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How To Give Your Home A Cozy Feel

By Abbie Osborne-Wilson

Everyone has a special taste in home decor. If your home doesn’t display your liking it’s time for a change. You can decorate a new home or an old home to get the look and feel that you wish to create and enhance. Here are some great tips to help you reach your goals.

Pictures say 1,000 words or at least that is what they say. If you want to decorate why not decorate with what you already have in your home, pictures. You can place pictures of different shapes and sizes all around your home; on shelves, on corners, and more.

Pictures can sit on shelves and display your children’s smiling faces or you and your spouse enjoying a nice walk in the park. It’s amazing at how your pictures can look even better than a painting that may hang on the wall.

Wooden furniture is also a great way to make your home more cozy. This is because wooden furniture has a traditional feel to it, without any of the trappings of modern life. The natural touch does wonders for the ambience of your home, giving it a warm and soft feel.

In much the same way, earthy colors are also excellent for making your home feel cozier. Instead of harsh and glaring colors, earthy colors are easy on the eyes. They help to create an overall sense of peace and tranquility within your home.

Another excellent touch to add to your home would be an area rug. In places such as the sitting room or living room, where there is usually more open space, area rugs are great for filling up that space. Open spaces give your home a more detached and uninhabited feel to it. By placing an area rug in such spaces, you keep that space open while removing the feel that it is empty.

Finally, tasteful window drapes are a great way to decorate your home. Window drapes absorb sound very well, muffling loud noises in your home. This reduces any possible intrusions into your peace and quiet and gives you the sense of being safe and secure within your own space.

Use the tips above to create your touch in a new home or a home you have lived in for years. Make it yours and personalize it to make you happy.

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