Fall Décor Harvest
Cottages and Bungalows|October-November 2023
Our 2023 brand ambassador fills her home's interiors with welcoming warmth and seasonal wonder
Fall Décor Harvest

Lisa's vantage point in life has its perks: a keen awareness of what she likes and why. "At this point in my life, it's less about design trends and more about what feels cozy and comfortable to us and welcoming to guests," she says. The self-taught interior designer is always getting creative with her home's updates and has done most of them herself, with the assistance of her husband. Over time, she's updated its '90s Traditional style into a Modern Cottage ambience with interesting and fun artwork, lighting, millwork, wallpapers, unexpected paint color on cabinets and furniture, and beadboard. As fall approaches, Lisa transitions her interiors into a cozy haven filled with sumptuously inviting details.

MINIMALIST MOMENTS. Since the kitchen is snug and gets heavy use during autumn, the only area Lisa really decorates is this little blue table and open shelves that she and her husband made when they moved in. A little hook rack on the island always gets a few seasonal touches. The rest of the counter space is needed for prep and baking.

Beautiful Blues

Blue and white are the colors that transcend seasons in the Rocco home. The walls are painted with just a hint of blue and some furniture pieces are in shades of blue. Here's how Lisa uses blue and white as her base colors to inspire her fall décor.

• STICKING WITH THE CLASSICS. Blue is classic, timeless and complements most colors. "I view it almost as a neutral that can work with anything," Lisa explains. "Take that mentality and you'll be surprised at how certain colors work well as bases."

• VARYING HUES. By using blue in a variety of shades for her fall décor, Lisa gives depth to her designs and they help her autumnal adornments pop.

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