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Warm and cosy styling

for those who love to chill

avatar of Samantha Gibson

by Samantha Gibson

Trend and Styling Expert

Published: 15/01/2020

Choose cosy textures

Velvet is the fabric story of the season and it’s easy to see why. This luxuriously soft and tactile fabric just makes you want to hunker down for a week. It’s a great choice for bedrooms and living rooms, where you can up the snug stakes with the addition of velvet cushions, throws and headboards. Painting your walls in a dark shade is another great way to create a cocooning, cosy feel.

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Soften a space

Rooms with lots of glass can naturally look and feel chilly, especially in the cooler months. By adding an extra textural layer you can help to keep heat in, and soften the space so it feels more comfortable. We’ve chosen thermal-lined Roman blinds for this glass extension. Made-to-measure for a perfect finish, each blind sits snugly within the window frame for a streamlined look. Roman blinds can also easily be adjusted to control the light levels throughout the day.

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Add a layer

Shutters and Wooden blinds are great for privacy and light control, but if you want to feel really cosy, consider layering curtains over your blinds. This works in lots of great ways. First, curtains instantly bring texture and softness into a space for a welcoming feel. Curtains also allow you to introduce warm colours and vibrant patterns. And finally, curtains come with the option of thermal linings, so offer a really practical and stylish insulating layer.

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Catch some sun

Some rooms need a helping hand when it comes to feeling cosy and this is especially true of conservatories which can suffer from real extremes of temperature. Innovative ThermaShade Pleated blinds are the answer. These specialist blinds have a honeycomb construction that actively traps heat to regulate temperature and create a comfortable environment all year round. 

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Warm as toast

Of course your décor can also play a part in creating a cosy atmosphere. Warm colours, patterned wallpapers or even the warm tones of wood panelling can really help to transform your space. In his garden office, architect and TV presenter George Clarke has combined wood panelling with floor-to-ceiling curtains across his sliding glass doors. The overall feel is undeniably cosy and intimate. 

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