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How To Create A Cosy Cottage Feel In Your Home


Cottage look and feel

Winter is a time for snuggling up and getting cosy at home, the kind of internal atmosphere that’s synonymous with quaint little cottages. 

You can easily get that cottage-like feel at home, which will make the dark nights and freezing temperatures outside that bit more bearable. 

It’s achievable in any house type, whether you reside in a modern property or very traditional house, so apply these simple touches and enjoy comfy cottage living:

The feel: warm up your internal environment

As we’ve already mentioned, there is a cosiness to cottages and that requires a sufficient level of warmth. 

Warm up your internal surroundings by lighting the fire, purchasing thick blankets and throws for your furniture that you can get under and have energy efficient windows and doors installed. 

We’d argue that well-insulated windows and doors are the most important addition as they will enable you to keep heater usage to a minimum. 

You will also benefit from more affordable energy bills because of the superb heat retention they provide, justifying their investment.

Cottage window

The look: implement the cottage aesthetic

After dialling in the right amount of warmth, the next thing to do to nail that cottage-type atmosphere is to suitably switch up your decor. 

Cottagecore would be a befitting theme, one that embraces the charm of the English countryside and has been emulated in homes by thousands of UK home renovators over the last year or so. 

Floral patterns are an integral element of the theme, which you can introduce with different soft furnishings e.g. curtains and valances, wallpaper or drawer knobs. 

When getting new windows fitted, opt for a pastel-colour, rather than a traditional black or white finish, which will make the house look more than Insta-worthy. Fill water jugs with fresh flowers and display them on your window sills to finish the look off.

Cottage style home
 

While your decor will be reminiscent of another era, there’s no reason why the performance of your current windows and doors should be. Upgrade to energy efficient windows and doors from Amber Home Improvements today. 

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