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    31 Things That'll Make Your Home A Cozy Sanctuary

    Heated slippers, soup crocks, and more cozy things that'll help you relax and stay warm indoors.

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    1. A mermaid blanket so you can be ~under a sea~ of comfort during your next binge-watching marathon or movie night. Wouldn't it be nice to not be cold for once?

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    It also comes with a mermaid-shaped necklace and a pretty storage bag.

    Promising review: "I love this blanket! It's very soft and very fun, especially after a long day at work. I also loved that it came with a mermaid necklace and a pretty bag." —Jill Aragon

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in two sizes and eight colors).

    2. A foot bath because your heels and toes could seriously use some pampering while you're OOO. With a temperature setting and four massage rollers, your feet will be in heaven and not ache anymore.

    Model presses button on top of green and white foot bath massager while sitting on a couch
    Amazon

    Feeling chilly? This foot bath heats and keeps water at the temperature *you* want (between 95 degrees Fahrenheit and 118 degrees Fahrenheit), so your toes and heels will be comfortably warm. You can also modify the speed and intensity of the massage rollers by rolling your feet back-and-forth. Yes to treating yourself to a mini reflexology session without leaving the couch!

    Promising review: "I am super rough on my feet, so I needed something that would relax and pamper them. This foot machine is amazing! It bubbles, and heats the water. Has foot-shaped scrubbies in the bottom, and comes with a dual pumice/scrub brush for taking care of all the rough skin on my heels." —Cathy Fu

    Get it from Amazon for $57.99.

    3. LED curtain string lights that'll give your bedroom a soft glow and be dreamy to look at while you're falling asleep.

    Reviewer's string lights above their quilted headboard
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    These string lights are also perfect for your living room and outdoor spaces, including patios and porches.

    Promising review: "These lights are perfect for what I was looking for. They give off a warm and cozy glow, and really add a nice touch of oomph to the room." —Nechama G.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in two colors).

    4. Heated slippers because your feet deserve to be warm all the dang time. These cuties will keep your toes toasty and be your personal "radiators" whenever you're WFH at a desk or reading in a chair.

    Model wears dumpling-shaped heated slippers while sitting on a couch
    Urban Outfitters

    These slippers are USB-powered, making it easy to heat them up whenever you're feeling cold at home.

    Promising review: "I don't walk around a lot in these. I use them mainly to lounge around and work remotely. That said, these are great. I suffer from Reynaud's, and these really help to keep my toes at a reasonable temperature." —Urban Outfitters Customer

    Get a pair from Urban Outfitters for $35 (one size fits all).

    5. An expandable bath caddy because nothing beats spending free time drinking wine and reading a juicy bestseller in the tub. This tray is expandable and can also fit a tablet, in case you want to catch up on your fave TV show too.

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    Promising review: "This baby is awesome! There’s nothing quite like relaxing in the tub after an exhausting day, and having the luxury of this table to put your glass of wine and your tablet on so you can drink wine and watch your favorite TV shows in peace!" —Kat

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99.

    6. An electric fireplace so you can recreate a cozy holiday card scene in your living room *and* not deal with soot, smoke, or chimney maitenance.

    Electric fireplace in front of living room decorated with a cozy gray couch, armchair, and coffee table
    Amazon

    This electric log actually gives off heat and looks so realistic (even down to the ember bed), you'll forget you're not huddling around a real fire when it's freezing outside.

    Promising review: "Wow! For an electric fireplace, this thing is pretty slick. I have done a ton of research because I am really picky about the flame looking as realistic as possible. The appearance of the flames comes from a projection that reflects off of whatever surface is behind the unit. The flames are adjustable mechanically, but can further be adjusted to your liking by moving the unit closer to or farther away from the reflective surface behind it. I feel like this flame is fairly realistic, especially as compared to most other electric fireplaces on the market." —dguzi

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99.

    7. A macrame swing that'll be your go-to reading nook or WFH spot. Now you can finally put that boring bedroom corner to use!

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    Promising review: "Bought this for my 6-year-old's room makeover. She loves it and curls up in it most days. She piles in the pillows and blankets to make the ropes cozy. I had my dad, who built houses for a living, install it for me to make sure it was secure but I think as long as you use a stud finder and have a good screw driver, anyone can do this." —KrisSquared

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

    8. A faux sheepskin because your feet will touch a soft surface (and not a cold hardwood floor) when you wake up. Did we mention that this doubles up as a cozy piece of decor for your bed or couch?

