Winter is the time for comfort, good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for the talk beside the fire: It is time for home- Edith Sitwell. A new season is upon us and with it an opportunity to spruce up your home. Let me remind you all how to take the chill out of this winter with the latest Soft
Textiles: As temperature outside drops bring in some warmth inside your house. Soft fabrics like wool throw, cashmere, flannel and cotton quilts are best choice for winter. Just drape it on sofa and chairs, throw on the bed or rolled up in a basket. This will give you a visual feeling of warmth and comfort which is very satisfying to your senses. Faux fur stools are great for added seating, while sheepskin rugs offer a warm underfoot on wintry days.
Bedroom: Prepare your bedroom for the coming cold days by giving a quick style update. Make layers with textured bedding, Knitted throws and pillows. Turn it to a cozy refuge by adding a soft fur rug and pilling up with lots of pillows to snuggle. Let in the natural light: It's time to maximize the natural light when it's available as days are shorter during winter. Open the blinds and curtains during the day time. Introduced accents with mirror details and shiny material surfaces so that it cast shine around the home.
Wood elements: Wood is a natural insulator and a space with wood finishes or accents also gives a warming effect. Flooring and wood panels make more of an impact. However, there are simpler solutions too! Swap out a painting for a reclaimed wood art piece or introduce a rustic wood side table like a natural tree stumper place warm beverages. A simple basket with cut fire logs also gives the feeling of being in a great rustic cottage.
Dress your windows: One of the easiest, most effective and decorative ways of keeping warmth in your home is by insulating your windows with curtains, blinds or shutters Full length, heavier weight curtains are a great way to keep the cold out and the warmth inside. A full length curtain is particularly effective for draft prone areas, such as behind a front door. It's also a great way to add a dash of pattern to your hallway! And it's simple enough to remove the curtain during the warmer summer months.