BC-US-SPE–Fall Homes-Digest, US


The AP Fall Homes Special Edition is moving today on the Lifestyles wire for use anytime. Slugs begin BC-US-SPE–Fall Homes-.

FALL HOMES-DECOR TRENDS

Five decor trends for fall: Things continue to move in a more easygoing direction, with welcoming hues, softer profiles, and a comfortable mix of materials and styles. By Kim Cook. UPCOMING: 670 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FALL HOMES-COFFEE’S NEXT WAVE

Get ready for the next wave of coffee culture: Consumers are attending cuppings to learn how coffee is grown, roasted and prepared; they’re spending more for fancy beans and grinders; and they’re being asked to drink fine coffee black to experience its true flavors. By Beth J. Harpaz. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FALL HOMES-DOWNSIZING

Downsizing can feel overwhelming, but these five tips from the pros can make the process easier. By Katherine Roth. UPCOMING: 800 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FALL HOMES-DINING SETS

When choosing a dining table and chairs, there are no rigid rules; think of mixing and matching pieces instead of buying a perfectly matched set. By Solvej Schou. UPCOMING: 810 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FALL HOMES-WOOD WALLS

The phrase “wood walls” should no longer conjure up images of gloomy paneled basements or dowdy, knotted-pine cabins. Today’s wood walls are riding high on the decor trend curve. By Kim Cook. UPCOMING: 480 words by 3 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

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