How do I make a living room feel cozy? 10 easy expert tips

Most of us want our homes to feel warm and inviting, a joy to spend time in. But have you wondered what makes a space truly cozy? Is it the size of the room, the furniture pieces, the textiles and colors used, or is it the lighting? As we asked the design experts and it turns out it’s all of the above. 

‘Creating a cozy living room starts by working out how you plan to use it,’ says Andrew Griffiths, founder of A New Day. ‘A cozy space to watch a movie can be very different from a cozy space to sit and socialize in. So before making any decor decisions, give a thought to how you want to use the space as this will help you consider layouts and furniture choices.’