5 Ways to Make Your Home Less Dreary This Winter

Daylight Savings Time sucks. Your home shouldn't.

By The Editors
November 2, 2015 9:00 am

So you turned back the clock this past weekend.

Congratulations, welcome to winter … and the attendant soul-sucking reality that is five o’clock darkness. Yes, it’s depressing. But it needn’t be. Below, five little ways to proactively make this winter a little less dreary.


A smart lighting solution that brings the sun indoors. The Sunn Light syncs up with nature to give you natural light on even the darkest days. Now available for preorder.

Brahms Mount Banded Herringbone Throw

A 100% cotton throw that’ll brighten up your favorite sitting room and keep you warm when the breeze drifts in. Deep, textured herringbone weave. Hand-loomed in Maine.

Microgarden Indoor Garden Kit

One way to feel more alive: surround yourself with, uh, more life. It doesn’t take much to keep your space fresh. This microgarden kit can live on your desk and provides clean, crispy O2  wherever it goes.

Leesa Mattress

One way to the fight the winter blues: a better sleep. A mattress is only as good as its owner says it is, but there’s a whole slew of new startups making it easier (and cheaper) than ever to upgrade your sleeping surface. Leesa is a medium-firm number with a 100-day return policy, and they supply a homeless shelter with a mattress for every 10 they sell.

Gray Malin

L.A.-based photographer Gray Malin sells his work online, and his photographic prints are the perfect way to bring travel inspiration to your walls. Vibrant. Large-format. Always on the go.

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