours in so many ways; from being bold and having an accent wall to more subtle touches through scatters or throws.

Layer it up

Now is the time for those chunky knit throws, plump scatters and velvet blankets! Whether it’s on your sofa, bed or even your armchair draping a throw blanket can make your home feel cosier. 

Seeing all the warm elements around your home will warm up the interior and when you are really cold, you’ll be glad you’ve got a cosy throw within arm’s reach.

We have plush throws available in various colours to suit your interior, shop now.

Fragrance is key

When creating an Autumn home interior we often forget about our sense of smell. However, it plays a big part in bringing in the autumn ambience. Think of fragrances that let you think of autumn like cinnamon, ginger, espresso, chocolate.

We love scented candles at this time of year, particularly anything with wood or earthy note. And who can resist the smell of leather?!

Embrace heavier fabrics and textures

Changing up your scatter cushions when the season change is an effortless way to style your home – and it’s often a treat to yourself to get some new cushions. View our collection of warming scatter cushions here.

Get a cozy seat

There are plenty of autumn decorating ideas to indulge in this season. Start off with finding the perfect seat to snuggle up. A plush Chesterfield sofa or Wingback Chair is sure to provide a cosy relaxing space and add a luxurious essence to your space.

Enjoy this Autumn with these wonderful decor tips and ideas.  Bring warmth into your home before it is bustling with activity for the winter holiday! Share your ideas on decorating for the Autumn season, with us… We’d love to hear them!

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Home decor Inspiration with Pantone of the Year – Classic Blue

Every year, Pantone selects a Colour of the Year inspired by trends in home, travel, culture and fashion. This year colour of the year has been unveiled as Classic Blue. And we can’t contain our excitement!

Pantone described the blue hue as timeless and “highlights our desire for a dependable and stable foundation from which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era.” Furthermore, the classic blue hue is described as a colour in home-decor that hold the potential to “inject creative confidence into interiors,” and can be “easily applied across so many different materials, textures and finishes.” 

Now you might wonder how you can bring the Pantone of the Year into your home? Well, classic blue is a truly classic colour and will add a relaxed and calming ambience to your home – perfect to start of a new year.

Here are our 7 unique ways to incorporate this timeless colour in your home:

  1. Statement Couch

Make a bold statement by adding a large piece of furniture dressed in classic blue. Blue is a wonderful colour to use in your living space, especially because it is so versatile. You can pair it with either neutral or warm-toned accessories. We recommend a Chesterfield Sofa that is upholstered with our Signature Oceano Blue Leather. The different shades of blue will add to your rooms calming ambience, yet make the bold statement your home deserves.

  1. Eye-catching accent wall

Classic Blue can also be incorporated by creating an accent wall in your living space. Depending on the room type and size you can use blue as the main colour or just an accent. If used in an office or living room it can give the space a rich bold look. However, when used in a bedroom or similar relaxing space it can add to the calming ambience of the space.

  1. Bathroom Blues

A twist to the normal neutral bathroom. Classic Blue can be used in a variety of ways from just adding blue towels to blue painted cabinets and tiles. Due to this Pantone being so versatile you can do so much with it. 

  1. Spice up your kitchen

A fresh coat of paint in classic blue can spice things up in your kitchen. From kitchen cabinets to build-in storage any space can benefit from this primary hue. Mix and match this hue with metallic accents and luxurious countertops like white marble and you’ll have a kitchen you’d never want to leave.

 

  1. Blue Area Rug

Don’t want to make to many changes to your space? Add an area rug in the rich blue colour to your space. Play around with different textures, sizes and shades to find what fits your space. 

 

  1. Bold Chairs

Need some extra seating space? Add some occasional chairs dressed in the rich blue hue to your space. A rich velvet fabric or smooth leather will work wonders in any space. Have a look at some of our designer chairs.

  1. The trusted Scatter Cushion

If you’re not one for big changes scatters are your go-to option. Scatters are small and elegant but can make an impact in your interior. With so many designs, patterns and textures you have endless options to incorporate the blue hue in your home.

Inspired to redecorate your home? Follow our 7 tips to incorporate the Pantone of the year in your home. Share your creations with us on our social media platforms and stand a chance to feature in our blog. Need further advice or want to shop the look contact us today.

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S is for Spring

S is for Spring

From leafy greens to emerald hues… green is the ultimate colour of harmony. We are so thrilled that the powerful green was part of the Pantone Trends list for Spring, with colours like Lime Punch, Sailor Blue and of course our favourite, Ultra Violet. If there is one colour to play with in all its possible shades, right through spring into summer, it would be green.

