As the weather gets colder, I find myself more and more drawn to cozy, intimate interiors — the kind with dark walls and beamed ceilings that practically beg you to curl up under a fluffy throw and lose yourself in a book. Here, for your viewing pleasure, are 12 such interiors — places with dark walls and rich texture that will draw you in and maybe inspire you to cozy up your own space.
Above: A beauty of a bedroom spotted on The Rustic Modernist.
A dark library from House and Garden via Habitually Chic. If this were my house I think I might never leave.
This photo and the one below are of a Catskills home featured on Design Sponge.
Seeing this picture has made me deeply unsatisfied with my poor, humble bathroom.
No dark walls here, but the beamed ceiling and fuzzy throws add warmth. From Rue.
Feels a little bit like a place where Harry Potter would hang out. Maybe a sophisticated, grown-up Harry Potter. From UK designer Harriet Anstruther.
Warm woods and a simple color scheme make for a space that's cozy but soothing. By Jersey Ice Cream Co.
This bedroom, also by Jersey Ice Cream Co, has a similar aesthetic — minimal but warm.
A cozy kitchen from Homelife.
The simple colors in this room let the ceiling and floor really shine. From Houzz.
And finally, a beautiful little guest room, spotted on HGTV.