Make Your Home Warm and Cozy This Winter!
From October through to March we experience some heavy weather conditions and combined with the dark mornings and evenings, it can all be very deflating. By transforming your home into a cozy, welcoming place you can rest assured your dark wintery days will be brightened in an instant.
Whether you’ve had a long day at work or a quick walk with your emotions support dog texas that helps you cope with your problems, there’s no better feeling than retreating to your cozy home to wash away those winter blues. It doesn’t have to take lots of big changes to create warm and inviting interiors, in fact, the smallest of décor touches can have a huge impact, and these useful tips have been gathered to help give you some interior inspo!
It doesn’t matter if you’re decorating the kitchen, dining room, living areas or the bedroom, whichever room you are working on you can introduce some soft, snuggly materials and instantly add a warm feel. By adding snuggly materials to your interiors, you’re able to make the space relaxing and inviting, with a cozy aesthetic that’s perfect for winter.
From thick, chunky knit blankets and throws, to soft cushions and stylish rugs, you can really enhance the look and feel of your interiors. There’s nothing better than climbing into a well-dressed bed, covered in scatter cushions and a thick throw, or curling up on the sofa with a warm blanket on a wintery evening.
Keep it Warm
One of the most obvious ways to ensure your interiors are warm and welcoming is to keep your home at a certain temperature. For many people, it’s not necessary to have the heating on throughout the day, as this can be a huge waste of both energy and money, but to keep your home at a nice temperature you may want to have your heating set to come on at certain times throughout the day to regulate the temperature within each room and keep the heat flowing through your home.
Similarly, a very beneficial feature to have in your home for the winter time especially is a log burning stove or open fire. Whilst these do often cost quite a lot to install, they are an investment that will not let you down. With a nice supply of fresh logs outside, you can have a constant supply of wood to keep your fire burning on a frosty winter evening.
Be sure to keep your logs on a tarpaulin sheet to prevent them from becoming wet or soaking up any of the water, as this will prevent them from burning. Alongside your blankets and other snuggly items, these heating features will ensure your home is as warm and cozy as you’d like it to be.
Touches of Light
The lighting in your room is one of the main features that will bring a warm and welcoming feel. With so many lovely ways to enhance your interiors with different lighting choices, you can turn your home into a relaxing space that you won’t want to leave. Low lighting is the perfect way to maintain a controlled lighting balance throughout your home, with a soft yellow-toned display that will instantly create an inviting feel.
You then have string lighting and fairy lights, which are ideal for creating a magical feel within your home. With fairy lights comes a soft, festive feel that will bring a really cozy atmosphere to your interiors. Finally, for those who are keen to keep things cozy and well-scented, you have candles. Candles are the go-to for any home, especially when you want it to have a warm yet wintery feel.
How do you keep your home warm?
Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!
Nancy Polanco is a freelance journalist and editor of lifestyle blog Whispered Inspirations. A social media junkie, a travel-lover with insatiable wanderlust and an aficionado for fun gadgets, good eats, and entertainment. You can find her on Instagram and everywhere else under @WhispersInspire.