Combat the winter blues with bright home decor
The weather may be a little cool but this doesn’t mean that your décor has to be as well. With a few pops of colour, a cushion or three and a throw you will elevate those cosiness levels straight away. Be excited to come home after a day of fighting the cold to your bright and warm home.
Think lighter, brighter and comfier when you head to the shops, have your head full of inspiration and a clear path of where you want your home décor to be. That’s where we come into help, read on to find tips and tricks to keeping your house nice and cheerful this winter.
The days are shorter so we don’t get to see as much of the sun, so replace that light with well… more light! Adding lamps to a room will not only add to the aesthetic but brighten the room a little more, so don’t underestimate the power of a good lamp. Opt for cool or daylight tones when it comes to your light bulbs as these reflect the daylight the most and will help to keep away those winter blues.
Pictured above, clockwise from top left corner: Gold table lamp from Kmart, Kmart Pink Base Globe night light, Kmart Bulb Solar light, Kmart 10m Twinkle lights, Mini Marquee Letter Lights from Typo, Kmart Rose Gold Look Lamp, Philips Led Screw Light Bulb Warm White 806 Lumen 8w Philips Led Screw Light Bulb Warm White 806 Lumen 8w from Countdown.
Cushions and throws
Both visually and physically warming, throws are a great way to dress up your lounge, chair or bed and are perfect to use when the temperature drops of a night time. Cushions look just as good and can help to add to the cosiness of a chair so don’t be afraid to go crazy with them. These two items are live savers for those budget makeovers, as they can be relatively cheap and can make a massive difference to the look and feel of a room.
Pictured above, clockwise from top left corner: Kmart Zsa Zsa Faux Fur cushion, Home Republic Sheepskin cushion rose from Adairs, Kmart Chenille Diamond throw, Morgan & Finch Bamboo throw from Bed Bath N' Table, Kmart Palm Outdoor cushion, Country Road Amba Cushion.
If you are a bit hesitant about adding colour to your house the best place to start is with the accessories. This could be anything from a bright vase to a new artwork on your wall. Keep adding pops of colour until you are happy with how the room is looking. Head to your local homewares shop and pick out a few items that spark your interest, do your best to try something new.'
Pictured above, clockwise from top left corner: Kmart Terrazzo Base lamp, Kmart Framed Jewel canvas, Kmart Dinosaur figurine, Morgan & Finch Bright Box frame 4x6 from Bed Bath N’ Table, Kmart wall shelf, Kmart Citrus & Violet Scented candle, Kmart Gigi Rug Terrarosa, Kmart Monsteria framed print