1. Roundhouse At Beacon Falls, Beacon NY. Opened in 2012 in a former dye-works (and then lawnmower) factory, The Roundhouse
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Make your living room, one of the places we spend a lot of time in, feel more welcoming and energy efficient without turning up the thermostat with these four cost-effective ideas.
It's great to be able to turn to the experts for decorating advice. But at the end of the day, even for them, your design aesthetic is all about you.
We were recently introduced to the awesome Norwegian word koselig, which means a sense of coziness. According to a Fast Company article, koselig is "like the best parts of Christmas, without all the stress. People light candles, light fires, drink warm beverages, and sit under fuzzy blankets."
Do pack: Holiday playlist (see Otis Redding. Is Mariah Carey is still making royalties off that one song?). Luggage tags
Our strategy to make it through the colder months? Find a warm, cozy hideout to hunker down, preferably one with room service. These nine hotels -- with their fireplaces, fire pits, and other toasty features -- provide the perfect hibernation spots that will thaw out our feet and our hearts.
In the bedroom, it's a great idea to place the fireplace off the ground -- this creates a better height for when sitting in bed. This simple, geometrically-inspired fireplace design blends perfectly with the transitional modern décor and doesn't distract from the incredible views.
Adding features like bookshelves, reading lights and comfortable cushions means that a window nook can be used all year long.
In this study, the architecture accents the rich layering of textures and patterns -- from the plaid drapery to the wood paneled walls -- evoke a warm and inviting space to accomplish a long days work.
The Internet has made old-fashioned things possible on a global scale while making the world feel sort of cozy and nice. Which means the digital world just brought back kindness. And that's a very good thing.
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