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End of financial year sales at Aspley Homemaker City

As the end of the financial year approaches, Aspley Homemaker City is gearing up for its biggest sales event of the year. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your living room, refresh your bedroom, or find the perfect kitchen gadgets, this is the time to score incredible deals on high-quality home goods. 

For those who may not know, the end of the financial year sales are a prime opportunity for savvy shoppers. Big retailers like Bed Bath N’ Table, House, and Sleepy’s are looking to clear out their current stock to make room for new arrivals, which means significant discounts on a wide range of items. 

Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect from this year’s end of financial sales.

 

Sleepy’s

Sleepy’s is currently offering a fantastic end of financial year sale with discounts of up to 50% off on mattresses. This special offer is available until Sunday 14 July, providing a limited-time opportunity to upgrade your sleep experience with premium mattresses at a fraction of the price. Terms and conditions apply, so be sure to check the specifics to take full advantage of these incredible savings. 

 

Bed Bath N’ Table

Bed Bath N’ Table has announced their clearance sale, offering up to 60% off on a variety of items. This is a perfect chance to upgrade your home décor and essentials for much less. From luxurious bed linens to stylish home accessories, there’s something for everyone in this sale. Be sure to take advantage of these fantastic discounts before the sale ends on Sunday 4 August. 

 

House

House is also offering an exceptional sale that you won’t want to miss! When you purchase the Baccarat Stone Cookset 10 piece, valued at $1,699.99, for the incredible price of $399.99, you’ll also receive a FREE Baccarat Damashiro Mizu Knife Block 7 piece, which has a recommended retail price of $839.99. This deal represents an astounding 84% savings, combining high-quality kitchen essentials with unbeatable value. 

 

Snooze

Snooze is offering up to 50% off on a wide range of mattresses and up to 40% off on stylish bed frames. This means it’s time to upgrade your sleeping arrangements with high-quality products at significantly reduced prices. Whether you’re in need of a new mattress for better comfort and support, or a new bed frame to enhance your bedroom’s aesthetic, Snooze has you covered.

 

Provincial Home Living

From Friday 7 June to Tuesday 11 June, enjoy 20% off storewide at Provincial Home Living. Be sure to get in quick for huge savings on furniture, homewares, bed linen, bathroom accessories, kitchen and dining, and so much more.

 

DecoRug

On the hunt for a new rug to cosy up your space? Luckily you can enjoy up to 80% off a wide selection of clearance rugs and cushions at DecoRug until Sunday 30 June. 

Don’t miss out on the incredible EOFY sales at Aspley Homemaker City. With substantial discounts across all departments, now is the time to invest in your home. Mark your calendar, set your budget, and get ready to shop smart and save big!

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How to cosy up your living room this winter

There’s no denying that the living room is one of the most lived-in areas of a home, especially during the winter months when it needs to be ready for two things; hibernating and hosting. Whether you find yourself curling up on the sofa with a warm blanket, a favourite book, or in front of the flickering glow of the TV with friends and family, your living area should be gearing up for a busy season ahead. This means it’s time to spruce up the space with winter home decor!

So, to get you inspired, we’ve rounded up five tips to cosy up your living area – from the right lighting to use to the best accessories to style with. Keep reading and prepare to feel toasty. 

 

Eureka Furniture Cove Folding Screen $679, Eureka Furniture Sorghum Pot $89, Freedom Malvern Table Lamp $229, Freedom Niah Coffee Table $1,299, Nick Scali Lenxy 6 Seat Corner Terminal Sofa POA, Pillow Talk Habitat Piscina Check Fringed Floor Rug $299.95, Pillow Talk Habitat Sebal Seagrass Woven Star Wall Hanging $22.95, Plush Elanor Swivel Armchair POA, Sheridan Outlet Caral Cushion $79.99, Sheridan Outlet Millbrook Faux Fur Throw $329.95. 