    The white faux pelt on a floor
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love this! I use it on my vanity stool, love the way it looks! Seriously one of the best finds on Amazon and you can’t beat the price!" —Nikki

    Get a 2'x3' size from Amazon for $19.89 (available in three sizes and 10 colors).

    9. A tin soy candle to illuminate your living space and make it smell heavenly (think tobacco vanilla, fresh coffee, or snickerdoodle). Light one up during WFH hours and *set the mood* with relaxing scents.

    Tin soy candles that say "Fresh Coffee" and "CLJ" on a white shelf adorned with elephant bookends and novels
    Pretty Honest/Etsy

    *BTW, this is a Black and woman-owned business!

    Promising review: "These candles smell so good I wish I could eat them. If there's a way to put them on auto ship, I'll happily sign up, because I'm never buying from my usual places ever again! Our whole house smells like happy elves live here baking cookies all day. Do yourself a favor and buy one or five." —Etsy Customer

    Get it from PrettyHonest on Etsy for $10.21 (available in seven scents).

    10. Fizzy aromatherapy bath bombs because you can treat yourself to DIY spa time and get moisturized skin. These relaxing treats contain essential oils, like lavender, orange, and peppermint, and smell so good when dropped in a tub.

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    Promising review: "I have been using bath bombs for years. I've used cheap brands, drugstore brands, luxury brands (Lush, YL) and more. This box gives all bath bombs I've tried a run for the money! The packaging was super cute and totally giftable. I was really impressed at the quality of the bath bomb itself too (I used Heal tonight) and I love that this uses natural essential oils. During this COVID-19 outbreak, I have had a lot of stress and anxiety and have enjoyed a bath nearly every night for the past week. This bomb gave me the most serene experience and they are HUGE! At least double the size of ones I've used before. Comparable to the size of Lush bombs. I will definitely purchase this box again when I run out and honestly it's a great price at a little more than $2 a piece. You really can't beat it!" —Heather H

    Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $25.97.

    11. Floral flannel sheets that'll make your sleeping hub ~bloom~ with color and provide extra warmth during winter nights. Winter is coming, but you'll be comfortably and toasty in your bed with this lovely set.

    Red and blue floral flannel sheets with pillows stacked on top of a bed
    Target

    This sheet set comes with a fitted sheet, a flat sheet, and one pillowcase for a twin-sized bed and two pillowcases for full, queen and king-sized beds.

    Promising review: "These flannel sheets are amazing for the price. They are made well, fit great, and wash beautifully. They are not too thick, they are just right for are Arizona winters. I would recommend to a friend!" —Target Customer

    Get them from Target for $24+ (available in four sizes and four colors).

    12. A light therapy lamp so you can add some gentle "sunshine" to your dim room. This little gadget will brighten up your home, even if it gets dark earlier in the day.

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    It comes with easy touch control and an adjustable brightness button, so you can customize the light in your living space.

    Promising review: "I was honestly skeptical using this and that it would work, but I've been using it every day now and I can definitely notice a difference in my overall mood. I work from home and live in New England, so in the winter I can feel unmotivated and sluggish due to the lack of sunlight. I've noticed a change as soon as I use it! It's also a very aesthetically pleasing shape and style. Love it!" —Jody Seng

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    13. A ladder shelf because seriously, what can be more cozy than a tiny nook dedicated to good reads, little trinkets, plant babies, and of course storage baskets?

    Black and wood ladder shelf with books, trinkets, and storage baskets
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This was a great addition to our home office! I absolutely love it! The instructions were easy to follow. I put it together myself too! It was exactly what I was looking for. I have some plants on it and books. It looks great. I recommend this piece to anyone. So worth the cost." —Wendy

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    14. Anti-skid slippers so you don't take a tumble on your way to the fridge or to grab the mail outside. You'll feel super cozy in these shoes, which will keep your footsies warm all winter long.

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    Promising review: "I love my slippers! They are very comfortable! I like that I can wear them outside when I need to go to the mailbox. They are so warm and squishy!" —Lynn Jenkins

    Get them from Amazon for $21.90+ (available in sizes 5—12 and in five colors).

    15. A small electric heater with a thermostat system, three heating modes, and an auto shut-off feature that'll make any cold room warm in little time. Place it on a desk and you won't have to think twice about the chilly air in your home again.

    Small black electric heater on top of a white desk
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Big heat comes in this tiny package! I bought this to put under my desk to keep my feet warm, but it turns out this can heat a whole bedroom in just a couple of seconds! It's going to be a cozy winter." —Sabrina Mills

    Get it from Amazon for $19.50+ (also available in white).

