Few would argue that winter is the coziest season of all. Warm fires, soft throws, and layers of light invite conversation and family snuggles. Seasonal decor during the winter months is not only beautiful, but is a lovely way to warm up a home at the coldest time of year.
We’ve found coastal decor inspiration from around the web, for the winter. With these beautiful ideas, you can bring a touch of warmth and elegance to your home while we await spring’s first bloom.
Winter Decorating Ideas
Amaryllis Liven a Space
In New England Home Magazine this month, they highlighted the beauty of adding amaryllis to your home, and we couldn’t agree more! The article says, “Having these blooms in your home during the winter months will add a richness and beauty you’ll love.” And, while you can certainly buy this lovely flower from your local florist or grocery store, it’s just as easy to grow from a bulb. Once you have your flowers can you display them in beautiful pots throughout your winter home for a touch of nature to get you through the cold winter months.
There’s no need to makeover your entire bedroom during the holidays, but you can create a warm cocoon of comfort with a few small touches. After all, when the weather outside is frightful, you’ll want inside to be OH so delightful and comfortable bedding is the perfect place to start. You can easily cozy up your bedroom by swapping out your duvet, creating layers with decorative pillows and extra warmth with throws.
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Once the colors of the holiday season have been packed away, basking in the simplicity of a neutral color palette is often a welcome retreat. Bethany of Crisp Collective says, “I am totally color crushing on blush this time of year! It mixes well with all the neutrals, but also provides a fun, pretty pop, and while I don’t really decorate for Valentine’s Day, it feels a little festive for that as well!”
For an elegant, classy look that’s a guaranteed conversation starter, you may consider adding a few vintage elements to your winter home decor. Wooden skis and old wooden sleds will look great on the porch. Add in some old metal buckets adorned with red berries and evergreen branches, a classic lantern or two, and you’ll instantly welcome guests to your winter wonderland.
Heat Up With a Hot Chocolate Bar
Even after the holidays have passed, a self-serve hot chocolate bar is a fun way to warm up when entertaining guests during the cold winter months. Not only will your hot chocolate bar be a place for guests to mingle, but it’s also a lovely addition to your winter home decor. You can create your own hot chocolate bar with a bar cart, add wintery decor such as pine cones, snowflakes and such, and supply all the ingredients for family or guests to create their own concoction. These tips from Country Living are a great place to start.
No matter the size of your home or your decorating budget, there’s always something you can do to bring the season into the house. So whether you’re just looking for some fresh color ideas or a complete decorating overall, these are some of the best and brightest ways you can decorate your coastal home for the holidays. And for future decorating ideas, make sure to check out the latest at Cottage & Bungalow!