 

Use warm colours

First up, consider the colour palette – we recommend choosing warm and inviting colours such as deep reds, earthy browns, or warm neutrals like beige and cream. These shades will make the space feel warmer than it actually is and help make your living area feel cosier. This is because warm hues are associated with passion, joy, and playfulness making them a good choice for rooms that see a lot of activity. 

 

Incorporate ambient lighting 

Set the mood with the correct lighting. During gloomy days when you need to get work done, then a natural glow or overhead white light can be energy-boosting and help you stay focused. When nighttime arrives and you’re wanting to relax, a warm light will help you unwind. We recommend using soft, warm lighting to create a cosy ambience in your living room. Opt for table lamps, floor lamps, or string lights with warm-toned bulbs rather than harsh overhead lighting that is more suitable in the daytime. You can also use candles to add a flickering, comforting glow.

 

Add layers 

The secret to a cosy living room? Layering! There’s nothing quite like sinking into a plush sofa with soft cushions and warm throws to snuggle up in. Be sure to opt for a mix of throws and cushions in chunky knit, faux fur, wool, and linen fabrics. The blend of textures will not only enhance the visual appeal of the space but also contribute to a delightfully snug environment, promising both style and comfort. 

 

Decorate with natural elements 

Since we’re bound to be spending more time inside during winter, why not bring the outdoors in as much as possible by using natural-inspired décor? Think driftwood, branches, stones, and botanicals. By incorporating these organic touches, you can create a serene atmosphere that reconnects you with the great outdoors. 

 

Create cosy seating 

Design your own reading nook within the living area for ultimate comfort and relaxation. Select a plush armchair, cosy cushions, and a soft ottoman for added comfort. Arrange the reading nook furniture thoughtfully to maximise the cosiness. We recommend having the chair face towards the warming glow of a fireplace or out the window. This arrangement invites you to sink in and escape into the pages of your favourite book. Watch us create a reading nook here.

With these winter home decor ideas, your space is about to become the heart of your home this winter. Don’t forget to swing by Aspley Homemaker City to gather all the essentials. Let’s make this winter your cosiest yet!  

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Three winter colour palettes you’ll love

Selecting the right living room colour scheme for your home is going to set the tone for the ambience of your space, making this one of the most crucial design decisions. From wall paint to furniture fabrics, the colours you choose impact how you feel in your space. 

 

How to choose a living room colour scheme

Warm hues create a sense of confidence, making them perfect for entertaining areas like dining rooms, while cooler tones promote relaxation, ideal for bedrooms and bathrooms. This phenomenon is known as colour psychology, and we’ve got all the details you need to know right here.

In this guide, we showcase three winter living room colour schemes, each evoking a range of emotions, from snug and welcoming to refreshing and invigorating. Keep reading to find your perfect match!

 

Bright and vibrant colours

When the winter blues start to set in, it’s only natural to crave the warmth of summer. So why not add vibrant colours that radiate energy and vitality into your home? With bright hues reminiscent of summer, you can create a space that feels lively without sacrificing comfort. Opt for thick textures like wool and faux fur to add layers of cosiness and pile up the cushions and throws. 

DecoRug Lomond Striped Rug $499, Eureka Furniture Vieste Left Hand Chaise Sofa $7,299, Freedom Cosh Table Lamp $69.95, Freedom Urban Road Campari Spritz Canvas $599, Pillow Talk Muse Charlie Check Vase $24.95, Pillow Talk Muse Trio Decorative Vase $39.95, Pillow Talk Sundays by Pillow Talk Airlie Outdoor Coffee Table $199.95, Sheridan Outlet Naut Throw $349.99. 

 

Natural and warm colours

For those who lean towards a classic winter aesthetic, an earthy colour palette is for you. Rustic browns, soothing greens, and creamy neutrals evoke a sense of comfort and nostalgia that’s hard to resist. Be sure to embrace traditional winter patterns like tartan and flannel to add a timeless charm to your space. With this palette, you’ll create a space that feels like the warm hug of home.

