Fall Color Trends Lookbook

Fall Color Trends Lookbook

Fall Interior Design Color Trends

When one hears the word fall they immediately picture spiced orangey reds and rich, deep hues of pumpkin and eggplant. But who’s to say fall color trends can’t be dream-like and hazy to mimic that perfect autumn sunset?

I’ve created a fall lookbook to serve up some color inspiration and a new way to think about fall decor.

Fall color trends: BLUSHING

fall color trend with a pastel color palette

This fall inspired color palette is soft and subtle

One of the best reasons for incorporating pastel artwork into a home’s design and décor is the sheer relaxation factor. Inspired by the colors of an autumn sunset during that magical twilight hour these fall color trends are warming and cheerful, but their muted tones help to soothe and relax.

“Calming the mind and soothing the senses, these delicate colors make dusk the most tranquil time of day.” – Coastal Living

I also love the subtle and soft backdrop pastels give my art for the bolder colors to pop on the surface while still maintaining a calming presence like in these contemporary artworks below.


Original contemporary painting of a ballerina taking a few moments rest.
20 x 20 inch, original acrylic painting, framed in a black floater frame
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An original mixed media painting coated in resin for a fun, contemporary painting in pink, orange and purple.
Gerbers are Great
24 x 24 inch, original mixed media on cradled wood panel
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original contemporary artwork by carol macconnell monochromatic fluid acrylic painting
Color Blind
75 x 65 inch, original fluid acrylic on canvas,
unstretched (bue can be stretched to a custom size)
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Fall color trends: GLOWING

blue and yellow fall trend color palette

This fall inspired color palette is moody and rich

The golden yellow glow of the leaves as they begin to change is another wonderful fall color trend but needs another color to help ground its richness. That’s why I’ve paired it with a cool, confident blue to balance its brightness. Plus, in my opinion you can never really go wrong with adding blue to your decor color palette!

water is wide is an original contemporary landscape by carol macconnell
The Water is Wide 
48 x 48 inch, original mixed media on wood panel
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large contemporary abstract poured painting blue
True Blue
34 x 35 inch, Original fluid acrylic on gallery wrap
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original abstract landscape by artist carol macconnell of a blue lake
Lake Life
36 x 36 inch, original mixed media on gallery wrapped canvas
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Thanks for reading! All works featured are available! If you’re interested in one of my artworks, please feel free to get in touch with me!


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