Add hints of autumn to decor

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Autumn in the Las Vegas Valley is an odd time when desert dwellers make statements about enjoying “cool” weather that may wander into the 80s or 90s; meanwhile, the rest of the country grapples with temperatures that brush up against freezing point. With our version of “cool” weather officially here, many of us yearn for that true autumn feel experienced, say, in Chicago, New York or somewhere else in the Midwest or East Coast.

“There’s a downside to not having the four seasons. It’s hard to point to and feel autumn and winter,” says Eilyn Jimenez, founder of Miami-based Sire Design. “With warmer tones in the home though, even if it’s 90 degrees outside, you can still feel the time frame … and create that mood.”

Here are some tips for creating that traditional autumn feeling inside and around your desert home.

Start with front door

Start your fall decorating with a simple autumn wreath on the front door, says Jillian Ziska, a designer and owner of To Be Designed in San Diego, which creates custom settings in residences and for events.

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