There is nothing better than a cold Winter Day bundled up on the couch with a hot cup of coffee and a good book, however, oftentimes your home doesn’t feel as cozy as you may like. As the weather starts to turn and the cold weather rolls in, you may be craving those cozy winter days bundled up at home. While a good blanket and fuzzy socks are a good way to help you get cozy, there are a few simple things that you can do within your home that will make it feel cozier than ever.
Believe it or not the sounds you hear can play a vital role in your mood and thus, if you hear sounds such as the crackling of wood in a fireplace or music in the background, you can easily play on your sense of hearing to help your home feel a little cozier this winter. Fear not, even if you don’t have a wood burning fireplace, you can find the sounds of a fire that can be played as background noise, and while it may sound odd at first, you’d be amazed at how homey it will feel when hearing the slight crackling and popping of a fire in the distance.
Much like with your sense of hearing, your sense of smell can also play a huge role in how your home feels and the vibe that it gives off. Whether it’s warm vanilla, cinnamon spice, pumpkin, or pine, there are many different scents that are associated with both Fall and Winter, that when smelled, can easily relax you and help you feel cozied up and at ease.
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It’s no secret that when buying a home, you want to check for good lighting, and while this is still true, specific types of light can alter the way your home feels. From natural light in the summer, bright white light, or daytime lighting in spring, often the softer bulbs that create a warmer hue, often more yellow than white, are the perfect addition to you cozy winter home. These softer more yellow tinted lights still allow for ample visibility with just the right touch of comfort.
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