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Guest Picks: A Room Ready for Winter
With winter around the corner, masculine touches are one of my favorite ways to add coziness to a room. Dark moody colors, smooth leathers, warm furs and sleek metals create a space made for relaxing and keeping you snug when the frosty weather comes in. Here are 20 items that I would use when creating a room ready for winter.
— Monica from Hirondelle Rustique
— Monica from Hirondelle Rustique
Cabinet of Natural Curiosities - $119.95
When I think of comfort, I always imagine myself curled up with a book. This fascinating book full of mysteries captivates the mind for hours on end.
Sefte Kantu Throw, Silver - $460
There can never be too many blankets when the weather becomes chilly. With its soft, textural feeling, this blanket insulates and keeps you feeling cozy.
Vintage Footstool - $595
A bit of a conversation piece, this furry footstool is sure to keep feet warm and comfortable without giving up style. I love the nail head detailing.
Mars Chair in White Vintage Italian Leather - $2,100
I love how simple this chair is while still being sophisticated. Throw some sheepskins over a couple of these, and settle in for a long night's conversation over hot cocoa.
Downtown Uplight Pendant - $399
A cozy room can always benefit from a little glamour. Put this lamp on a dimmer switch and the mood is set.
Pierre Cowhide Chaise - $1,399
This is a modern chaise lounge that pairs natural cow hide with sleek steel. I'd love to relax on one of these next to a cozy fire.
Set of Three Brass Alchemy Trays - $180
I love mixing metals. Silvers and chromes make a room sparkle while gold adds warmth. The beautiful texture of these pieces reminds me of tree rings. I especially love how they are not only works of art on their own, but also functional pieces as well.
Liquid Light - $650
What a stunning piece! The mood of this artwork mimics the icy tones outside in a cool, modern way.
Taupe Petite Zig Zag Accent Pillow - $275
From afar, this pillow looks nearly solid, yet it has an exotic feel and textural value up close. The neutral palette is great for use with any piece of furniture.
Velvet Racetrack Throw Pillow - $275
Cozy materials like velvet are wonderful to snuggle up against in winter. The warm orange hue paired with a chic white stripe gives this pillow a modern edge that's sure to please.
Tonbridge Leather Sofa - $2,179
The earthy walnut coloring of this leather sofa immediately reminds me of fall. The lovely tufting adds texture to a space, as well as the nail head trim detailing. I'd love nothing more after a hard day's work in the brisk weather than to wrap up in a wool blanket and enjoy a nice long nap on this sofa.
Marlow Diamond Cube Silver - $399
This piece can be used as an accent table or extra seating, and can also be used indoors and out. I'd love to see the warm glow of a fire sparkling off of this piece!
Rare Wool Throw - $545
These stylish blankets are made from rare colors of sheep's wool. Wool blankets are my favorite on especially chilly days.
Isabella GL Large Gold Leafed "Queen" Mirror
This mirror looks like something found in a fairy tale castle, keeping a room young and playful.
Holbrook Console Table - $379
Rustic wood tones and sturdy iron make this piece an excellent choice for a more masculine room.
Velvet Drape - $109
Like blankets for your walls, velvet curtains keep the warmth in your house while softening the look of your windows.
Large Teak Wood Candle - $32
Rustic at its best! These nature-inspired candles would look lovely on a coffee or console table.
White Side Table - $375
When it's too cool to venture outdoors, bring the outdoors in with a tree trunk table. I love the many variations of tree-inspired tables that I've seen over the years, and this one had me at hello with its modern white finish.
Canterbury Lamp - $458
I love finding pieces that look like they tell a story. These Old World–looking lamps have the perfect weathered finish for a masculine, cozy room.