Tips to Make Your Home Seriously Cozy

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In the Comfort Zone: How to Make Your Home Seriously Cozy
Perhaps you’ve just moved into a new place and the décor is far from homely, or you’re looking for ways to make your long-term home that little bit more comfortable. From memory foam mattresses to new light-shades, here are few tips for making your home an even more ideal place for relaxing after a long day.
For a blissful bedroom
The first step to a cozy sleeping space is to make your bed really comfortable. Investing in a memory foam mattress can make all the difference without forcing you to buy a new bed. Consider adding feather down pillows, too. This can be much better than synthetic alternatives. When it comes to sheets and bedding, certain types of cotton are renowned for being cozier than others. Go for something with a high thread count for ultimate luxury. Egyptian cotton is also renowned for being particularly soft.
For a luxurious living room
There are plenty of ways to make your living room comfier without buying new furniture or spending a load of money on redecorating. Soft furnishings are affordable and can turn things around when it comes to relaxation. Drape your sofas and armchairs with colorful throws to give them a makeover. You could also switch your cushion covers for more luxurious alternatives and have blankets at hand for when you want to snuggle up. Lay the finishing touch with an ottoman, perfect for those times when you want to put your feet up. If you have a hard wood floor or bland carpet, buy a rug for a further layer of luxury (or maybe even change your carpet).
Changing the lighting is another easy way to make your living room that extra bit delightful. Fitting new lightshades can alter the color of the light to produce a gentler glow. If you have a little more money to spend you could switch to spotlights that have a brightness control.
For a cushy kitchen
Kitchens aren’t exactly the snuggest places in the home, but with a few little alterations you can transform your kitchen into a much more pleasurable working (and socializing!) space. Soften up wooden chairs by putting some cushions on them. You can also create a lighter feel by painting wooden cabinets and cupboards with easy-going tones. Duck-egg blue works well in the kitchen. Hey, don’t forget to lay a quality cotton tablecloth over the table for an additional homely feel. 
The most affordable way to accessorize is to up-cycle items. You could just old jars as candleholders and bottles as vases, for instance.
No matter what your budget, you can make your home an inviting and relaxing place to wind down in. Focus on soft furnishings and final touches and you could soon transform your living space into a haven of relaxation.
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Michele is a Preschool teacher by day and blogger by night. She is passionate about saving money and sharing with others who like to save, too. Her motto is "Saving today so you can spend on what you need tomorrow."

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