Temperatures are dropping and sweater weather is quickly turning into coat weather. With winter is coming, and we’re all thinking of ways to make our home more cozy and homey as we settle in for the season.
So today, I thought I would share some easy home decor tips on how to make your home without having to redecorate your whole home!
By adding simple decor pieces and changing up your home accessories, it’s easy to make your home feel more inviting and warm with that hygge feeling.
For me creating a cozy living spaces make the the long winter months so much more bearable and enjoyable. Every year when the fall and winter come, I like to give my home – especially my living room – a little update by adding some cozy elements to make it more comfortable.
Even a few small additions like a cuddly throw on the couch and some candles for ambience, can transform your living space without having to change all your whole decor.
Keep reading for 5 easy ways to make your home more cozy that won’t break the bank.
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5 Simple Ways to
Make Your Home More Cozy
1. Throw on the Layers & Textures
When the weather gets cool, clothes aren’t the only thing you should be layering. One easy way to make your home more feel cozy is to layer on the blankets, throws and pillows.
Nothing says cozy quite like layers and textures. Fabrics like wool, linen and faux sheepskins are the order of the day at this time of year.
Throw them over the backs of chairs, on the seat of your sofa or keep blankets neatly rolled in a basket so you and you can grab them anytime you feel the chill.
2. Add a Rug (or even two!)
Tile and wooden floors have been very popular in modern and minimalist design, but you can’t beat an area rug to warm up a cool floor.
Not only are they a great way to add visual interest to the room, rugs on bare floors help keep in heat, meaning they are literally warming your space.
You can even layer rugs on top of each other for extra coziness on your feet.
3 . Create a warm glow
Nothing says cozy like a flicker of a flame. I love getting candles and dotting them throughout the home, through the living room, kitchen and even the bathroom. It creates such a warm, cocoon like feel.
If you have a fireplace, building a fire is a great way to generate warmth and creating a relaxing environment. And even if you don’t, candles can help transform the mood of any room with their soft glow.
4. Get the scent going
Scent is one of the things can set the mood in a room even before you enter it. An enticing fragrance adds to the coziness of a room as well as complements the decor to create a warm, welcoming feeling.
Warm scents like vanilla, and cinnamon are perfect for getting cozy to those cold days. Candles are great for this reason as well. I also like using a diffuser with essential oils to help with the dry air in the room.
And if you’re up for a little DIY, I have a great tutorial on how to make DIY cinnamon vanilla candle that smells as good as it looks. Check it out!
5. Pillows Everywhere
Pillows are another easy way to change up your decor and instantly make space seem cozy. Pile them on top of your sofa, bed, or even place a few on the floor for sitting on.
Pick pillows with different textures and materials to make it fun. And by adding one or two throw blankets and some pillows in your living room, you’ll be ready to curl up, read a book and relax.
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Have any tips for getting cozy you want to share?
Let me know in the comments below!