Hot Ideas From the Warmest Looking Living Rooms

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Anyone else spend a good portion of today in bed wondering how it's going to be possible to step out into the cold? Even if the weather's warm right now where you live, weekends were meant for snuggling in bed and contemplating warm, cozy spaces. Scroll through the ideas found in these rooms — they won't actually raise the temperature, but they sure might make you feel a bit warmer today.

Top picture: Layers of rugs from Afghanistan, Morocco, Iran and Oxaca in warm colors in Adir & Marcello's Worldly Retreat. (The roaring fire and furry pup don't hurt!) Find some rugs to warm up your space in Apartment Therapy's Classifieds.

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An energetic West Elm Zigzag Rug in Deidre's Kismet Designer Digs

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Serious ship-lap, bold and warm-colored art and some warm lamp lighting in Erin's Warm & Wood-Wrapped Austin Bungalow.

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A bold and bright orange warms the living room in Emma & Mike's Whimsical Home in Brooklyn. A similar hue: Benjamin Moore's Blazing Orange. (Even the color name implies warmth!)

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A potent combo of warm-colored vintage rug and pillows (found at the Bethesda flea market) paired with bright orange pillows from IKEA (similiar: GRANAT) and a calming art collage collection in Julie's Artful Home in D.C.

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A bold accent wall painted in Behr's Tibetan Orange is all that's needed to warm up the living room in Jessica & Jonathan's 'Like-Eich' Ranch.

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A deep and dramatic found vintage velvet red sofa keeps the living room in Lizzy's Lovely Little Dollhouse looking warm and cozy. Find your own rich, warm sofa in Apartment Therapy's Classifieds.

What are the elements in your home that make you feel warm and cozy on a cold winter day?

(Image credits: Marcia Prentice; Katie Gard; Adrienne Breaux; Andrea Sparacio; Nicole Crowder; Ashley Poskin; Kristen Lubbe)

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