It was 21 degrees when I got up this morning, so creating a warm space is extremely appealing to me right now. While this LXTV segment has less to do with the temperature outside and more to do with the appeal of your home the video has some really useful tips in it that are perfect brightening up that plain room in your house.

In the video above interior designer, Kristi Nelson, shows us how she transformed a pretty sterile space into a warm and inviting room that’s perfect for those gatherings at home.

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