how to make a big room feel cosy

Real Living (Australia) - - HOMES -

1

Drape throws over chairs and so­fas, layer with cush­ions, and po­si­tion a rug or two on the floor to cre­ate tex­tu­ral and vis­ual warmth.

2

If you can’t fill the en­tire space, make a cosy “zone”. In this room, the rug, din­ing ta­ble, chairs and lamp sit in the cen­tre.

3

Add colour. If you pre­fer a neu­tral palette, choose paint shades and fur­ni­ture that have warmth, like this grey wall colour.

Wall pan­els and crown mould­ings can re­sem­ble an of­fice in­te­rior if painted all white, so Mette went for two-tone warm grey walls in the din­ing room. The sculp­ture on the floor be­longed to her dad and she found the star at Ikea.

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