If you are planning to spend more time at home this winter holidays, you had better prepare your home and make it feels more comfortable and inviting. So, to help you survive the cold weather, below are 10 ideas to decorating your home for winter this year. Winter decoration is all about incorporating texture layers and winter color schemes that reflect the season. Let’s take a look and get inspired.
1. Neutral color scheme
Keep your winter palette bright and neutral. Also, opt for natural elements such as wood or green plants for the decoration. It will add a warm and calming atmosphere to your space.
The wooden coffee table with a vase of flowers on it makes for a stunning focal point of this living room.
2. Add greenery
The fresh color of greenery can help you liven up the entire room. The easiest way to add greenery to the decoration is by using garland. Green garland will look great everywhere in the house. You can use it for the mantle, staircase, or the top of the kitchen cabinets.
The faux garland is not only beautify the handrail but also transform the entire hallway.
3. Lit the candles
To get a winter wonderland effect, you can make use of the candle lights. The luminous light of candles create a warmer and more inviting vibe in the room.
Look at how beautifully the candles illuminate the glass and the icicle ornaments. This arrangement will make your space look elegance.
4. Use texture layers
Using different fabric can change the mood of the entire room. You can choose to use linen or cotton, for they are really comfortable. However, for winter decoration, it will be better to opt for materials with more texture such as faux fur, wool, or flannel.
This one is an example of a glamorous winter living room. Incorporating different kinds of fabric, this room is full of comfort and warmth.
5. Firewood display
If you have a fireplace in your home, it sure will come in handy this winter. Therefore, keep your firewood easy to access when you want to warm up by the fireplace. While doing that, you can make use of it as a chic decorative display at the same time.
This adorable circle log holder allows you to create a beautiful pattern simply by separating different log cuttings.
6. Add some plaid
Incorporate plaid accent to your home decor. The color, texture, and pattern of plaid will enhance the aesthetic in your space.
Plaid never fails to add festivity to the room.
7. Bring the outdoors in
Sometimes, the winter chills keep us from going outside to enjoy the nature for the cold weather could be so uncomfortable. However, you can bring the outdoors in by setting up your own mini nature display.
Add greens, like this mini pine needle tree, to freshen up the room.
8. Decorate the fireplace mantle
When the temperature drops, your attention will shift toward the fireplace. Therefore, it will be a great idea to decorate the mantle so we can both enjoy the warmth it serves and the beauty it posses.
If you want, you can give a rustic touch in your decor like this wooden mantle.
9. A simple centerpiece
Like mentioned before, a great winter decoration utilizes variety of natural elements. You can create a simple plant arrangement and make it a centerpiece of your dining table. Your dinner time will be more merry with a beautiful centerpiece.
Filled a silver urn with pinecones, greenery, and white flowers. Then, add antler for the accent. This centerpiece will steal your guests’ attention.
10. A soothing entrance
Decorating the entryway with a soothing ornaments can be a perfect welcome to your guests. However, remember that you want to keep it simple for the entrance area is usually not spacious. Stick to only use one stunning decorative item that will catch the eye.
Hang eucalyptus bunch by the entryway to greet your guests. Add flocked accent to make it more wintery.