09/21/2014 12:10 am ET Updated Sep 21, 2014

8 Rustic Homes That Really Know How To Welcome The Fall Season

If you're looking to get into the spirit of the fall season, you could go down the street and spend $5 on a pumpkin spice latte -- or you could save yourself the trip and welcome autumn from the comfort of your very own home. As these breathtaking escapes from our friends at Porch.com prove, you only need a few rustic touches to do it.

  • As temperatures drop, keep the outdoor entertaining going with a welcoming fire pit.
    <a href="http://porch.com/projects/oldfield-plantation?img=1154782" target="_blank">Oldfield Plantation</a> by Reclamation By
    Oldfield Plantation by Reclamation By Design, LTD
  • Make any kitchen more inviting with several sources of lighting.
    <a href="http://porch.com/projects/mathews-nc" target="_blank">Mathews, NC</a> by Walker Woodworking
    Mathews, NC by Walker Woodworking
  • Highlight exposed brick to transform any space into the ultimate rustic retreat.
    <a href="http://porch.com/projects/legacy-house-1?img=34512" target="_blank">Legacy House</a> by Opal Design Group
    Legacy House by Opal Design Group
  • Opt for velvety fabrics and plenty of throw pillows to keep things cozy.
    <a href="http://porch.com/projects/norman-1" target="_blank">Aurora Luxury Custom</a> by House of L
    Aurora Luxury Custom by House of L
  • Use hardwood on the ceilings and floors to create a luxe cabin feel.
    <a href="http://porch.com/projects/kitchen-remodel-3343?img=1684072" target="_blank">Kitchen Remodel el</a> by C G & S Design
    Kitchen Remodel el by C G & S Design Build
  • Nothing says rustic like exposed beams.
    <a href="http://porch.com/projects/hanna-1?img=41723" target="_blank">Chic Pepper Pike Custom</a> by House of L
  • Add a hide or faux fur rug for an instant layer of warmth.
    <a href="http://porch.com/projects/dining-room-and-sitting-area" target="_blank">Dining Room and Sitting Area</a> by Robin Bo
    Dining Room and Sitting Area by Robin Bond Interiors
  • A wall full of windows is the perfect way to let the warm sunlight in.
    <a href="http://porch.com/projects/spring-island" target="_blank">Spring Island</a> by Reclamation By Design, LTD
    Spring Island by Reclamation By Design, LTD

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