Wintertime is the time to just get on the couch, snuggle up with a fuzzy blanket by the fireplace, with some hot chocolate. The idea of it all just sounds so comfy and cozy, and it’s things like this that make winter at home simply amazing. Winter also means it’s cold outside, sometimes to the point of snow.
The days are drastically shorter which also contributes to everyone spending more time being curled up inside their home. This feeling of needing to hibernate kicks in, wanting to be warm, comfy, and cozy all the time. The winter is also the best time to give your home a little facelift. Since you’re going to be home more often anyways, you may as well try to make it as cozy as possible since this IS your little winter sanctuary after all.
Break Out the Throw Blankets
When it comes to cozy décor, chances are, the first thing that came into your mind was throw blankets, right? This time of year shops are selling these throw blankets like hotcakes and it’s so easy to see why too. Temperature drops and you just want to immediately warm up any way that you can. Blankets can be a great way to add some extra style and elegance to your home.
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Some of the best winter fabrics that are sure to keep you warm this winter would include wool, fur, fleece, and flannel. There are plenty of ways that you can display your comfy blanket collection such as draping one on a chair, the arm of the couch, or maybe even get yourself one of those handy blanket ladders.
How Are You Heating Up Your Home?
Since it’s chilly outside, you’re going to want to warm up your home in any way that you can. This is also the time to check your electric water heater too. So what are your heating options at home? Everyone loves a fireplace, but some homes simply don’t have one. Fortunately, there are faux fireplaces that can be just as effective in warming up your home. Other ways to warm up your home could include little space heaters or even getting heated flooring installed.
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Add Some Rugs
Have you ever woken up on a cold morning with your bare feet touching the cold hard floor? That’s one of the worst feelings in the world! Rugs are one of the best solutions, believe it or not, but rugs can really help out in insulating your place. This is a pretty big win if you think about it.
You get to have a little bit more heat kept in the house, you get to add some coziness to the house, and you’re also bringing in a stylish flare as well. When it comes to rugs, they can come in a variety of sizes, textures, shapes, colors, and you can even opt into getting the carpet.
Start a Fire
As you already know, a fireplace is super cozy but even candles can make a space look and feel so warm and cozy. Candles are excellent for creating a nice and relaxing atmosphere, which is exactly what you need to achieve that cozy environment at home. There are many flameless candles available as well that actually look like the real thing!
- 9-Pack Set: Flickering candles with remote includes (3) 4.9" pillars, (3) 5.7" pillar, (3) 6.5" pillar (each 2.2" diameter), 2 remote control & 1 operating manual. Batteries are NOT included with this product.
- Realistic Flickering Flame Design creates the illusion of real moving swaying flames. Each LED bulb delivers 50,000 hours of lamp life. 2 premium-grade AA batteries that will provide plus 300 hours of continuous ambiance.
- 10-Key Smart Remote Control - With 16.4-foot range lets you display candles in hard-to-reach places. The timer feature lets you schedule your candles in 2, 4, 6, and 8-hour increments, cycling every 24 hours.
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With all of these great ideas your home will be feeling warm and toasty in no time so go right ahead and hibernate the winter away!