The period between winter and spring is one of those interesting transitional pseudo-seasons that has its own unique feel. It’s positive in the sense that temperatures are rising and the days are getting a bit longer and brighter. However, the traditional British springtime is not exactly glorious in terms of the weather – it rains [...]
Interior design necessarily involves a dichotomy between practicality and comfort. The relationship between the two is something that people always struggle with because it’s so crucial to the sense of place that makes a home. That’s what it’s all about, really – making a house into a home. The house is a practical space; the [...]
Pastel colours are relatively popular in home design for a number of different reasons. In the first instance, they do a great job of adding a splash of colour without actually becoming too dominant or overwhelming. Pastel elements also work quite well in rooms that have been designed especially to be quite neutral. Then there is the well-documented calming effect of pastel greens, blues, pinks and so on.
Sometimes the most important consideration when you are shopping for rug is not so much that it is a vibrant colour or that it has a particular funky pattern – rather it is that the rug is thick and luxurious enough. This is the sort of thing that happens all over the house and especially in surroundings where the colour schemes are tasteful and neutral and the overall feel of the home is more important than the dominance of contributing elements.
It may be time to start thinking about how you can make your home a little more comfortable as we get towards the autumn. During the summer a comfortable home is usually a home that provides a nice cool atmosphere as something of an escape from the warm weather outdoors, but in the autumn and winter this situation is completely reversed.
A nice bright bedroom is a genuine asset at home because it helps you to face each day in the right way. When you wake up in the morning, you want to wake up to a nice bright atmosphere that makes you feel happy about the day ahead. When you retire to bed in the evening, you want to feel relaxed and comfortable enough to sleep.
When you are on the lookout for rugs that make a lounge or living room a touch more comfortable, you are likely to come a across a range of options that are particularly textured. The thicker and more luxurious a rug is the more impact it seems to have in terms of making a room look comfy and cosy.
The cold weather is already taking effect and yet in reality it has only just begun. In the last few years, the real cold weather has arrived at the end of December and in January and this is when you really start to feel it. You need to make sure that you can take solace in the fact that your home is incredibly comfortable and warm. This takes the sting out of a cold snap.
Flokati rugs are very popular rugs but people are not terribly familiar with the name. However, once you have delved a little deeper into the attributes and style of flokati rugs, it becomes apparent that you have seen these rugs around. It is good to learn a bit more about flokati rugs because they could actually contribute to your own interiors in a positive way.
Softening your interiors is the perfect way of making your home feel more comfortable. This is something that feels particularly pertinent in the winter, but it is actually relevant all year round. Your home ought to be a comfortable place to spend time no matter what season it happens to be.