Winter Home Decor: How to Create a Cozy, Welcoming Space for the Holidays
Winter Home Decor:
So picture this... Alex and Sally were walking around the mall, looking for some cozy winter decor. They weren't sure whether they wanted to make some simple changes to their home decorations or more elaborate changes.
They came across a store that had lots of beautiful winter decorations. There were wreaths, stockings, and garlands galore! Alex and Sally both fell in love with a giant wreath. It was made of lush green pine branches and red berries.
"This is perfect!" exclaimed Alex. "We can just hang it on our door and we'll be all set."
Sally wasn't so sure. "I don't know, Alex," she said hesitantly. "Do you think it will look too lonely on the door?"
Alex confidently responded "Of course not! It will look beautiful, wintery, and welcoming. No matter if we decide to go all out decorating for winter, or if we decorate more subtly this year!"
The winter holidays are a special time of year when we all come together to celebrate with friends and family. This is also a great time to update your winter decor and create a cozy, welcoming space for the season. In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for winterizing your home decor. We'll show you how to add warmth and inviting touches with your winter decorating this year, that will make your guests feel right at home!
Some simple changes:
Winter decor doesn't have to be expensive or time-consuming. A few simple changes can make a big impact to the overall look and feel of your space. Here are some easy tips to get you started:
Bring in some winter greenery
Adding a few evergreen branches or wreaths around your home will instantly make it feel more festive. If you don't have any real plants, you can also opt for silk or artificial plants that will last the entire season.
You could incorporate this winter greenery into other winter decorating ideas too, such as:
-hang a wreath on your front door
-display evergreen branches in a vase
-add a garland to your fireplace mantel
-decorate your staircase with greenery
Update your color scheme
Winter is the perfect time to add some richer, warmer colors to your home decor. Think about adding jewel tones like deep reds, greens, and blues. You can also incorporate metallics like gold and silver to give your space a festive touch.
If you're not sure where to start, try switching out some of your throw pillows or adding a new area rug in one of these winter-friendly colors. This would be a perfect start to transforming an area in your home such as your living room, into a winter living room!
You could also hang some winter-themed artwork in the living room and around the rest of the house as well during the winter months.
Add some winter-themed throw pillows or blankets
These are a great way to add a pop of color and coziness to your space... especially your winter living room! You can find winter-themed throw pillows and blankets at most home decor stores.
These pillows have perfect winter designs on them such as snowflakes, winter animals, pine cones, Christmas trees, wreaths, and more. Then you can pair them with some solid color throw blankets and you've got the perfect winter cuddle spot!
You could even make your own DIY winter-themed pillows and blankets too. There are tons of tutorials online for easy, no-sew projects that anyone can do.
Bring in some texture
In addition to adding winter-themed throw pillows and blankets, you can also bring in some other textured items to add warmth to your space. Consider adding a sheepskin rug in front of your fireplace or some fur throws on your sofa.
Or you can grab some small pine cones from the yard and place those at your doorstep or on your kitchen counter (as long as they are clean of course)!
These items will not only look great, but they'll also keep you and your guests warm and cozy all winter long!
Add some beautiful DoorFotos to your home
DoorFotos are the perfect addition to your winter home decor because they install in only 28 seconds, are washable and reusable, and come in a huge variety of different designs! These door wraps are made out of high-quality, athletic fabric that is stretchy, so it goes over any door in your home just like a fitted bed sheet.
We have over 1,800+ images to browse through online, and are always adding more images to our website! If you simply type in "winter" to the search box on DoorFoto.com, you will be greeted with beautiful winter-themed designs.
This "Winter Door Decorations" DoorFoto is one of our most popular designs, and we think it is the perfect addition to any winter home decor. It is classy enough to act as a complementary decoration, or as a main decoration too!
Incorporate wintery scents
Another great way to make your home feel cozy and inviting is by adding some wintery scents. This can be done with candles, diffusers, or even potpourri. Some great winter scents to try are:
These scents will not only make your home smell amazing, but they can also help to boost your mood and energy levels. So if you're feeling a little down this winter, try lighting a candle or diffusing some essential oils to help perk you up!
Hang some holiday lights
Stringing up some fairy lights is an easy way to create a warm and inviting ambiance. You can find battery-operated lights at most stores, which makes them super easy to use. Just put them on a timer so they automatically turn on and off each day.
You can also find holiday lights in a variety of different colors. If you want something more subtle, try white or yellow lights. Or if you're looking for something more festive, try red or green lights.
Make a fire
If you have a fireplace, winter is the perfect time to make use of it! Curling up with a warm cup of cocoa in front of a crackling fire is sure to get you into the holiday spirit.
If you don't have a fireplace, you can still create a cozy space by making a fire in a fire pit. Just make sure to keep it well-ventilated so your home doesn't fill up with smoke.
Some more elaborate ideas:
If you choose to, you could go all out for your winter home decor this year! Below we have listed some ideas that will take some more time and effort, but will be sure to wow you and your guests this winter season!
Install a wood-burning stove
This is a great way to add both warmth and winter charm to your home. There are a variety of different wood-burning stoves to choose from, so you can find one that fits both your budget and your style.
If you decide to go with a wood-burning stove, make sure to have it installed by a professional. This will ensure that it is properly vented and that there is no risk of a fire.
Build a winter wonderland
This is a great activity to do with the whole family! If you have some extra space in your backyard, you could build a winter wonderland complete with snowmen, gingerbread houses, and lights. This is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike!
You could even continue on the winter wonderland into your home with DoorFotos! Since DoorFoto has a beautiful array of high-quality, door wraps for the winter season, you are sure to find multiple designs you love to add to your winter wonderland.
For example, you could put this "Winter Candle" DoorFoto on your front door to greet your guests as they walk in.
Then this "Blue Snowflakes" door wrap could be hanging up on one of your bathroom doors. And to finish it all out, you can have this "Colorful Winter Sunrise" DoorFoto on your backyard door to lead everyone to your backyard winter wonderland!
Add built-in shelving
This is a great way to display winter decor, such as holiday candles, ornaments, and family photos. It can also help to make your home feel cozier and inviting.
Plus, these shelving units can be used for other non-Christmas winter decorations too, such as family photos or artwork. The shelves can just stay up all year round and be used to decorate for other holiday seasons too!
If you're not sure how to add built-in shelving, there are a variety of tutorials and articles online that can help. This is a relatively easy project that can be completed in a weekend. Or you could always buy a shelving kit at a hardware store!
These are just a few ideas to get you started on your winter home decorating journey. With a little creativity and effort, you can easily transform your space into a winter wonderland that will be sure to impress your guests! So what are you waiting for? Get started today!
If you have any questions or need some help getting started, feel free to reach out to us at DoorFoto. We would be more than happy to help you find the perfect door wrap for your winter decor!