How to Make Your Home Cozy

Historic Landmarks in Lake County
January 15, 2019

How to Make Your Home Cozy

During cold winter months, there nothing better than stepping foot in a warm, cozy home. Want to make your home extra welcoming this season? Try these simple tips to create an inviting space for you and your guests.

1. Adjust Your Lighting — Changing up the lighting in your home is one of the quickest and easiest ways to make your place cozy. Lighting candles is a simple way to change the mood in your space. Not only do they create a warm, subtle lighting, but they also add warmth and scent to the room. Hanging string lights also helps to create an inviting atmosphere. There aren’t just for the holidays, either — string lights are a great way to make your home sparkle for everyone to see. Swapping our LED lights for warmer lights also helps make your space look warmer and more appealing in the winter.

2. Layer It Up — There are several things you can layer to make your home cozier in the winter. Throw blankets are a great addition; they make any seat look warm and inviting. When most people see throw blankets, they want to wrap themselves up and lounge around. Layering rugs is also a great way to make your space look cozy. Layering a few different rugs adds an unexpected element of coziness to your floors.

3. Incorporate Fluff and Fuzz — Nothing says “cozy” like a fuzzy blanket or pillow. Fur (or faux fur) instantly gives off a cozy vibe in any space. Whether you incorporate fuzzy throw pillows, a furry blanket, or even a fluffy rug or piece of furniture, it’s sure to boost the coziness factor in your home. Just looking at how warm these pieces look will make your guests want to curl up in your house!

4. Change Up Your Curtains — You’d be surprised at how big a role your window treatments play in making your home cozier. If you usually have sheer linen curtains, try trading them out for heavier drapes. Not only will this make your space feel more seasonal in the winter, it will also better insulate your home and keep warmth in, making your home feel especially cozy when it’s cold outside! If you really want to play around with curtains, try adding a curtain wall to a room in your home. Curtain walls are visually appealing, plus they material gives off a cozy effect.

These easy tips and tricks will have your home looking and feeling cozy in no time, especially in the cold winter months! Try one or several of them for maximum coziness this season.

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