It’s almost that time of year when staying inside and keeping cozy and warm is your go to activity. Making sure your home is an inviting and comfortable space will help turn it into a winter-ready retreat that you look forward to spending snowy and cold nights in. Whether you plan on making larger changes to your furniture or just some small décor updates, take a look at some of our favourite local shops to help warm up your home this season.
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Finding the right furniture can go a long way in creating a cozy and functional atmosphere throughout your home. Rather than shopping your typical big box stores, visiting local shops in Peterborough and surrounding areas may lead to great furniture finds that meet a wide variety of tastes and styles.
Knock on Wood, in Downtown Peterborough, has been voted Peterborough’s #1 furniture store and offers customers “unique and high-quality Canadian made furniture” that will stand the test of time, as well as a wide selection of home décor items and accessories.
Another great local furniture and décor shop is Lockside Trading Company, recently awarded the Platinum Award for Furniture by Community Votes Peterborough. With locations in Youngs Point and Haliburton, Lockside not only specializes in Canadian made furniture, they also offer complimentary interior design services to help you make your home feel like the warm and inviting space you want to enjoy on those wintery nights in.
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Home décor items can help take any room in your home from humdrum to WOW! Finding the right complimentary pieces can create a unique and cozy atmosphere and help tie any space together. Luckily, the Modern Makers Market might have just what you’re looking for. The Modern Makers Market Shop, located just minutes from your Nature’s Edge home, showcases a diverse selection of home décor items, wellness, accessories, art and more from over 50 local vendors each month. With a passion for supporting local, you won’t be disappointed in the unique finds and service you will receive.
Another unique shop for great local finds is Chalk Therapy. Specializing in refinishing, redesigning, and upcycling vintage furniture and home design pieces, they can either help you transform some of your old items into something unique or you can purchase some of their own creations in their retail shop.
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If buying new items are not in your budget this season, a DIY project may be just what you need to change the look and feel in any space in your home.
Adding a floral arrangement can instantly add life and even a pop of colour to any room. You can try your hand at making your own beautiful décor pieces with the help of Griffin’s Greenhouses DIY take home kits or by signing up for their various 2022 Fall and Winter workshops.
Everything you need to make your new home feel warm and cozy for the winter season, while also supporting local, is right outside your door at Nature’s Edge! Follow along for more décor ideas, business features, and fun things to do in Peterborough and the surrounding area on Facebook and Instagram.