Coziness For Beginners: How To Make Your Home More Embracing

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A cozy interior isn't something you can throw together easily. It always takes time to get it right.  

With that said, there are plenty of principles out there that help you get closer to that goal. Here are just a few of them.

Warm Colours

The first step is to infuse your home with warm colours. You want your property to feel welcoming, inviting, the moment you enter. Warm colours automatically transform how you feel, changing your biochemistry from the inside out, particularly first thing in the morning. 

Put Blankets Everywhere

When we say everywhere, we mean it. The more blankets and throws you can adorn your space with, the better.

Don’t limit blankets to the bedroom or the living room, either. Experiment with plush towels in the bathroom and even blankets and throws in the office. 

Scented linens are even better when it comes to coziness. There’s nothing like walking into your bedroom and being greeted with the smell of fresh lavender. 

Install Bookshelves And Books

Another cool way to make your home feel cozier is to install bookshelves and books. Old tomes in your drawing room give your home a sense of being “lived in” and beautiful. 

Keep It Warm

Cold homes are not cozy. Therefore, do what you can to keep yours warm. All Seasons Energy, a specialist in the industry, suggests investing in the latest renewable power. Having a boiler that works, plenty of radiators around your home, and a thermostat you can adjust easily, can help you keep your home feeling cozy and inviting, no matter the weather. 

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A Little Mood Music

You might also want to consider adding a little mood music to your spaces, like hotels do. A relaxing lounge arrangement in the background can make your home feel more inviting and create a multi-sensory environment to enjoy. Combined with pleasant smells and pleasing artwork on the wall, and you have all the ingredients you need. 

Add A Hygge Corner

You might also want to consider embracing the Danish concept of hygge in a part of your home. The idea is essentially to do all of the above to create a space that’s perfect for making you feel good after a long, cold winter. Make sure to add plenty of blankets, candles, and soft seating. Focus on making the area somewhere you can go and curl up. 

A Fireplace

If you have a fireplace area in your home, try to make it the centerpiece. Arrange the seating around it and ensure that it becomes the focal point of the room. 

If you have a natural fire, add a fire guard, tools, and baskets of wood or coal on either side. For electric or gas fires, look for options that will let you make them more attractive. 

So, there you have it: some of the ways to embrace a sense of coziness in your home. Which of these ideas do you want to implement?


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