As fall transitions into winter, now is great time to make changes to your home’s interior that reflect both the season, and your personal décor style. For winter, it’s all about layering; opting for some nice white, gray, and gold colors; and cozying up your space as much as possible for those chilly winter nights.
Here are four home updates you can make that will last you through not only the winter season, but all year long.
How does your ceiling look right now? Often ignored in favor of your home’s four walls and furnishings, a ceiling can be easily transformed from dull to interesting, simply by creating a statement ceiling piece. Consider exposed beams for a rustic touch; medallions or delicate molding for a colonial home; and wallpaper or paint for a traditional or artistic look.
The winter season can be a time of nostalgia for so many of us. Spending time in front of a roaring fire – whether gas or wood burning – with your friends and/or family is both comforting and warming. Fireplaces provide additional benefits as well, include energy efficiency, cost savings and ambiance. If you’re thinking of having a fireplace installed, there are plenty of styles, finishes and types available to select from.
Consider giving your home a brand-new color scheme. Wallpaper or paint will do the trick nicely. The biggest color trend predictions for 2018 as told by BEHR include neutrals, nature-inspired hues like blue and green, and dark colors like their unplugged – a dark mossy green. Muted colors are also expected to be popular choices.
Engineered Hardwood Flooring
Engineered hardwood flooring is designed to withstand long cold winters. Because of its multilayered construction, the planks won’t expand and contract as much as solid hardwood flooring. Engineered hardwood flooring can be purchased with or without a locking system. Another option are floating floors, such as laminate or luxury vinyl planks, which also lock into place.