The Best Ways To Use White In Your Modern Farmhouse Fall Decor

Saffron Marigold - Updated: November 25, 2019

White has become the signature color for modern farmhouse style, so why shy away from it when you’re planning your farmhouse fall decor? From white subway tiles to white shiplap walls to white curtains, the look evokes a certain crispness. The farmhouse look resonates with so many people because it speaks to all things homey, rustic, and natural–just like the fall.

If you love decorating with white, there are several steps you can take to make sure your home feels inviting. Here are a few decorating ideas that incorporate white for a fresh take on modern farmhouse fall decor–we know that you’ll enjoy using these your fall decorating!

Brighten your windows with white


White curtains, a classic window treatment any time of year, are especially beautiful when they frame a window overlooking autumn scenery! Saffron Marigold offers several white curtains in various hand blocked prints that can work with a wide range of designs and styles.

Moroccan Lattice Trellis White Curtain Panel
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Royal Mansour Curtain Panel

A modern, geometric white–perfect for that modern farmhouse look ne of the keys to decorating with a monochromatic palette is to layer the similar colors in varying textures as we see here in Royal Mansour. In this print, the white medallions are hand blocked onto white cotton voile.

White on White Curtain Panel
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Dragonfly and Lotus White Curtain Panel

This print nods to the natural world and brings a certain elegance to any space. Dragonfly and Lotus set the stage for your autumn décor, and this print will elevate your unique furnishings and accessories throughout the season!

White Floral India Sheer Curtain Panels
Saffron Marigold

Ivy Lace

For a more traditional or vintage farmhouse look, the white-on-white Ivy Lace print captures the classic timeless elegance of a bygone era and makes the bright colors of autumn sing.

Country Cottage Sheer White Curtain Panel
Saffron Marigold

Tulip Mist

Imagine how beautiful the late afternoon autumn light will look streaming in through your window covered in this gauzy, gossamer white curtain.

Style your sofa for softness


Now that you have your window treatments in place, all you need to add to get your house fall-ready is a few new pillow covers. Instantly update your living space by popping an insert into the cloth and voila—a brand new look!

Moroccan Gray Trellis Toss Cushion Cover
Saffron Marigold

Royal Mansour Grey Quartz Toss Cushion Cover

This print works with any neutral palette, especially a modern farmhouse palette of white and greige.

Yellow and Grey Medallion White Throw Pillow Cover
Saffron Marigold

Versailles White Throw Pillow Cover

If you’d like to keep things mostly white but don’t mind a wee bit of color, go for a sweet burst of golden yellow. Paired with gray and white, it’s a modern classic.

White Gold Romantic Elegant Luxury Throw Pillow
Saffron Marigold

Vanilla Glace Throw Pillow

Use this throw pillow to add layers, patterns, and interest to a neutral farmhouse palette.

Moroccan Orange Trellis European Sham
Saffron Marigold

Royal Mansour Coral Euro Sham

Go ahead, lay your head back on this large, comfy pillow and take in the beautiful fall scenery outside your window.

Fill the space with feel-good texture


The fall season and modern farmhouse style both celebrate layered texture, so be sure to have plenty of sensory delights to your fall living room décor.

Thick Cotton - Ecru
La Casa de Coto

Crocheted Ecru Cotton Floor Pillow

If you need some extra seating (or if you just want a place to prop up your feet), try one of these chunky-weave floor pillows. Not only are these functional, but they’re also eye-catching and add great texture to your space.

Autumn Decorations - Rustic Holiday Decor
Honey Fiddle

Knit Pumpkins

Chunky knit pumpkins provide homespun, rustic charm. Display a few on your mantel, console, or coffee table for a sweet vignette.

Herald the autumn with a wreath


Looking for fall wall decor? Why not place a wreath on your gallery wall? Choose a wreath in a neutral color for texture. On the other hand, if you find yourself inspired by autumn’s palette, include a colorful wreath to your fall room decor for a seasonal statement.

Natural Wheat Wreath
Dried Decor

Natural Wheat Wreath

A light, organic wreath, rich in texture, heralds the warm coziness and bounty of the season.

Fall Harvest Wreath With Hanger
Viva Terra

Fall Harvest Wreath

Rich in color, texture and seasonal scents, this handcrafted wreath blends dried florals with fall leaves and grains.

Remember a runner


Modern fall farmhouse decor takes cues from traditional furnishings and reinterprets them for a contemporary aesthetic. With that in mind, lay a modern table runner across your coffee table or console. The addition of beautifully printed fabric will turn your furnishings into an eye-catching vignette!

White Gold Romantic Elegant Luxury Table Runner
Saffron Marigold

Vanilla Glace Table Runner

Dress up any surface with this neutral farmhouse table runner. Let it stand alone or dress it up with a few choice pieces of fall home decor accessories.

English Gardens ~ Table Runner
Saffron Marigold

English Gardens Table Runner

Rich in color, texture and seasonal scents, this handcrafted wreath blends with fall leaves and grains.

Moroccan White Lattice Trellis Print Valance
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Royal Mansour Beaded Valance

Our modern geometric valance gets a dose of shimmer thank to softly dangling beads.

White on White Valance
Saffron Marigold

Dragonfly and Lotus Beaded Valance

Our delicately beaded valances offer elegance and a bit of sparkle when skimming a window or topping a doorway.

Mix in modern farmhouse accessories


Complete the look of your modern farmhouse décor by including a few accessories that feature form along with function.

Wood & Metal Barn Caddy
The Faded Farmhouse

Wood and Metal Barn Caddy

Filled with fall trinkets or oversized blooms, a galvanized caddy brims with rustic charm.

Buffalo Check Pumpkins
Ballard Designs

Buffalo Check Pumpkins

How darling are these terracotta pumpkins! They’ll look perfect alongside the rest of your farmhouse fall décor—you can even use it as a planter.