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Throw blankets: Hiber-Nation '13
A bout of housebound hibernation just wouldn't be complete without a throw blanket made from natural materials. Here are some ideas, but fair warning: Your dog is likely to co-opt whatever you choose.
Sun, Jan 06, 2013 at 09:37 PM
Well folks, today marks the first full week of January — you can hold off on those sad faces for a spell as we’ve got a couple more Mondays to go before the most depressing day of the year
is upon us — and I think it’s as good a time as any to once again resurrect Hiber-nation, a weekly series of produce-centric posts featuring home accessories and other odds and ends that help make housebound-in-the-winter life a bit more enjoyable or, at the very least, more tolerable.
As I’ve said before
is the time of year that the unassuming throw blanket that's been sitting pretty on the couch all season becomes indispensable. Think of it this way: it's when the decorative sofa-draper becomes the cold weather lifesaver. Below, I’ve wrangled up eight such lifesavers for your consideration. All are made from recycled/reclaimed or natural materials (sorry, no synthetic fleece Snuggies here) like wool and cotton and/or are made in the U.S. or in a responsible manner elsewhere. Prices range from under $60 to a bit over $200.
What type of throw blanket do you like to snuggle up with at home during the winter? Hand-me-down wool? Comfy organic cotton? A little something more luxe like alpaca? And thinking ahead, are there any specific Hiber-nation posts that you'd like to see me tackle in the coming weeks? Please do share your ideals in the comments section!
10 Speed Fleece Blanket by Branch Handmade @ Supermarket
Fireside Striped Throw @ Terrain
Coral Herringbone Throw by Brahms Mount @ VivaTerra
Rustic Linen Blanket by Coyuchi @ Bambeco
Organic Cable Knit Throw - Indigo by glo @ Vine.com
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