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37 Cool Ways To Add A Cozy Feel To Your Home
We usually think of coziness when fall or winter comes but the truth is we need coziness every day, in spring and summer, too. How to make your space cozier and what elements to incorporate into your decor to make it homey?
Cover The Walls
To make the space homey and cozy, cover the walls with wallpaper, wood or even fabric if you want. Wallpaper is a very trendy idea, even if you go for a single statement wall, it will make the room more welcoming and bolder. Wood in any colors and finishes never goes out of style and such walls bring rustic coziness anywhere – from living rooms to bathrooms (you may use wood-imitating tiles there). Upholstered walls aren’t a frequent feature, so it will make your space look like no other, besides upholstery makes the space more soundproofed.
a refined dining space with a beautiful statement wall with flora and fauna that cozies up the space
emerald green textural wallpaper here brings a cozy feel with its color and texture
a minimal Scandinavian bedroom with wooden walls, a floor and ceiling that make the space welcoming
a plank wooden wall like this one is also a great way to cozy up the space and it looks modern
a pixelated wooden wall like this one is a cool idea to add texture and coziness to the space and it looks very catchy
a taupe wall with upholstered panels over the bed substitutes the headboard and makes the space cozier
a refined living room with an upholstered taupe wall with a built-in bench brings luxury and coziness
Dim The Lights
While bright, cool lights may help you be more productive at work, filling your home with cool light will only serve to stress you and your family out. In order to enhance the hygge feeling in your home, switch off or dim your bright overhead lights and swap cool bulbs for warmer alternatives. You can further amplify this effect by using candles and small table lamps to give your home a calming and comforting feel.
subtle lighting in the bedroom is a good idea as this is a space for maximal relaxation
a stone and concrete bathroom with dim lights is a relaxation oasis - choose different lights
dim lighting is a perfect idea for a bedroom as here you usually don't need bright lights
catchy pendant lights giving dim glow are great for lighting up the space in the evening subtly
some wall and table lamps in this dark and moody bedroom create a cozy ambience and you'll want to stay here longer
even if you have several layers of light, you may turn on just some of them to make the light dim
Put Upholstered Furniture
Anything upholstered is always more comfortable than anything non-upholstered, so choosing furniture, give preference to upholstered pieces. Before picking necessary items, consider the type of ambiance that you wish to create as well as the way in which you’ll be using the room. For example, if you entertain a lot, you might want a sectional sofa. If you’re going for a super cozy look a small sofa with comfy cushions would be perfect.
a large sectional sofa is great for those who lvoe entertaining and parties
velvet is a very cozy fabric and if you take velvet upholstered sofas, they will cozy up the space a lot
upholstered chairs in the dining space will add a homey and inviting feel to the space, too
a mustard upholstered bench with storage space inside and on refined legs is a gorgeous idea for an entryway
Rely on soft and pleasant textures and fabrics are right what you need to make your space more welcoming and inviting. A soft and fluffy throw blanket can make the living room look extra welcoming and layered rugs will make your bedroom feel like an oasis of relaxation. Don’t forget cushions, pillows and bedspreads to make your rooms super cozy.
cozy macrame and braided pillows on an entryway bench will make your space very welcoming
chunky knit blankets with pompoms are adorable to make your space cozier and welcoming
such a faux fur blanket will brign ultimate elegance and coziness to your bedroom
faux fur and velvet pillows of various shades make the space very cool and you won't wan to leave it
many layered textiles in blue, mustard, white and black are amazing to create a bedroom oasis of your dream
monochromatic pillows will cozy up a Nordic space in an elegant way and keep the style up
creamy, pink and green pillows in various fabrics, a fluffy pink fur pillow and a pink blanket with pompoms for a cozy feel
Start A Fire
Nothing says cozy more than a roaring fireplace, wherever you place it – in the living room, bedroom or even bathroom. Whether it’s a real or electric fireplace, an ethanol or pellet one, it will work for sure! Fire it up and watch your cares melt away as you and your family sit down together in the evening. No fireplace at all? No worries! Virtual fireplace videos fill the Internet, you can easily get one anytime.
a minimalist black fireplace with firewood storage by it brings coziness to the space
a brick clad fireplace with a wooden mantel, potted plants, pillows and artworks for a boho living room
a modern fireplace like this one put in an open layout will make not one but two or more zones cozier
a vintage fireplace clad with blue and a mathcing tub and storage piece create a welcoming vintage bathroom
having a bath by the fire is a unique experience that will bring ultimate relaxation
a cabin bedroom with a large stone clad fireplace that really warms up the space and makes it wow
a built-in fireplace clad with weathered wood brings an inviting feel to the space and make it cozy
try a fireplace in the kitchen, and you'll be able to use it for cooking
Comfort is often about familiarity, so if you hang a few family portraits and treasured artwork pieces to remind you of the important things in life, your home will be cozier. If you have heirloom furniture or some old decorations you love, feel free to add them to the space, too.
add a gallery wall of family photos using inexpensive photo ledges to cozy up the space
cozy up your awkward nook with a large gallery wall in the same frames
heirloom chairs like this pink one can be a nice idea to make your space personalized
make your own gallery wall with motivational artworks to inspire staying cozy at home