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Light a Few Candles
When you're stuck inside all winter with recirculated air, a few fresh scents coupled with soft light can make a big difference. Raid your storage containers for as many candles as you can find, and light them whenever you need a little mood boost. Scents like pumpkin pie and cinnamon may seem silly, but they'll increase your home's cozy factor immensely.
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Materials, Materials, Materials
What says cozy better than actual, physical warmth? When the temperature drops and the furnace first chokes on, that's your cue to raid your basement or linen closet for those thick, fluffy blankets that are sure to keep you warm throughout the winter. Switch out your thin, cotton throws for wool and fleece and drape them over the back of the couch, your favorite chair, and even stick them in the little nooks and crannies where you think you might need a little extra heat (kids' playroom, heck, even the dining room for early morning coffees). And who doesn't love the snuggly, soft look of off-white knits next to the Christmas tree?