There’s something about this time of year that makes you want to just get cosy. The dark nights and the cold weather bring out the hygge in all of us! If you want to turn your home into a cosier place to put your feet up this autumn, then take a look at the following.
Here are some of the simple touches you can use to make your home cosier for the coming months.
Add some warmer colours
Adding some warmer colours to your home is one way to make it look cosier. After all of the fresh brights of summer, a splash of more winters decor could help give your home a seasonal makeover. Check out Matalan, Primark and George at Asda for some affordable pieces that will help you to give your home a more autumnal feel. You can give your home an extra touch of charm this autumn to add some much-needed warmth.
Light a fire
A warm fireplace provides the ultimate in winter comfort. The perfect way to relax after a long day, nothing quite beats a log fire. Choose wood that is simple to burn so that you can get your fire going as soon as possible, you can learn more about Woodsure Ready to Burn to help you find the right wood to buy. With a cup of tea or a glass of wine in your hand, those winter evenings will feel blissful and energising in front of your roaring fire.
Create some mood lighting
Bright, white lights can make your home feel cooler, which is great in the summer but not so welcome in the darker periods. You could switch to warm light bulbs to create a warmer atmosphere or invest in some lamps to bring a softer lighting scheme. Fairy lights and candles are also great for creating a warmer atmosphere that’ll feel magical on those colder nights.
Invest in some good loungewear
It’s hard to relax when you’re still in your work clothes, so some comfy loungewear is good to have waiting for you for when you come home. Whether you like to cosy up in a sweatshirt and leggings or some fleece pyjamas and a dressing gown, choose some items that make you feel comfortable that you can unwind in. Take a look at some top loungewear picks to get you through those colder evenings.
Smell your way to warmth
Different smells can create different moods, and warming autumn scents will give your home that wonderful feeling of warmth. Top scents for autumn include spices, pumpkin, and rich vanilla – which are found in abundance at this time of year. Diffusers and plug in fragrances are ideal for this time of year, and mean you won’t have to worry about any flames around your pets and children.
It’s the simple touches that make a house a home. Different colours, lighting, and smells will provide what you need to make your home feel warmer on those long, dark nights. Whatever helps you create that cosy feeling, make sure you bring it into your home this season.