Cheap and easy ways to give your home a cosy overhaul
Now that the clocks have gone back and the winter nights are closing in it’s likely that you’re spending more and more time indoors in the evening. This can be a great time to update your home for winter. Here’s some quick and easy ideas to create a cosy and welcoming home without breaking the bank.
Sometimes there’s nothing better than snuggling up on the sofa with a good film and a hot chocolate in the winter, and a great way to make your living room more inviting is with textured furnishings, like cushions and throws. These are versatile items can be used all year round, but it’s always great to freshen them up for winter ready to layer them across your sofas to capture the Danish concept of hygge in your home.
Lighting can make a huge difference to the feel of any room, whether you’re looking to open up the space or create that peaceful warm environment. Adding lamps to a room can really change its feel, reducing bright, harsh, top lighting for more warm lighting from lamps can instantly change the atmosphere. Adding some fairy lights can be a quick and cheap way of adding that cosy feel to bedrooms as well. .
Wooden flooring can be absolutely stunning and a real feature piece in many homes, however over the colder months it can quickly become a harsh reminder to invest in some slippers! A unique way to temporarily overcome this is to invest in a couple of thick rugs to cover up those cold floors. Not only will they feel great but they’ll also create a more welcoming area. .
Not only can candles increase the atmospheric lighting, but they will also fill your home with an inviting aroma. There’s a huge range of affordable candles, diffusers and room sprays in different scents available which allow you to really work on a signature winter scent for your home. Traditional earthy winter fragrances such as pine and cedar wood always work well. .
If you’re struggling to make your home feel more cosy and are looking for a new home this winter then find your local branch to see how they can help you on your way.