Monday, February 11, 2013

Three Cozy Throws

Aside from an old quilt, my warm bedding options have been pretty meager. Maybe others had somehow noticed too because in a matter of weeks I gained not one, but three new throws that have made my home so much cozier this winter.

1. This Chelsea Throw Blanket (Bed Bath & Beyond, $40) was so nice, it actually gifted twice. A., who'd been complaining of my bed's lack of warm and comfy bedding gave me the grey one as a Christmas gift. When we flew to Los Angeles days later, I discovered his sister had also bought the exact blanket, but in blue. Now I have one in both apartments.

2. My sister included the knitted Quotable Throw (Barnes & Noble, $35) in her incredibly thoughtful cancer care package. As soon as I pulled it out of the oversized Jonathan Adler Booked Bag Canvas Navy Tote (Barnes & Noble, $20) it all came in, we unfolded it and tried to guess which classic book contained each famous line. Then we did the same for the bag.

3. While I was having my lumpectomy last month, Dad took it upon himself to give my home a mini makeover with new bedding, curtains, and bathroom décor. My favorite item is this plush throw that's so soft, I love wrapping myself in it like a burrito before falling asleep. (Linen Outlet, 1447 St. Nicholas Ave. between 182 and 183 St., $15)

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  1. Oh how do I love throw blankets, especially on yucky days like today. I have quite a few fuzzy ones and each monster has one of his own. Stay warm hun! Oh and did you paint the colorful Dandelions in the background? Either way it's very pretty!

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    1. Everyone always asks that when they visit, but nope! I bought those two frames at Urban Outfitters when I moved in back in 2008. Always been tempted to try painting my own, but just haven't gotten around to it.

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  2. Cute stuff. I love throws and tea on a cold winter day .... Cozy

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    1. You and your tea. I swear it's your life force.

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