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How to pull off winter blues at home


by Marlene Wessels
04th Nov 2018
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People traditionally veer away from blue during the wintertime, it appears cold and distant when we’re looking for warmth and company. However, give it a moody element with plenty of texture and it will create a simple yet luxurious winter blues that’s meant to be layered up.

Here’s our round-up for winter blues to love, from cushions to large pieces of furniture, all of which are guaranteed to lift your mood.

Hibernate

Sleep your worries away in this gorgeous, cosy bedding, above, from Le Monde Sauvage, the check adds a lovely masculine warmth to it.
Linge de lit Highlands quilt cover from €195, Le Monde Sauvage

Sink In

Comfortably cushioned on three sides, grab a book and curl up in this heavenly chair.
& Tradition Cloud One Seater Armchair from £2,782, Houseology

Dish Up

Theres nothing to lift your spirits like the smell of a hearty stew and this Le Creuset pot will also sit beautifully on some open shelves.
Le Creuset round casserole dish, €160, Arnotts

Wrap Around

This bundle of throws from The Blue Door is proof that blue does not have to be cold. We particularly love the navy one at the bottom.
From €87 for the dark blue tango wool throw, The Blue Door

Drink In

Ahhh go on! Go on, go on … you know you love these doily-esque ceramic plates from  Zara Home.
Teacup and saucer with a perforated edge, € 11.99; Dessert plate with a perforated edge, €11.99, both Zara Home

Sleep In

This beautiful art print would lift any sombre mood and is ideal for a kids’ bedroom to inspire their imagination.
Aim For The Moon Art Print by Maarten Léon, from €20, Fy!

Snuggle Up

A modern take on the tie-dyed 1970s style that’s taken over homewares this year, these cushions are a triple whammy of colour, texture and pattern.
Navy Enzo Cushion cover, €25, Lamb