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Jul 29, 2017

How to Cosy Up Your Home with Beautiful Soft Furnishings

Turn your house into a home with beautiful soft furnishings and accessories that instantly add comfort and personality to an interior. Here’s how you can easily cosy up your home, add your unique style and create a warm and inviting space with soft furnishings. 

Texture is always a winner. A variety of textures and textiles in your home will help to create a cosier atmosphere and an ambience of relaxation. Choose plush, soft furnishings and rich, luxurious textures to spruce up your interior and get that cosy feel that truly makes a house a home.

Personalise your space. Soft furnishings help to personalise a room. In a neutral space, add pops of colour through your soft furnishings that can add character and visual appeal in the room. Choose among colourful scatters and throws for the lounge, and think luxurious blankets and cosy rugs for the bedroom. Seasonal swaps are great. The great thing about using soft furnishings in your home, is that they are easily interchangeable without breaking your budget. You won’t need to completely renovate your home in order to change the look and create a cosier atmosphere. Simply swap out your seasonal accessories to change the look and feel. For winter, opt for darker, richer tones to create warmth. Similarly, in summer you can swap the darker shades for light floral prints and brighter colours to reflect the season you are in.

Choose comfort. If the aim is to create a cosy room, look for soft furnishings that will enhance the comfort factor in the space. We love the idea of layered throws on the couch. A furry rug, soft scatters and textured tassles and trims are great to add warmth.

Trimmings and Tassels from Harlequin available in South Africa from Black Fabrics

Shop the look with great finds and soft furnishings now available locally. These are some of Marcia’s favourite seasonal soft furnishings to help you cosy up your abode this winter!

Shop the look here:

La Grange Interiors

Eleven Past



Home Living Spaces

Black Fabrics

Castellano Beltrame


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