Housewarming: 10 Beautiful Accessories for a Cozy Winter Home

10 Beautiful Accessories for a Cozy Winter Home

Throw another log on the fire, pour yourself a warm (spiked!) drink and cue up a great movie. Winter in Chicago is the ideal season to slow down and spend more time at home. For happier hibernating, feather your nest with the softest rugs, the plushest pillows and the coziest throws.

Sheepskin Rug

Plush sheepskin rugs will warm up cold feet. Available in black, taupe, linen and vole, these Arhaus rugs will work in just about any room. Layer them over thinner rugs during the winter, and then pack them away in spring. $979, Arhaus

Arhaus Sheepskin Rug

Elton Setee

Give your kitchen, breakfast nook or dining room a winter warm-up by swapping in a cozy tufted setee for a few of the chairs. Add some throw pillows, and don’t be surprised if even your teenagers aren’t in such a hurry to leave the table after dinner! $559-899, West Elm

West Elm Elton Setee

Sefte Charcoal Bedding

As the temperatures drop, the number of blankets on your bed should increase. Create a cozy sanctuary with this perfectly mismatched bedding set that takes the guesswork out of creating a gorgeous layered look on your bed. Pieces start at $155, ABC Carpet & Home

ABC Carpet & Home Sefte Charcoal Bedding

Chalten Casserole Holder

Cold weather calls for stick-to-your-ribs stews and casseroles. Cook up one of your favorite recipes (or try one of ours!) and serve it in this handsome wood and silver casserole holder. $590, Shop For Good

Chalten Casserole Holder - Shop For Good

Hot Toddy Diagram Glassware

Never forget how to mix up a hot toddy (even after you’ve had a couple!). These cute mugs are perfect for sipping the classic winter cocktail by the fire. $30 for 2, Uncommon Goods 

Uncommon Goods Hot Toddy Diagram Glassware

Arctic Faux Fur Throw Pillow

White as snow, but so much warmer! Pile up these irresistibly soft pillows on sofas and beds for cozier lounging all winter long. $86, Layla Grace

Layla Grace Arctic Faux Fur Throw Pillow

Carola Van Dyke Stag Pillow

Give your living room a textured and lived-in look by mixing in a fun statement pillow with several simpler throw pillows (like the white one above). This quirky plaid pillow says “winter” without screaming “Christmas,” so you can leave it out after you pack up the holiday decorations. $205, Shop For Good 

Carola Van Dyke Stag Pillow - Shop For Good

Lioni Towel Warmer

Make getting out of the house on cold winter mornings a bit less brutal with toasty towels. This stainless steel towel warmer uses hydronic heat and looks sleek mounted on the bathroom wall. $920, Wayfair

Wayfair Lioni Towel Warmer

Sferra Celine Throw

You can never have too many throw blankets. Stock up on these super-soft herringbone throws so you’re prepared for family movie nights, lazy Sundays on the couch, and those inevitable snow days. $89, Shop For Good

Sferra Celine Throw - Shop For Good

Rivet Hearth Wood Holder

Stack logs in style with a sturdy and chic wood holder. $165, Restoration Hardware

Restoration Harware Rivet Hearth Wood Holder


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