Craft Your Perfect Winter Sanctuary with Nook & Burrow (Melbourne-Made!)

Craft Your Perfect Winter Sanctuary with Nook & Burrow (Melbourne-Made!)

As the winter chill sets in and days shorten, our hearts yearn for a haven of warmth and comfort. Here at Nook & Burrow, a Melbourne-based haven for bibliophiles and cosy souls, we believe the perfect antidote is a winter wonderland living room. So grab a steaming mug of our delicious Pumpkin Spice Latte tea (made with love right here in Melbourne!), sink into a plush cushion, and get ready to transform your space!

Building Your Cosy Nook: A Symphony of Textures and Warmth

  • Luxurious Layers: Indulge in texture for a truly inviting space. Layer plush cushions in rich fabrics like faux fur, velvet, and chunky knits on your sofas and armchairs. Don't forget a cosy rug – a deep pile or sheepskin adds instant warmth underfoot. We're loving this rug from Temple & Webster! 
  • Flickering Firelight: The warm glow of candlelight is a must-have. Embrace the Melbourne vibe with our bookish and whimsical candles. Dusty Bookshelf evokes a beloved library, while Fairy Bread brings a touch of childhood nostalgia. Play with heights and textures by arranging them on your coffee table, sideboards, or mantelpiece. For an extra touch, style them alongside locally-made ceramics or decorative trinkets found at your favourite Melbourne market. Remember, safety first! Always place lit candles on heat-resistant surfaces.
  • Dim the Lights: Harsh overhead lighting can be uninviting. Opt for softer lighting solutions like lamps with warm white bulbs or string fairy lights. This creates a more intimate and relaxing atmosphere, perfect for curling up with a good book.
    Cosy bedroom scene with fairy lights strung up on the wall and a cup of tea and open book laying on the bed


A Melbourne Winter Dream: The Cosy Sip

Complete your winter sanctuary with a steaming mug of our delectable Pumpkin Spice Latte tea, a delightful blend capturing the warm and inviting flavours of the season, created right here in Melbourne. Simply stir or whisk a spoonful of our tea into hot milk for a creamy, satisfying latte that will tantalize your taste buds and warm you from the inside out. 

A cup of Pumpkin Spice Latte tea with cream on top and a pumpkin spice latte candle next to it alight

Pro Tip: The Art of the Cosy Nook Candle

  • Cluster Power: Don't shy away from grouping candles together for a dramatic effect. Create a miniature constellation of flickering light by clustering votive candles or tea lights on a tray or decorative plate.
  • Melbourne Muse: Embrace the Melbourne aesthetic with unique candle holders. Use vintage finds from local op shops, ceramic mugs from your favourite cafe, or decorative jars to create a personalised touch.
  • Fragrant Journey: Play around with different scented candles to create a specific mood. From the romantic scent of Love Potion to the whimsical notes of Buttery Beer our candles offer a variety of delightful fragrances, all perfect for setting the tone for your winter sanctuary. For a truly immersive winter experience, light our Reading By The Fire candle. This captivating fragrance evokes the warmth of a crackling fireplace, transporting you to a cosy winter wonderland.

Your Melbourne Winter Sanctuary Awaits

With a few cosy touches from Nook & Burrow, you can transform your living room into the perfect winter escape. Light some locally-made candles, sip on a warming Pumpkin Spice Latte, and snuggle up with a good book or your favourite show. After all, winter is a time to embrace the simple pleasures and create lasting memories in the comfort of your own Melbourne haven.

Warm wishes from the team at Nook & Burrow!

P.S. Don't forget to explore our range of plush cushion covers, designed prints and bookish candles – the perfect ingredients for creating your own winter sanctuary!

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