Okay so winter is here and for those who live in the sunshine state of Qld.. it’s been an absolute shock to the system! Am I right?!
When the cooler months arrive, we have a lot of clients ask us how to cosy up their interior and bring a bit of warmth into their home without giving their interior a complete over haul. It can be very easy to get carried away with styling for a new season, so we have listed 5 easy ways to warm up your space this Winter!
If you find yourself re-evaluating your entire colour scheme for this Winter. Stop. You don’t have to replace every single piece of furniture, artwork and accessory in your space to change up the style. Simply incorporate darker tones to your existing style or subtly introduce warmer hues to your existing colour palette.
Traditional winter colours we would usually recommend are emerald & forest greens, burnt orange, browns as well as mustard and of course blacks. However as we are located on the sunny Gold Coast, we are aware that our local audience are water, sand and ocean lovers, so simply inject navy, indigos and dark greys into your current coastal colour palette.
If all else fails, simply introduce hints of dark grey or black into your current colour scheme to warm it up.
The Winter calls for a variety of textures to channel warmth into a space. Think velvet, wool and fur as opposed to linen, cotton or other lightweight fabrics.
If you've ever wanted an excuse to go crazy with your homewares, than Winter is the season to get away with it! Our #1 design tip to cosy up your interior is to introduce layers! Cushions, throws, blankets, floor rugs and even curtains will warm up your home.
(Combine layers and textures into your interior and your home will feel like your very own Winter wonderland!)
Don’t let the darker mornings and evenings damper your spirits… use it as an excuse to warm up your home with candles and lanterns.
A Cozy Re-arrange
Cast your eye over the current furniture and artwork placement around your home. Is there another way for these pieces to be styled to give the space a fresh new look?