Hunker down this January with these never-leave-the-house-again cosy schemes

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  • Hibernate in these cocoon home designs that will keep you safe from the blizzard outside

    We’ve found the perfect excuse to stay in this January with these hunker down home designs.

    Escape the cold, avoid the sales and save your pennies by making your own nook that you won’t want to leave.

    Hunker down with these cosy home designs and become blissfully unaware of whirling weathers outside.

    Bath in a tremendous tub

    Imagine soaking and steaming in a boat full of suds. This deep, roll top tub coated in cherry red gloss sits high in the rafters of the house and would be cosy alongside the wispy flickers of a chorus of candles whilst the rest of the house sleeps…

    Hole up by the heater

    Rock back and forth on this chair in front of a burning AGA with a warm cup of cocoa straight off the simmering plate whilst a bubbling pie finishes bronzing inside. Wrap up in the heat of the cooker and the comfort of a snugly blanket.

    Bury yourself in an armchair

    Everyone needs a private spot to curl up in. How about this wing armchair alongside a good book? Complete the relaxed gentleman’s club look with a hunk of a faux fur and a dark feature wall.

    Fix yourslef by the fire

    There is nowhere better to cocoon yourself this January than on a melting sofa in front of a crackling fire. Bring out some red wine and a platter of gooey cheeses and you have the perfect recipe for a snug evening.

    Sleep all day

    Beds are already proving hard to leave on these wintery mornings, but especially so when they look like this one – draped in layers of knitted blankets and clouded with stuffed cushions. We can only dream of entire Sundays spent here…

    Dive into an outdoor den

    Escape the bustle of the house by converting the crumbling outer building, shed or hut into your own rustic retreat. With the help of a shabby armchair and simple fire pit sunrises at dawn will look sensational.

    Lounge in the library

    We love a good library and this one is no exception. Explore hidden gems along dusty shelves before curling up in a tub chair or window seat whilst someone gently hums at the piano in the distance.

    Snuggle into this nook

    All we want right now is a dark little den to sit in front of a good film or addictive TV series and not worry about moving all day. This secret nook in the corner of the house is an absolute oasis for hibernating well into the night.

    Sway in a hammock

    It may be too chilly to enjoy it for now, but a little piece of paradise swinging in the gentle breeze sounds good to us come spring. Create the ultimate hammock set by adding small cushions and a little rug to bring the indoor outside.

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