Allow us to introduce you to our Refreshing Spring Collection. Pedro Calderon de la Barca once said: “Green is the prime colour of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises”. We fully agree as green is truly a colour of calmness, relaxation and renewal. And what better time to renew your home than spring?

The best thing about using green in your spring home interior is that it looks good, is flattering and brings new life to your space. Darker hues paired with metallic accents adds the glossy and opulent finishes your room needs.

Although some of the pieces in our collection might seem unusual or new to you, we want to encourage you to try something new. A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there. The magic happens outside your comfort zone..

So without further adieu our Refreshing Spring Collection:

Zinio Contemporary Chair: Contemporary Chairs are an essential part of any home, and can transform your everyday space from classic to chic in a flash. This season we are spoiling you with our versatile Zinio Chair that can be used in any living space. Whether you are looking to refresh your work space, brighten your bedroom or add extra seating space in your lounge – the Zinio dressed in a spring inspired pattern will be the ultimate finishing touch.

 

Boston Classic Couch:  This Spring the Boston is certainly proving to be the seat of choice. This classic couch is a key piece if you want to play with layering and proportioning and looks great when paired with elegant and delightful scatters. The interesting design takes the piece up a notch and regardless of your space you can create an inviting ambience.

Sheko Rainbow Carpet: Texture is a big thing this season! Textiles take a playful role with lots of embellishments, raw edges and appliqué details – all irresistible to the touch. Therefore, the Sheko Rainbow Carpet with its texture detail and beautiful geometric pattern is undeniably a must have for your home decor this Spring.

Maximus Contemporary Chesterfield: Glam dark woods are on trend this Spring, and what better way to incorporate it in your home than with contemporary furniture. The Maximus Contemporary Chesterfield combines the traditional tufted chesterfield with an exposed wood back. This contemporary Chesterfield provides a new take on modern luxury and is a refreshing sight – perfect for the new season. And upholstered in our Signature Emerald Green Leather the Maximus will surely add to your delightful ambience!

Floral Art Work: As mother nature changes season, she puts the more subdued colours of winter behind her and turns to the bright colours of spring. A true delight from phenomenal artist Koos van der Lende is the beautiful portrait with a lavish red colour to bring the Spring Blossom into your home.

Spring is most certainly in the air and you can bring the new season into your home with our Refreshing Spring Collection. This spring we dare you to try something new. Be brave. Be bold. And don’t forget to share your Spring creations with us.

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5 Winter Essentials for your home

Winter Home Essentials

When temperatures drop and it becomes harder to leave the house, it is wonderful to have a comfortable place to cozy-up. Don’t know where to begin when bracing your home for the winter? Use our 5 home essential guide to create the ultimate home interior to escape the chilly winter.

Soft throws

Throws are vital for a winter-ready space, they offer texture and additional warmth.You can style them any way you like, as it will bring a layered look to your interior. This winter, snuggle up with a good book or film under the comfort of one of our opulent throws.

Cozy pillows

Photo adapted from Restoration Hardware

 During the winter season, it is all about layering up and scatter cushions offer a very simple way to do this. This time of year comfort is essential, therefore mix and match different styles to create a cosy display. Use soft materials that will make your space more welcoming. Velvet and silken designs are the perfect options and will create an inviting ambience while feeling incredible.

Rugs

A luxurious rug is another must have this winter. It creates extra warmth and comfort during the cold season. Area rugs can be used as a design element in a room; they add colour and style while unifying a space. Furthermore, rugs add a layer of insulation to the floor, trapping cool air underneath and keep it from seeping up and cooling the room. The warmth of the rug will keep your feet toasty, too.

Lighting

Photo adapted from Delightfull

The lighting in your home can also enhance the ambience of your space. Table lamps and ceiling lights are options, however when it comes to distinguishing your space this cold season it;s all about floor lamps. Tall, slender and elegant floor lamps in different styles, deliver light at a height to create a moody ambience.

Scented candles

Photo adapted from YOPA

In addition, candlelight is another seasonal staple and wonderful lighting option. Perfect for creating a restful atmosphere candles are a beautiful way to give your home that winter glow. Place multiples around your interior for maximum impact, scattering a few thoughtfully chosen candles across bookcases, mantelpieces, windowsills and tabletops. Use scented candles to add an aroma of warmth and comfort in your space.

