As the colder months set it, we’re ready to snuggle up with a book next to a roaring fire for the season. In the spirit of hygge, we tapped scouted designers across the country for inspiration. Here, we’ve rounded up their most inviting spaces we’d gladly hunker down in for the winter. Browse The Scout Guide Directory to find a scouted designer in your area to curate a cozy space of your very own. 

Photography by Stephen Karlisch.

Lantz Collective in Naples, Florida, and Carmel, Indiana, illustrates that cozy doesn’t have to equal dark. Layered art on the mantel, white wood logs in the fireplace, and a natural fiber jute rug create an inviting respite. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Laura Sumrak.

This moody sitting room by House of Nomad in Charlotte, North Carolina, uses layered pillows in sumptuous fabrics and large-scale art to imbue a sense of being enveloped in warmth and luxury.

Photography courtesy of Melissa Rufty.

The perfect mix of antiques and contemporary furnishings, set closely together by Melissa Rufty Design Studio in New Orleans, Louisiana, proves that cozy design is truly timeless. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Chris Edwards.

Charlotte, North Carolina-based Charlotte Lucas Interior Design chose black glossy walls and a bespoke ceiling for this glamorous and welcoming bar room.

Photography by Kevin Allen.

Ivy Lane Living in Alexandria, Virginia, channels tranquility and a refinement in this neutral-toned sitting room. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Sara Essex Bradley.

Why yes, we’d while away an afternoon with a good novel in this private nook created by Colleen Waguespack Interiors in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Photography by Alise O’Brien.

A warm wood ceiling, stained glass feature window, and an oversized sectional sofa in this space designed by ADJ Interiors in St. Louis, Missouri, are just asking for an all-day cuddle up session. View the rest of the project here.

Photography courtesy of Design Matters. Interior design by Julie Cavanaugh of Design Matters.

Handsome dark built-ins ground this library, expertly designed by Design Matters in Jackson, Wyoming. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Tuck Fauntleroy.

A sparkling chandelier and modern feature fireplace set the tone in this cushy common room by Snake River Interiors in Jackson, Wyoming. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Brie Williams. Styled by Eleanor Roper.

Kim Mauney Interiors in Charlotte, North Carolina, played with neutral decor and decorative millwork for a classic meets bohemian sitting room.

Photography by Karen Palmer Photography.

Deep forest green shades add a sophisticated sheen to this striking space by Karen Korn Interiors in St. Louis, Missouri. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by David Lauer. Interior design by Cassy Kicklighter Poole and Angela Coleman of Kaleidoscope Design.

An elevated and chic design by Kaleidoscope Design in Denver, Colorado, utilizes a contemporary-style fireplace and subdued color palette for a restful ambiance.

Photography by Jessica Johnson.

Peaceful blue tones on shiplap walls create a serene mood in this inspired monochromatic space by Lauren Robbins Interiors in Augusta, Georgia. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Costa Christ Media. 

Layered, eclectic decor establish an intimate vibe in this room by Burkle Creative in Dallas, Texas. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Valerie Vogt Bauer.

Skout Interior Design in Newport Beach, California, chose the perfect cognac couch and boucle barrel chair to create a sense of comfort in this beach town home. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Durston Saylor. Styling by Helen Crowther.

Dark walls accented by nautical art and a roaring fireplace envelop you in a feeling of warmth in this stunning space by Purple Cherry Architects in Annapolis, Maryland; Charlottesville, Virginia; Middleburg, Virginia; and White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Vickie Pewitt Photography.

Pillar & Peacock in Florence, Alabama, utilizes a set of sweet patterned chairs set against a stone wall featuring logs for the fire to bring the outside in. View the rest of the project here.

Photography by Brittany Ambridge.

Story Street Studio in Bozeman, Montana, and New York, New York, created a homey atmosphere in this Upper East Side residence, thanks to ornate custom drapery and plush furniture. View the rest of the project here.