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Home Decor Styles 8 Quick Ways to Make Your Home Feel Warm and Cozy

8 Quick Ways to Make Your Home Feel Warm and Cozy

by Monika Bürger
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Just as we pull overcoats, thermals, and scarves out from the depths of our wardrobe in preparation for winter, there are steps we should take to ready our homes as well.

While keeping warm is our first priority, there is no reason to sacrifice the stylish appearance of our surroundings while we do so.

From upgrading your window coverings to adding a cozy floor rug, we list some simple and stylish ways to keep to make your home feel warm and cozy during the cooler months while embracing the latest interior design trends.

Invest in Functional Window Treatments With Flair

**Invest in functional window treatments with flair**<br>Once you've got your fireplace set up (or air-con turned on), you'll want to keep the heat in with effective [window treatments](https://www.homestolove.com.au/how-to-pick-the-right-window-treatments-2524|target="_blank"). Swap the sheers for lined or thermal curtains or opt for blinds or shutters that fill the window opening.
Photography: The Palm Co | Story: real living

Once you’ve got your fireplace set up (or air-con turned on), you’ll want to keep the heat in with effective window treatments. Swap the sheers for lined or thermal curtains or opt for blinds or shutters that fill the window opening.

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Embrace Luxe Textures

**Embrace luxe textures**As the temperature drops, it's all about tapping into natural tones and textures when it comes to accessorising your space. Think sherpa rugs, [warm throws](https://www.homestolove.com.au/winter-throw-blankets-21340|target="_blank") and textured cushions to liven up your space and create a cosy place to snuggle up in as the weather cools down.
Photo: Maree Homer / bauersyndication.com.au

Embrace luxe textures As the temperature drops, it’s all about tapping into natural tones and textures when it comes to accessorizing your space. Think sherpa rugswarm throws, and textured cushions to liven up your space and create a cozy place to snuggle up in as the weather cools down.

<< Add throw pillows to whatever room needs an extra dose of comfy. Individually cut and sewn by hand, each pillow features a double-sided print and is finished with a concealed zipper and faux down insert. Keeping an assortment of throw pillow designs on hand is the easiest way to give any space an instant refresh. Available in four sizes. >>

Place a Stylish Chair by the Fire

**Place a stylish chair by the fire**You'll be surprised at just how much difference a [statement armchair](https://www.homestolove.com.au/armchairs-12707|target="_blank") can add to your room's aesthetic. Whether you opt for classic and cosy or modern and minimalist design, there's nothing better than curling up with a good book in front of the fireplace in your favourite chair.
Photography: Will Horner / Bauersyndication.com.au

Place a stylish chair by the fire You’ll be surprised at just how much difference a statement armchair can add to your room’s aesthetic. Whether you opt for classic and cozy or modern and minimalist design, there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book in front of the fireplace in your favorite chair.

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Say No to Cold Tiles

**Say no to cold tiles**Bathrooms aren't typically warm and inviting spaces, which can make showering in winter a bit of a chore. A plush bathmat or large rug will help to cosy up cold tiles and some soft new bath towels will make a difference when it comes to getting out of the shower. If you have the funds, invest in [underfloor heating](https://www.homestolove.com.au/underfloor-heating-14769|target="_blank") - you won't regret it!
Photography: Claire McFerran / Story: Home Beautiful

Say no to cold tiles Bathrooms aren’t typically warm and inviting spaces, which can make showering in winter a bit of a chore. A plush bathmat or large rug will help to cozy up cold tiles and some soft new bath towels will make a difference when it comes to getting out of the shower. If you have the funds, invest in underfloor heating – you won’t regret it!

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Add a Statement Rug

**Add a statement rug**For a more flexible alternative to carpeting your home, try [laying a statement rug](https://www.homestolove.com.au/how-to-position-a-rug-tips-from-an-interior-stylist-14437|target="_blank") on hardwood or tiled areas. Not only will this make a cosy addition to your space but will also add personality and flair. Plus, a rug gives you the option to style according to the seasons so you can switch up your aesthetic to align with the latest design trends.
Photography: Brigid Arnott / Styling: Vanessa Colyer Tay / Story: Inside Out

Add a statement rug For a more flexible alternative to carpeting your home, try laying a statement rug on a hardwood or tiled areas. Not only will this make a cozy addition to your space but will also add personality and flair. Plus, a rug gives you the option to style according to the seasons so you can switch up your aesthetic to align with the latest design trends.

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Set the Mood With Ambient Lighting

**Set the mood with ambient lighting**Lighting is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to transform your home into a warm and inviting haven. [Lamps are great for illuminating](https://www.homestolove.com.au/how-to-illuminate-your-home-with-lamps-3739|target="_blank") dark corners and adding a warm glow to your interiors.
Photography: Maree Homer / Styling: Kerrie-Ann Jones / Story: Inside Out

Set the mood with ambient lighting Lighting is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to transform your home into a warm and inviting haven. Lamps are great for illuminating dark corners and adding a warm glow to your interiors.

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Layer Your Bedlinen

**Layer your bedlinen** When it's cold outside, there's no place we'd rather be than snuggled up in bed. As the seasons change, so should our bedlinen so opt for [flannelette sheets](https://www.homestolove.com.au/flannelette-sheets-21533|target="_blank"), warm winter quilts, cosy throws and velvet cushions to turn your bedroom into a haven.
Photography: Maree Homer / Styling: Lisa Burden / Story: real living

Layer your bedlinen When it’s cold outside, there’s no place we’d rather be than snuggled up in bed. As the seasons change, so should our bedlinen so opts for flannelette sheets, warm winter quilts, cozy throws, and velvet cushions to turn your bedroom into a haven.

<< Our floor cushions are the super comfy and style-forward option for outdoor seating. They’re UV coated to protect against fading and water-resistant so you can avoid scrambling to bring them inside whenever there’s a touch of weather. Grab a few to have on hand whenever seating is hard to come by or for a fun option for kids to use out in the yard. >>

Stock Up on Firewood

**Stock up on firewood** With the right [storage solution](https://www.homestolove.com.au/firewood-storage-ideas-21387|target="_blank"), a stack of wood by the fireplace will double as a design feature that transforms your living room into a cosy and inviting area - just add a plush couch.
Photography: Chris Warnes / Bauersyndication.com.au

Stock up on firewood With the right storage solution, a stack of wood by the fireplace will double as a design feature that transforms your living room into a cozy and inviting area – just add a plush couch.

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