This concludes our 5 home essentials for your home interior to keep warm this cold season. What can you add to our essential list? Share your ideas with us on how to stay warm this winter.

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Pastel Home Decor

 Decorating with pastels

Choosing the colour for your home’s interior decor can be quite a challenge. There are so many combination, from brights to dulls, from neutral to neon. who would have ever thought that pastel colours would make such a wonderful colour choice? Let’s see how we can use hues of pastel in your home.

Starting small is the best way to go with pastel. Use scatter cushions, artwork, vases or frames to add just a splash of the colour you want. This is erect if you don’t want to commit an entire room to just on colour. However, don’t over due it, sometimes a pop of colour can be more powerful.

Pair pastel colours with dark colours to make a dramatic statement. Think of a soft pink paired with a bold black. The Princess Diana in the Born Ballerina Pink leather with scatter cushions in our signature Jet Black leather would definitely make a bold statement. Looking for something more modern? A pastel yellow paired with a pale grey would work wonderful!

 

Art is a great source for color palette inspiration. Shades of blue, green, and yellow in a painting will echo throughout the room in the walls, accessories, and upholstery.

You can use pastel colours in any room in the house, let us have a look at some inspiration.

This kitchen looks so inviting with green pastel walls paired with dark wood finishes. The green colour of the plants in the kitchen is just enough to compliment the pastel green. A sophisticated yet comfortable kitchen.

Just look at this stunning bedroom! The pastel blue tones with just enough neutral white and brown makes this bedroom a peaceful area where you can relax and unwind.

A pastel pink chaise, what a way to make a statement. This delightful setting is inviting and definitely has an ambiance of relaxation.

Pastel colours are always a delight to use in any home decoration, have fun redecorating and don’t forget to share your creations with us.

 

The Born team

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Hue knew?

Colourful interior decor for your home

Changing the color of your interior decor can not only have an impact on how you feel about your home, but on its value, too. Choosing a combination of hues that’s beautiful and pleasing to the eye is an entirely different task altogether. If you’ve been stymied about what home decor colors to choose, consider some of our colour combinations.

 

We now everyone has a favourite colour, whether it’s nature-inspired blue, passionate purple or vibrant yellow. Furthermore, it is most likely that you have a tonal preference too. This can include anything from brights to muted or pastel hues. Whatever your interior style is, here are some ways in which you can use different colours.


Firstly, we suggest you use the colour blue. Blue ranks so high as a favorite colour that you won’t go wrong if you use this versatile colour. Furthermore, blue enhances the peaceful ambience of your space to create the perfect place to relax. A blue chesterfield is an excellent way to incorporate blue to your space. Therefore, we recommend a Mozart Chesterfield in our Signature Oceano Blue leather. Notably, when you combine blue with another colour it creates a more creative effect.

 

We also suggest different hues of yellow. Yellow is associated with happiness and positivity and will be a delightful colour to use for your home’s interior as it will add to you joyful ambience. However, using too much yellow in your interior is not a good idea. Therefore, rather use smaller pieces of furniture or small decorating items that will make the space feel fresh and inviting. 

 

Perhaps best known as the colour of royalty, purple is truly significant! Purple can be a daunting colour to consider however, in all its hues it can be lovely and even sophisticated. Adding pops of purple hues in the form of furniture is a wonderful idea, we suggest a Born Wingback in our Royale Purple leather. Another way to add hues of purple is by using rugs, it can be used around the house without any effort.

 

Want a colourful, happy and full of energy space? We recommend using green for your home decor. The hue is the colour of live as it is associated with growth and rejuvenation. Incorporate the positive energy from green in your home with a Born Signature Emerald Green Leather sofa.

 

Color choices are highly subjective, and when it comes to decorating your home, you need to do what feels right to you. Similarly, it is just as important to choose the right colour combinations. As we discussed a peace enhancing blue, vibrant yellow, royal purple and lushes green we suggest that you pair these colours together. A space with natural hues of blue paired with yellow or green is a wonderful combination just as rich purple and green hues work perfectly together. Have a look at some of our colourful inspirations.

  

Whatever colour combination you choose for your home’s interior make sure that it will compliment your space and showcase your personality! As interior designer Nate Berkus stated “Your home should tell the story of who you are and be a collection of things you love.

Have fun redecorating! Don’t forget to share your ideas and inspirations with us.

The Born Team

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Sometimes all you needs is a splash of colour!

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