As the days begin to get colder and we say goodbye to summer for another year, it’s the perfect time to turn our attention back to indoor life. Is there anything better than getting snuggled up on the sofa with the family, supplied with hot chocolates and treats, or climbing into your toasty bed after a day out in the cold? Here’s a simple guide on how to get your home autumn ready this year whilst staying perfectly on trend.

Get Your Sofa Snuggle Ready

As the nights draw in and we look to our TVs for our favourite shows returning, now is the perfect time to make sure your sofa is ready and raring to go! Revitalise your couch by choosing a super cosy throw in a shade that will instantly add warmth. Our ultra-soft throw in red is the ultimate in comfort, and the colour will have you already heading in the right direction for winter and Christmas. Neutral greys are right on trend this autumn and winter, as are statement knitted pieces. Our knitted cushion in grey will have you ticking off this season’s must-have colour and material. To achieve the pinnacle in comfort and warmth, mix up textures and colours in your cushion collection to create a bohemian sanctuary. Intertwine soft greys with bold scarlet red to create a classic look that will instantly warm whilst remaining elegant all year through. We love this red check cushion, for a real touch of cosy charm. It’s all about creating a multi-dimensional design layout with materials that don’t just look good but feel indulgent as well.

 

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Warm Up Your Walls

To create the perfect snug environment, it’s time to inject some warmth into your walls. Make a feature wall with beautiful artwork and photo frames, and in doing so, effortlessly and immediately fashion the cosy atmosphere we all crave when winter is just around the corner. Make this red woven wreath the centrepiece of your collage to craft a beautiful focal point. With our large and eclectic assortment of frames, you can mix and match materials and colours to ensure the variety in this trend is mirrored throughout your whole space.

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Top tip: If you need to add a fresh coat of paint to liven up dull walls, choose a soft grey such as our Goose Down and decorate with bold scarlet frames and pictures, or reverse with a vibrant warm red on the walls such as Nearly Famous and team with grey tones in your artwork.

Create a Cosy Glow

This autumn, do away with bright lighting and opt instead for calming candles and atmospheric lighting. Our LED tealight candles provide the perfect warming touch to any setting without the need for a flame. Practical and beautiful! If you have a hearth, why not make it even more of a feature by arranging a number of LED candles in the centre to provide the ultimate romantic setting.

Illuminate as much of your space as possible with decorative lighting to avoid the need for ceiling lights when you’re snugged up on the sofa. Hang up our wicker heart string lights anywhere in your room for an immediate relaxed vibe. Accentuate your warm colour scheme with copper accessories. Our star-shaped copper tealight candle holder will have you feeling content and toasty in no time at all. Place on a hearth or sideboard for an instant touch of elegance.

For a statement piece that will wow, and which you can effortlessly produce yourself, fill a large storage bell jar with our battery operated white fairy lights and create a unique piece of artwork that will bring a smile to your face time and time again.

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Banish cold floors

What cosy home is complete without a soft rug to dig your toes into? Transform any wooden floor space with a rug from our vast collection. We’ve fallen head over heels for the beautiful sparkle rug in red. This handwoven rug will create a stylish centrepiece that’s the definition of comfort and warmth.

Top tip: For a real indulgent treat, add a couple of faux fur rugs to your bedroom to make getting out of bed on those cold mornings that little bit easier.

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