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A cosy corner decorated with a gray floor lamp from Louis Poulsen and a soft wool rug from Nordic Nest.

How to create the perfect cosy corner

A cosy corner in the home creates a feeling of serenity and invites time to unwind and relax after a long day. Here you will find our best tips on how to decorate the perfect cosy corner so you can sit back, relax and enjoy more quiet moments.
Friday 10th September 2021
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A kitten rests on the grey wool carpet in our cosy corner.

The wool carpet Lea, from Scandi Living is perfect for warming your feet (or small paws) in your cosy corner.

A carpet made from natural wool like this Lea carpet from Scandi Living is perfect in a cosy corner.

Natural materials such as wool create a feeling of luxury in a cosy corner.

1. DECORATE WITH A LUXURIOUS CARPET

A comfortable armchair or sofa is the obvious basis for your cosy corner, but the carpet is equally important for creating that cosy atmosphere. For the carpet we took inspiration from one of the year’s latest trends, cultivate where natural, sustainable materials are in focus. A soft natural wool carpet is the ultimate luxury and perfect for sinking your toes into after a long tiring day.

Inspiration for a cosy corner with a large coffee mug and a good book in hand.

Is there anything cosier on a rainy day than snuggling up with a good book?

Cosy corner lit by the floor lamp AJ from Louis Poulsen.

Of course to read well you need to the perfect lighting. With the Louis Poulsen floor lamp AJ, you get both the perfect adjustable reading light but also a stylish cosy corner.

2. LIGHT UP YOUR SNUG

What would a cosy reading corner be without the perfect lighting? Here you can try out different styles and go with what you prefer, but you cannot go wrong with a classic floor lamp like AJ from Louis Poulsen. And of course, no nook is complete without candles. Scented candles arouse the senses and create a little extra luxury.

Brown Clay coffee cup from By On rests on top of a book on a side table in a cosy reading corner.

It's not a cosy corner without your favourite coffee mug - ours is Clay from By On.

3. IT’S NOT A COSY CORNER WITHOUT YOUR FAVOURITE COFFEE CUP

A steaming hot and fragrant mug of coffee, chocolate or tea has the fantastic ability to instantly make us feel relaxed. This year's interior design revolves around creating a peaceful home where we take time to nurture ourselves. Be sure to include your favourite mug from your collection in your cosy corner, our top mug for an autumn cuddle is the beautiful Clay cup from By On. In this earthy shade of red, it reconnects us with the nature around us.

4. UP THE COSY FACTOR WITH CUSHIONS AND THROWS

Is there any better feeling than sinking into an armchair surrounded by cushions and wrapped in your favourite throw? No cosy corner could be complete without some carefully selected textiles. Think wonderful natural materials like these linen cushions from ERNST or a wool throw from Scandi Living to give your cosy corner the serenity and feeling of closeness to nature that we are seeking more than ever.

A kitten sits on a chair in a cosy corner with linen cushions and a throw

Add extra cosy details to your reading nook with cushionsand . Natural materials give a luxurious feeling.

Interior details such as posters and potted plants in a gorgeous handmade pot Bergs Potter are some ideas you could take to decorate a cosy corner.

The icing on the cake for any cosy corner is green plants and posters to create atmosphere and style.

A Skandinavisk scent diffuser and a scented candle from Meraki are the perfect way to complete your cosy corner.

Complete your cosy corner with a scent diffuser from Skandinaviskand lit candles for the perfect cosy atmosphere.

5. BRING NATURE IN WITH PLANTS & DETAILS

The icing on the cake for the perfect cosy corner is absolutely a selection of green plants or dried flowers and reeds in beautiful vases and . Place a pot on the floor if you do not have a shelf near the cosy corner or use a small vase and a single twig on the side table - this is enough to create the presence of nature. Then complete the cosy corner with some scent diffusers and candles that tickle the senses, and your little corner is ready to relax.

A cosy corner where coffee can be enjoyed and the cat rests on your lap.

When you have created your perfect cosy corner all that is left to do is sit back and relax.

Grey Fossil coffee mug from Scandi Living with hot chocolate and a nosey kitten.

Fossil mug from Scandi Living

A cosy autumn cuddle with a white coffee mug from Scandi Living in hand and cat in your arms.

Sit back and unwind in your perfect cosy corner with a cup in your hand and a cat in your arms.

Text: Arijana Kapic  Styling: Sophie Ottosson, Ellinor Johansson Photography: Angeliqa Daldorph

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