5 Ideas to Create a Cozy Home Ready for Winter

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Even the most social of people tend to enjoy hunkering down during the winter and spending a little more time indoors at home.

What better time to revamp your living space and warm up your decor before the cold weather descends upon us?

If you are thinking along the same lines, then here are a few easy tips to help you create the perfect cozy abode to snuggle up in while it’s cold outside :

1. Throw Down a Few Rugs

A few well-placed rugs can make all the difference when it comes to making your home feel warm and inviting.

Not only can they add a splash of color and a bit of texture to your space, who doesn’t like the feeling of a warm shaggy run under their feet each morning.

2. Introduce Low Lighting With Some Strategically Placed Lamps

Soft, warm, and low lighting can help make a room feel cozy. Consider bringing in a few table lamps or a standing lamp to provide an alternative to a harsh overhead light source.

Playing with the height and style of your lamps can also add an extra layer of interest to your home.

3. Use Candles or Fairy Lights

On a similar note, another easy way to make your home feel a little more cozy is through the use of accessories such as candles or fairy lights. These instantly create a sense of romance in space.

Battery-operated fairy lights are easy to come by and can simply be placed beneath a jar. Candles can be placed in holders and then scattered along a shelf or all-around a room.

However, one thing to be mindful of is that candles need to be blown out when you leave a room, as they pose a fire hazard.

4. Revamp an Old Fireplace

Sitting by a warm fireplace on a cold winter night with a lovely cup of cocoa in hand is the epitome of coziness.

Installing a fireplace can be a pricey affair, but if you are lucky enough to have a fireplace already, it may just be a case of cleaning it out or adding some new glass to make that winter dream a reality.

Use a reputable specialist to get the job done.

5. Snuggle Up Under a Blanket or Throw

When it comes to cozy nights on the couch, a warm snuggly blanket is a must-have item. Keep blankets and throws close to hand.

Drape them over the couch or have a basket full of blankets to ensure there are enough for the whole family, including any guests. You’ll find a range of blankets and throws that are on the trend, including faux fur, cable knitted, and fleece varieties, so you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Conclusion

As you can see, there are plenty of simple ways that you can transform your abode into a warm and inviting space while away many winter nights.

 

So get creative and create an indoor winter wonderland that the whole family can be part of.

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