Clockwise, from bottom left Pink Velvet Buttoned Chair, £999, The Pink House X Sofas & Stuff; Minimalist Wood Burning Stove, £2,400, Morsø; Harper Sofa in Deep Turquoise Velvet, £1,275, Sofa.com
“Darker tones are perfect for creating a calm atmosphere”
TEXT I LES WI TH A CONSC I ENCE KATE ANDERSON OF ECOSOPHY ON CREATING A MINDFUL HOME Cosiness is all about warmth, tactility and materials that stimulate the senses. Soft colours, textural fabrics and scented candles all help create a peaceful environment. My top tip is to invest in some jersey bedding. It’s knitted rather than woven, which means it wraps closely around the body, keeping out any chills.
Creating an indulgent feel with its rich and moody tones, ILIV’s new range of bed linens is perfect for creating a statement look. Design manager, Debbie Leigh, says: “Inky blues are slowly becoming the new grey and these darker tones are perfect for creating a calm and soothing atmosphere, especially in a bedroom.” When it comes to your living space, there is nothing that creates that cosy feeling quite like having a roaring fire. Arada Stoves’ compact designs work well in smaller spaces, while Morsø’s ultra-modern burners add a point of interest to the room. “There’s nothing quite like the contentment and comfort that a real fire
brings to a home,” says Declan Kingsley- Walsh, managing director at Morsø UK. “A wood-burning stove will ensure that your room is heated up quickly, as well as creating a truly calming ambience.” To continue this warm feel, opt for carpet underfoot, which offers the ultimate inviting scheme. “When we think of cosy living spaces, we think of soft textures and warm, homely colours,” says Natalie Littlehales, consumer marketing manager at Brintons. “The texture of wool underfoot is the perfect base upon which to shape a comfortable and inviting interior scheme.” When it comes to furniture, you can’t beat a rich jewel tone for a touch of u
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