Fact: there are still 21 days until spring. But bring on the snow, wind and rain – because in winter, home’s where we hibernate. Make the most of your space in the colder months by creating a chillout corner. Here’s how.
Take your space to the next level of snug with cushions, textiles and candles. Choose a few pot plants to add greenery. Accessorise with sheepskin throws, a rug, and voila! Your corner oasis is well on its way.
Fill your spot with your favourite novels, magazines and art. “It’s nice to look round your home and be reminded of something from your childhood, or see treasured travel finds, or something you were given for a birthday or Christmas present”, says wedding planner and founder of Knot & Pop Susie Young.
Get into the right frame of mind with some chill-friendly tracks. Here are a few to get you started. The musical trip continues on Spotify:
1. Father John Misty - Nancy From On Now
2. Beach House - Space Song
3. Bonobo - Cirrus
If you’re on the lookout for your next page-turner, Bloomsbury’s London Review Bookshop is bursting with literary gems. Or check out the carefully curated selection at Pages of Hackney. For second-hand, you can’t beat Bookmongers in Brixton.
Still stuck for inspiration? The 2018 Oscar nominees list is full of literary adaptations that’ll have you itching to read the books that inspired them - including the powerful Call Me by Your Name and Mudbound (on Netflix now).
Article written by: Manon Folligan