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    Apr 7, 2017

    31 Ways To Make Your Home Cozy AF

    ~Blanket~ your life in awesomeness. The products in this post were updated in May 2018.

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    1. Set expectations for all your guests before they even walk in by placing a welcoming doormat at your entrance.

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    Get it from Boxwood Co. on Etsy for $35.

    2. Transform your ceiling into the Northern Lights with a rotating projector that makes nighttime a little more magical.

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    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    Promising review: "The colors are fantastic and my daughter really enjoys watching this before falling asleep. I like the fact that it automatically shuts off after one hour so it isn't running all night. It includes a shell that can make the lights less intense but I love how bright and detailed they are. The customer service for this product was amazing. Give this one a chance, it is so fun to watch." —DWilliams89

    3. Relax and unwind next to an essential oil diffuser with a sleek wood exterior that actually looks stylish.

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    It also functions as a humidifier if essential oils aren't your thing. PLUS, the LED ring around the middle changes colors!

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99. Available in five wood colors.

    Promising review: "Works great, really easy to use! Love the look and that it starts the moment you turn it on. Added 4 drops of oil and my whole living room and dining room smells amazing (also have an oscillating fan moving air around)! Very quiet, too! One of my favorite Amazon purchases." —Ashley Molignoni

    4. Turn your shower into a spa experience by DIYing a smooth pebble bathmat.

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    All you need is an outdoor rubber mat ($14.97 at Amazon), *unpolished* beach pebbles ($27.99 for 20lbs. at Amazon), and waterproof silicone sealer ($4.28 at Amazon).

    Check out all the steps here.

    5. Or dry off your paws on a stylish and shaggy bathmat.

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    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49.

    6. Hibernate under a comforter and sheet set that is actual #goals.

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    It comes with flat sheet, fitted sheet, pillowcase, AND a comforter.

    Get it from American Eagle for $76.96 (originally $109.95; twin/twin XL).

    7. Create ambiance with battery-powered flameless candles that flicker realistically.

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    You can even control them with a remote!

    Get the set from Amazon for $18.99.

    Promising review: "Not only do they imitate the real candles, but they are actually remote controlled and simulate different lighting settings. You don't have to worry about the mess that real candles leave behind or even the risk of a candle tipping over and starting a fire. These candles are the solution for a nice ambiance and decoration and also for emergencies, like a black out. These candles will have no problem brightening your day." —Katrina Go Que

    8. Plop electric or real candles in these colored glass hurricanes for an extra dose of cozy glam.

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    Get them Target for $16.99 each.

    9. Keep your chairs from scratching your floors — and make them look outrageously adorable — with chair socks.

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    Why am I starting to worry that my furniture gets cold without these?

    Get it from Handful Crafts on Etsy for $18.14.

    10. Or try these purrfect chair socks that look like little cat feet.

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    Get a set of 20 from Amazon for $12.98.

    Promising review: "LOVE LOVE these!!! Not only have they looked cute and adorable but also very functional. I bought these because of my frustration with other products I've tried that left marks on my hardwood floors. My chair legs are thick and I was worried they might not fit but they stretched nicely and do not slip or slide off. I have tried several other options from rubber tips to felt pads and all of them fall or slide off after a while.

    We use our chairs every day, multiple times a day and they have not worn out. They very obviously prevent scratches.They look like the chairs have gotten socks to keep their legs warm with these cat paws. Excellent design and manufacture with a nice dose of whimsy. I will definitely buy more of these just to have as back up." —Zhangsu

    11. Light up (and scent up) a room with a soy wax candle inspired by and named after authors; for example, Edgar Allen Poe is a blend of cardamom, absinthe, and sandalwood.

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    Each author has a different combination of scents meant to evoke their literary works.

    Get it from Amazon for $19. Also available in Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, Oscar Wilde, Leo Tolstoy, and Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Shakespeare.

    12. Keep your candle on a tray with a cute box of colorful matches so you can light it up when the mood ~strikes~.

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    Without having to dig around all your kitchen junk drawers looking for a match. After you finish 'em, you can refill the box with other matches, too!

    Get it from Amazon for $6.39.

    13. Display ALL the throw blankets on a leaning ladder for a cozy atmosphere — plus you and your guests can just grab one and snuggle at will.

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    Get this one from Amazon for $47.65.

    Or get an ~extra-rustic~ 100% reclaimed wood ladder from Amazon for $59.99.

    14. Cuddle up with a faux fur blanket that comes in 13 colors to perfectly match your decor.

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    Get it from Amazon for $27.49. Available in nine colors.

    15. Pile your bed/couch/chairs with a borderline excessive number of throw pillows; choose a velvet option for an incredibly luxe look.

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    They'll make you want to leap onto your couch or bed, plus they'll hide your insanely wrinkled duvet cover.

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99 each. Available in five velvet colors, plus four furry colors and five 3D floral colors.

    And get highly-rated pillow inserts to fit these covers from Amazon for $6.99 each.

    16. Make your space ~lit AF~ with a strand of speaker string lights that connect to your phone via bluetooth.

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    Get a 26-foot long strand from Amazon for $12.38+ (available in six styles, including a *flamingo version*).

    Promising review: "I got this for my niece and I plan on reordering some for me! They were so cool and the speakers work better than I expected!" —Amazon Customer

    17. Cushion your feet under a patterned shag rug that looks super expensive and feels amazing.

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    Get a 4'x6' rug from Amazon for $68.79.

