Thursday, 28 September 2017

It's Time To Get Cosy!

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Well, it's official, summer is most definitely over. Now, there are probably some people who will find themselves lamenting the loss of the heat, the sunshine, and the chance to get down to the beach. However, there are just as many people who are absolutely overjoyed at what the coming seasons will bring with them. It's finally time to start getting out the junky cardigans and thick blankets! There are few things more wonderful than being able to get really cozy and enjoy the cold weather. Of course, if your home isn't able to create the coziest possible atmosphere then you're never going to be able to feel really comfortable. With that in mind, here are some ways to make your home as cozy as possible as we enter the autumn and winter months.

Repaint the walls

One mistake that a lot of people make when it comes to their interior design is that they paint their walls a particular color and then leave it like that forever. One of the major issues with this is that it usually ends up being a pretty uninspiring color like white or magnolia. It also means that you're not taking advantage of the seasonal changes when it comes to how your home feels. Sure, bright colors like yellow are great for the summertime, but if you want your home to feel warm and cozy in the autumn, then more subtle shades like brown and orange are much more suitable. Not only does it fit the season better but it can make your home feel fresh and new without much effort.

Change your upholstery

Similarly to the colors of your walls, the upholstery in your home can make a huge difference to how it feels when the weather starts to turn cold. Things like your curtains can not only make the rooms feel warmer, but it can make the whole place feel much more snug and comfortable. Check out companies like Montgomery for the very best made to measure curtains. A nice set of thick, well-fitting curtains can easily make, and room feel cozy and comfortable without sacrificing light or space.

Check your insulation

Of course, you're never going to be able to make your home feel cozy if it's one big ice cube. Make sure that, before the cold weather sets in, that you make sure that your home is properly insulated against the weather. The loft is often the place where a great deal of the warmth of your house escapes so make sure that it's properly lined with insulation and that all of the windows throughout the house are all double glazed. As cozy as wrapping up in a blanket can be, it's no fun when you can see your breath every time you exhale.

Now, you might be the kind of person who previously preferred the warmer times of the year, but if you embrace the cozy feeling of the colder times of the year, you're almost certain to find something to enjoy about them. Whether it's the crunch of the leaves under your feet, or simply curling up under a blanket and enjoying a good book.

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