Get Cozy

Sunday, January 02, 2011 | Category: Bed and Bath, Decorating

{Hermes Avalon Blanket, $2,425}

Luckily Chicago was spared the wintry madness that recently sacked the East Coast, causing thousands of flight cancellations and forcing many people to just stay put.  Although the amount of precipitation that Chitown has received has been managable, I still very much enjoy the idea of curling up with a good book (or good shelter mag) in front of a fire, underneath a cozy blanket.  Throws always make great gifts-neutral yet useful.

The Hermes Avalon blanket is the epitome of elegant comfort.  However, if you don’t feel like dropping $2,425 to stay warm on your sofa then here are some other great options (many of which are now on sale).

{Chenille Heathered Strip Throw, Restoration Hardware, $59}

{Mink Faux Fur Throw, Restoration Hardware, $99}

{Cubist Chocolate Throw, Dwell Studio, $190}

{Thomas Paul Octopus Throw-Grey, Velocity, $350}

{Amenity Alpaca Afghan in Yellow, Velocity, $167-$287}

{Coyuchi Striped Wool Blanket, $125}

{Authentic Kantha Throw, Pottery Barn, $99}

{Merino Wool Grey Throw, CB2, $39.95}

{Lima Alpaca Throws, Crate & Barrel, $99-$169}

{Dimension Throw, Crate & Barrel, $69}

{Alpaca Throw Teal, Jayson Home & Garden, $250}

{Vintage Pieced Blanket, $250}

{Lambswool Throw, Design Within Reach, $150}

{Mohair Blanket, Design Within Reach, $200}

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5 Comments to 'Get Cozy'

Jacqueline 03 Jan 11 at 10:30 pm

You can never have too many blankets around the house. What is so great about these is that they look pretty too. Draping them along side your couch is a great thing to do so that your guests can feel as though they can cuddle up and get comfortable.

Helen 04 Jan 11 at 6:17 am

I always have a blanket to hand. It helps reduce the arguments about how high I’ve turned up the central heating!

Andreea 05 Jan 11 at 4:34 pm

The lima alpaca blankets are great, but you should also try a fouta :)

julie c 05 Jan 11 at 5:21 pm

i would just die for an H blanket!!

eileen 27 Nov 11 at 11:33 pm

I’m smitten with blankets and think they are the perfect gift for loved ones.

If you’re looking to buy a blanket, hope you will find this a helpful guide – http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/9186611/8_best_places_to_buy_a_blanket.html?cat=30

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