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Are you excited about fall, but tired of the same ole, same ole, when it comes to decorating in fall colors? Red, orange, gold, and green hues signify that autumn has arrived, but I dare you to take these colors to another level.

When it comes to red, go for a deeper shade like oxblood. It’s seen in beauty and fashion this season so why not try it at home? It doesn’t take much to pull of this look, just changing a few accessories often does the trick. When you add coral [a derivative of orange and pink] into the mix, expect to be pleasantly surprised at the designer look you’ve just created.

This pairing works no matter the style of your space. For a modern look, surround these colors with lots of white which provides  the room with a clean, crisp atmosphere.  To stay on the warmer side of modern, pair with neutrals such as oatmeal, greige, taupe, and pewter.

Need help in transitioning your home into fall? Let’s talk: email info(at)erikaward(dot)(com) or (404) 507-6110.


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About Erika Ward

Multi-passionate entrepreneur, spokesperson, speaker, and philanthropist, Erika Hollinshead Ward worked in the design-build industry as an accountant before turning her passion for interior design into a successful business. Named by Atlanta Tribune as having one of the top design firms for two consecutive years, Erika is a highly sought after expert whose work has appeared in several media outlets such as House Beautiful Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Fox 5 (Atlanta Affiliate), Huffington Post, and many others. Her influential voice in the home improvement sector has lead to marketing collaborations with leading home and lifestyle brands including Home Depot, S.C. Johnson, and Home Decorators Collection. Erika holds an undergraduate degree from The University of Georgia and resides in Atlanta with her husband and five children. With her sharp business acumen and design prowess, you can rest assured that she is one to watch as a voice for working mothers, women entrepreneurs, and interior design enthusiasts.

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  1. Maribel Says:

    What a beautiful color, love the coral.


  2. Tonia Says:

    I love that color combination.


  3. julie Says:

    I recently posted about Oxblood & Cobalt Blue. Love the coral combination as well !


  4. carmen Says:

    Obsessed with this combo!


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