Eureka Furniture Grange Coffee Table $999, Freedom Aero Fabric Sofa $2,299, Freedom Coast To Coast Home Taylorp Floor Lamp $389, Pillow Talk Habitat Aurora Abstract Wall Art $149.95, Pillow Talk Habitat Axel Medium Checkered Floor Rug $299.95, Plush Alder Armchair POA, Provincial Home Living Nomad Footed Bowl $139.95, Provincial Home Living Talia Basket $69.95. 

 

Faded and muted colours

Faded and muted tones offer a subtle yet sophisticated option for winter interiors, particularly if your home leans towards a more minimalist aesthetic. Soft pinks, sage greens, and muted greys serve as winter’s interpretation of pastel hues. These gentle shades evoke a sense of freshness, perfectly complementing the crispness of the winter season. 

Freedom Wonboyn Ceiling Pendant $399, Nick Scali Nora 3.5 Seat Sofa POA, Nick Scali Papilla Coffee Table $1,899, Pillow Talk Habitat Washed Gradient Framed Canvas Wall Art $249.95, Pillow Talk Knute Sculpture $16.95, Provincial Home Living Parisi Bud Vase $89.95, Provincial Home Living Yashi Cushion $74.95. 

Shop your favourite furniture and decor at Aspley Homemaker City

Whether you’re drawn to the vibrant energy of bright colours or the timeless feel of earthy tones, there’s a winter colour scheme to suit every style and mood. So go ahead, experiment with different hues and textures, and transform your home into a cosy retreat with products from Aspley Homemaker City.

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Winter table decor for a cosy Sunday roast

As the chill of winter settles in and we retreat inside, it creates the perfect opportunity to gather your family or friends to enjoy a cosy Sunday roast. Picture this, the living room is filled with lively conversation and the table is set and waiting while the aromas of a home-cooked roast waft from the kitchen. Sounds enticing right? 

With a few simple tips and tricks, you can enjoy all the deliciousness of this beloved tradition with minimal stress and effort. We’ll guide you through setting a winter table, preparing hearty recipes and creating a sense of occasion for the whole family to enjoy. Everything you need awaits at Aspley Homemaker City. 

 

Setting a warm winter table with decor 

There’s something to be said for setting a winter table. While summer is all about bright colour palettes and the outdoors, a winter table is defined by a warm, moody atmosphere. The best way to achieve this is to play with colours and shadows. 

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Provincial Home Living Hayman Napkin $9.95, Provincial Home Living Tilly Ribbon $14.95, Freedom NINA Candlestick Holder $14.95, Freedom SOHO Cutlery Set, House Alex Liddy Aquis Fine Bone China Gravy Boat & Saucer $24.99, House Alex Liddy Harley Lasagne Dish 32cm $29.99, Bed Bath N’ Table Carlisle Placemat – Natural $7.95, Pillow Talk Ribbed Taper Candle $14.95, Freedom Haven Dinner Set $159. 

 

First up, you’ll want to choose your colour palette, think deep blues, rich burgundies or forest greens. Don’t be afraid to mix and match! From there, the key to a balanced tablescape is layering. Start with placemats as the foundation, then build upwards with dinnerware, silverware, glassware, and napery. This strategic layering adds depth and visual interest to the setting. Finally, tie it all together by adding a centrepiece. This could be a vase with seasonal flowers or a collection of candles to add an extra element of warmth and height. 

With these simple steps and your own personal touch, you’ll create a winter table setting that will wow your guests and turn any meal into a special occasion. Now that the table’s set, it’s time to plan the menu!

 

Preparing hearty recipes 

We can all relate to the stress of hosting, especially when it comes to balancing cooking duties with entertaining guests. That’s where the beauty of a Sunday roast lies. By minimising the time spent in the kitchen, you can focus on enjoying the company of your loved ones without compromising on flavour. 

