People don’t notice that Christmas is just the beginning of the winter season, and Christmas decorations are temporary additions to our homes that tend to last little more than a month, which leaves two more months or so of houses full of scattered decorations. What begins with a bang, ends with a whimper. There are many hallmarks of winter that tend to be swept up by the Christmas décor category. In fact, anything that brings warmth and joy it’s an excellent decorating idea for this icy season. Hibernating animals, as weird as that may sound, give out a feeling of winter.
Try using bears, either black or polar bear, as a theme to make your house cozier for those cold, hard winter nights. Flannel can also be used to complete the look with style, and you can use it in many ways, either in throws, bedding or curtains. These type of decorations are trending, so you shouldn’t have any problem finding cuddly bear things.
There’s nothing that can make justice to the beauty of a roaring fire to bring warmth and light to those harsh winter days and nights. It’s not quite winter if there’s not a fireplace burning bright. It’s soothing and comforting to sit around a fireplace with your loved ones and getting your hands and feet warm and toasty, and don’t forget the hot cocoa. Keep cozy blankets around!
Candles can also add warm to the rooms they touch, there’s something very calming about a little spotlight of brightness nearby. What’s also nice about candles is that they come in a wide variety of fragrances and some of them are just perfect for wintertime, so keep this in mind as you shop!
Fragrances are important when you want to create a specific, appropriate atmosphere for your home during the seasons. You can also use pillows and blankets as decorations, they’re just another way to bring some much-needed warmth into your home.
And they’re also just beautiful and appealing; they call you to cuddle up, to curl up in a ball on the couch and relax, forget about the cold for a while. Plus, it’s a good idea to have them on hand for the unexpected chills that come and go!
Don’t allow for the celebration of winter to end once the Christmas tree is put away, winter can be harsh, it can be uncomfortable, so you need any tool available to make yourself comfortable and ride out the cold. Do this, embrace the season with grace, warmth, affection and laughter, and your home will feel like the world’s most wonderful refuge.