Sunday, January 17

Cosy Interior Design: Why Wood Floors & Stoves are the Perfect Pairing

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This is a guest post by floormaker.co.uk

Imagine the scene: an old cottage, lots of wood, plump sofas and children playing in front of a roaring fire. It’s a classic image and one that always evokes feeling of comfort and warmth.

You can easily bring this cosiness to your home with some clever interior design. To get the look, invest in soft rugs, candles and plenty of throws and cushions.

For the finishing touch, a wooden floor and a wood burning stove are the perfect way to bring warmth to the space. The natural texture and colour of the wood add cosiness, whilst the stove will add heat. However, you don’t have to stick to traditional interior design, as you might expect.

Here are four stoves and wooden floors that are the perfect pairing.

Dark wood and a contemporary stove

Cosy interior design - dark wood and a contemporary stove
This contemporary Flavel Arundel Multifuel Stove is divine. The traditional wood fuel fire is encased in a modern design, effortlessly meshing contemporary and traditional. Pair it with a dark wooden floor with shadowy tones for an atmospheric, cosy space.

Quirky, coloured stove and simple wood flooring

Cosy interior design - coloured stove and simple wood flooring
If you’re interested in buying a quirky stove that makes a statement, this Invicta Seville Wood Burning Stove is the perfect choice. Pair it with a simple, pale wood floor to make it stand out, and dark coloured contemporary furnishings. The dark grey walls in the above photo would also be a good choice to make the colour of the stove ‘pop’.

Detailed, textured flooring and a traditional stove

Cosy interior design - detailed, textured flooring and a traditional stove
A traditional stove is the perfect complement to detailed, textured flooring. Pick a wooden floor containing lots of different tones for a warm and cosy vibe. You can then contrast the traditional design of this Ekol Crystal Stove with contemporary furnishings for a stylish space.

Neutral tones and an ornate traditional stove

Cosy interior design - neutral tones and an ornate traditional stove
Traditional is the new trendy and this Broseley Lincoln Slimline Gas Stove is simply stunning! With double doors that offer a great view of the flickering flames, this stove is the perfect focal point for a room. Allow it to take centre stage by pairing it with pale wood, simple flooring and neutral coloured furnishings. A textured throw is the perfect way to add cosiness and prevent the neutral tones from feeling ‘cold’.

Wood flooring and wood burning stoves are the perfect pairing and will instantly add cosiness to a space. However, as the above pairings prove, you don’t have to stick to traditional interior design.

You can find all of the wood floors pictured in this post on floormaker.co.uk. See below for featured products.

Image one ‘dark wood and a contemporary stove’ – 18mm Dark Oak 83mm Wide UV Lacquered Random Length Solid Wood

Image two ‘quirky, coloured stove and simple wood flooring’ – 14mm Limed Oak Brushed & Lacquered 130mm Wide Engineered

Image three ‘detailed, textured flooring and a traditional stove’ – 14mm Jacobean Oak Brushed & Lacquered 130mm Wide Engineered

Image four ‘neutral tones and an ornate traditional stove’ – Parador 10.5mm Limed Oak Herringbone 2mm Top Layer Engineered Parquet. Featured rug by SelectedRugs.co.uk

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