As the colder weather continues to linger, most ‘down time’ is spent in the comfort of your own home. Whether you like to curl up next to the fire with a hot chocolate or watch your favourite tv series in your snug, when the weather outside is unpleasant there is really no place like home.
So, when you get home after a long day in the office, what does your winter sanctuary look like?
During the winter months, it is common for many to make the most of their time at home, and focus on those all-important home improvements. The weather outside may be bleak, but that doesn’t mean your home has to be!
If you’re thinking of sprucing up your home there are a variety of trends and designs to choose from, interior design doesn’t have to be daunting, with a little time effort and inspiration you can create the perfect space for you! When adding new additions, make sure your home insurance stays up to date. If you need help and advice on the right home insurance for your property, get in touch with the experts at Chill Insurance.
Need some inspiration for your interiors? Here’s some top trends you might like to try
Velvet is the perfect addition to any home during the winter months, the texture not only creates cosiness, it also brings a luxurious feel to any room. There are many ways you can introduce this look to your interiors, go all out with a statement piece of furniture or create subtle looks with throws and cushions.
If you want a more sophisticated look, Monochrome Chic is for you. To truly encapsulate this look you should stick to a strict palette of black and white, however, don’t be afraid to experiment with patterns and prints.
Turn your home into a bohemian dream this winter, this trend is all about bringing together the natural elements to create an organic look. A popular choice for the winter months this look creates warmth and depth using natural materials such as woods. Stick to earthy neutrals with a pop of dark slate to get the au natural look.
Take inspiration from the local architecture
When it comes to interior design, Ireland is home to a plethora of carefully crafted spaces, why not take some inspiration from the professionals?
O Donnell O Neill Design
Responsible for creating the design for The Perch bar in Belfast, this design incorporates striking wooden panelled walls, exposed beams and an impressive open-air roof. The team, including Graham O’Donnell and Ann-Marie O’Neill, have also been responsible for impressive interiors, The Ivy and Peruke & Periwig.
Paul Haffey Design
Interior designer Paul Haffery is responsible for creating the ambience in a number of Ireland’s most popular bars, cafes and restaurants. This designer creates his looks using exposed bricks, dark woods and low-lighting, these looks create cosy-contemporary spaces.
Interior designers Joanne Kelly and Anthony Buggy believe in creating modern, bright and bold spaces that stand out. Their fun and quirky looks have been used when designing the interiors of Mexican-inspired restaurant Burritos and Blues and Boxty House in Dublin.
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