    Promising review: "Gorgeous, plush! I thought it was going to be kinda cheap, but it is thick and luxurious! I don't have a pad under it yet and it is soft, large, and heavy enough so I guess it is not really necessary. The grey lattice is silky and is peppered with black strings that stand out a little longer. I am in love, and it is by far my favorite area rug I have ever owned." —Jonathan Clark

    18. Bewitch your bed with a delicate netted canopy that'll make it feel like a private boudoir.

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    Just attach the included hooks to the ceiling and hang!

    Get it from Amazon for $17.55.

    Promising review: "It's great! i was concerned it wouldn't fit well on my king-size bed but it does, it even hangs lovely. Really easy to install (my boyfriend didn't believe me when i told him he just had to screw them into the ceiling without a drill or anything). The fishnet is really soft and lovely. Will definitely buy again!" —Little Juana

    19. Warm a room with an electric fireplace that has 3D log detailing and side windows that make it look incredibly realistic.

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    Get it from Amazon for $161.99.

    Promising review: "So beautiful! It has many more features than I originally thought. It even has a digital thermostat if you open the door, there are extra controls there to put it at the temperature that you desire. It keeps a large room nice and toasty. It's beauty is such that it really feels tranquil with the flame that resembles a real Fireplace. I am so happy with my choice and I've seen this sold at much higher prices at other places so the value is amazing. No regrets about this purchase what so ever!" —Dazzling Dame

    20. Whip together a quick blanket with faux fur on one side and flannel on the other so you can choose exactly how cozy to get.

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    Get black and white buffalo plaid flannel from Amazon for $8.48 and long-pile white faux fur from Amazon for $29.99.

    Check out the full tutorial here.

    21. Partition your room with triangular shelving that creates a perfect reading nook without making the space feel cramped.

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    Get it from Walmart or Hayneedle for $70.92.

    Check out all the ways to create the reading nook of your dreams here.

    Promising review: "Holds a lot of my stuff and I'm in love with the way it looks in my room. Definitely a nice changel from having the typical square or rectangle shapes. Very sturdy for my studio." —Amazon Customer

    22. Attach fake antlers to your wall for added storage and hanging space that actually looks cute.

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    Perfect for hanging coats, blankets, or towels!

    Get similar antlers perfect for using as hooks from Amazon for $11.99.

    23. Make your home feel like a five star hotel by stocking plush towels that also absorb water really well.

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    Get a set of four bath towels for $42.99.

    Promising review: "This was one of the best items I have ever purchased. I have never paid this much for towels before but do not regret it at all. The softness of the towels plus the absorption is amazing and exactly what I wanted. I remember years ago I was at a hotel and the towel I used there was soft and absorbed so well — now I have four exactly like that. Makes me happy to have made such a good purchase. —Lewis E. Jorgenson

    24. Luxuriate in the tub with a bamboo bath caddy that can hold your favorite novel, your smart phone and (most importantly) a glass of wine or a cocktail.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.90.

    Promising review: "This is a great bath caddy for those who love to soak! Bought for my husband who takes baths two to three times a week, while catching up on his TV shows via iPad. This is ideal for watching media and having an adult beverage while unwinding. The bamboo is perfect, the design is lovely and the extenders means it fits our tub perfectly. I see this lasting for quite some time, and getting some heavy use." —Jewells

    25. Hang velvet curtains to keep your room warm and add old-timey charm — they also work as blackout curtains for mornings you just don't want the sun to be up quite yet.

    Get them from Amazon for $44.99+.

    Promising review: "Beautiful! They look and feel fantastic! They are very heavy, and I'm using tension rods to hold them so I hope they don't fall! The length and look is perfect for our new home! The grey is a beautiful medium-light silver. In the picture I hung them right out of the packaging and there are not too many wrinkles. I think the rest might fall out by themselves. What a great price for such good quality!" —Amazon Customer

    26. Turn an old or thrifted cable knit sweater into a pouf or ottoman you can use as a footrest.

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    Cut, cinch, and fill with polyester fiberfill ($10.68 at Amazon). Take a look at the how-to here.

    27. Or if all of your sweaters are in good condition, thank you very much, check out this charcoal pouf that doubles as extra seating.

    World Market

    Get it from World Market for $99.

    Promising review: "Quality is great and the color and weave are so pretty! Sturdy! Using it as a footrest with my West Elm charcoal chair!" —Ginny M.

    28. Turn off the bright overhead lights and opt for table lamps that provide a warm glow instead.

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    Edison lamps, like the one pictured, are a great option.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+.

    29. Make the inside of your home better than the outside by hanging a swinging hammock chair that begs to be read in.

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    Get it from Amazon for $36.95+. Available in three colors.

    Promising review: "I am so pleased with the quality and comfort of this hammock. The pillows are super squishy making getting comfortable a snap. The quality is higher than expected for the price. I will be buying more for gifts and around our house." —Buffy M.

    30. Take a nap on a tufted chaise lounge that will make you feel like a gentleman or lady of leisure.

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    Get it from Amazon for $149.99. Available in five colors.

    31. And curl up with a book that'll help you embrace the Danish concept of "hygge," a sense of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.

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    Would recommend pairing with a yummy Danish.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    Promising review: "Thorough, clear, and with a sprinkling of snark make this the best book I've read on "hygge," and I've read LOTS of them. Still looking for someone who can translate the concepts of summer hygge-ing from the cool, crisp woodlands and beaches of Scandinavia to the soggy, humid, bug-infested backyards of America though." –Hornblower

    Live your best life, friends.

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