Start by choosing a quality cut of meat and season generously with your favourite herbs and spices. While that’s in the oven, cut up your vegetables like carrots, onion and potatoes and place in the oven alongside the meat. While they’re cooking you can mingle with your guests, and before you know it, it will be time to serve up! Of course, no hearty meal is complete without a sweet treat to round off the evening. Indulge in the comforting flavours of the season with decadent desserts like a warm fruit crumble or a rich pudding. The best part? These desserts can be prepared ahead of time and left to cook while you enjoy your roast.

 

Create a sense of occasion 

Transforming an ordinary dinner into a memorable occasion is easier than you think, and it’s all in the small details that make the difference. 

Add a touch of personalisation to your table with handwritten place cards, or sprigs of greenery tied with ribbon to each place setting. Not only does this thoughtful gesture add a touch of practicality to the table setting, but it also makes each guest feel appreciated. Another effortless but effective way of creating a sense of occasion is by structuring the meal itself. This might mean pre-dinner drinks and nibbles, setting the stage for lively conversation, followed by the main course – a hearty roast and finished off with a dessert to savour the conclusion of the evening. 

By paying attention to these small yet significant details, you’ll create a sense of occasion, setting your Sunday roast apart from every other dinner. So go ahead, embrace the art of hosting, and watch as your guests’ faces light up when they see what awaits them. 

Now all that’s left to do is embrace the cosiness of the indoors with a warm Sunday roast! Don’t forget to experiment with a palette of rich, seasonal colours and textures to complement the cosy atmosphere of your dining space. For more home inspiration, join the Homemaker Collective to stay in the loop.

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Winter Living Room Inspiration From Freedom Aspley

With the changing of the seasons comes the perfect time to switch up your soft furnishings and décor items in your home. We recommend heading into Freedom Aspley to check out their latest cushions, throw blankets and cosy items in the latest colours and trends to suit any interior design style. As the days get cooler it is important to rotate your soft furnishing items in the bedroom and living room to a thicker and warmer fabric to ensure we stay warm throughout winter. If you are feeling uninspired and an entire living room redesign is in order, Freedom Aspley have you covered for this too with the latest styles and finishes to suit your needs. Read on to find out our favourite ways to update your home this Winter and our top recommendations you can implement today.

 

Soft Furnishings

One of the easiest and quickest ways to update your home this winter is to switch out your cushions and throw blankets to create a more winter themed living room. When styling your living room for the cooler months we recommend opting for softer and chunkier textures in your soft furnishings. Textures such as faux fur, chunky knitted wool and beautiful thick cottons will give you a luxurious and cosy feel within your space. We love the Snowy Throw Blanket from Freedom Aspley in the smoked wood colour that is so on trend this season. Colours such as rich browns, burnt orange, soft beige and deep olives are huge this winter, so be sure to incorporate these when updating your soft furnishings.

 

Stylish Accent Furniture  

When undertaking a living room redecoration or redesign it is important to think about the smaller accent furniture that finishes off the space. Often, we focus on the sofa and occasional chairs and leave the coffee tables and side tables as an afterthought. Freedom Aspley is the perfect place to visit when searching for living room inspiration as the store is laid out with settings and combinations that help you envision the pieces working together in your own home. This season we are seeing natural stone coffee tables and side tables growing in popularity for their wow factor and textural design. The Porteno Coffee Table is one of our favourite pieces as it is a natural travertine paired with a rich teak wood in a round shape, which makes it perfectly on trend this Winter season.  

 

Decorating and Styling

The living room is the perfect space in the home to test your styling skills and use a variety of home décor pieces to create a look that perfectly reflects you and your taste. As the living room has a number of different surfaces, we recommend taking the opportunity to add home décor pieces such as books, vases, trays and candles to up-level the space. For the coffee table we love placing a beautiful tray with a vase, coasters and candle inside and a stack of thick coffee table books to the side for a styled look. Entertainment unit styling can be kept simple by placing a beautiful vase with faux flowers on one end and sentimental framed photo on the other. We love heading into Freedom Aspley to see what’s new in home décor and styling as they regularly release new and on-trend pieces.   

