If you love to crawl under the blankets and relax with a large glass of wine, then these cozy home hacks are for you. After a long day at work, there’s nothing better than time to yourself and your home should provide the perfect sanctuary for this. So get this checklist at the ready and prepare for the ultimate night in at home.
Candles are a must when it comes to a night in; they create a peaceful warming atmosphere that can send you straight off to sleep. Many brands have an incredible range of scents to choose from with lavender being the most relaxing.
A cinema snack cupboard
Your favorite movie has just arrived on Netflix and you’re settled in for the night, but where are the cinema snacks? Stock up the cupboards with your go-to snacks to accompany this idyllic evening activity.
A gorgeous fireplace
Is it even a cozy night in if there’s no fireplace in sight? After all, it’s the ultimate addition to your home. Balanced flue fires are economical and safe, and there’s no background noise from a conventional flue, perfect when you don’t want to be disturbed.
Side lamps and light dimmers
Overhead lights can spoil a cozy night in quicker than a flick of a switch. Make sure your living room has side lamps or light dimmers to create a calm atmosphere. There’s nothing more annoying than ceiling lights shining onto the TV, so don’t let them cause aggravation.
This particular piece of tech is an obvious addition to any living room when wanting the cinema experience at home. Widescreen TV’s aren’t as costly as they used to be so can be purchased on any available budget. Just check out the warranty before you buy to keep peace of mind.
One massive sofa
Preferably one that is hard to get up from, one with a real ‘sink in and lose yourself’ seat, as comfort trumps style in this scenario. You’ll be spending numerous nights on this sofa, so make sure it suits what you need.
Surround sound speakers
The best way to listen to those famous movie quotes or relax to your favorite chilled music is definitely through surround sound speakers. By choosing the right system, you can easily provide cinema-quality sound from the comfort of your own home.
Sometimes a cozy night in needs to be extended to an all-day duvet marathon, but it can be difficult if the sun is streaming through the windows. Solve this problem easily by purchasing blackout blinds and jump straight into your favorite TV series binge.
Plenty of blankets
The staple to any cozy night in is the trusty blanket; you’d probably feel a little lost without it. It’s the last item on the checklist but probably the most important of the lot. Have more than one at home for friends and family to use, they’ll absolutely love you for it.