After a long winter’s day, there’s nothing better than getting home and relaxing in the comfort of your own surroundings. Whether you live in an apartment, a countryside cottage, a townhouse, or anything in-between, there’s just something magical about being cosy indoors during the winter months. So to help you make the most of your space this winter, we’ve put together a list of the best winter essentials for each room in your home.
Turn your bedroom into a cosy haven this winter by layering up with different textures and fabrics. A throw is great, because not only does it keep you warm and stylish as a drape-around accessory, but it’s also a lovely way to dress up your bed or sofa. These faux fur throws from NEXT are available from £60, and come in a colours including natural and grey.
Your living room is where you spend most of your time with friends or family, and for this reason some would say it’s the most important room in the house. Shaggy rugs add a luxurious effect to any floor, from carpets to exposed wood. This ultra-thick plush shaggy rug from Land of Rugs has a beautiful lustrous sheen and is priced from just £115. Plus, with its brilliantly white colour, you can emulate the winter snow in your warmth of your living room.
Christmas is the perfect excuse to indulge in some wonderfully festive goodies. From sweet mince pies and yule logs to Christmas puddings and cakes, it really is a season for good eating. So if you fancy yourself as a bit of a chef, or simply want to buy some indulgent treats, make sure you have an appropriate place to store them. This Christmas advent cake tin from Waitrose Kitchen is only £6, adding a homely touch to your kitchen while keeping your baked goods fresher for longer.
Your dining room is the hub of entertainment, the place where you catch up with friends and family at mealtimes. In winter, the dining room’s importance is magnified all the more, as you sit down to enjoy your Christmas, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day dinners.
A sparse, cold dining table is nobody’s friend. Make sure you can be proudly show off your dining room interior by adding festive flair to the proceedings. A table runner is a great way to align all of the different food dishes while also creating a seasonal theme. This berry red sequin runner from notonthehighstreet.com is £22, and is perfect for adding a touch of glamour over the festive season.
Your bathroom may be the smallest room in the house, but that doesn’t mean you should forget about it. After all, it’s the place you go to relax, unwind, and escape the stresses of everyday life. So treat yourself to the aromatic scents of winter bark and sage with this £16 diffuser from Sanctuary Spa, perfect for creating your very own sanctuary in your home.
So however you plan on spending the winter holidays, make sure you set aside some time to relaxing in style with the help of these cosy winter home essentials.