    16. A pretty throw blanket to wrap yourself in when you want to curl up on the coach, read a book, and sip a gingerbread latte on repeat. Cold bods don't stand a chance with this warm cocoon.

    Yellow pompom throw blanket on top of a black velvet armchair in a living room
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have two of these beautiful throws. The large size is on my full-size bed. It's the perfect weight, not too heavy, not to light. Perfect for the cool fall nights. I use the small one in the living room. They are soft, warm, and wash and dry beautifully." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in five sizes and in 16 colors).

    17. A tea infuser because it's cold out and you want to drink tea that doesn't have loose leaves in it. This tiny device locks in flavor *and* keeps bits out, so you can enjoy a warm chai during WFH hours.

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    Promising review: "I've tried several different tea infusers from Amazon trying to find one fine enough that very small loose teas don't leak out. Finally, the search has ended. This is the one. This infuser is not a mesh screen, but a small canister. It holds a good amount of tea, stays together, and is very easy to clean. Best of all, no matter which tea I use, there are absolutely *no bits* escaping out into my tea. They're a little larger than they look, which is actually a good thing." —Amazon Customer

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in two colors).

    18. And if you adore loose-leaf tea, a relaxing blend that'll help you chill out at home, thanks to a heavenly trio of organic coconut flakes, organic chamomile, and organic lemon balm.

    Bag of loose leaf tea that syas "Aesthete Tea moonlight" on the front
    Aesthete Tea/Instagram / Via instagram.com

    Aesthete Tea is a QBIPOC and woman-owned business based in Portland, Oregon. They're known for their soothing tea blends, including La vie en Rose, Milk Oolong, and many more.

    Get a bag from Aesthete Tea for $7.90+ (available in 1-ounce, 2-ounce, 8-ounce, and 16-ounce sizes).

    19. Chair socks so you can decorate your armchair, couch, or coffee table with cozy "leg warmers" and not hear furniture scraping across the floor when you're chilling out at home.

    Bright red arm chair and foot rest with brown chair socks on the bottom
    Amazon

    Promising review: "So much better than the sticky tabs on the bottom of the chairs. These actually stay one and the chairs glide on the hardwood with ease! So glad our flooring company recommended these!" —Nicole V.

    Get a pack of 24 from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in seven colors).

    20. Moisturizing gloves packed with collagen and shea better because your hands will get sweet relief from dryness, cracking, and peeling. Wrap yourself in a robe, slide into these soothing babies, and give yourself a DIY manicure from the comfort of your own couch.

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    Promising review: "I get extremely dry, flaky skin seems like all times of the year but I love nail polish and having my nails done. These gloves are amazing. A sticky tab for all size hands, an outer cover that allows me to use my phone, and just the right amount of product make for a perfectly convenient use with divine results." —Rescue Dog Mom

    Get a set from Amazon for $8.99+ (also available in a two-pack and a six-pack).

    21. Patterned storage baskets to stash knitting gear, remotes, blankets, and other down time essentials. These patterned bins will help you reduce clutter *and* make your living room feel a little more cozy.

    The fabric baskets with colorful fabric on the outside and black and white fabric on the inside
    Lolly & Kiks/Etsy

    Lolly & Kiks is a small business based in London that sells handmade, African-inspired accessories, bags, and home decor.

    Promising review: "As usual, beautiful fabric and craftswomanship. Adds a lovely shot of color in my living room. Replaces a dusty old basket and does a better job of concealing the cords and remotes." —Etsy Customer

    Get it from Lolly & Kiks on Etsy for $16.60+ (available in six sizes and in 11 colors).

    22. An electric s'mores maker that'll bring all the cozy campfire feels to your kitchen. It comes with two stainless-steel roasting forks and an electric flameless heater, so you can make *chef's kiss* perfect s'mores whenever you're craving them.

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    Promising review: "Amazing s’mores! My fiancé loves s’mores so I thought this would be a great birthday gift. We plugged it in and it works perfectly. Heats up fast and makes a perfect marshmallow." —Dakota N.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    23. An accent pillow to nest in between larger pillows on a bare couch. Don't you just want to curl up and take a nap next to this little flower?

    Sunflower accent pillow wedged in between blue pillows and butterfly-pattern pillows on a light gray couch
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    Promising review: "Recently renovated my home with teal being the 'splash of color' chosen throughout. These pillows are a real find: I ordered the smaller ones for my loveseat to compliment larger abstract-colored pillows. The color is vibrant and pillows look more expensive than they are. You won't be disappointed!" —ron recina

    Get it from Amazon for $17.88+ (available in two sizes and 32 colors).