 

The Finishing Touches  

Lastly, when decorating your living room for winter it is important not to forget about lighting and artwork. Both aspects help to set the mood for the space and create a signature aesthetic and vibe upon entering the room. We suggest adding a tall floor lamp to the corner of the room or above an occasional chair to create a beautiful moment and focal point within the space. Add large artwork to blank walls within the living room in a style and colour palette that sets the tone for the space and brings your personality to the room.

 

Shop Your Dream Winter Living Room Pieces at Freedom Aspley

Create the cosy and comfortable living room you’ve been dreaming of this Winter by heading into Freedom Aspley for all the inspiration you need. Be sure to check out their living room merchandising and take note of the beautifully styled homewares and cosy soft furnishing combinations you can replicate in your own home.



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Living in Luxury: Your Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Not sure what to get the woman who has it all this Mother’s Day? Here at Aspley Homemaker City, we’ve made gift-giving easy by curating a collection for our luxurious Mother’s Day Gift Guide so you can treat the one you love. Below, find lavish gifts for every mum from delightful décor to soothing self-care items and entertaining essentials. All you have to do is select the items you know your mum will adore and head in centre to purchase.

 

For the interior design mum

If your mum has an eye for design and wants her home to be a sanctuary full of eye-catching wall art and decorative pieces, then when it comes to Mother’s Day gift ideas, you can’t go past home décor from Aspley Homemaker City. First up, you’ll need a fresh and exciting piece of art to add a lovely pop of colour to any space. Then head to Bed Bath N’ Table to shop their selection of incredible throws and cushions. Last up, a lamp from Freedom will help your mum wind down after a long day by creating the perfect mood lighting.

 

For the homebody mum

Self-care doesn’t just mean maintaining a beauty routine. Sometimes, self-care simply means wrapping yourself up in a cosy robe, lighting a candle or two, and relaxing on the couch (or in bed) with a good book or binge-worthy show. If this sounds like heaven to your mum, then why not upgrade her self-care routine with a plush robe from Sheridan Outlet, and slippers from Pillow Talk? Pillow Talk also has a selection of home fragrances and candles that’ll make your mum’s home smell amazing. The homebody mum will also love a mug from House to use when curling up to enjoy a cuppa.

Bed Bath N’ Table Morgan & Finch Freya Ceramic Vase $34.95, Bed Bath N’ Table Morgan & Finch Malmo Fur Throw $149.95, DecoRug Karus Designer Rug from $1,599, Freedom Dome Table Lamp $299, Freedom Urban Road Family Gathering Canvas $149, House Alex Liddy Acacia Square Serving Board $119.99, House MyHouse Flora Mug Set $34.99, Howards Storage World Stackers Cable Organiser Bag $49.95, Howards Storage World Yamazaki Tower 4 Tier Jewellery Box $29.95, Pillow Talk Circa 350g Candle $44.95, Pillow Talk Habitat Lucy Cross Strap Home Slipper $19.95, Pillow Talk Muse Mila Ribbed Cocktail Coupe Crystal Glass Set Of 4 $59.95, Provincial Home Living Lonie Butter Pat Large $22.95, Sheridan Outlet Sheridan Austyn Bath Robe $169.99.

 

For the entertaining mum

If your mum’s a bit of a social butterfly and you’re searching for Mother’s Day gifts she can share with her friends, then we recommend gifting her some sturdy glassware, platters, plates, or dinnerware she can use while entertaining guests. Provincial Home Living and House’s vast collection of servingware will ensure every spread looks like a restaurant-ready masterpiece, while glassware and table décor from Pillow Talk will make every table feel grand.

