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Urgh. It's winter again. Not officially, but who cares what the calendar says — I just want to curl up in a heavy blanket with a pair of wooly socks and eat soup! Chunky sweaters and a cable knit throw are perfect for the faux-hibernation I do at my desk, but how cosy would my home be with that kind of texture layered all over my bedroom? See my inspiration below:

Warm and fuzzy yet? I would trade my ruffled duvet in a heartbeat for a chunky wool blanket! And pillows. And pouf. And lampshade. Oh my...

If you're dying to get started on your layered-knit look, check out West Elm's assortment of throws. The Chunky Tassel Throw (above) is a soft cotton-acrylic mix that doesn't feel synthetic.

I also stumbled upon these Crate & Barrel ceramic vases awhile back. Sally Armstrong blogged about these too! Super cosy, without the laundry!

For some shopping inspiration, check out Seema Persaud's round-up of Cosy Winter Throws.

Photo credits:
1. Flikr, postscript love's photostream
2,3. Australian Country Spinners
4. Sköna Hem
5. West Elm
6. Crate & Barrel


Reiko Caron

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