Vibrant inky blues are really packing a punch this season and contrary to belief are perfect for creating a cosy atmospheric feel in your home  just the thing to set the mood for autumn and winter.

  1. A mix of inky blue tones mixed with tactile textures creates drama and luxury for a warm winter retreat perfect for relaxing with a book or entertaining friends and family.  Verona sofa, Navy knitted throw, knitted cushion, Indigo cushion, hurricane lamp, bottles and tealight holders, all Sainsbury’s (
  2. Go for luxurious looks and eye catching colour.  Westex Carpet,  Carpetright (
  3. Don’t believe the myth that deep dark walls make a room look smaller – providing you keep the tone on the floor similar to the walls so the room has balance throughout the scheme will take on  a bold dramatic scheme with an edgy fashionable look.  Virgo electric blue carpet, Carpetright (
  4. Layer a sofa or bed with this seasons hottest accessories – mix and match cushions in jewel blue tones – the colour of the moment.  Cushions from a selection, Sainsbury’s.  (
  5. Cosy up your bed for the cool winter months by layering a selection of linens and switching your duvet for a higher tog rating.  Top with a bedspread to add a finishing touch.  Hastings collection bed, Tribal Ikat bedlinen, Marks & Spencer(
  6. Working from home might be the ultimate dream through the cold winter months but make sure you have a work corner that is warm, cosy and ready for action.  Team a space saving desk and chair with everything you need for a maximum efficiency.   Hornby desk, Mackenzie dining chair, both (

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