There are so
many things to enjoy about winter, from basking in the joy of wearing your
favourite jumpers and coats when heading out in the cold, to hoping for that
perfect snow fall. However, the cold weather outside is often only made
bearable by knowing that you have a warm and cosy home to return to at the end
of the day; which is why it is so important to find ways to make your house
feel as cosy as possible during the winter season. With that in mind, here are
five simple things you can do to create the perfect comfortable winter atmosphere
for your home.
Choose warmer colours
you have a lot of white or monochrome furnishings throughout your home, then
you might want to consider switching it up over the winter period to make the
house feel a little warmer. For example, browns, oranges, reds and organic
colours such as green, are all wonderful colours of choice to bring a little
more warmth into the household. Once you’ve chosen your colour scheme, you can then decide on the
best way to incorporate your chosen shades into the house, whether that’s with
a fresh lick of paint or through simpler touches like new cushion covers, bed
spreads or blankets.
Switch up your lighting
the short days and long nights during the winter months, it is important to
make sure that you are getting enough ambient lighting in your home. Not only
will this make your home feel cosier, but getting enough lighting in the house
is also important for improved mood and overall wellbeing. Therefore, you might
want to think about investing in some warm bulbs for your lamps, and maybe even
consider getting a sun lamp to use in the home.
Keep the house warm
Nothing makes the nights feel longer than having to grin and bare the winter chill. So, if you want your home to feel cosier, make sure that you are keeping the house as warm as possible. If you don’t have many heating appliances in your house or if you feel like your system is outdated, it might be the perfect time to consider investing in some new bisque radiators from warmrooms.co.uk.
Add some soft touches
you have a lot of bare wood in your home or have cold flooring throughout the
house, this can sometimes make the atmosphere feel instantly colder. The
easiest way to counteract this is to bring in some soft furnishings, such as blankets, cushions and rugs, which
you can drape over your furniture and add to cold flooring to make the house
feel warmer. Not only will this create a cosier atmosphere, but it will also
stop as much heat escaping into the floor.
Introduce warm scents
may seem like an unusual factor to consider, but there are actually some aromas
that people associate with feeling comfortable and warm. For example, the smell
of fresh woods, open fires and seasonal fruits can all be introduced through
incense, candles and air fresheners, in order to create your perfect winter