This article lends tips, tricks and ideas on how make home cozy and warm and how to add warmth to room Decor.
Cozy Home Decoration Ideas
What is the most important aspect of a home? Well, if
you think it's the size, its time to look ahead. The most significant
thing of a home is how comfortable it is. Well, if you agree, you would
also realize that its time to start eyeing to make your home one. To
create a comfortable and cozy home, all you need to do is give wings to
your creativity and imagination, with a dash of common sense. Warm
colors, inviting furniture, subtle decoration and textured draperies
goes a long way deciph of the home. By arranging
each factor mentioned above in the right style, you can give a complete
makeover by changing the mood, look, personality, character and overall
environment of a room.
Cozy Home Decoration Ideas
- The first thing that comes to mind, when we think of cozy home
decoration is the color scheme of the rooms. The most ideal option
would be to choose a warm yellow, muted red, or terra-cotta paint
color. Another option would be to keep the existing paint intact and
just accentuate one of the walls of the room.
- Make use of variety of textures. Soft and fluffy pillows,
cushions and throw blankets make the room look cozier, as you can
snuggle in them and feel at bliss. While baskets and hardbound books
arranged neatly in book cases, make the room look more sophisticated
and ethnic, black chrome armchairs, metallic round chairs, modern
irregular-shaped tables and large mirrors make the room look too
- Remember, when it comes to choosing the color for creating a cozy
room dark warm-toned colors suit the best. Both walls and
furnishings, in warm tones, make the room pleasant and inviting.
- Sleek furniture, though occupies less space, make the room look
quite formal. Instead, go for textured furniture if you want to
create a cozy atmosphere. Do not go for traditional heavy wooden
- The use of more patterns makes the room appear smaller and
cozier. However, in case you have a small room, use patterns
- Throw rugs add instant warmth to the room and are great for
those, who have their house on rent.
- Fluorescent and halogen lights look harsh and are too bright for
coziness and warmth in the room. Use soft incandescent lights
instead. Candles serve best for the purpose. Place various shapes,
sizes and colors of candles on tables, mantels, or coffee tables.
Candles when placed in front of mirrors bounces light, filling the
room with a nice warming effect.
- To add drama to the lighting effect, infuse down lighting and
up-lighting in the rooms. While in the former case you can go for
lamp shades that diffuse the light down wards, the latter is mostly
concerned with attracting the attention to the family photos and
portraits on the walls, by installing a light above them.
- Re-arranging the furniture to the focal point of the room would
go a long way in emphasizing the 'cozy' factor. Move furniture
closer to the fireplace area or near a window that gets lots of
sunlight - a perfect place to snuggle around!!