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Decorating Your Home For Winter

Is your home in need of a makeover as we approach the colder months? It may be that at present, your home feels a little cold and uninviting. Decorating your home for winter is an excellent way to create a sense of escape from the harsh weather outside. So, cosy up with these ideas that will add a little festivity to your home, without being overwhelming.  

Ambient Lighting

The right lighting can really help set the tone of the room by brightening up the place. When Christmas comes around there’s nothing more cheerful than fair lights dotted around the room, whether it’s the kitchen or your hallway. This gives the place a soft, magical glow. If you don’t like the idea of covering your home with festive lighting, incorporate floor lamps to add a delicate ambience to your living room – without the need for overt Christmas fairy lights.  

Cosy Textures

Layer up your cushions and throws to create a snug feel in your home. Drape a fluffy throw over your conservatory furniture or living room sofas to keep the cold at bay. In addition, always keep by a selection of cushions that you can bring out when the winter time really sets in. Luxurious materials such as velvet, chunky knitted blankets and fleece are all comforting textures, perfect for decorating your home for winter.   woman holding blankets when decorating your home for winter  

Covering Up Cold Floors

If you have tiled or wooden flooring in your home, you may want to consider covering it up as it can make the room feel colder in winter. A large, durable rug is the best way forward. You can even choose a few, for the bathroom and kitchen too. A shaggy rug or fluffy rug will instantly transform the space.   cosy living room with rug  

Introducing Warming Scents

Those iconic winter smells you’re familiar with are what makes this time of year so special. So, invest in some candles or diffusers and spread your favourite scents around your home. The scent of your home can greatly impact how it feels, with a warming aroma helping to create that cosy feel.   scented candle with fairy lights  

Making The Most Of A Fireplace

For those lucky enough to have a fireplace, make the most of it during winter. There’s nothing like a warming winter fire to heat the whole home. If your fireplace is more for aesthetic purposes, then use it as an extra decorative feature by placing your favourite Christmas ornaments on and around  it, as well as your Christmas stockings.   fireplace with lit fire at Christmas time  

Festive Decorations

Last but not least are festive decorations. When you’re decorating your home for winter, you may only have your Christmas decorations up for a fraction of the time. So, try to use decorations that will also fit in well with your interior design for the rest of winter, like soft lighting and plenty of greenery.   Christmas tree with red and white decorations   For more information, please get in touch by calling us on 0161 834 1795 or fill out our simple contact form here.
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