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Cosy Interiors: let’s stay inside

A British winter can seem never-ending; the season dampened by drizzly weather, cold winds and dark nights. But this is the perfect season for a cosy home that can be your sanctuary while the winter rages on outside. Taking pleasure and contentment from a cosy environment is known in Danish culture as ‘hygge’. In the quest for creating a more hygge home, why not start with your walls? So here's our advice: hunker down with a hot cup of cocoa and read on for our cosy interior inspiration and the best wallpapers to backdrop the room you never want to leave.

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Below: Tartan is the smart choice; a classic and instantly recognisable design favourite. Perfect for dining rooms, home offices or anywhere else that feels properly grown-up.

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Left wallpaper: Galerie AF37721 / Middle image: Pinterest.com / Right wallpaper: Arthouse 904102
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Wallpaper: Clarke & Clarke W009702 / Photo: pinterest.com

As the season changes and we spend less time outdoors it is calming to be reminded of the natural world outside by bringing a touch of nature indoors. Natural textures create immersive spaces which inspire slow living.

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Wallpaper: Albany 9086-12/ Photo credit: futureisarchitecture.com
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Wallpaper: Boråstapeter 1167/ Photo credit: inspiredbycharm.com
Photo: Pinterest.com/ Wallpaper: Prestigious 1817/559

Above: Lose yourself in deep, decadent colour. Rich jewel tones are a sure fire way to create an indulgent living space.

Photo: Pinterest.com/ Wallpaper: Graham & Brown 104726

Above: Warm woollens and tactile weaves in neutral tones inspire designs which have a sense of being both luxurious and soothing. 

Below: The ultimate cosy place is always going to be the bedroom and some winter days it is the very best place to be. Layer up your bedding and pile up the cushions, make a cup of tea, and spend a few blissful hours catching up with the bedside book stack. That’s pure hygge living.

Wallpaper: 1804-116-06 / Photo credit: 1838 Wallcoverings

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