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Creating a Cosy Winter Space in the Living Room

As the temperatures start to drop and the days become shorter, there's nothing quite like creating a cosy winter space in your home, particularly in your living room. With a few simple changes, you can turn your living room into a warm and welcoming haven that you'll never want to leave.

Here are some tips to create a cosy winter space in your living room:

  1. Add Some Warm Lighting

One of the easiest ways to create a cosy atmosphere is through lighting. Use warm light bulbs or lamps to create a soft and inviting glow. You can also add some candles to the room to create an extra layer of warmth and comfort.

See Creative Living Lighting ideas here.

Opal Battery String Lights
  1. Layer on the Textures

Nothing screams cosy quite like soft and snuggly textures. Add a few plush blankets and throw pillows to your couch or armchair, and don't forget to swap out your lighter summer curtains for heavier winter ones. Not only will these additions keep you warm, but they will also add texture and depth to your living room.

Soft Styling inspiration from Creative Living.

Knitted Throw Blanket with Tassels
  1. Incorporate Seasonal Décor

Winter is the perfect time to bring out your favourite seasonal decor items. Whether it's a wreath on the door or some festive throw pillows, incorporating seasonal decor can instantly make your living room feel more inviting and cosy.

  1. Create a Reading Nook

If you love to curl up with a good book on a cold winter day, create a designated reading nook in your living room. Add a comfortable chair or chaise lounge, a small side table for your book and a lamp for reading. This will not only give you a cosy spot to read, but it will also add a focal point to the room.

  1. Add Some Greenery

Just because it's winter doesn't mean you can't have some greenery in your living room. Adding some potted plants or even a small indoor tree can bring some life and vibrancy to your space. Plus, plants are known to improve air quality and reduce stress, making them a great addition to any cosy winter space.

If you don’t have green fingers then we have a number of artificial solutions for you. 

Artificial Flower Enkianthus Perulatus
  1. Use Warm Colours

When it comes to creating a cosy winter space, the colours you choose can make a big difference. Stick to warm colours like red, orange, and yellow, or even shades of brown and green. These colours evoke feelings of warmth and comfort, perfect for a winter space.

  1. Keep it Tidy

A cluttered living room can make even the cosiest of spaces feel chaotic and overwhelming. Keep your living room tidy by finding a home for everything. Invest in storage solutions like bookcases or ottomans with [hidden storage] to keep your space organised and inviting.

Creating a cosy winter space in your living room doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. By incorporating warm lighting, soft textiles, seasonal decor, a reading nook, greenery, warm colours and keeping your space tidy, you can transform your living room into a warm and welcoming space that you'll never want to leave. So, grab a cup of hot cocoa, curl up with a blanket, and enjoy your cosy winter space!

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