I think it’s safe to say that winter is pretty much in full force and effect just about everywhere right now. I happen to be one of those odd people who enjoys the season, but I will admit it doesn’t do a whole lot for my productivity. The short days and cold air have me craving couch time with a cozy blanket and a fire like no other.
Which could be why I love it so much.
Or maybe it’s because no other season is more perfect for being home.
Like a lot of people, I enjoy that feeling of space in the house after Christmas – but I still want rooms to feel warm and cozy. So naturally, my first thought always goes to pillows and throws.
This time around I went for a mixture of soft gray, beige and white and a cozy faux fur throw.
For the coffee table, I opted to keep the pinecones that were out at Christmas, but swapped the copper bowl for a vintage silver plate (I love that scalloped edge).
You might remember the old photographs of my neighborhood taken after a snowstorm in the 40’s from last year. I brought them back out to hang over the chair. The bottom photo is of my house.
And I left things on the apothecary cabinet pretty much the way they were at Christmas – just replaced the pine branches with a couple cotton stems for a softer look.
And then of course there’s the simple mantel and fireplace that I shared last week (here if you missed it).
I have a feeling I will be spending at least a few more weekends just like this last one…
Snuggled up here…with my fire, and my blanket, and my glass of wine – and a snoring dog somewhere nearby.
Hope you’re all staying warm and cozy!
Curtains, Table Lamp, Chair – Home Goods
Faux Fur Throw, Wall Basket, Beaded Pillows, Plaid Throw, Candlesticks are all from Pottery Barn but no longer available
Blanket Ladder, Coffee Table, Side Table, Apothecary Cabinet, Mantel Frame, Silver Tray, Crate, Bottles, Books – Vintage