With winter approaching, the days are getting shorter and temperatures are falling fast. As we spend more time in the comfort of our homes, it’s always nice to get our spaces feeling extra cozy.
Along with holiday baking and steaming beverages, decor can play an important—and fun—role in warming you up for dark, chilly nights ahead.
Not sure where to start? Read on to learn more about how to style your home for peak hygge ambiance this winter—through lighting, layering, window treatments, and more.
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While cotton and linen are great bedding options for summer, heavier fabrics can help you feel comfy in bed during colder months. In particular, flannel, jersey, and fleece work wonders for holding in warmth.
A quilt or blanket at the foot of the bed is also handy to keep as an extra layer for warmth for especially chilly nights—plus, it’s an easy way to bring in fun seasonal patterns like plaid or gingham.
Sofa feeling scant? Textured pillows instantly cozy up seating — whether you opt for new pillows or simply change your pillow covers seasonally. Think boucle, cable knit, velvet, and faux fur for snuggle-worthy materials.
Nubby knits and faux sheepskin are also great to drape over chairs and benches that might otherwise feel bare. For extra seating, you can always invest in larger pillows or poufs to place on the floor. Store away any extra pieces in a pretty basket to easily change the look up.
Something warm underfoot is a must to prevent icy toes. Higher pile rugs are especially apt for winter, as they provide indulgent comfort. Combine thick piles with soft and fluffy materials—like faux fur or wool—for an even more sumptuous feel.
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