Nothing can be more inspiring than a snow covered winter landscape. Its tranquil and blissful atmosphere is very tempting and makes things appear untouched and beautiful. Architecture especially looks enchanting if surrounded and camouflaged with snow. Just think of all the cozy chalets, lodges or cabins with big fireplaces and warm wood applications. Wouldn’t it be nice to achieve a similar atmosphere at your home? There are many creative alternatives to get your sanctuary buttoned up to start a comfortable winter season in your winter home.
Winter Home: How to Create a Cabin Ambiance
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Design and Install a reclaimed wood wall
Seriously, what’s more relaxing and cozy than your own home? We are automatically drawn to a more comfy ambience when it starts getting colder. Wood is always a good solution to archive a warm feeling, but it doesn’t mean you have to spend a lot of money or turn your whole house upside down. You can create your own reclaimed wood wall with simple and easy steps, either by building the wood wall yourself or by buying prefabricated panels. The good thing is that the panels are easy to install and reusable. Reclaimed wood walls are also a great alternative if you love texture and imperfection, cause they will come with some tears, nail holes or splintering.
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Imagine to snuggle up by the fireplace with a cup of tea or hot chocolate when snow starts falling. If you already have a fireplace you can consider yourself lucky, if not, don’t get demotivated there are some alternative heating sources which can convey are similar feeling. One of the most common option is an electric fireplace that can be inserted in to a nonworking fireplace. With this selection u don’t have to worry about a mantle and the look is quite similar. Another alternative would be a ethanol fireplace. The difference is, an ethanol fireplace has real flames whereas an electric fireplace only has a simple flame illusion. So, if you rather go for a more realistic look the ethanol fireplace could be a good choice.
Transform a spare room into beautiful winter work shop
Wouldn’t it be great to have a room where u can gather with friends and family and start beautiful projects for winter decorations. This could be either a basement an attic or another spare room you don’t really use. The most important thing would be that the floor is somehow resilient so that mess can be cleaned easy afterwards. If you prefer an authentic heating source a wood burning stove would be definitely a good choice, if there is already a chimney or an outlet installed. Last but not least: a sturdy wooden table and bench and a comfortable sofa would round it all up and ensure a pleasant time to get crafty and have memorable times together.
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Are you ready now to start converting your home into a great winter domicile. I hope these wonderful tips will get you started to altar your place and make it look magical throughout the charming winter time.