Richmond American Homes’ 5 Tips for Making Your Home Cozy for Winter

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Richmond American Homes’ 5 Tips for Making Your Home Cozy for Winter

[/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1/1″] There are many exciting elements to a change of seasons, but being cold isn’t one of them! Winter doesn’t have to be a bummer; there are many ways to make the most of chilly weather. Increasing the coziness of your home is a great place to start. Our friends at Richmond American Homes are sharing these 5 tips for keeping your home warm and cozy during the winter:

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[/su_column] [su_column size=”1/2″]1. Let the light in
During the day, open the curtains in rooms that get sunlight during the day. Natural light will warm up the house and boost your mood. At night, take advantage of a variety of Progress Lighting interior lighting options to set the mood after the sun goes down.
[/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1/1″]2. Rearrange your furniture
Try moving a bed from one side of the room to the other. This simple change can completely makeover the room. Moving furniture is a fun way to mark the seasonal change, but also a practical choice. Make sure all vents are open and not covered by a couch or bookcase.
[/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1/1″]3. Accessorize!
Now is the perfect opportunity to put scented candles to use! Enjoy the ambience of candlelight and winter scents. Try vanilla bean, candy apple, or gingerbread for a festive atmosphere. Candles are nice decorations to have year-round, but cold temperatures are the perfect time to enjoy these items.
[/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1/1″]4. Layer
Seize the opportunity to use more blankets. Similar to candles, many homes have blankets on furniture year-round. This is the time to use these items practically and decoratively! Add an extra blanket to your couch that compliments the color scheme of the room. Cozy faux fur is a popular choice this season. While you’re at it, get a matching rug. Rugs are great for making wood floors more comfortable in winter.
[/su_column] [/su_row] [su_row] [su_column size=”1/2″]5. Brush up on your cooking skills!
Using the oven will warm you up inside and out. Try these cookie ideas!

Winter is also a great time to make quiches, soup
and chili.

Richmond American Homes specializes in building brand new single-family homes for families across the country. Check out their website to learn more.

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