4 tips for creating a cozy home

4 tips for creating a cozy home

If you are looking to redecorate your home, you should use the time of year to serve as inspiration. For the cold winter months do your best to create an interior that is warm and inviting for you and your loved ones. Everybody wants to escape the frigid temperatures into a cozy environment, which you can have by simply making a few changes to the inside of your home. You won't need to make drastic alterations, as long as you know exactly where you can make the improvements, no matter what your budget might be.

Here are a few tips to help you create a cozy home:

  • "Everybody wants to escape the frigid temperatures into a cozy environment, which you can have by simply making a few changes to the inside of your home."

    Buy heavier fabrics: When you are purchasing new blankets for the bedroom or living room, you should go with materials that are on the heavier side. Light linens are great for the warm summer months, but will not do much to keep you comfortable as the temperatures drop. You should also invest in layers, as just one blanket might not be enough to do the trick.

  • Choose warm colors: The best way to create a cozy atmosphere in your home is to have each room filled with warm hues and tones. Whether you are repainting the wall or investing in a new couch, colors such as reds and yellows will look great. If you don't want to make a permanent commitment to such bold choices, you can do so with custom window coverings or a rug, to easily change up the look of a room.
  • Lighting is important: One of the easiest ways to make your home feel cozy is to have enough lighting in the space, as darkness can be cold and impersonal. Whether you want floor lamps or table lamps, make sure that each room has enough lighting for those long and dark days and nights of winter.
  • Install custom window coverings: Being able to cover your window has both practical and aesthetic purposes for coziness. Window coverings will keep the air from leaking outside of your home, which will allow the space to warm up and stay comfortable very easily. Plus, when you are able to close the blinds on a window and block out all of the bad winter weather from sight, it will help create a more snug and intimate feeling room. 

Custom window treatments are one of the best ways to add an aesthetic appeal to your home while also helping to keep it feeling warm and cozy. If you are interested in scheduling a free at-home appointment with Metropolitan Window Fashions, be sure to contact us today! Our main goal is to help you create a space that you will absolutely fall in love with every time you see it.