 

For the organised mum

Everyone loves an organised and functional space, especially if what you’re using to store your belongings is just as aesthetically pleasing as your furniture and décor. Howards Storage World has so many wonderful storage solutions that can help organise jewellery, cables, clothing and more. Their cable organiser bag can help hide pesky cords, and their four-tier jewellery box will be able to store all of Mum’s jewellery effectively. Mum’s space will look so good that she’ll never want to leave the house!

It can be difficult to find the perfect Mother’s Day gifts each year but with our curated list of luxurious home décor, self-care items, entertaining pieces, and organisational saviours, you’re guaranteed to bring a smile to her face. Happy Mother’s Day!

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Bed Bath N’ Table’s Mid-Season Sale – Save up to 50%

Bed Bath N’ Table’s Mid Season Sale is now on! Save up to 50% and explore new season product arrivals; from calming, nature-inspired designs to bold patterns and prints. Shop now and turn your home into a cosy and welcoming sanctuary.

Begins: Monday 18 March 2024

Ends: Sunday 28 April 2024

 

Category Discounts:

  • Quilt Covers Up To 35% Off
  • Sheet Sets Up To 50% Off
  • Flannelette 30% Off
  • Bedspreads & Coverlets Up To 35% Off
  • Quilts & Pillows Up To 40% Off
  • Bath Towels Up To 40% Off
  • Throws & Cushions Up To 33% Off
  • Sleepwear Up To 33% Off
  • Table Up To 25% Off

Up to 50% off Pocket Spring Mattresses at Sleepy’s

Together in tranquility with a pocket spring mattress!

Designed to reduce motion across the mattress, pocket springs help you sleep soundly. With up to 50% off Pocket Spring mattresses for a limited time, hurry into Sleepy’s at Aspley Homemaker City today and be fitted to a mattress which suits you!

*Terms and conditions apply. Sale runs 1 – 31 March 2024. See staff for full details. Full T&C’s here.

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Baby Shower Gift Ideas For Mum From Baby Bunting Aspley

If you have a special someone in your life that is expecting a bundle of joy to enter the world soon, then you need to head into Baby Bunting Aspley for the perfect gift. Searching for the right gift can seem overwhelming at first with so many categories and options to give the Mumma-to-be, but fear not as we are here to help you find the perfect present. Today we are sharing with you our top recommendations to choose from when it comes to baby shower gifts and help you narrow down which category to choose. We’ve got you covered from the practical gift ideas, suggestions to spoil the new mum and cute décor and toy ideas that will have them smiling from ear to ear. So, read on for inspiration, then head into Baby Bunting Aspley to start your shopping journey this weekend.

 

Gifts For The New Mum

When we think of baby shower gifts, we often think of what cute outfit we can get the new arrival or what the latest toy innovation is. But opting for a gift that is specifically for the mother to be during this beautiful time will be appreciated endlessly. We love the My Brest Friend Deluxe Feeding Pillow in Soft Rose that supports posture, is adjustable, has a pocket for any essentials and gives Mum the support she needs at feeding time. We also love the range of maternity and postpartum underwear at Baby Bunting Aspley that are comfortable, practical, supportive and come in a classic colour range. Whilst in store, check out the entire maternity range to find the perfect gift for Mum for her baby shower.

 

Practical Gifts

Practical gifts always go down a treat not only at the baby shower, but long into the pregnancy and newborn phase. Gifting a mum-to-be something practical that you know from experience will make such a difference, is the most thoughtful gift of all. We love the baby shusher that is great for soothing any baby and will be a lifesaver when it comes to nap time and getting the baby to settle. You could also opt for more practical gift ideas such as a car accessory kit for sun protection whilst out on the road, a bath support for the baby to make bath time a breeze or a nappy disposal unit in the perfect colour to suit their nursery décor.