    24. An essential oil diffuser that'll turn your WFH hub into a mini spa and provide cozy lighting. This tiny gadget provides a cool, relaxing mist while you answer emails and work on projects.

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    It also doubles up as a cool mist humidifier and night light, so you can get relief from dry skin *and* softly illuminate your space at the same time.

    Promising review: "I got this diffuser for my home office and I am in love with it! I have considered replacing my primary diffuser in my bedroom with one of these. It's just as gorgeous as in the photos, it's quiet, and holds enough water for three to four hours. Overall a great buy!" —Cassie Jordan

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in three colors).

    25. A mug warmer so you don't have to make a trip to the microwave again (sigh) when your cup of coffee or tea gets too cold. It'll fit comfortably on your desk and be there whenever you need a caffeine pick-me-up.

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    Promising review: "If you like your warm beverages really hot and you generally are at a single location, this is an absolute must-have. Previously, I'd have to microwave my coffee two to five times before I finished it. Not only is this generally frustrating, it wastes a lot of time going back and forth. Now, I have a pleasantly warm cup of coffee on my desk all day long. I could go for it being 5 to 10 degrees hotter on the hottest setting, but it's close enough to perfect that I'm not at all disappointed." —Tim C.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99.

    26. A temperature-regulating comforter that'll help you get a good night's sleep and prevent you from overheating or feeling chilly. No more waking up in a sweat puddle or layering on blankets when you're trying to catch up on ZZZs.

    A plush white comforter in a sunny bedroom
    buffy / Via instagram.com

    This comforter is cool-to-the-touch and is made with 100% eucalyptus, so you'll be comfortable *and* cozy during sleep time.

    Promising review: "This is the most comfortable comforter and washes really well too. The stuffing stays in place and remains soft. It feels like a marshmallow!" —Andrea W.

    Get it from Buffy for $179+ (available in twin/twin XL, full/queen, and king/Cal king sizing).

    27. Pretty soup crocks just begging to be filled with chili, chowder, and stew when you're in the mood for warm comfort food. Plus, you can pop one of these in the microwave or oven for easy heating.

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    Promising review: "If you’re thinking about buying these — do it! I made French onion soup and used these to melt the cheese in the oven under the broiler. The handle wasn’t absurdly hot, and the bowls withstood the heat. These are also very adorable and patterned." —Kristine T

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $29.99 (available in four colors).

    28. Mountain bookends to keep your textbooks and novels propped up on a shelf. Ditch your stack of books on your desk for these beauties, which will look so stunning in your WFH area. Tip: Add a shaggy rug to a shelf, and wow, look at your cozy storage solution!

    Mountain-shaped wood and white mountain bookends holding three books together on a shaggy white blanket
    TheBloomingWillow/Etsy

    TheBloomingWillow is a small woman-owned business that sells pretty home decor. From garlands to candle holders, you'll find something for every room in your living space.

    Promising review: "These bookends are so cute! I got a set of tall black and smaller pink mountains and they work great and look even better on my shelf! I’m very happy with my purchase. They were packaged well and arrived on time." —Etsy Customer

    Get them from TheBloomingWillow on Etsy for $25+ (available in two sizes and in six colors).

    29. A dinosaur lamp that'll pay tribute to your fave cretaceous creatures and double up as a fun night-light when it's super dark.

    ModCloth

    Promising review: "What's not to love? It is a dinosaur. That lights up. So much fun and a great nightlight for dino lovers who aren't fans of the dark." —ModCloth Customer

    Get it from ModCloth for $42 (available in T.Rex and Stegosaurus models).

    30. A framed pressed flower herbarium because you can make your Cottagecore dreams come true and admire gorgeous plants in a cozy corner. Can we just get one of each please?!

    Pressed fern leaves and Queen Anne Lace flowers in silver clear frames on a shelf
    HeartwoodandRose/Etsy

    *BTW, this is a woman-owned home decor business!

    Get it from HeartwoodandRose on Etsy for $15+ (available in four styles).

    31. And a soft footrest so you can prop your feet up *and* avoid cramping while you type on your computer. (You're def going to want to give those heels and toes some sweet, sweet relief during the workday!)

    Model places feet on top of black rounded footrest while typing at a desk
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is my first time using a soft foot rest versus a hard plastic one, and I love it! Now that I am working from home full time, I was desperate for some ergonomic help, and this foot rest suited my needs perfectly. I especially love the material, it feels so delightful on bare feet! Having the option to remove the bottom cushion allows for flexibility with my chair height." —Kim K.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.67.

    You, snuggled up in bed *and* staying in when it's so dang cold outside:

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