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Embrace Winter Vibes: Cozy Up Your Home Decor

As a Pom who has been living in Oz for 17 years I struggled through the short but chilly winters here until I embraced my English roots and realised it was time to give our living space a seasonal makeover that’s equal parts cozy and chic.

Warm Textures:

First things first, let’s talk texture. "Winter is all about indulging in tactile sensations that make you feel cozy and snug," suggests interior designer Ava Woods. "Swap out your lightweight fabrics for plush velvet, chunky knits, and sumptuous faux fur to create a sensory-rich environment that feels like a warm hug." Layering textures not only adds depth and dimension to your space but also creates visual interest.

 This cushion from Freedom


Seasonal colours:

Now, onto colours. Say goodbye to summer pastels and hello to the rich, moody hues of winter. "Deep, jewel-toned colours like emerald green, sapphire blue, amethyst, ruby red can add a touch of luxury and warmth to your decor," advises colour expert Mia Thompson. "Incorporate these shades through accessories like throw pillows, rugs, and artwork to create a sense of opulence and coziness."

Check out this throw from Freedom

And Blanket wrap from Barossa Supply Co

Illuminate with Soft Lighting:

And let’s not forget about lighting! "Lighting is key to creating a cozy ambiance during the dark winter months," emphasizes lighting designer Ethan Stone. "Opt for soft, diffused lighting sources such as candles, string lights, and table lamps to cast a warm, inviting glow throughout your space." Pro tip: "Invest in dimmer switches to adjust the brightness and set the mood for a cozy night in."


I love these lamps from Pottery Barn

Accessorise with Seasonal Decor:

When it comes to decor, think seasonal charm with a modern twist. "Incorporate natural elements like pine cones, branches, and berries to bring the beauty of the outdoors inside," recommends lifestyle expert Emily Michaels. "Mix in metallic accents like brass and copper for a touch of glamour that elevates your winter decor to the next level." And don’t forget to add a touch of whimsy with playful accessories like furry ottomans and sculptural vases.

 This vase from Pottery Barn

Maximize Comfort:

Now, let’s talk comfort. "Winter is the perfect time to create cozy nooks and inviting spaces where you can hibernate and unwind," says interior stylist Harper Davis. "Invest in plush area rugs, oversized throw blankets, and sumptuous cushions to make your home feel like a luxurious retreat." And don’t forget to add personal touches like family photos, favourite books, and scented candles to make your space feel truly yours.

Create a Hygge Corner:

Last but not least, embrace the Danish concept of hygge. "Create a cozy corner in your home where you can relax and recharge," suggests wellness expert Dr. Sophie Chen. "Fill it with soft blankets, comfortable seating, and soothing scents to create a sanctuary."


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