 

Baby Toys

Toys are always a winner when it comes to baby shower gifts as they can either be practical for learning, fun and entertaining or become sentimental items for the child long term. Baby Bunting Aspley has a huge range of adorable rattles in every colour, style or animal theme you can think of. They also have a great range of interactive toys that will keep the baby’s mind stimulated such as baby’s 1st block sets, teething toys, stacking ring towers or sensory books. If you get stuck with choosing the perfect baby shower gift you can’t go past an adorable soft plush toy that can be snuggled for years on end.  

 

Nursery Décor

Our last category of baby shower gift ideas is selecting a beautiful décor piece you know will work perfectly in their nursery. Baby Bunting Aspley has a great range of playmats and rugs that are both practical and beautiful and come in a range of styles to suit any nursery design. We love the 4Baby Nursery Basket Set in White that is a gorgeous set of wicker baskets that perfectly fit baby wipes, nappies, bibs and creams for convenience at change time. Wall decals and art prints are also a beautiful baby shower gift and they come in cute themes from Australian animals to floral motifs to whimsical stars; there is a style to suit any nursery.

Now that you have all the inspiration you need to find the perfect baby shower gift for the mum-to-be in your life you can shop with confidence. Head in store to Baby Bunting Aspley and speak to the friendly staff to ensure you pick a present that will be loved and adored by both the baby and Mum for years to come.

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Twilight entertaining: how to revamp your outdoor area for autumn

It’s no secret Aussies love the great outdoors. Whether it’s soaking up the fresh air or lounging around under the sun, there’s a special kind of joy that comes with outdoor living. Luckily, we’re blessed with fantastic weather for most of the year and as autumn settles in, now is the perfect time to update your outdoor entertaining area with a cosy touch. But how can you achieve this? Keep reading for a detailed guide on creating a warm and inviting twilight entertaining experience. 

autumn outdoor entertaining furniture and decor trends armchair, outdoor lamp, outdoor firepit, outdoor rug

Bed Bath N’ Table Morgan & Finch Porter Throw $89.95, Eureka Furniture Solar Patio Arm Chair $1,499, Freedom Mali Round Outdoor Floor Rug $249, Outdoor Living Pol 8L Designer Fireplace from $2,395, Pillow Talk Muse Sahara Feather Cushion $59.95, Provincial Home Living Polly Lantern $69.95.

Step one: set the scene with lighting

Autumn evenings call for gentle illumination that adds warmth and ambience to your outdoor space. String lights, lanterns, and candles are perfect for achieving this type of cosy atmosphere. Consider hanging fairy lights across trees or pergolas, placing lanterns along pathways, and scattering candles on tables for an inviting glow your guests will love. 

Step two: create comfortable seating areas

Invest in comfortable outdoor furniture that encourages comfort and relaxation. Opt for plush cushions, throws, and blankets in autumnal hues like burnt orange, deep red, and earthy browns to add warmth and style to your seating areas. Arrange chairs and sofas around the firepit to create a focal point that will entice guests to gather and linger.

Step three: cosy up with a firepit

A firepit is the quintessential autumn accessory! Choose a firepit that complements your outdoor décor and will enhance the overall aesthetic of your space. Whether you prefer a sleek modern design or a rustic, traditional look, a well-placed firepit will undoubtedly become the heart of your outdoor entertaining area.

Step four: serve up seasonal treats

No outdoor gathering is complete without delicious food and drinks to enjoy. Incorporate the flavours of autumn by serving hearty soups, roasted vegetables, and decadent desserts like apple pie. Pair these seasonal treats with mulled wine, spiced cider, or hot chocolate for a cosy experience that warms both the body and soul.

By following these tips and ideas, you can easily create a cosy outdoor entertaining area that embraces the beauty of an Australian autumn. With the addition of pieces from Aspley Homemaker City, you’ll have everything you need to enjoy memorable evenings under the open sky.

Looking for more home styling advice? Check out our latest seasonal trend report filled with décor inspiration, interior trends, tips and tricks, and so much more!