Unique Home Accessories for Fall

From the trendiest bag to the shoe-of-the-moment, many people never leave the house without being accompanied by unique accessories. And, with a full range of unique home accessories, homeowners can now also express themselves equally as much in their home. Just as the fashion seasons change, the home can get some stylish and often inexpensive updates as well.

Tasteful Textiles Many pieces of furniture in the home warrant textile accessories. Spice up a couch or bed with accent pillows or a colorful throw, reinvent your dining room table by accessorizing with spunky placemats, or even throw a slipcover on that old, outdated chair.

By adding unique home accessories through the texture and color of textiles, homeowners will find a special dynamic that is added to their home. This is a great way to accessorize a home from season to season. For example, the same linen pillows that accentuate a couch in the summer would not be the same pillows displayed in winter.

Just like fashion, textile accessories can follow the color and pattern trends of the season. According to FashionTrendsetter.com , anti-perfect fabrics including pleats, over-stitching, wrinkles and ruffles will be the theme for home accessories through fall and winter 2008.

Chic Floors Home flooring accessories are often an overlooked arena that are known to have little to no options available. But with an expanding selection of floor molding, unique home accessories available and a wide array of rugs, consumers have more options than ever before.

"Most consumers don't realize that the cheap looking metal vent cover they have can be replaced with a hardwood grill that matches or accentuates their flooring," said Tom Sullivan, founder and chairman of Lumber Liquidators. "From bamboo to Brazilian Cherry, there have never been more options to complete a home's look with hardwood stair treads, risers and vent covers."

Another way to accessorize the floor is to purchase rugs. Rugs come in all shapes and sizes and are not only a functional unique home accessory, adding padding and warmth to solid surface floors, but can provide a beautiful aesthetic with either natural fibers or bright colors and patterns.

Embellishing Walls Another easy way to create character in your home is to add decor to your walls. Art, mirrors and clocks are all great ways to add more excitement to a blank canvas.

Custom framing options for personal treasures are increasingly becoming a popular trend as homeowners work to personalize with unique home accessories, according to a home accessories trend article on GreenBeamPro.com . Consumers are taking scrapbook contents and shaping them up to hang on the wall.

Becoming a steadily rising home accessory, mirrors not only provide a beautiful aesthetic, but if positioned correctly can illuminate more light or create the illusion of more space in small rooms. NothingButMirrors.com suggests that consumers place mirrors at an angle from a window if they want more light, but should place them in corners of small rooms to "stretch" the space.

Mood Lighting One of the easiest ways to create mood in a room is with multiple lighting accessories. Candles, lamps and window treatments are all popular ways to light up or dim down personal spaces.

Depending on the atmosphere that a homeowner wants to achieve with their unique home accessories, sources of light can be used for ambient lighting, accent lighting, task lighting, aesthetic lighting and natural light.

Accessories are the easiest and often most cost effective way to makeover a room while offering the choice to mix and match. When shopping for accessories for the home, think versatility and let the creative juices flow. Just as accessories can make an outfit, they can also "successorize" a home.

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