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    21 Easy Ways To Transform Your Home Into The Cozy Space Of Your Dreams

    'Tis the season to be cozy.

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    1. Drape this plush plaid blanket anywhere that could use a healthy dose of comfort. It's oversized, velvety soft, and perfect for curling up in when the temperature drops.

    A large fluffy blanket draped over a small armchair
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    Get it from Simons for $20.

    2. String up these twinkly firefly lights to add some ambiance to your space, without taking up precious real estate. They're dimmable and incredibly easy to operate — no battery packs here!

    A close up of the firefly lights strung up on a ceiling
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    Living in an apartment has its downsides — like only having windows on one side of your home. In an effort to brighten up our home office, I decided to string up these firefly lights, and boy, has the game changed. We keep them on all day long and dim them down in the evenings, so we can avoid using harsh overhead lighting. Before you ask: They use a microscopic amount of power, so there won't be an uptick in your hydro bill.

    Get them on Amazon Canada for $27.99+ (available in four lengths).

    3. Dampen sounds (and avoid cold feet) with a braided area rug. The neutral tones will pair well with every decor style, and it's durable enough to withstand high-traffic areas.

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    Living in a house with pets? No worries! This rug has a nice tight weave that even sharp kitty claws won't be able to damage.

    Get it from Simons for $45. Also available in smaller and larger sizes.

    4. Dress up your fave novels with this patterned book cozy. It's made of thick padded cotton and lined with silky fabric that'll protect pages from getting bent out of shape.

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    Get it from idogiveafck on Etsy Canada for $20.

    5. Give your home a scent-ual refresh with this candle-shaped essential oil diffuser. It's sleek, compact, and can even double as a humidifier during the dry winter months.

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    It's USB rechargeable, meaning you can put it wherever you want (and not just where the plugs are). Each order comes with five replacement filters, too. Oh, and make sure you're stocked up on some yummy essential oils!

    Get it from SimplyNikkiYT on Etsy Canada for $25.82 (available in three colours).

    6. Toss this oversized floor pillow wherever you need a little extra seating. This plush cushion has a smooth, felted wool cover that'll help keep you cozy, even if you're living in a drafty home.

    The large floor pillow neatly arranged in a living room
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    It also features a handy carrying strap for when you want to move your Netflix marathon from your living room to your bedroom.

    Get it from Simons for $35.

    7. Ditch harsh overhead lighting and get yourself a floor lamp that'll double as an art piece. The rice paper diffuses light beautifully, giving your home some major cozy and comfy ~vibes~. Plus, its narrow shape means it'll tuck right into an awkward nook or cranny.

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    Reviewers say it installs quickly and easily, too. Oh, and make sure you get yourself some lightbulbs.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32+ (available with and without a bulb).

    8. Hop onto this pebbled bath mat. It's made of cushiony memory foam that'll soothe tired, sore feet and it'll dry in a flash, too. No more sopping-wet floors!

    A pebbled bath mat next to a freestanding tub
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    It has non-slip backing that'll save you from sliding across your bathroom floor.

    Get it from Simons for $20.

    9. Make over your bedroom with these marbled bedsheets. The super-soft microfibre fabric will turn your bed into an inviting nest of comfiness! Plus, changing your sheets is honestly the fastest way to transform your rest space.

    A neatly arranged bed with the microfibre bedsheets
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    It has corner ties to help keep everything in place, so you won't wake up tangled in your blankets if you're an active sleeper. The fabric is hypoallergenic, breathable, and fade resistant, too!

    Get the set on Amazon Canada for $39.99+ (available in twin-California king).

    10. Treat your windows to some TLC with a set of these silky velvet curtains. They have a dense, heavy weave that'll block out light and make you feel like you're snoozing in a cocoon.

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    Reviewers say they drape beautifully, too, so you can spend less time arranging them and more time enjoying your comfy-cozy space.

    Get a single panel at Simons for $45 (available in five colours).

    11. Dress up a few throw pillows in these holiday-themed covers to make your living space fun, festive, and a whole lot cushier. They're the perfect snuggly companion for fireside naps!

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    Each set comes with four pillowcases. Don't have any inserts? You can get some here.

    Get the four-pack of pillowcases on Amazon Canada for $15.22+ (available in five sizes and 33 patterns).

    12. Create a coveted exposed brick look with some peel-and-stick wallpaper. It's also a quick and easy way to give old bookshelves (or other furniture) some depth. Reviewers say it's virtually indistinguishable from the real thing at a distance!

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    Reviewers say the peel-and-stick method of application is way easier than traditional wallpapering.

    Get a roll on Amazon Canada for $49.99.

    13. Conceal your cables with this electronics hider that'll turn your tech into an elegant library. It looks gorgeous and will give you access to all your essential gizmos and gadgets (like that router you always need to restart)

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    Get it from Covogoods on Etsy Canada for $61.17+ (available in 16 colours and 14 lengths).

    14. Mount a reclaimed wood shelf on your walls to add a bit of extra storage (without springing for large, bulky furniture). Unlike a bookshelf, it won't take up any floor space — a blessing if you're living in a tiny home!

    Two wooden shelves hung on a kitchen wall and stacked with plates and glasses
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    Get it from iirntree on Etsy Canada for $38.52+ (available in 21 finishes and 16 sizes). Also available in 8-inch, 12-inch, and 16-inch depths.

    15. Brew some java with this handmade ceramic French press. It'll keep your coffee warm for longer than glass or metal jugs — good news, since it's also bigger than regular French presses! My coffee addiction is jumping for joy already.

    The ceramic French press next to a plate of croissants and a bowl of sugar
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    The lid features a silicone seal that'll help minimize spills, too.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $59.99.

    16. Perch a glass bottle lantern on your windowsill to give your living space a bit of twinkle. It's easy to turn on and off (thanks to the hidden power switch), and run on batteries, so you won't see an uptick in your hydro bill.

    Six glass bottles filled with twinkling lights on a window sill
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    Grab some extra batteries here.

    Get it from Simons for $15 (available in three colours).

    17. Cover up your naked walls with this laser-cut wooden wall art. Each piece is individually made and totally unique. You could even paint it to match your decor, if you wanted.

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    Wood also helps dampen sound — super helpful if you have noisy neighbours!

    Get it from Simons for $103. Also available in wave and constellation patterns.

    18. Stash your extra blankets and pillows in one of these seagrass baskets. It'll help reduce clutter, while still keeping your snuggly accessories close the next time you're settling in for a movie marathon.

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    It's also an easy way to jazz up boring planters.

    Get it from HandmadeLoveCrafts on Etsy Canada for $27.05+ (available in three sizes).

    19. Pop this patterned paper lantern onto any surface you want to ~zhuzh~ up. It's perfect for tiny corners, kids' rooms, or even as a nightstand light to help you wind down before bed.

    A paper lantern with star patterns on a wooden shelf
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    Get it from Simons for $12.

    20. Bring a bit of the outdoors in with this mossy wreath. It's decked out with white-tipped pinecones and bright red berries that'll match nicely with seasonal decor (while still looking natural enough to keep up after the holidays).

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    Feeling inspired to make your own instead? Start by grabbing a bundle of white pine boughs.

    Get it from WreathandPine on Etsy Canada for $62.53.

    21. And finally, cuddle up with one of these plush hot water bottles. It'll keep you toasty when the temps start to drop and can be used to ease any muscle pains you get from shoveling the driveway.

    A set of four bunny-shaped hot water bottles
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    Get it from OrganicOutlet on Etsy Canada for $24.35 (available in four colours).

    Excuse me while I settle in for a nice long nap.


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