Man reading a book, drinking tea, sitting in red pajamas in a cosy room with yellow lights

Are you looking for ways to create a cosy living room space? Do you want to make your living room feel warm and snug? If so, you’ve come to the right place! This blog post will discuss various cosy living room ideas and how to create a warm, inviting atmosphere. From using the right colour palette to incorporating texture, we’ll explore tips and tricks to make your living room the perfect place to relax and unwind. So, let’s get started!

1: Cosy Furniture

Start with the basics – a comfortable sofa, an armchair and a coffee table. These three fundamental pieces of furniture will bring your living room together. Choose them with comfort in mind, and make sure they fit the size of the room. Also, consider the furniture style so that it matches the room’s overall look. You can always add extra seating if needed. Think of matching the warm tones created by items such as Copper Coffee Tables with other elements in the room such as mirrors and candle holders.

2: Creams & Beiges & Greys

Choose warm and inviting colours for the walls, furniture and accessories. Consider warm tones such as beige, cream and light brown for the walls and furniture. This will create a cosy and inviting atmosphere in the room. If you want to add colour, you can always add some colourful accessories, such as cushions or throws. Grey painted living rooms with their neutral backdrop can easily be warmed up through the addition of coloured accessories such as throws and cushions.

3: Cushions & Rugs

Make sure to add plenty of soft furnishings, such as cushions and rugs. Cushions are great for adding colour and texture to the room, while rugs can help define the area and make it feel more inviting. Choose warm and inviting colours and textures to create a cosy atmosphere.

4: Lounge Lighting Ideas

Invest in some good quality lighting that creates a cosy atmosphere. Lighting is essential for creating the right atmosphere in your living room. Consider investing in dimmers or LED lights that can be adjusted to create the perfect brightness. Living room spotlights and floor lamps can also be used to create side and mood lighting that enables the main lights to be tuned down to create the required ambience. Beautiful and elegant Copper Floor Lamps work great with the Copper or Round Wooden Coffee Tables as mentioned above.

5: Create a Natural Look

Add a few plants or flowers for a fresh, natural look. Plants and flowers are great for adding a bit of life to a room and can help to create a calm and inviting atmosphere. Choose easy-to-maintain plants that don’t require too much care to make your life easy!

6: Artwork

Hang artwork and photographs to give the room a personal touch. Choose pieces that reflect your personality and style and ensure they are hung in the right places. Artwork and photos can make your living room feel like a home.

7: Books

Place a few books and magazines on the coffee table. Books and magazines can be great conversation starters and give your living room a cosy and homely feel. Place them in a basket or tray on the coffee table to be easily accessible.

8: Curtains

Hang curtains or drapes to give the room a cosy, snug feel. Choose heavy fabrics such as suede or velvet curtains for a luxurious look or lighter fabrics such as cotton or linen for a more casual feel. Curtains or drapes help block out light and noise and add a bit of warmth to the room – creating a little snug, warm heavenly living room or lounge!

9: Scented Candles

Place a few scented candles around the room. Scented candles create a cosy atmosphere and can add a lovely comforting scent to the room. Choose scents that are inviting and calming, such as lavender or vanilla.

10: Create Texture with Ornaments

Add a few decorative items like baskets or vases. Decorative items add a bit of personality to the room and make it feel more homely. Baskets and vases are great for adding texture and colour and can also store items such as books or magazines and help keep the room tidy. Select Ornaments with warm tones such as Yellow Ornaments, Orange or Copper that work well with your main colour scheme to help create splashes of warmth throughout.

11: Throws

Incorporate a few soft throws over the furniture. Throws are great for adding texture and warmth to the room. Choose soft fabrics such as wool or cashmere for a luxurious look or lighter fabrics such as cotton or linen for a more casual feel.

12: Muted Tones

Use soft, muted tones for the colours in the room. Soft and muted tones such as beige, cream and light brown can help to create a cosy and inviting atmosphere in the room. These colours are also great for creating a subtle and calming look.

Want to be cosy this Christmas?

Check out our Christmas Decoration Ideas for the Whole House guide for how to make the whole house Festive and Cosy at Christmas!

Video – 10 Ways To Make Your Home Cosy

Kristen McGowan also has a great video on YouTube, she has 10 great tips on how to keep cosy this winter! Be sure to watch and help yourself visualise how the best ideas work in practice!