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10 Ways to Cozy Up Your Miller & Smith Home

Posted on November 20, 2019 by Miller and Smith Blog Team

It’s that time of the year – Cold weather is officially upon us and the leaves have mostly changed from their usual forest green to warm reds and yellows. While there is no better feeling than stepping into your brand new Miller and Smith home, wintertime tends to add a little extra warmth and welcoming. Cozy up your single family home or townhome with these 10 effortless tips:

Add a Throw Blanket

While nothing is better than cuddling up on the couch while watching your favorite movie or tv show, a throw blanket takes it up a notch. This comfortable staple item can spice up any room in the house with some seasonal colors, fun patterns, or fuzzy textures.

Gather Next to the Fireplace

The hearth is often the gathering place of a home, especially during the holidays. With majority of our Miller & Smith homes offering the option to add a fireplace, all you’ll need is good company and a nice warm mug of hot cocoa. Our Arcadia single family model home at Tallyn Ridge, located in Frederick, Maryland, is the perfect example of how a fireplace can add a little more to any family room.

arcadia model home

Light Seasonal Candles

Whether you prefer pumpkin spice or peppermint, a seasonal candle is sure to bring a serene ambiance to all parts of your home.

Add a Tablecloth

Adding a seasonal tablecloth to your dining room arrangement can create that extra pop of color you’ve been looking for. Whether you’re entertaining guests or enjoying a relaxing meal with family, a decorative tablecloth can add a sense of warmth to mealtime.

Decorate with Throw Pillows

Comfort is key when it comes to making your home as cozy as possible! Add some fluffy, multi-purpose throw pillows to your couch that not only look great but feel great. Our Calahan single family home model at Aspen North at Lake Linganore, located in New Market, Maryland, showcases just how cozy throw pillows can make your new home feel.

calahan model home

Find the Perfect Reading Nook

With cold weather here to stay, many of your days will most likely be spent in the warmth of your Miller & Smith home. Make the most of this time by curling up with your favorite book in your newly designated nook!

Layer Your Bedding

While you want your entire home to feel cozy, we think the bedroom is the top priority. Introduce extra pillows and blankets in seasonal colors and patterns for instant comfort. Our Allegro single family home model at Birchwood at Brambleton, located in Ashburn, Virginia, knows exactly how to add extra comfort with throw blankets and pillows.

allegro single family home

Focus on the Little Things

Small changes to your home can make it feel brand new. Invest in some seasonly patterned hand towels, hang up a new picture, or put out a new welcome mat to make coming home your favorite part of the day.

Add an Area Rug

Say goodbye to cold flooring and hello to a patterned area rug. Add some extra flare to the more well-traveled areas of your home, and don’t be afraid to layer! The usage of area rugs in our Crescendo model home at Birchwood at Brambleton really ties together the rooms and adds that extra level of comfort.

Add Some Greenery

Make your new home feel complete by adding a few indoor houseplants to the mix. There are a number of low-maintenance plants out on the market that let you enjoy the look without too much work. These include the snake plant, dracaena, and spider plant, to name a few! Our Hedgebrook model home at Cayden Ridge, located in Manassas, Virginia, features some greenery in each room to bring in that extra pop.

While these are just a few suggestions on how you can cozy up your new Miller and Smith home, they’re a great way to welcome the Winter season. Feel free to contact us today or visit our website to learn more about our Maryland and Virginia new home communities.