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HOW TO CREATE A COSY ABODE THIS CHRISTMAS

Sheepskin throws, velvet sofas, soft furnishings and warm textures, here’s how to create a really cosy home using simple and affordable touches

Natural sheepskin is a wonder product so it’s no wonder that it is back in vogue for a whole host of comforting homes items. Brit brand Celtic & Co has some of the most seductive sheepskin pieces around.
From £75 for the single size rug, celticandco.co.uk 

A comfy armchair is what everyone needs to curl up in with a Kindle, a cuppa and a cosy throw and what could be more cocooning than a strokeable velvet chaise?

A comfy armchair is what everyone needs to curl up in with a Kindle, a cuppa and a cosy throw and what could be more cocooning than a strokeable velvet chaise?

Sunday daybed, from£550, sofa.com

A real fire is the ultimate in winter comfort. Chesney’s, the fireplace specialists, have picked up on the trend for wood-burning stoves and created a range of good-looking, heat-efficient designs.

A real fire is the ultimate in winter comfort. Chesney’s, the fireplace specialists, have picked up on the trend for wood-burning stoves and created a range of good-looking, heat-efficient designs.

Salisbury 12kw stove, from £1,920, chesneys.co.uk

Faux fur is the material of the moment, so hunker down in your den on a luxurious beanbag made from the stuff. Make it doubly cosseting with a complementary throw. Helen Moore is the current queen of fake fur, but OKA, John Lewis and Cox & Cox also have some really good pieces.

Faux fur is the material of the moment, so hunker down in your den on a luxurious beanbag made from the stuff. Make it doubly cosseting with a complementary throw. Helen Moore is the current queen of fake fur, but OKA, John Lewis and Cox & Cox also have some really good pieces.

Wolf supersoft beanbag, £295, and Snow Fox supersoft throw, £185, coxandcox.co.uk

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