What Makes a Room Feel Warm?
Your home is your refuge from the outside world. It’s so nice to come home to a warm, inviting room — I look forward to it myself!
Here are a few decorating tips to achieve this feeling in any room in your house:
Using bold colors like red and orange add warmth to a room! A good way to incorporate these colors is to use them in window treatments, throw pillows and area rugs.
Ambient lighting is created by using layers of light, such as candles, table lamps, floor lamps and dimmed ceiling lights. This layering creates ambiance and depth, which results in a feeling of coziness! Ambient lighting works best at night, especially during the holidays. For those who’d like something longer-lasting and equally warm and inviting, we offer pre-lit artificial Christmas trees with Candlelight™ LED lights that are warmer in color than the cool blues of traditional LED lights. You can use these artificial trees as sources of light and as decorative focal points in a room.
Using the right accessories will complete the overall look and feel of your room! Choose accessories in colors that go well together. For example, you can use orange and black accessories for Halloween and orange and yellow accessories for Thanksgiving.
Different textures add a sense of warmth and luxury. For fall, think velvets, cashmere, chenille, and silk! Natural fibers are best because they have a sense of luxury, and some are less expensive than others. This look can be achieved with just a few objects, like a chenille throw blanket, velvet pillow covers or a bolt of silk gathered and draped across the mantle.
After all that hard work, why not enjoy your warmly decorated retreat with a cup of hot cider by the fireplace? Delicious!