Winter brings shorter days and colder nights to your home. You can help your home to feel more cozy by using different accessories throughout your house and adding colors to warm it up.
How to Add a Touch of Winter Decor Ideas to Your Home
When the winter holidays are approaching, you will likely be hosting parties or family in your home. You can add a touch of winter wonderland to your entire house while making it seem like a warm and inviting setting when the cold winds blow outside.
Adding Textures and Layers
Any living space appears more cozy in the winter when you add textured throws throughout the room. You can drape wooly, warm blankets and throws on the backs of the living room chairs and couches for an added layer and texture to this cozy area. Some homeowners prefer to take a large wicker basket and fill it with many throws in faux fur or other luxurious textures that are rolled up. Keeping this basket in the family room allows houseguests to grab some warmth easily to wrap around them or to take outside near a fire for instant warmth.
Lights, Camera and Action
An assortment of candles can add wintry romance to any room or space in your home. Simple white candles in crystal or glass candleholders can brighten and lighten a room. You can place a few large candles on the fireplace to welcome visitors in the evening and add several in different sizes to a silver serving tray for a centerpiece on your dining room table. A few votives spread around on end tables in the living room and a few in the bathroom and on the kitchen counters can complete your romantic setting in the winter while adding warmth to your home.
Tie in the Furniture with the Floor
Consider adding textured custom throw pillows with a matching rug on the floor of your living room and your bedrooms. Choose a decorator fabric that coordinates with your existing drape in color, but is a warm, winter fabric such as faux fur, Friez or shag. Enlist several pillows in assorted colors for the couch and bed and use a coordinating or matching rug on the floor. The rug works well to keep stocking feet warm in the cold weather and is a great look whether your floors are hardwood or carpeted. You can also add Sherpa throws to your dining room chairs on the seat and draped across the back to keep guests warm and cozy at a dinner party or gathering.
Make it a Fantasy Land
Add some fairy lights to different areas of your home for a fantastical touch to every room. A simple strand of white fairy lights surrounding the front door lights up your entrance. Simple white lights also are great to put on the fireplace mantel or in clear candleholders in the center of a table for a perfect table decoration. Fairy lights also work well around the mirrors in the bathrooms to welcome your overnight guests and family members.
Décor with Color
Add some colorful touches to your home such as peacock blue. This is a vivid color to brighten any room on your pillows or cushions. Large overstuffed designer fabric pillows make a welcome addition to your outdoor spaces to sit on while sipping hot chocolate together with family and friends.
Bright red is also a great color for additions to your home in the winter. You can choose some throw pillows and add window toppers to your existing window treatments for coordinating a room. You can choose from a simple valance or a swag for a bit more flair in a room.
Try some of these ideas to warm up your home for winter and make it inviting to all. If you need some assistance, our expert and knowledgeable interior designers are here to help you with all your needs to transform your home into a cozy winter wonderland.