A couple of years ago I designed this small warm and cozy conversation room just off our dining room to enjoy with guests after dinner in the winter months.

Our home has an open floor plan here in Vermont and this space was really looking for something special.

Conversation Room, Warm and Cozy

Antique Pine Hutch

I found this pine hutch out Thrifting with the Gals this past winter and it warmed up this conversation room perfectly. It also serves as a fantastic storage piece for dishwares, platters, and the like.

I just adore pine furniture, and you can usually find it rather affordably too in second-hand shops or online.

Sitting Room Chairs and Hutch

Conversation Room Chairs

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The chairs I chose for this conversation room are from Pier 1 Imports, which unfortunately their stores have since closed, but you can still shop their online store here.

The one thing I like about their chairs is they are small in size. And perfect for a small sitting room area.

I find that many of the chairs made today are oversized and not necessarily fitting for a conversation space.

Conversation Room, Warm and Cozy

The Best Cozy White Rug

I looked at so many rugs to serve as the floor’s foundation in this conversation room area. And it was challenging honestly! There are so many sizes and colors to choose from today.

To keep things neutral, warm, and cozy I settled on this Off White Veronica Wool Braided 10′ x 10′ Area Rug made by Rugs USA. I have one in our sunroom too and I just adore them both.

Conversation Room with white Rug

I do recommend these rugs for low-traffic rooms, however.

We have our Bernes Mountain Dog, Ella who is on them fairly regularly, but the rooms are not used daily. Just an FYI.

Bernese Mountain Dog, Ella on Rug

Warm and Cozy

As we head into Thanksgiving, a basket of cut evergreens from the backyard adds a bit of seasonal charm to our conversation space.

Bernese Mountain Dog and Evergreens

Conversation Room Curtains

The long window curtains are available here from Pottery Barn along with the curtain rods too.

The colors are perfect for the fall and winter months, along with being cozy and warming next to the vintage pine hutch.

Conversation Room, Warm and Cozy

Coffee Table

I found the round marble coffee table at a second-hand vintage shop here in Vermont and painted the bottom white to match the conversation room, warm and cozy.

Conversation Room, Warm and Cozy for Winter

You may also enjoy:

Cozy Sitting Room Ideas

Sunroom Decor for the Off-Season

Vintage Hutch Farmhouse Style

Vintage Skis

A pair of cross country vintage skis that I found out thrifting for just $18 lies nicely in the corner with a basket of fall hydrangeas.

Winter Skis and Basket of Hydrangeas
Conversation Room, Warm and Cozy for Winter

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10 Comments

  1. Kathy Munday says:

    So bright and cozy!! Just beautiful! And of course, Ella adds so much love to every space!! ❤️❤️

  2. I always enjoy your bright, happy colorful spaces! Love the basket of green stems too. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

    1. Cindy thank you so much. I appreciate you so😘

  3. My living room will have to be my conversation space as I’m in an apartment. I love the concept so much and will be paring down to make the space seem more tranquil and receptive to conversation. Nice idea!! One suggestion…make the type in the comments section larger. It’s almost unreadable.

    1. Aww I love that, yes it’s been such a great space to have. Unfortunately I can’t change the type on the comments section. It’s standard with the theme🙌🏻

  4. This space is beautiful. I love making special little places in our home. This week, at our daughter’s home, we transformed a large walk-in closet in our granddaughters’ room into their reading nook. We eliminated over half of the clothing racks to make more space. Their bedroom is very large and each girl has a large dresser so much of their clothing will fit there. The two dressers are vintage mid-century modern pieces that our daughter actually got for free! She painted them both, and even sprayed the hardware gold. We placed 2 white bookcases and two reading chairs in the space. Our daughter wallpapered it, and is installing sconces for better lighting. It’s a quiet spot dedicated to read and relax.

    1. Thank you so much! Your redesign sounds amazing. Thanks so much for sharing😃