If you are over at Pinterest or on Youtube you have probably seen the trending Warm Aesthetic rooms.
These vibes create a cozy home that has a calming effect with its warm color palette and especially playing with lighting interior to set the mood. The warm aesthetic vibes are very much in line with Hygge interiors.
Here are my 11 tips on creating your warm apartment aesthetic today on a budget!
Apply Warm Mood Lighting
Playing with lighting, especially warm lighting sources, is the way to create a more inviting and cozy vibe.
Opt for different shapes of lamps and select a warm hue of the light to emphasize this warm aesthetic apartment look.
I would even argue that the main focus point to create an inviting and cozy apartment will be to spend some extra planning around your light sources.
Accentuate with Metals
Bring in some humble and genuine feeling by incorporating warm metals like brass or gold into your interior. These materials will add to the warm apartment vibe that you are after.
Decorate with Candles
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Scatter and cluster plenty of candles around in your home. Whether you like real candles or fake once, either way, adding candles to your space will create a more homely and cozy feeling, exactly what you are after for this style.
Decorate with Coffee Books
Picture this, a cup of tea and a nice display of your favorite coffee table books at hand for you to grab and just get inspired by.
Not only does displaying books add to a more homely and inviting vibe but they also serve a practical purpose, to unwind and get inspired!
Nature Inspired Color Palette
The base for any warm aesthetic apartment should be to focus on having a muted and warm color palette. Adding oaks, birch woods, baskets, tans and beiges into your home will never fail to create a good setting of a comfortable home.
Play With Natural Light
Play with the magical light that the different hours of the day give within your interior. Especially if your apartment is higher up, and if you have glass windows, you can take advantage of the different light dances the day takes us on.
Create Cozy Nooks
Create cozy nooks that serves purpose to you within your apartment will create a more inviting space catered for you.
You might need to be reminded of reading more, creating a cozy reading nook, with all your yearly books to be read in focus, can motivate you to actually sit down and read, instead of endless scrolling.
Create a Creative Corner
Create a creative nook that is catered for your hobbies, dreams and learnings. Wheter this is your creative computer area, your sewing area or your paint area – the goal is to have a cozy creative space made for you to dream and relax in. A nook that makes you feel untouched from the normal world.
Use Plants To Warm Up The Space
In the warm aesthetic apartment look you need plants, and plenty of them. Creating curated areas with plants both on stools, hanging from ceilings or placed on side boards, will help to paint that homely and familiar feeling that you want for this cozy apartment vibe.
Use Natural Material Bedding
Textures and feelings are very important in creating a warm and inviting apartment, opting for natural materials that closely touch your skin will feel more pleasing.
For example, for your bedding, you can opt for linen bedding to create that fresh feeling or possibly a more flannel material made of cotton in winter.
Create a Spa Feeling in Your Bathroom
Nothing screams warm aesthetic more than a photo of a cozy bathtub mode. But while this might be considered overrated, I do feel that a nice bath is truly the vibe for creating that cozy and abode feeling that we are after here.
Make sure you have some nice interior to support you to have a nice cup of tea, and some candles when you take this bath.
Hopefully, you have gathered some ideas to create a more cozy and warm interior in your home on a budget.
Let me know if you have any other tips to share that I should incorporate here.
I am Caroline, an ex interior design consultant, turned into a content creator, 30+ something Swedish born with an insane passion and interest for design, blogging, and living a meaningful and creative life. Design to me is about creating a (your) story – it is about understanding what matters and how to create something unique and meaningful which speaks and motivates you.