Creating A Cozy Spot

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UPDATE:  Enjoy this cozy project in the family room of our former home.  We’ve moved and are giving our new-to-us home a complete remodel.  I’ve completely changed my style!  Click HERE to take a look.

 When the temps drop low and there’s nowhere to go, I want nothing more than to cozy up at home in my pj’s.  I don’t even want to put my big toe out the door if I don’t have to.

I have one little spot in my house that’s all mine, so I’ve cozied it up just the way I like it.   😀

Creating My Cozy Spae and a winter vignette poster.

It doesn’t take much  to make me snug as a bug in a rug.  All I need are some soft, squishy pillows a fuzzy cuddly throw and my warm little lap puppy.

Worthing Court: Creating a cozy spot with the dog lying on the couch.

And of course, a good cup of my fave hot chocolate is appreciated too!

 Fuzzy, cuddly throws, soft, squishy pillows, something warm to drink and my warm little lap puppy keep me cozy

I spend quite a bit of time in this little corner of my world.  This is where I blog, where I have my quiet time and where I watch tv.

So I put together a wintery vignette to give me something pleasing to enjoy while I’m snuggled up here in my cozy corner!

 A winter vignette and a cozy spot.

 I broke down and purchased this white fluted bowl from Pier I.  It makes a great container to fill with faux greenery and wintery leaves and pretty berries.

A fluted bowl filled with faux greenery, wintery leaves and berries.

 In my book, greenery isn’t just for the holidays.  It’s perfect to use as part of my winter decor.  And the soft green leaves and white berries support the winter theme.

Here’s a peek from the top so that you can see how I just poked and layered all of the stems together.

Faux greenery, leaves and berries in a fluted bowl.

A cute paper church has a place of prominence in the vignette when placed atop a stack of books.

My books were different colors, so I wrapped them with white paper and tied the bundle with some jute twine.

 Paper church displayed on books wrapped with white paper and tied with twine

 Too bad you can’t see that as I’m writing to you, I’m sitting in this very spot – all snuggled up with my warm throws and soft pillows, my computer in my lap and my warm lap puppy snuggled up just as close to me as she can possibly get.

Worthing Court: A cozy spot filled with pillows and throw pillows.

For keeping yourself and your kiddos cozy, check out my No-Sew Cozy Projects.

All three items were super easy to make and the total cost was only $5.50!

Worthing Court: 3 frugal and easy no-sew cozy projects poster.

 Thank you for stopping by.

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    1. Hi Laura. I sure did! I picked it up about two weeks ago at Pier 1.

  1. Shirley@Housepitality Designs says:

    Your home is always so warm and cozy at any time of year!!!

  2. You’ve created the perfect comfy, cozy, warm spot to curl up on a cold day!! Love all your attention to detail to make it such a pleasant inviting place to spend those quiet moments.
    Mary Alice

  3. Absolutely LOVING that fluted white bowl, what a versatile piece for all seasons and so sweet full of greenery. And that lamp… and that blanket… okay, I’m loving everything!

  4. Cozy indeed and very inviting. Loved seeing the pic of your little pooch and happy to be touring with you!

  5. Suzy I just love your cozy little corner and that pillow is darling! So thrilled to be part of the tour with you today!
    Vanessa

  6. Suzy, this is my idea of a very cozy what to while away winter! I love that you use greens during the winter months. I really need a bit of green in my rooms! LOVE the cardinal pillow!

  7. Oh Suzy, I can just picture you now in your cozy spot. How lovely!! I’m in love with the cardinal pillow AND that precious glittery paper church. The mixture of plaids is also quite lovely. I need a lap dog!!! Blessings to you!

  8. Oh I love your sweet little dog – how cute!! Your cozy touches are beautiful! xo

  9. Nancy Carroll says:

    Cozy for sure! I still love that Verbena green and how well it mixes with seasonal decor. Loving the cardinal pillow and the mix of plaids.

  10. Suzy your home is so beautiful,cozy and inviting!Love your pretty vignette,and that sweet cardinal pillow too! I am thrilled to be part of the tour along with all of you amazing ladies!

  11. Suzy, I love your cozy space. It is so beautiful and I love your sweet fur baby. Have a blessed New Year, Ginger

  12. Your lounging spot looks so pretty and cozy. I wish I could join you there for a chat and a cup of hot chocolate. I’d insist on cuddling your fur baby while we visit!

  13. Hi Suzy, there’s nothing cozier that having our fur babies close by! I often have a kitty on my lap as I’m blogging! Your spot is as cozy as can be. I am crushing on that white bowl with the ruffled edge and I’m so glad you told where you got it! Love that cardinal pillow, too. Stay warm and cozy! 🙂

  14. I love the pop of red in your cozy spot! I am always so sad when I take down the Christmas decor, keeping some red in with the plaids and cardinals is a great way to keep it cheerful. Pinning!

  15. So pretty and cozy! You sound like me…..cozy spot, pooch and cup of cocoa and good to go with blogging duties! I always love seeing your home and use of color. I’m a color girl, too! ~Christy

  16. Angie Lawson says:

    I agree that greenery is not only for Christmas!! I’m fortunate enough to be surrounded by it, and take advantage of that in my decorating!! I love your beautiful home & it has got me excited to make my own little “corner” to get cozy!! Thank you!

  17. HI Suzy,
    Not only do we share the same name but we share the love of red in our decorating. Your room looks so inviting and I want to just cuddle up in those throws on the sofa! Thanks for letting me “visit” your home.

  18. barbgarrettnc says:

    I wish I was sitting there next to you as we chat the day away talking about crafting and sewing and decorating and blogging. 😀 Soon, my friend, Soon. Have a good weekend. xxoo, Barb

  19. What a great place to be warm a snuggly and the pups sure help with that don’t they??? Love the Cardinal pillow too.

    Cynthia

  20. Love your cozy spot and pretty winter vignette Suzy! I’m also a poodle mommy and where ever there is a warm and snuggly throw lying around the house is where you’ll find my little guy too : )

  21. What happened? I wrote more than Hi 🙂 lol…..anyway I will start again I guess haha, just wanted to say thank you for this give away and the $100 gift card would really help me make my home look loved again, we have had some major set backs. I also LOVE that pillow!! 🙂

  22. I love your bright red home accents–so warm and bright for this dreary January weather. Your dog looks like the perfect ‘cozy’ friend too! Happy to be on the Cozy Home Tour with you!
    🙂 Samantha

  23. This definitely looks warm and cozy! What a beautiful home. Wonderful to be a part of this tour with you 😉
    Hugs,
    Jamie @ somuchbetterwithage.com

  24. LOVE your cozy space with the cute cardinal pillow and snugly little lap puppy. I don’t blame you for getting the white scalloped bowl. LOVE white bowls. I like the greenery you chose for it , too. Have a great Sunday and stay warm.